Archives: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity

Ruling on Muslims congratulating one another on the occasion of the Gregorian New Year

August 3, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity.

Is it permissible for muslims to congratulate each other and give duaa on the new year based on the Gregorian calendar without the intention of celebrating it ? Praise be to Allah. It is not permissible for the Muslims to exchange greetings on the occasion of the Gregorian New Year, and it is not permissible • Read More »

Ruling on celebrating Valentine’s Day

August 3, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity.

What is the ruling on Valentine’s Day?. Praise be to Allaah.Firstly: Valentine’s Day is a jaahili Roman festival, which continued to be celebrated until after the Romans became Christian. This festival became connected with the saint known as Valentine who was sentenced to death on 14 February 270 CE. The kuffaar still celebrate this festival, • Read More »

How can she congratulate a non-Muslim girl who was in an illicit relationship with a boy and is going to marry him?

August 3, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity.

If possible, I would appreciate if this question could be answered urgently Two non-Muslim family members recently got engaged and are planning to get married. Both of them were in haram relationships (dating, etc) with the person they are engaged to marry. I have to speak with both of them soon, could you please tell • Read More »

Buying products from kaafir countries

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity, Business and Financial Transactions.

ma hoqum buying and selling american products Hi-Tech ones like IBM, DELL, Microsoft   Praise be to Allaah. There is no reason why one should not buy American products, like any other products which come to the Muslim countries from the kaafir countries, or deal with the kuffaar for trading purposes, so long as this • Read More »

When they need to write the Gregorian date

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity.

Some of the offices of al-Muntada al-Islami are in countries which use the Gregorian calendar. We use the Hijri calendar, but this causes us problems when we deal with government departments which do not use the Hijri calendar, or when drawing up budgets, paying salaries and preparing financial reports for the appropriate departments in those • Read More »

What is the ruling on buying from the kuffaar when there are Muslims around?

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity, Business and Financial Transactions.

What is the ruling on Muslims who do not cooperate with one another because they do not want to buy from Muslims and they prefer to buy from the kuffaar’s stores? Is this halaal or haraam?   Praise be to Allaah. The basic principle is that it is permissible for a Muslim to buy what • Read More »

Is it permissible to go into churches for the purpose of da’wah, or just to look around?

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity, Means of Dawah.

There are many churches here. Is it permissible to go into them to hold discussions with the priests there? Is it permissible to go in just to look at them and see what the people do there?   Praise be to Allaah. It is permissible for scholars and knowledgeable people to enter churches in order • Read More »

Muslims demonstrating in support of their Palestinian brothers

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity.

The Muslim community here in southern Sweden has decided to hold a demonstration of solidarity with the Palestinian people. The demonstration will be peaceful, aimed at conveying the voice of the Muslims to the Swedish government, to put pressure on them to stop the massacres of the children of the Palestinian people. What is the • Read More »

Islamic ruling on placing Islamic projects in the hands of non-Muslims

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity.

What is the Islamic ruling on doing Islamic projects through Jewish or Christian missionary groups?   Praise be to Allaah. It is not permissible to hand over Islamic works such as those mentioned to kaafir workers, because they cannot be trusted and we cannot be sure that they are sincere. Allaah says (interpretation of the • Read More »

The enmity of the kuffaar towards the believers is ongoing

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity.

There are people who claim that the kuffaar love the Muslims, and that their intentions towards us are good. What is your opinion about what they say?   Praise be to Allaah. The enmity of the kuffaar – the People of the Book (Jews and Christians),mushrikeen (polytheists) and hypocrites – towards the believers will last until • Read More »

Is it prescribed to boycott innovators in this day and age?

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity, Innovations in Religion and Worship.

When is it prescribed to boycott innovators (followers of bid’ah)? When is it prescribed to hate for the sake of Allaah? Is it prescribed to boycott them in this day and age?   Praise be to Allaah.The believer should analyze the situation in the light of faith and sharee’ah, and ignore his whims and desires. • Read More »