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Is Mortgage Liable to Zakah

Is Mortgage Liable to Zakah?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It should be known that expenses, debts, and loans are not subject to Zakah, and mortgage is a …

Necessity that Allows Buying a House on Mortgag

"Necessity" that Allows Buying a House on Mortgage

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: If a person is not able to rent a suitable house for himself and his family in a proper location …

Non-Shari`ah Compliant

Non-Shari`ah Compliant Will: Must Be Fulfilled?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: As for the will, it is allowed for the baby but not for any of the heirs. The whole estate …

debt west

Getting Out—and Staying Out—of Debt in The West

Salaam alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh(peace and blessings of Allah be upon you) Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. First of all, let me say that this is an issue that I and many Muslims all over the world can sympathize with. Debt is not a strictly Western phenomenon. It …

Is Mortgage Permissible in Nigeria?

Is Mortgage Permissible in Nigeria?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- It is the responsibility of the Muslim families to highly observe their finance, especially regardingriba(usury) which is strictly forbidden …



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