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Wearing a diamond watch – Shaikh Bin Baz

Question: Is it allowed for men to wear a diamond watch? Answer: I do not know of any harm in it. Diamond is from the types of silver and gold is prohibited. Gold is prohibited for men and permitted for women. As for diamonds, then I do not know of anything wrong in it and the origin is permissibility as…

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Sitting with the laymen from the people of innovation – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: “is it allowed to sit with the laymen from the people of innovation?” Answer: There is no good in them. Do not sit with them nor their scholars, except if you are clarifying the innovation to them so perhaps they abandon it. Yes. [Taken from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1fW6KYprzw&feature=youtube_gdata_player ] Translated by Ahmed ibn Mar’ie ibn Rajab al-Daour Abu Ja’far with help…

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Ruling on Display Screens in the Masjid – Shaikh Saalih al-Fawzaan

Question: Oh virtuous Shaikh, May Allah facilitate for you [good], what is the ruling on placing display screens at the back of the Masaajid to display Ahaadith and some rulings to benefit the people? Answer: “No, display screens  and writing should not be placed in the masjid and nor should posters/banners be hung. The masjid is free from all these distracting affairs. The…

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Ruling on clothing Shared between the two genders (unisex clothing) – Shaikh Abdul Muhsin al-’Abbad

Question: In some lands the adornment of the women similar to the adornment of the men and they resemble. There is no difference between them except the women veil? Answer: If you find something like this, and this is a reality, then the imitation [between women and men] is in other matters. That is in regards to the thawb: If…

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Ruling on eating some Animals not mentioned in the Book and Sunnah – Shaikh Abdul Muhsin al-’Abbad

Question: Is it allowed to eat the meat of elephants, giraffes, and Kangaroos? What is the principle in eating the meat of animals? Answer: It is known in that the Shariah came with principles in this chapter. So every bird with talons and every animal with fangs is Haram. As that has come from the Prophet (ﷺ) [Saheeh Muslim no.…

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