Etiquette, morals, manners, and general good behaviour that all Muslims should strive for.

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Is allowed in islam to work as a bartender?

Is it allowed to work as a bartender or a steward in a bar that serves alchool? I want to know whether it's haram or halal or makruh and what argument back this "fatwa".
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Is it halal to use gold phones for men?

There are some electronics like iPhone 5(S), were made of gold. Is it halal to use them for men? My general question is, Is it permitted on Islam for men to use gold products(not as a jwell)? It ...
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What should I do when sneeze or yawn comes during salat?

I know that when I sneeze, I should say Alhamdulillah. and If I gets yawn, then I should cover my mouth with my hand(left) and say A'oothu billahi mina sh shaithaanir rajeem. But, these are all in ...
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Does eating camel's meat break wudu?

In my area, camel's meat is rare. But at the day of Eid, the camel's meat will be imported and I'll be served with that Insha Allah. I heard a friend saying that eating camel's meat will break wudu. ...
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What to do with interest paid by banks?

I am being paid interest into my bank account and not really sure who to give it to. Is it simple enough for me to donate it to the mosque or does it have to be donated to somewhere specific?
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Should we show respect to our gadgets?

Muslims who use gadgets (Mobile phones, Video/Audio players) also use them to listen to Qur'an. Since our gadgets are now transformed into casings that holds Qur'an, Should we show them the same ...
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Radiallahu anha or Alahi wasllam for Mariam?

Which is the correct islamic honorific to use after Mariam(Mother of Eeasaa [A.W])? رضي الله عنه (Radi Allahu 'anha) or عليه والسلام (Alahi wasllam) Same question for Asiya, wife of the ...
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What is the view of islam about luck?

How the thing "luck" is viewed in Islam? Most of the times, we used to say in our words by luck, it's your luck, depends on luck How these words should be used by a muslim? Is it permitted to ...
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Is playing with dolls allowed in islam?

My sister's daughter is 5 years old and she likes to play with barbie dolls and I bought her a barbie doll for playing. But my cousin told that it is not allowed in Islam to play with these type of ...
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Closing ears while making adhan(call to prayer)

Is it necessary to close the ears with fingers while making adhan(call to prayer)? I have one more question on this topic. What about turning the head right and left when saying hayyaa alas salah ...
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Is it halal to use condom?

Generally, Is it halal(allowed) to use condom or anyother things like copper-T(to prevent from getting pregnant) between married couples? Consider the following situation: If a women got two ...
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What are the adab a women should take on when working?

I work in an INGO and I am the only female in my Office. I do wear the Hijab, but I wonder, what types of adab should I take on during the working hours? What does Islam recommend for a women in ...
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Is a Muslim allowed to think some other group of Muslims having different views are unbeliever (Kafir)?

There are many different views in Islam, but all Muslims have major things in common: Belief in Allah as the one and only God who created the world Belief in Quran as the messages of Allah to the ...
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Dietry and eating habits/manners in Islam

What are the manners of eating and drinking in Islam? What were the eating manners and habits of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)? What are the benefits for us to adopt eating habits/manners of Islam? ...
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Writing the name of Allah?

Sometimes I'll pass a note to someone, for what ever reason, for instance I might write to someone: I will see you tomorrow, Insha'Allah. That piece of paper is sent on to them and maybe sent ...
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Underline translations / tafseer of Holy Quran

I want to know if it is allowed to underline with pen translations / explanation or tafseer of Holy Quran?
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ṣalawāt upon prophets - for the reader, the writer, or both?

This should be an easy one... I am not Muslim, but I am fascinated by religion and try to read etc on the major religions. I am unclear, however, about the correct use of ṣalawāt ("PBUH" etc) when ...
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Is it ok to take notes on mushaf?

Is it allowable to take small notes, circle some words, underline some words on mushaf (Book of Quran)? It could be helpful while learning tajweed. Is it considered disrespectful?
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What is the difference between akhlaq and adab?

I have recently been introduced to the term akhlaq, defined in Wikipedia as follows: Akhlaq (Arabic: أخلاق‎) is an Arabic term referring to the practice of virtue, morality and manners in Islamic ...
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Is it OK to warn someone who recites to themselves too loudly during the prayer?

From time to time I stand in line to pray (saff) beside people who are loud while we are praying. Sometimes it can be annoying when we are in sujud to hear other voices. Is it permissible for me to ...
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Can I listen to Qur'an when going to sleep?

Is it permissible to listen to Qur'an recitation from headphones (using mp3 player, or cell phone etc.) when we are laying on the bed trying to sleep or is it disrespectful to Qur'an?
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Ways to respect to the Quran

Many people have told me not to turn your back to the quran. They either tell me to sit in some other position or get up from there. The reason they is to respect the Quran. Well I don't think turning ...
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Is scaring Muslims allowed even if we are just kidding?

I know that scaring Muslims is not allowed in Islam. But if I scare my friend just by kidding is that allowed or not? For example in the TV programs when they scare people, they meant to kidding with ...
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Is mocking a friend (in a friendly way) forbidden?

I know it is not good to make faces of people and crack jokes about their personality etc. but if all of them are in a agreement that they won't mind it, can we make such jokes with them? For ...
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When is talking behind someone's back allowed?

Backbiting (ghibah) is forbidden (haraam) in Islam. I remember some exceptions to this, where talking behind someone's back isn't considered ghibah, but I can't remember what they were. For example, ...
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Islam forbids bad nicknames! What if people keep their own?

Bad nicknames are forbidden in Islam. And do not insult one another and do not call each other by [offensive] nicknames. Wretched is the name of disobedience after [one's] faith. Qur'an 49:11 ...