Rather, pay full attention to them both, unless there is an urgent [and important] call which must be answered and cannot be delayed!
I feel shy towards them
I have my parents with me, and i feel shy towards them [that i should engage in a phone call in their presence].
Speaking to one another on the phone prior to marriage
If a man has proposed to a woman [by way of her walee], is it then permissible for him to speak to her on the telephone?
Using the telephone at work for personal calls
What is the ruling about the one who took something from his [place of] work – whether it was a little or alot; and likewise, using the work telephone [for personal calls]?
Maintaining family ties
‘He was always one to ask about everyone without exception.
Serving the Ummah regardless
One day we visited the Shaykh whilst he was suffering from an ailment in his leg.
Replying to the greeting “السلام عليكم” of the woman on the telephone
Is there any legal prohibition in replying to the greeting of the woman on the telephone or in any other [circumstance], or [her] replying to the greeting of the man on the telephone?
Saying “السلام عليكم” to an unknown caller on the telephone
What is the ruling regarding saying ‘as-salaam [‘alaykum] to someone on the telephone if you do not know whether they are Muslim or not?
Watching soap operas
What is the ruling regarding watching soap operas [and serials] which are transmitted on television?