What is the ruling of performing the aqiqah?

What is the ruling of performing the aqiqah?
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Is it permissible to use fragrances that contain alcohol?

Definition The distillation of alcohol as a pure compound was discovered by Muslim scientists such as Al-Kindi and Abu Bakr al-Razi in the 8th and 9th centuries CE. The word ‘alcohol’ comes from the Arabic word ‘Al-Kuhl’ or more likely ‘Al-Ghawl’. There are many types of alcohol...
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Organ Donation

The issue of organ donation has been discussed since the 1950s by ulama and scholarly councils time and time again in every decade. Due to it being a contemporary issue (as is the case with most contemporary issues), the scholars of Islam disagreed regarding its permissibility....
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The Misconception of the 20-minute Rule for the Forenoon Prayer

One of the voluntary prayers that entails a great reward is the forenoon prayer, known as the ḍuḥā’ prayer, the ishrāq prayer, the subḥah prayer, and the awwābīn prayer in Arabic. Abu Dharr (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet ﷺ said, “Every morning an act of...
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Is a marriage performed over Skype valid?

Is a marriage performed over Skype valid?
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Can I wipe over leather or thick socks that have holes in them?

Can I wipe over leather or thick socks that have holes in them?   Summary: Small holes and tears are overlooked in the Hanafi and Maliki Schools, but holes are not permitted in the Shafi’i and Hanbali Schools.
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Does a woman with braided hair or plaits have to undo them before performing ghusl?

Does a woman with braided hair or plaits have to undo them before performing ghusl?
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What is the waiting period for a woman who has been given marital release (khul’)?

What is the waiting period for a woman who has been given marital release (khul’)?
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