It is forbidden to work or to invest in a shop selling prohibited things like lottery tickets. If something is forbidden then its price is forbidden and it is prohibited to sell it as this helps people to commit sins.
The unanimity of Muslim scholars agrees that a Muslim woman is not allowed to marry a non- Muslim including those who follow Bahai’ism as it is creed concocted with elements from Buddhism and other religions.
A Muslim woman can marry a communist only if he believes that there is no other deity than God and Muhammed is God’s messenger. In other cases it is forbidden. This article answers this question in details.
Muslim scholars have 2 different views on burying a Muslim in a coffin in societies where Muslims are minorities. The first discourages it and the second permits it in certain conditions as in case of soft land.
It is forbidden to Muslims to eat any food certainly mixed with what is forbidden like pork. In case of doubt about it then the food is permissible to eat, because the normal ruling is that things are permissible.
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Working or investing in jewelry shops is permissible as long as conditions outlined in Islam are observed such as the jewelry don’t have any figurines or engravings belonging to creeds that are contrary to Islam.
Paying for goods using credit card instead of people carrying cash is perfectly permissible in Islam as long as this transaction is lawful. Nothing can be cited to prohibit buying and selling with credit cards.
A Muslim living in non-Muslim country can lease a space of land to a bank to install cash machines. This is permissible as the machines are a tool mostly used to obtain cash on spot drawing it from one’s account.
It is not permissible for a Muslim living in non-Muslim country to apply for franchise or agency that sells forbidden items. It is only possible if he has a non-Muslim partner who will own and manage this part.
In non-Muslim countries a Muslim can work as a cap driver and take any passengers carrying forbidden things unless the passenger declares that he is transporting unlawful stuff or will commit a forbidden act.
It is not permissible to work on the architecture of buildings that will be used for forbidden purposes. If it is not possible to work elsewhere and the forbidden activities are rare then an exception is made.
To work as estate agent is permissible as long as the deals are lawful from Islamic point of view. If the work may lead to something forbidden but the majority of agency business is lawful an exception has been made.
The main ruling is that it is prohibited to work in usurious banks and this applies to whoever works in such banks. But an exception has been made in case of necessity for jobs that are not dealing directly with usury.
Working in accountancy is lawful unless it serves a forbidden business. If permissible and forbidden work is mixed, they are weighted and a decision it taken whether to continue or leave at the first opportunity.
Working for the Tax department in a non-Muslim country has become very common. It is permissible if this is with the intention to maintain fairness. It is also preferable to change this job the earliest possible.
It is permissible to a Muslim to work in the departments and institutions of a non-Muslim government such as the nuclear or strategic studies as long as this does not harm Muslims and is likely to bring benefit.
Commercial insurance contracts are unlawful in Islam and making contracts or promoting them is not permissible unless one cannot find any other legitimate job, and that he intends to change his job the soonest.
Credit card permissibility depends on its type. If it is with no interest or it is added after a certain period it is permissible if the money is repaid before any interest accrues. But usurious cards are forbidden.
It is permissible for Muslims to work in Information Technology or database if the work done is not for a special activity which is forbidden even if the work is used for some legitimate and illegitimate purposes.
The essential ruling concerning the media is permissibility. But, if a Muslim works in media in a non-Muslim country, he should consider some basics such as the content and presentation method and the outcome.
Reducing partnership with a lease is forbidden if the price of each share is fixed at the time of establishing partnership. It is only permissible if the price of each share is determined at the time of each sale.
Muslim scholars have 2 opposite views on congratulating and joining non-Muslims on their religious feasts. The first view considers it forbidden. The other sees it permissible if they are at peace with Muslims
It is forbidden for Muslims to take any money from non-Muslims or non-Muslim countries with whom they have a pledge if they are not entitled to it. If this happens it is considered as a willful breach of the low.
There are different views on the subject of a Muslim obtaining the nationality of a non-Muslim country. The first view forbids it, as he will be subject to all country laws. The other says that it is permissible.