Travelling on Plane and performing Asr Salah at Mithl Awwal

Travelling on Plane and performing ʿAṣr Ṣalāh at Mithl Awwal

Question

I am travelling abroad and my flight departure time is before the ʿAṣr Ṣalāh time begins. However, the time for ʿAṣr Ṣalāh begins before this according to the other schools of thought based on Mithl Awwal. As it is extremely difficult on some airlines in particular to perform Ṣalāh on the plane in a standing position, is it permissible for me to perform ʿAṣr Ṣalāh before I board, otherwise it will be qaḍāʾ?

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Can a business partner take a salary or extra profit

Can a business partner take a salary or extra profit?

Question

Is it permissible for a business partner who has stake in the partnership to draw a salary for his additional work or take additional profit? Please outline the views of all four schools of thought and whether there is any flexibility in relation to this.

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Wasiyyah and inheritance query – Grandchildren’s inheritance

Waṣiyyah and inheritance query – Grandchildren’s inheritance

Question

If a deceased person has a few sons, and one of them has already died before him and has children, will the grandchildren be entitled to inheritance? If the deceased wrote a will for his grandchildren, is this will acceptable in Islam? Please can you clarify the matter because some people believe that the grandchildren should be entitled to inheritance from a logical perspective.

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15 Shaban: Virtue of the night and the status of the fast

The following answers and excerpts outline the view of experts in relation to the night of 15 Shaʿbān and the status of the fast of 15 Shaʿbān.

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