We have been hearing calls for postponing Hajj and `Umrah this year because of fears of spread of swine flu. What is the Shari`ah ruling in this regard?
Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum.there are some people who argue and suggest that it is better not to perform `Umrah these days to avoid being infected with swine flu. What is the Shari`ah perspective of this? Jazakum Allahu Khayran.
Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum wa rahmatullah. What is the Shar`i ruling regarding i`tikaf (spiritual retreat in the mosque) with the spread of swine flu this year? Is it permissible to prevent i`tikaf by a binding ruling in case of the spread of serious diseases? Jazakum Allah khayran.