Halal means allowed or permitted, and haram means forbidden.

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what does Islam say about masterbation?

I've recently known about it and I've heard that it's haram in Islam. To which extend is it true, what are the rulings and punishment for it.
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Is killing a bee haram?

A huge bee came to my bathroom while I was brushing my teeth and was buzzing around, and in panic/due to my fear of such insects I killed it. Would this be considered haram in this scenario? I feel ...
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Is paper money considered to be Shirk and should I keep a Chequing account or get a savings account?

Asalamaleikum, I was watching a lecture by a well known Imam and he said that paper money is considered Shirk because it has a person's face on it and only Allah is considered Al-Akbar and not anyone ...
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Halal or Haram source of income

My father works and earns money in a country where he is not allowed to work because he is not a national of that country. Is his income halal or haram. Kindly answer the question.
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Regarding Halaal / Haraam state of Income for the following case

As salamu Alaikum, I need a suggestion... I am skilled at both programming and marketing. Recently I have joined a company where I have joined in a marketing department. I have a 9 hour office time ...
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Is gambling prohibited in Islam?

Is it prohibited in Islam for an orphan to earn money by gambling, based on which s/he wants to become independent in life and not to ask others for help?
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Marriage without the consent of father?

Is a woman of age 25 allowed in Islam to marry without her father's consent? Father is alive and not abusive.
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What is the rule govering claiming that a vetegarian meal satisfy the halal dietarian requirements

I am a Muslim Chaplain at an Arizona prison facility. The jail administration wants me to inform inmates, that vegetarian meal complies with the Quranic halal dietary requirement. My position is that ...
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Studying in Non-Muslim Environment

Is it allowed to to travel from an islamic country to a non-muslim country where the majority are non-muslims (e.g. UK, USA) for the sake of studying?
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Is bovine colostrum powder haram?

Is bovine colostrum powder haram? I could not find any reference that it is haram. Please clarify
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Is this person considered a Muslim?

bad= Does not pray, does not fast, does not go to hajj, does not care if food is halal or not Good= Doesn't drink alcohol Doesn't eat pork Gives zakat Is kind to parents Is clean
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Wearing Clothes below the ankle [duplicate]

Prophet Muhamed (PBUH) said: "There are three whom Allaah will not look at or praise on the Day of Judgement and theirs will be a painful punishment: the one who wears his garment below his ankles, ...
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Commission halal or haram

my husband works in a company where he has to purchase products for the company. Vendor gives commission on every product they purchase. Like if the product is 850$ then they will make a receipt of ...
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Is the milk of donkey halal?

Is milk of donkey halal in Islam? Can anybody list the animals with halal milk? May Allah bless you all.
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Is Making use of an electrical item that someone has disposed of for recycling haram? [duplicate]

I work within a company which offers members of the public to dispose of their product in a environmental friendly way (recycling). occasionally you encounter items which are in perfect working order, ...
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Downloading Pirated Games

Is it halal to download pirated games? Notice that the pirated versions aren't quite identical to the original, and they are for free, so there is no money in the case.
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Is Schiff Move Free products is Halal?

Schiff Move Free products include Chondroitin sulfate which mentioned on the pack that it derived from Porcine. ...
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Is making of artificial juices allowed in Islam and drink these juices are halaal or not?

We know that the juices of fruits are halaal and fruits are good for health but different companies make artificial juices and sale to different markets. Is it allowed in Islam As a muslim, is it ...
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Is horsemeat Halal?

Is the eating of Horse meat Halal or not? I would like an answer with references to the Quran or Hadiths.
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Earning Money Online

I have recently heard that there are some internet websites which give small commission to the user who have made account on that site and view the advertisements published by that site. I know names ...
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Is getting unauthorized discounts on store products haraam?

Often times, I would go to a coffee shop, and a previous school mate works there. Now he gives me free coffee and food (this isn't authorized by the store) and I'm under the assumption that he expects ...
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accepting gifts from medicine company

assalam walekum everyone, my question is that I m working in a hospital, nd my duty is to give orders of medicines to the medicine company so my problem is that many company have the same medicine ...
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Electronic Music

Asalamu alaykum, is electronic music (e.g. Dubstep) haram? It is mainly made using computer sounds that cannot be played by musical instruments.
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Boundaries between non-related individuals

Asalamu alaykum, There is a girl I know from school who sins and does wrong stuff that will harm her for sure sooner and later, and no one is guiding her or telling her that's wrong or prohibited, so ...
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Is nikah haram with son wife If son is dead?

Is Nikah be allowed by father with his son's wife when his son has expired ? Is the Nikah halal or haram ?
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GOLD SHOES HALAL OR HARAM?

