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

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Working for a mortgage company

I work for a mortgage company which makes it money from commission and interest. But my job title is related to web and all i do is web. Lately i been in a argument with my spouse, as she want to ...
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doing a haram thing considering it halal

what is islamic verdict of Doing a haram thing considering it halal due to lack of knowledge or due to misguidance by some scholar. To be more specific please guide me in this problem. sex during fast ...
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Using Alcohol in food

I know that using alcohol of grapes and dates is haram in any form not even in perfumes. In many food show i saw they used wine in food. Wine is made up of grapes so we can't use it. but if we use ...
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Is the name Asma halal for baby girl?

I really like that name Asma /Esma/, but as far as I know that is one of names of Allah - Asma-ul-Husna. So I would really like to know if it is halal to give that name to a baby girl? Thank you!
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Is vegetarianism accepted in Islam?

Islam teaches us what is halal food and what is haram food. It is said that we should eat from the foods that Allah has made halal for us. So, while some people become vegetarian that is mostly ...
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Can my husband marry my niece, my sisters daughter?

My husband wants to marry my niece. I am not opposed because he is a good man and she we both will benefit greatly. Just having a hard time finding if its legal. Thanks
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Is alcohol forbidden in Islam and written clearly in the Quran [duplicate]

Is alcohol halal/haram in Islam and written clearly in the Quran
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Reason behind slaughtering animals in halal way

What makes halal slaughter really halal? If you include scientific proof, more plus point for me.
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Is there a concept of “nullification” of forbidden substances in Halal dietary laws?

As there as many positive similarities between Jewish law (halakhah) and Islamic law (fiqh), I was wondering about the following: In Jewish dietary law there is a concept of "nullification" of ...
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Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork?

.. even if its needed as part of a treatment process? I want to take an HCL and digestive enzymes supplement that contain pepsin. From what I read, pepsin is needed to restore HCL acid in the ...
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Doing business with kufar?

I know doing business with non muslims are allowed but scholars have said helping zionist businesses is haram and i have seen the reasoning behind the fatwa which makes sense. However in uk businesses ...
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Marriage without parents consent

If you are an adult (according to Allah) like 16-17-18, but a child according to society and your family, and you want to get married for Islamic reasons (keeping away from zinnah) and both the man ...
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Stealing and repenting?

So i stole when i was very young, most when i was below puberty, so i am forgiven by default but do i still have to make up for it as i still took away property of others, and am at a age of ...
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Designing a phone or media player haram?

A mobile phone has access to porn, music, movies, animations and games all are haram. First question is, is it halal to sell such a device? as you are not selling porn itself. I am assuming yes, as ...
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intercourse before marriage

My attendant and I met a year ago and had intercourse back then, we recently picked back up where we left of but want to go about it the right way and get married. My question is, is there a time ...
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How can coffee be halal? [duplicate]

The meaning of halal as per google is halal həˈlɑːl/Submit adjective adjective: halal 1. denoting or relating to meat prepared as prescribed by Muslim law. "halal butchers" ...
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Digital Signage for a restuarant

Assalam-U-Alaikum I have a question regarding digital signage. I have a Company which provides digital signage solution to customers. I provide them With a Complete software and hardware solutions. I ...
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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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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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Are Reward Programs Halal?

There is an app called Giftiz which rewards you with points for downloading apps. In order to get the points, you just have to launch the app or pass a certain level, get a certain score, etc. My ...
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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-Muslim, ...
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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) [closed]

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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Is masturbation allowed for medical purposes [closed]

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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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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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?