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Welcome to the British Fatwa Council, the premier institution of Fatwas in U.K. We are a non-governmental organisation and run on generous funds donated by the community. Our respectable Muftis are highly trained and are able to give their expert opinions on issues related to Islamic Law.

Can an abandoned masjid be repurposed?

Question: What do the scholars and experts of shari’ah say regarding our village where there is a small old masjid which unfortunately is not used for prayer anymore? The reason

Tawassul through the Prophets and the pious

Question: What do the expert scholars of shari’ah say regarding people who take the Salihin (pious people) who have passed away, or their shrines as a means for their du’a

The minbar of the blessed Prophet ﷺ

Question: How many steps should a minbar have and on which should the Imam stand? When was this established? Answer: The Messenger of Allah ﷺ had a minbar made and

When did Jumu’ah become fardh?

Question: When did the Jumu’ah Salah become fardh? Answer: According to the majority of scholars, it is  well established that Jumu’ah Salah became fardh in the 1st year of Hijrah.

Can we recite salawat during the Friday khutbah?

Question: What should one do if the blessed name of the Beloved Prophet ﷺ is mentioned during the Khutbah? Answer: When the blessed name of Beloved Prophet Muhammad ﷺ is mentioned, then

Can you work before the Eid prayer?

Question: Is it permissible to work before the Eid prayer? Answer: Yes, it is permissible to work before or after the Eid prayer. However, it is better not to as

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