Halal means allowed or permitted, and haram means forbidden.

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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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Voices in my head [on hold]

I have been having these thoughts in my head and I feel like it's going to break me one day. Lets say, I am about to sleep then all of a sudden this voice in my head says "Bow down to Satan" or ...
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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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Is Matched Betting Haram?

I would really prefer it if only those that understand what Matched Betting is give me an answer.
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Is love allowed in Islam?

I have a friend,who is non Muslim.We are in love with each other.He said that he will be converting his religion for me.And after that he will marry me. Is this possible?
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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 ...
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Making du'a and touching prayer map

Asalam alaykum. I have 2 questions: 1) Can women touch the prayer map when they are in menses? 2) When women make du'as, are their duas going to be accepted? How can they proceed for their du'as to ...
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reciting Qur'an on phone while impure

Asalam Alaikum! I would like to ask since a woman can recite Qur'an while in her menses: Can she read it on her phone, like touching the verses in her phone? Even in her menses does she have to ...
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About selling things online

Can I sell my themes (used in websites) online? I am confused, because it can be used for bad websites like movies, music, porn, etc. and can also be used for good things. Someone said to me that it ...
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Is performing and learning magic tricks a sin?

I started learning magic tricks lately. Nothing with bad spirits and the paranormal, only sleight of hand and the like. Few months ago, some people told me that it is wrong and others said as long as ...
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Indirect help to riba-business

I came across the question Working in banks in an Islamic country. According to my understanding of the answer by Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid, You are doing haram if you are helping someone ...
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Assignments to submit tomorrow [duplicate]

Assalam o Alaikum, I have an assignment to submit tomorrow and my friend has finished his. Can I copy his or will I have to do it myself. I had heard it is Haram to copy in Islam in papers. But what ...
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Are Shisha Pens Halaal?

The recent introduction of Shisha Pens (Also called E-Cigarettes) have become widespread throughout Islamic communities. Many people say it is just water vapour and that they are not harmful. However, ...
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Can I eat something from Non Muslim when it could be a chance that it is from Interest Income

I am working in private company where everyday I get an offer to eat something which they brought from their home-town or somewhere else. Actually when interest credited in my account, I take it and ...
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Is participating in surveys with rewards halal?

Sometime back I got a message from Google which is below "You have personally selected to participate in our 2015 Annual Visitor Survey! Finish our quick 30-second survey, and to say "Thank You", we ...
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Playing in a soccer club

Can I play for a soccer club that is very near my home, as I can't go any further. But this club is called saint Paul, and the soccer club is kind of religious to Christianity?
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Islamic studies exam

I have seen other questions regarding cheating in exams but my question is only about exam/test of Islamic studies or Islamiat. Some people say that you can cheat in Islamiat exam/test because it ...
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Is Sharia Law only applicable to an Islamic state?

I heard somewhere that the legal system an framework of Sharia Law is only applicable in an Islamic state. My questions are: Is Sharia Law only applicable to an Islamic state? If so, what defines an ...
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Is cracking wifi password Halal Or Haram

Is cracking wifi password Halal Or Haram and does it differ if the internet pckage were limited or not limited?
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Is crowd-funding Halal?

Is it Halal to donate money to company (who need money to fund a product/project/etc...) online via crowd-funding sites such as: Kickstarter or IndieGoGo? What if I gave money to a company (who need ...
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Pork Eating friends

My few friends eat Pork, I have shared mine food and drink with them in same plate. I have also shared sometime cigarettes(in process of giving up smoking) with them. Is it forbidden or allowed to do ...
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Is it HARAM or allowed to study graphic designing and make 3D or 2D characters, in Islam?

I want to study Graphic Designing and to do work in this field. But some days ago, I thought, Painting is not allowed in Islam. So I started rattling in my mind to get answer, but acquire nothing. So ...
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piece of old “kiswa” (black cloth of kaba) hanging at home

Assalamualaikum, One of my relatives kept a piece of kiswa of kaba at home. And whenever they are going to do something big/good like before going to abroad, before marriage, before an interview, ...
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network marketing business

I want to be a member of a network marketing company which deals in food supplement. According to the company the more members you bring to the company the more your commission you get. Please is it ...
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If you do not know what is haram how can you tell?

I was looking at a sweet packet for my children but I never knew what was haram and what was halal. How can i tell?
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whats about insurrance schemes according to islam? is it consider as interest or not?

MCB (Muslim Commercial Bank) Pakistan has started a scheme in which when one will go on hajj via there scheme he/she will be eligible for 4 months of free health (hadsaati) insurance, my question is ...
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What if you consume haram without knowing

I think I have consumed haram jelly and I am worried of what did I do, not sure if it's halal or haram. What if someone consume and didn't know. How do we know if something is halal without a tag on ...
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Bribery in a bad situation

Someone is threatening to say something about me at school that can cause me a lot of trouble(not physical harm) from other students. I told him I would give him $20 if he didn't say anything.I have ...
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Can Prophet allow something temporarily after prohibiting it forever?

from hadith text we can see Muhammed(pbuh) first prohibit something forever/until the day of resurrection then allowing it on a later day . First he forbade it on the day of khaybar forever ...
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Is it allowed to learn about other Abraham religions ( Christian and Jewish )

My curiosity pushed me sometimes to read Christian and Jewish books, because many of my friends are not Muslim and when I try convince them to convert to Islam they said start by reading about our ...
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Is it halal or haram to distribute a scanned copy of a copyrighted book?

I got a book from school library which I wish to scan and distribute among my friends. My intention is to help my friends in my upcoming exam. Would this be considered haram or halal? Would the same ...