The noble Shaykh, Ubayd al-Jaabiree, may Allah preserve him, was asked:
"Is it permissible to drink water or use the miswak during the Friday khutba ?"
The Shaykh responded by saying:
"If the khateeb is in need of water; if he is choking or experiencing dryness in his throat for instance, then there's
Praying Behind A Sutrah
Shaykh Muqbil bin Haadi al Waadi'ee رحمه الله
Q: Is the Sutrah (barrier) a necessity during the prayer, and what is the evidence?
A: That which is apparent is that the Sutrah is a must, because the Messenger (صلى الله عليه و على آله و سلم) said: