Miscarriage of a foetus and the rulings related to the mother and child: Ibn Bāz and Ibn Uthaimeen.

حكم الجنين إذا سقط قبل الشهر الرابع Question: I was pregnant – then during the third month and a week, I miscarried. I don’t know which stage the … Continue reading

Young men who wear bracelets and strings on their wrists: Shaikh Sālih Al-Fawzān

Shaikh Sālih Al-Fawzān: Young men who wear bracelets and strings around their wrists? Answer: This is harām for males, it is imitation of women. The wearing … Continue reading

‛Āshoorā’: Is it disliked to single out the 10th day of Muharram for fasting on its own? By Ibn ‛Uthaimeen.

Shaikh Muhammad Ibn Sālih Al-‛Uthaimeen () was asked: “Is it disliked to single out the 10th of Muharram* for fasting?” He replied: “Some scholars have said: It is … Continue reading

Reproductive Cloning – Islamic views on ‘creation’ of an identical copy of an organism (Ethics 1.9)

Reproductive Cloning Reproductive cloning is the ‘creation’ of an identical copy of an organism, which could be an animal, a plant, or possibly even a … Continue reading

In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF treatment) and Surrogacy in Islam (Ethics 1.8)

In Vitro Fertilisation  IVF Since 1977, in vitro fertilisation (IVF) has become common place. It helped couples to become parents who previously would not be … Continue reading

Artificial Insemination (AI) from the husband or by a sperm donor (Ethics 1.7)

Artificial Insemination (AI) Artificial Insemination (AI) has been used in farming for many years as an easy way of ensuring that animals, especially cows, become … Continue reading

Fertility issues and contraception in Islam: The choice to have children (Ethics 1.6)

Fertility Issues and Contraception The Choice To Have Children Fertility is the ability to produce children. Muslims believe fertility is a blessing from Allah. Most … Continue reading

Euthanasia, Mercy Killing and Resuscitation: A Right to Die? (Ethics 1.5)

The word euthanasia comes from Greek, meaning “a good death”. It is also called “mercy-killing”. The intention is to help a person who is suffering … Continue reading

What is the ruling of dealing with shares in businesses? By Shaikh Al-Fawzān

Question: What is the ruling of dealings with shares whilst knowing that a person does not know whether he will benefit or lose? Answer: Shares … Continue reading

Shaikh Sālih Al-Fawzān is asked about a father who brings TV and Satellite Channels into the Home

Question: What is your advice concerning a youth who lives in a home where there is a satellite dish, and television channels? Should he leave … Continue reading