Im intrested in buying a buscemi sneaker but I am worried about whether it is halal to wear it since it has a clip covered in gold as its accessory. I normally avoid wearing silk and gold products but ...
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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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Investing in a company which trades Stocks, Commodities and Forex

I want to invest in a company which trades in Stocks, Commodities and Forex. All I have to do is invest some money in the company and choose which sector to invest in from the 3 mentioned above. The ...
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Playing football or swimming wearing shorts?

Well, as far as I am concerned wearing shorts are not allowed as they reveal ones thighs. But during swimming many do wear shorts and also incase of playing football. So, is it allowed to wear shorts ...
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Why dont people speak up when media or other people say “Islamic Terrorist” or “Muslim Terrorist”? [closed]

Why dont Imams, or religious leaders, or scholars, or anyone make the point that per the religion of Islam there is no such thing as a Islamic Terrorist or a Muslim Terrorist? By the way, this ...
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Whabbism vs extermists why does the theology seem so close?

I used to say terrorists dont follow Islam by definition since killing and aggression is clearly against the religion. Learning more about Wahhabi-ism seems to go against this. Please tell me some ...
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Halal food permissable if I bless it in Allah's name?

If I am offered food and I am not sure if it's halal. Can I bless it in Allah's name to make it permissible ?
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Is a dream like this should be followed

My wife has seen a dream revealing she was pregnant and the baby's name was Mariam. After she had seen the dream she was pregnant and the doctor reckons she has a girl. Is it haram to change the name ...
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Is Firefox software halal?

Is it halal in Islam to use software with images of animals like Firefox web browser or Thunderbird? There are also some software components named after other religions' symbols or even gods - ...
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Whether cat's hair on our clothes make our prayers unacceptable

I am a shia and my mom read somewhere that the hair of an animal whose flesh can not be eaten , should not be on the clothes used for praying . So , if some cat hair is on our prayer clothes , then is ...
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What is the stance in Sharia law on an unmarried or divorced woman engaging in cybersex?

What is the stance of Islam on explicit sexual roleplay on the Internet (cybersex) with someone they are not married to?
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Can I break fast in the following case?

as most of you know we are currently in the holy month of Ramadan, I'm a high school senior and my graduation is tomorrow It starts at 10 AM and I must wake up at 7 AM Since I reside in Dubai, our ...
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Are insects halal?

I recently was told that locust are halal. Is there any proof from Hadith or Quran saying insects are halal or it's just locusts?
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Is luwak coffee halal or haram?

Is Luwak coffee(kopi luwak) halal? I used google and the result is very confusing, there are two different views. One of it, the MUI(Indonesian Ulemas Council) says it is Halal, but there are some ...
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Is working at a web development company who sells marketing software haram? [duplicate]

Assalamulaykum, I am currently working as a web developer at a company who sell marketing software. Specifically they sell products which can recover lost sales online. I am not directly involved ...
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Is the Sea Food like prawns,crabs haram?

I heard it from a friend that crabs, prawns are haram. But I thought that the sea food is Halal. So can any one put light on this question of mine because I don't think it is Haram.
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Eating chicken and beef in a non muslim country

I have a relative who remain in a Non-Muslim country where only a few Muslims exists.He fears to eat chicken and beef as he does not know who and how the animal slaughtered .what Islam says about ...
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PTC membership and rented referral

Recently, I have joined a PTC(Pay To Click) site where if I buy a $1 value membership, I will be able to earn $1.8 minimum that means zero loss and profit is guaranteed. But earning is not fixed like ...
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Is Cod fish halal or not?

I want to go to some place where Cod fish will be served for dinner. Is it halal or not? Does cod fish have scale which would make it halal to eat?
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Haram/Halal - Commission

I am an employee of Transport company. There were some scrap materials lying at our company and I was asked by my manager to sell them as scrap to anyone. Some persons came to check the materials and ...
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How to ignore food when it's not halal

I been working in a foreign country and they have meetings at hotel and dinner. But it's not halal but still chicken and beef. How can I escape such kind of food without making anyone offended or come ...
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Can I reserve my favorite graveyard / burial ground / cemetery for myself?

There is a similar question out there which asks if one can make arrangements for his grave in particular. But, my question is different. I've heard from people who say, some old people told to their ...
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Proper usage of Allah's names by a person [duplicate]

Is it proper to call a person whom has one of the 99 names of Allah without the Abdul (servant) eg Muizz or Hameed
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Is it permissible to donate ones body organs? [duplicate]

We have the technology and practices that can successfully transplant organs from one human to another. This practice saves thousands of lives, but the problem is the lack of resources; organs. There ...
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Wearing trousers and hijab

Pardon my inquiries, I've got many. There are some scholars that say that wearing trousers and leggings for women is Haram. And there are some other Muslims that say that it is permissible only if the ...