Halal is the Arabic term for allowed, it usually refers to food, ether it is allowed (Halal) or Haram (Forbidden).

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What is the term to be used for homosexual relations?

Is zina only used for illicit relations between a man and a woman or is it also used to refer to sexual relations between two men?
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Panties for Men in Islam

Ok, so I don't get one thing. Are men allowed to wear panties (if they choose to) in Islam? I don't see any rule prohibiting this except the fact that cross dressing is haram. But to be honest, men's ...
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Can we edit photos and add text on it? Is it halal?

Assalamu alaikum, I'm running a blog with some articles and Islamic photos in it. Was just wondering if we can add text on photos(humans, animals) just for fun? Just to make people laugh.. Like ...
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Halal or Haram?

Assalaamualaikum brothers and sisters. I wanted to know is Complan with Memory Chargers halal in India? If halal, please provide any evidence or understanding. May Allah(SWT) guide us on the right ...
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Earning from dealing in things that can be used for Haram deeds

Assalamu Alikum, I want to know about making/selling/dealing in things that have a possibility for Haram use. If I sell vehicles with an audio system with an intention that the driver will use it to ...
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Masturbation and will i be punished ?

When I was young ( like really young ) I discovered the feeling of masturbation, my mom always told me that it was not allowed for me to look at other peoples parts i didn't know it was HARAM so i ...
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Double minded about buying meat/chicken

I am double minded about Ordering food from a grilled chicken shop. I see many muslim brothers going there to eat now and then as the shop owner claim their chicken is halal. Shop owner is non-mulim, ...
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regarding money Halal and Haram

i have a partner who has done a land deal and the person who taken his land is not giving his money so my partner is telling him false things like he has brought money from interest(Ribba)and he is ...
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Amanah (entrusting)

Two Muslims create a power of attorney in British law. The attorney gives an object to the donor as an amanah (trust). A third party steals the object (without the donor's knowledge) and gives the ...
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Fashion designing , modelling , acting , painting allowed in islam?

I'm a dentist but I was extremely talented character right from my childhood, my family is very religious and didn't let me opt modelling and fashion designing as a career ! I had good grades and was ...
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Is Sugar HARAM?

The white sugar contain animal bone which is responsible for the white color. That bone may not be a halal (if the animal may be killed as per the islamic law) . So is sugar haram or halal?
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Is drawing someone who isn't real but from your head/imagination haram?

I have been drawing for two years and got amazing results in that time. Even people I don't know compliment me, but is drawing a character that came from your mind haram? Ex: Paul Gilligan's "Poncho" ...
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Is this money halal for me? If not, what can I do with it?

I'm a socially conscious musician. I rhyme about things that occur in society in order to bring awareness. I don't swear in my music nor do I encourage anything that is un-islamic, in my lyrics. A lot ...
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Are food containing spirit vinegar halal?

I am not sure if spirit vinegar is halal. I have asked at different mosque and called on Islamic TV shows but each of them have a different view. There is a hadith which mentions that the Prophets ...
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I exchanged some money for another country's money, Can I use that money? [duplicate]

Recently, I got a 10 AUD banknote from someone and as a courtesy, bought him coffee(costing me more than 10 AUD) In another instance, i got 50 Mexican Pessos from someone and again as a courtesy, I ...
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share market Halal Or Haram [duplicate]

I think the Share Market is haram; because we buy and sell money, and give a little money to earn more money. We don't buy and sell any product. This is interest. The market runs by government ...
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Is masturbation allowed for medical purposes

We know istimna is haraam in Islam. But there is a certain medical condition for which sometimes doctors prescribe the patients to do that regularly. Now I was wondering, say a person had a wife who ...
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Regarding Halal meat

Is the zabiha valid if the person doing it does not offer salah regurarly. Because i heard a person who misses prayers without a valid reason would be considered a kafiir.
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Eating in restaurants without Halal certification

What is the Islamic ruling on eating in restaurants that are not run by Muslims and do not have some sort of Halal certification? (I ask because in traditional Judaism one generally may not eat in ...
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Is oil extraction halal

The oil comes from trees and animals that lived millions of years ago, it than had been converted into the oil underneath the earth. My question is (as there were many kinds of animals) did someone ...
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What is necessary for hunted meat to be halal?

Regarding meat obtained by hunting, is there a specific procedure that needs to be followed in order to guarantee it is halal? And is it different for a bow and a gun? I don't trust Wikipedia for ...
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Is human flesh halal for eating?

Inspired by: this question Of course, murdering someone is forbidden and mutilating a body is forbidden. But setting these issues aside, would human flesh be halal for eating?
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Is working in an investment bank halal? [duplicate]

Many students and graduates do internships and sometimes go further to pursue a career in an investment bank. I wanted to know: what is the ruling on working in an investment bank? I also wanted to ...
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Is it allowed to make dua for non muslims?

Is it allowed to make dua for non-muslims? If so, then please suggest one for me because I am to give out a dua for them in front of the whole school to pass their exams.
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Does halal meat become haram when prepared by a non-Muslim?

I was reading The Issue of Halal Meat, which is linked to in an answer to this question. Towards the end, it claims The law concerning meat is so strict that even if the meat leaves the sight of ...
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How important is eating halal meat?

I've asked several people and the opinion seems to be split. Some people say it's completely haram eating non-halal meat. Others tell me that if you say Bism-Allah Alrahaman Alraheem before eating the ...
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Are all vegetarian products Halal?

Can Muslims safely consider all vegetarian products as Halal? If not then what are the things that are required to be looked at carefully before purchasing such products?
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Do I need to pay the Zakat if I am accumulating money for a needy purpose?

Say, for example, that I desperately need to build a house and to do this I am accumulating money. Say after 1 year I have accumulated 10K dollars but that still wont solve my purpose and the expense ...
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What are the foods forbidden for Muslims to eat and the reason?

What are the different kinds of food that a Muslim can't eat and the reasons they were banned? I heard some people mention that Muslims shouldn't eat horses' or donkeys' meat, but I couldn't find a ...
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Is L-cysteine that is derived from human or animal sources halal?

L-cysteine is mostly made from human hair, chicken or duck feathers, boar bristles etc., or it can be synthetic. I would like to know if it is halal, since it can be found in many bakery products such ...
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Does Islam explicitly allow to break the rules if there is no other option?

After I asked this question, I got a comment - you can eat pork if you're in a desert and dying of hunger. Is their evidence in Holy Quran or hadith that one can break the rule if there is no ...
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Are kosher foods considered to be halal?

If kosher foods contain no alcohol within them, is it safe for a Muslim to consume kosher?