Hadith about the death of Abdullah of Hijaz and the reappearance of Imam Mahdi, are they authentic?

Question: There are some ahadith doing the rounds on social media, can you tell us if they are authentic or if they can be applied to the present situation? 1. From the Messenger of Allah (pbuhaf): Hijaz (Saudi Arabia) will be ruled by a man whose name is the name of an animal(Fahad/leopard), when you

What is our duty towards the oppression of the Shia and occupied of Palestine, which takes priority?

Question: In this time when countries with majority Shi’a populations are being attacked, what is our duty towards Palestine, and which issues takes priority? Answer: What is important is to do what we can to help, whether it be in relation to Palestine or Iraq. The main priority is that we remain united and address

What are the rules of Surrogacy in Islam?

Question: If a surrogate mother carries and delivers her sister’s child, who does the child belong to i.e

Which sin is greater, murder or adultery? Discussion between Imam Sadiq and Abu Hanifa

Question:  In the tafseer of Sura Takathur (Ayah 8), there was a discussion between Imam Sadiq (as) and

What is Wilayah Takwiniyah and is it in the Quran and Hadith?

Question: What is the concept of ‘wilayah takwiniyah’ and is there evidence from the Quran regarding it? Why

My friend took off her hijab – how should I deal with the situation?

Question: My friend has recently taken her scarf off. What is the best approach for dealing with this?

Can I shake hands with the opposite gender if I have a pure, work-related intention?

Question: Sheikh, I need your advice on the following issue. Please tell me whether I am deluded, or

Can Muslims celebrate non-Islamic holidays like the New Year and Christmas?

Question: I’d like to hear about the intention behind an action according to Islam. If I for instance,

Can one begin doing Taqlid by following a deceased Marja’?

Question: I am new to the Ja’afari school of thought, and I had this question: with regards to emulating

Is Islam compatible with the belief of Reincarnation?

Question: Is Islam compatible with the belief of reincarnation? Answer: Reincarnation is the rebirth of the soul in

The recommendation of eating cheese and walnuts together.

Question: Is it true that if you eat too much cheese or cheese without walnuts, it’s not good

Is seafood Najis (ritually impure)?

Question: Is seafood Najis (ritually impure)? I was just reading and came across the idea that seafood is Tahir (ritually pure) unlike non-halal meats, is that correct? Answer: No marine creature is Najis even if they die in water. So if you buy fish from a seafood shop and they fry the Halal fish on the same oven

Is krill or krill oil halal (permissible) to eat?

Question: Is krill or krill oil halal? Krill is a type of crustacean, but some crustaceans are halal

Some argue that the Islamic headscarf (hijab) is not ordered in the Quran, is this true?

Question: Regarding the hijab (Islamic woman’s headscarf), some people argue that it’s not Islamic, but rather a Jewish thing, and that

How did Khums come about? Is it based on verse 41 in Surat al-Anfal?

Question: I’d like to know how (khums) came to be. Is it based on this verse from Surat al-Anfal: 8:41? Because I am being told that the word ‘ghanimtum’ refers to war booty, and not annual income – as the verses before this verse refer to war time. Do you know the context in which

How do I convince my teenage friend not to wear makeup and perfume in public?

Question: Sheikh, my teenage cousin has been trying to convince her friend not to wear makeup in public.

Is it halal to eat lobster, prawn, or shrimp?

Question: Is it halal to eat lobster, prawn, or shrimp? Please provide details. Answer: Lobster is different from prawn and shrimp. Unlike lobster, prawn and shrimp belong to the scaled fish family and we have particular Hadith that prawn is Halal but lobster is Haraam. 1. As for the prohibition of lobster: The word in red means lobster and Imam

2:123: The meaning of ‘Be on guard against a day when intercession will not profit any soul’

Question: I was just going through this verse and have a question, maybe you could elaborate. My question is, what day is Allah (swt) referring to in this verse? And be on your guard against a day when no soul shall avail another in the least neither shall any compensation be accepted from it, nor