I am currently building a house and I have been told that the toilets must be placed in such a manner that they do not face towards the qiblah. Is that correct? Even if there is a wall in front of them?

ANSWER Surah Al-Anaam(6), Verse 59: وَعِندَهُ مَفَاتِحُ الْغَيْبِ لَا يَعْلَمُهَا إِلَّا هُوَ وَيَعْلَمُ مَا فِي الْبَرِّ وَالْبَحْرِ وَمَا تَسْقُطُ مِن وَرَقَةٍ إِلَّا يَعْلَمُهَا وَلَا حَبَّةٍ فِي ظُلُمَاتِ الْأَرْضِ وَلَا رَطْبٍ…

My question is: is it permissible for a woman to pray in places where there are non-mahram men who can see her from in front and from behind, as is the case when she is on a trip or in the airport, and she is afraid that the time for the prayer will end? How should she pray in these situations?

ANSWER Surah At-Talaq(65), Verse 12: اللَّهُ الَّذِي خَلَقَ سَبْعَ سَمَاوَاتٍ وَمِنَ الْأَرْضِ مِثْلَهُنَّ يَتَنَزَّلُ الْأَمْرُ بَيْنَهُنَّ لِتَعْلَمُوا أَنَّ اللَّهَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ وَأَنَّ اللَّهَ قَدْ أَحَاطَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عِلْمًا…

In Bollywood I know màny actors with muslim names (I do not want to take their names).Many of our Muslim brothers like them and consider themselves as their fans and ask ALLAAH’s blessing for them. what is the view point of Islam on this topic because this is widespread in social media?

ANSWER  Surah An-Nahl(16), Verse 3: خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ بِالْحَقِّ تَعَالَىٰ عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ He has created the heavens and the earth for just ends: Far is He above having the partners…