His Eminence Al-Sayyid Al-Hakeem meets with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

His Eminence Al-Sayyid Al-Hakeem meets with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2020/02/19

His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed Al-Hakeem, on 15 February 2020, received representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN in Iraq, Dr. Salah Al-Haaj Hasan and his team.

Dr. Salah Al-Haaj Hasan presented a report on the projects undertaken by FAO, consisting of ways in which agriculture can be improved in rural and semi-urban areas in Iraq, in order to ensure food provision for Iraq and a decent life for farmers.

نظراً لعدم ثبوت رؤية هلال شهر شوال بحجة شرعية لدى سماحة المرجع الديني الكبير السيد الحكيم (مد ظله) سيكون عيد الفطر المبارك يوم الاثنين ان شاء الله تعالى

Day Questions

Is it permissible to conduct a temporary marriage contract with a woman who is in her iddah period if they place a condition in the marriage that they will not have sex until the iddah is finished?

It is not permissible to conduct a marriage contract with a woman during her waiting period (iddah) even if they included a condition in the contact not to consummate the marriage.

Is it allowed for a man to look at the face of a woman who covers her hair, but she wears make up on her face? What if it is done without the intention of lust and there is no fear of committing sins?

It is not permissible for the woman to wear makeup in the presence of non-Mahram men. A man is permitted to look if it was a quick glance and not anything further.

Are we allowed the tongue, lungs, heart, liver and brain of the cow?

Yes, it is permissible to eat all of the said parts.

Is there a Kaffarah for Khums if one has not paid it for many years?

There is no special Kaffarah to pay for delaying the khums payment. It is obligatory in the said case to pay the fifth of your net income that you did not pay khums from, by calculating the monies that you have and deducting what have you used in your needs and pay the fifth of the balance.