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The Ruling on Working in the Field of Journalism – The Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’

Question: I hope from your Eminence an answer to my question and guidance for what is best for my worldly life and hereafter. I am a employee in one of the media organizations which works in the field of journalism. That is: it produces issues and publishes newspapers and magazines specific to it. It also publishes newspapers and magazines for…

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The Ruling on Transliterations For Ahaadith, Supplications, and Adhkaar – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbaad

Question: What is the ruling on writing the texts of the Prophetic Ahaadith and Adhkaar in transliteration? Answer: “Translate it. [As for] translating its meaning, there is no harm. As for translating the texts in transliteration, then that cannot be done. This is because the ordering of words in Arabic is not like the ordering of words in other languages.…

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The Ruling on Photocopying a Book Which Has “All Rights Reserved” Written Inside of It – Shaikh Muhammad bin Hizaam

Question: A man photocopied a book which has “all rights reserved” [written] in it because he is not able to obtain a copy of the book which is available for sale. So what is the ruling on this action? Answer: “In relation to photocopying books which have “all rights reserved” [written] in them, then whoever needs a copy to benefit…

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The Ruling on Power Bands/Bracelets – Shaikh Salih al-‘Usaymee

Shaikh Salih al-‘Usaymee (may Allah preserve him) said: “That which should be cautioned against is that which has spread in recent times called power bands/bracelets. Verily these bracelets and bands which have spread are from minor Shirk because they are not established as a means through the path of the Legislation nor the path of Qadr. The factor for establishing…

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The Ruling on Downloading Books from the Internet Which are Copyrighted and Sold in the Market – Shaikh Yahya bin Ali Al-Hajuri

Question: What is the ruling reading and downloading books from the internet with knowledge that its owners benefit from their sale? Answer: “The one who spreads it on the internet and wants to spread it, and in most cases he does not spread it except he wants to benefit the people. As for the owners of publishing houses who do…

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The Ruling on Repeating After an Adhan Which Has Innovation in it – Shaikh Yahya bin Ali al-Hajuri

Question: What is the ruling on repeating after the Adhan if the mu’adhdhin is Sufi or Shi’ee? Answer: “Replying to what is authentic from the adhan is Sunnah and what is newly invented, innovated, then do not repeat it after the mu’adhdhin, like [the wording] “Come to the best of deeds”. This is due to the generality of the statement…

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Benefit on Removing Pimples and Acne

Imam Nawawi (may Allah have mercy upon him) wrote: “Chapter: What is Said In Regards to Abscesses, Pimples, and the likes عن بعض أزواج النبي – صلى الله عليه وسلم – دخل عليها – يعني النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم – قال : ” عندك ذريرة ؟ ” . قالت : نعم ، فدعا بها فوضعها على بثر بين أصابع…

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The Ruling on Performing Ruqyah Through Phones and Media Outlets – Shaikh Salih bin Muhammad al-Luhaydaan

Question: May Allah be good to you. This questioner asks your eminence about one of the Raqi’s who performs ruqyah through the satellite channels. The people call this channel and then he performs ruqyah through the phone. Answer: “This is good. The ruqyah of a Islamic Scholar is all good, whether it is ruqyah to cure the illnesses of the…

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