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Egypt’s Fatwa House Bans Trending Suicide Game

TUNIS – After a series of appalling teenager suicides connected to social media game “Blue Whale”, Egypt’s Dar al Iftaa, the country’s top Islamic authority, has declared the game forbidden in Islam. In a YouTube video, a Dar Al-Iftaa representative said the game consists of “several elements” deemed to be “forbidden” in Islam, as quoted …

Past Suicide Attempts Still Affect My Life

Past Suicide Attempts Still Affect My Life

In this counseling answer: “I also suggest you try to plan your day so that you have time for yourself. This is so important to do as we need to have a balance in life. This means socializing with friends, helping the family at home, studying or working, eating healthy foods, getting good rest & …

My Daugther Says She Wants to Die

In this counseling answer: “Simply being there for her, supporting her, talking to her and being engaged in her life will let her know that she always has your support whatever it is she may be facing. Try not to push her to talk about what bothers her as this may push her away from you …

Is Suicide the Solution? Fadel Soliman Answers

Is Suicide the Solution? Fadel Soliman Answers

The very idea that someone wants to die is frightening. As a result, suicide is not an easy topic to discuss. However, talking about it does save lives. Would suicide really help? The huge pains that many people go through may prompt them to consider ending their life, but is it a wise decision? Will …

What to Do If My Teen Is Thinking About Suicide?

What to Do If My Teen Is Thinking About Suicide?

In this counseling answer: “Please do evaluate your teen. Ask your teen to describe what he/she is feeling, are they depressed, how long has this been going on (thoughts of suicide), if there has been any trauma to cause this and ask how can you help. Ask your teen the following: If he/she has a …

Just Empty Promises; I Should Commit Suicide

Just Empty Promises; I Should Commit Suicide

In this counseling answer: “I am not telling you not to marry or to marry. I am suggesting to you to be whole first before making a decision while you are broken. When you are strong inside, you will feel more at ease and make better decisions that will work for you and your daughters.” …

Why Do Famous People Commit Suicide

Why Do Famous People Commit Suicide?

The apparent thing that came out to us if we see pictures of these famous people, or heard their stories is that these people killed their bodies. But in reality what they were trying to kill inside of themselves was not their bodies. It was their souls.

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What's The Punishment for Committing Suicide?

Short Answer: It is understood that in the life hereafter, one would continue doing the action which led to one’s self-inflicted death, again and again, according to a hadith that speaks about this. However, some important scholars in the history of Islam have said that the punishment in hell will not be eternal. But, the deeper question is: what’s bad about …

Euthanasia in the Eyes of Islam

Euthanasia, assisted suicide, and assisted dying have gained varying levels of legal status in some US states, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg and Colombia. Euthanasia may involve a doctor giving a patient a lethal injection in order to relieve suffering. while assisted suicide is a broader term generally indicating that help was given to someone …

My Wife Left Me; I Feel Suicidal

My Wife Left Me; I Feel Suicidal

Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salam wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, My dear brother in Islam, I am very happy that you reached out to us. First of all, never be ashamed of how you look; “beauty is in the eyes of the beholder”. While that is not a hadith, it is a truism based on the fact …



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