Is it permissible for the one who lives in Europe to shorten the beard, if [maintaining] the beard causes him problems in finding work?
This woman is from Russia, and she has recently embraced Islaam. She says that she works amongst the disbelievers, and [as a result] she does not pray until [she returns home in] the evening, whereby she combines all of the prayers. So what is the ruling regarding her combing all her prayers?
Some of the wise [people] have said: Ask for livelihood from the compassionate ones, [and] live under their protection, and do not seek [anything] from those of harsh and cruel hearts, for indeed the curse [of Allaah] descends upon them.
A Muslim living in the West works in a factory where they produce [alcoholic] intoxicants, so what is the legal ruling regarding that? Should he continue with his work or stop?
I work as an accountant at one of the companies, and I have a lot of spare time [at work], within which I read the Qur.aan and listen to the Qur.aan radio station; However, when the boss comes, I close the Qur.aan. So what is the ruling regarding this act? Guide us and may Allaah reward you with good.