Will Women Have “Companions” in Paradise?

Question :

Dear Sheikh! We always hear that men will have Hoor Al-`Een in Paradise. What about women? Will they have their own Hoor Al-`Een or what?

Answer (Sheikh `Atiyyah Saqr):

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

All thanks and praise are due to Allah and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.

Music Background for Your Friendster

This morning I have one request from my special one, she want her friendster more live with music. I ask her to explain it what does exactly and she explain to me that she want when people visit her profile in friendster then they will heard a song.

I found some articles after searching using google but none of the articles tell us good online music site who also provide code for their songs. To play music in our friendster profile we can Customize our profile.

My Profile --- Edit Profile --- choose Customize --- Add Media


Can a Muslim Study in a Catholic School?

Question :

As-Salamu `Alaykum wa Rahmatulllahi wa Barakatuh. I have a question about attending a Catholic school. I attend a Catholic College, and many of my Muslim friends have stated that it is not a rightful act to attend a Catholic school. However, I'm not forced to take any of the classes that relate to the Catholicism. What do you say on this? Jazakum Allah khayran.

Answer (Sheikh `Abdullah Ibn Jibreen) :

Convert .xlsx file

Microsoft Office Suite 2007 had their own file format. It called OOXML. With new extention, we can open it only if we had Office Suite 2007 installed in our computer. The xlsx files is the default extention for spreadsheets written in Microsoft Office Excel 2007. Microsoft Office new file format had many protest from opensource community. Noooxml, its an online petition to reject OOXML as Office standard file format.

So if we have an .xlsx file attachment in our email inbox and download it to our computer but we dont have Microsoft Office 2007 to open that file, what can we do?

Here are 3 ways to open the .xlsx file :

Should a Diabetic Observe Fasting?

Question :

Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum.

I have type-2 diabetes, and my doctor says that I should not fast because it places stress and damage on body cells that are responsible for making insulin. What does Islam say about this?

Jazakum Allahu khayran.

Wife's Rights After Divorce

Question :

Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum. If a husband divorces his wife, should he maintain her materially? How should the property be divided? Should he maintain their children if they live with the mother after divorce? Thank you.

Answer (Zeinab Al-Awani) :

Non-Alcoholic Beer: Prohibited?

Question :
Is non-alcoholic beer halal? Can Muslims consume it?

Answer (Islamic Religious Council of Singapore) :

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.