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Can I fast the latter part of Shabaan?

Question: If I have only kept one fast before the middle of Sha’ban, is it permissible for me to fast during the latter part of the month? Shaikh Waleed Boghdady:

Saying Hayaak Allah

Question: Is it Sunnah to say “Hayaaka Allaah?” Is the correct translation, may Allaah give you life? Also in what social situations is this duaa said? I hear it often

A woman being sterilized

Question: A 40 years old lady who has 8 children wants to know if it is allowed in Islaam to go for sterilization? Zaynab El-Kateb: Sterilization is allowed only in

Non Muslim Mother Wants To Celebrate Muslim Grandchild’s Birthday

Question: My non Muslim mother wants to invite our non Muslim family members to our home for the birthday of my daughter. Everyone in my family knows I do not

Saying Amin loudly in Dua al Qunut

Question: Should the men say Aameen loudly (or without making sound) with each Dua along with the imam, in the Dua of qunoot in the last rakaah of witr? May

Obeying husband in haram

Question: My husband is part of a business center that has both Muslim and non-Muslim members. They are into drugs, alcohol and every evil. Every year for Ramadan, my husband

Swearing by the Mushaf or by an Ayah

Question: Can we swear by Quran or by such and such ayah? Zaynab El-Kateb: The Quran is the words of Allah, so you can swear by the Quran as we

A kaffir being the wali to his daughter

Question: Can a father who prays and does all acts of worship be a wali for his daughter if he believes in sorcerers? Zaynab El-Kateb: A Scholar must first advise

Husband not agreeing to khula

Question: My husband gave me khula about 9 years ago, then he regretted it and we decided to get married again after about two months. And I said to him

The ruling on contraception

Question: Is limiting the number of children without using invasive contraception permissible? Zaynab El-Kateb: Limiting the number of children is not permissible except for a valid reason as health problems