Question 15: I live in a tribe in Morocco. Most of the inhabitants of this tribe work in France and most of them own grocery stores where wine and pork are sold. They say that if they abstain from selling wine and pork, no one will buy from them because they do business with the French. Is it permissible to accept their gifts, and eat or drink with them? Is it permissible to marry their daughters even if they are relatives? We would like to know your view on this as we are confused. May Allaah reward you with the best!
Answer: It is not permissible for a Muslim to sell wine, pork or to take their prices. Allaah (Exalted be He) makes them unlawful and when He makes something unlawful, He makes its price unlawful as mentioned in an authentic Hadeeth. If all the money of the people mentioned is unlawful, then it is not permissible to accept their gifts or eat from their food… read more here.
Question 14: Is it permissible to sell food which contains pork or alcohol? There are many Muslims in America who own grocery stores where they sell beer, pork, and tobacco, or they work in such stores.
Answer: It is not permissible to sell items that are forbidden to eat or use including the items mentioned in the question… read more here.
Question 10: Is it Halaal (lawful) or Haraam (prohibited) to urinate while standing?
Answer: All Praise is due to Allaah Alone and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, his family and Companions. To commence: It is not Haraam to urinate while standing, but it is a Sunnah to urinate while sitting, as `Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her) said, “If anyone tells you that the Prophet (peace be upon him) used to urinate while standing up, do not believe him, for the Prophet always used to urinate while sitting”. Narrated by Al-Tirmidee who commented that this Hadeeth is the most authentic one in this regard, as this entails modesty and caution of being soiled with urine… read more here.