Halal means allowed or permitted, and haram means forbidden.

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homosexuality choice or natural? [on hold]

mein 20 saal ka hon or mein gay (homosexual) hon ye chez mery andar tab se ha jab mein 1 masom sa bacha tha tab mujhe mein mardana taqat bhe nhe aie the tab se mein mardon ki tarf atrect hota aa araha ...
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Is Downloading Educational Videos Through Torrents Haram?

I have a subscription of a site from where I can see educational videos. That site doesn't have the functionality to download these contents so that I can check it later. They do offer offline caching ...
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Promoting web hosting services as an affiliate for non muslims

I am an affiliate marketer. I promote website hosting offers on my website. Some hosting companies do not allow adult content hosting, others say: if there is no violation with the laws in their ...
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My Mobile Service Company Gifted me a Car, Is it permissible for me to use/sell?

I got a call from my Mobile Service Provider that I won a Car as a gift. I haven't received the car but wanted to ensure if it is Halal to use it. I did not voluntarily get into the competition, the ...
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Can a Muslim freelancer develop a movie site for customer?

If a Muslim freelancer is offered a project to program a website which has information about movies and upcoming events (cinema, sports, arts & music), Is it Halal for him to accept such a ...
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Are processed food considered Haram?

Do processed food such as chips, cold-drink and other processed foot constitute Haram food? What's the ruling on processed food?
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I'm 5 weeks pregnant from unlawful relationship, should I abort ?!

I am a revert to Islam. I have sinned as I meet a non practicing muslim man and have been seeing him on and off for the last 2 and a half years. We have spoken about marriage, thou due to his family ...
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Is binary option with an islamic account (No Riba and swap-free) Halal or Haram?

Assalmo Alaykom, Lately I discovered the Binary Option system, with a little bit of research I found companies who offer an Islamic Account to trade. However when I searched on the Internet to find ...
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Freelancing Haram or Halal?

I am a graphic designer and work as a freelancer. I am earning decent amount of money which really helps me a lot. My questions is: Is freelancing Haram or Halal? Since your work like this is not ...
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Does a muslim have to change any of his/her natural beauty?

Is it ever obligatory on a muslim man or woman to change any part of his/her body ? (other than trimming the nails, moustache or pubic hair) For example, if a person has a natural hair which ...
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Is it haram to keep a dog outside the house?

I have a dog and I live in a ten story building. My dog lives in the basement. We have a few foreigners in our building who like to take the dog home. My dog stays in the ground floor. There is no ...
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Islam & Its Teachings On Sex [duplicate]

I have a question that weather masturbation is allowed or not in Islam or not. what are the conditions if a man or woman masturbate and if not how is one to prevent itself from doing it.
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Notifying someone that the food is haraam

There was a situation the other day, where an acquaintance of mine was going to eat a bagel that he very much liked. Unknown to him, was that the bagel's ingredients contained gelatin. I looked it up ...
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Am I cursed for using my dad's income which is generated from selling alcohol?

I am only 16 years old. My father is a non-practicing Muslim that sells alcohol and other haram items. I have no other resource of income besides my father.I know the Quran says to obey our parents, ...
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Is it halal if I add some fees on the fees which the consultant has already set?

I work in an IT company, and sometimeS I get involved into admission consultant, wherein my friend is actual admission consultant and if anyone comes to me to get admission in any college. I refer ...
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I can't stop myself from masturbating during ramadan [closed]

I'm a 17 year old boy living in the west. And being a hormone raged teenager, I am often times tempted to masturbate and often times (astagfirullah) I give in. But I try my best to go the longest I ...
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Can one break fast if he is overworked?

I'm a guy of age 23. I work in an office where people don't care in what state are you and makes me work real bad. It's the month of Ramadan and I have a really difficult time in keeping my fast. I ...
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are the crosses literally forbidden in islam or is it what symbolises them?

I know crosses are forbbiden, but what about crosses used in math like the additional sign "+" & multiplication sign "x"? Or is it what Symbolises them that is forbbiden? Al-Bukhaari narrated in ...
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Is trading Bitcoins/Altcoins Halal or Haram? (sunni view)

I would like to know if trading with Bitcoin and altcoin to make profit is halal ? I've searched for the subjet but I only found different opinions for currency trading. I think that crypto-currency ...
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is trading stock/index options haram?

i recently started trading stock options last month and made a healthy profit (percentage wise :) ). i want to know is option trading allowed in Islam ? EDIT: while searching for answer i came ...
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Is lab grown meat halal?

Is meat that has been artificially grown in a lab (made by duplicating cells) halal? What if the father cell came from a living animal? Can humans eat this kind of artificial meat? Reference Link for ...
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Is it haram to build a system which will be used at the end for haram purposes?

I am a programmer and I have been thinking about something for a very long time. At the moment I am working for a company who has a beer website. I, the developer, have built the entire system of ...
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Is it Haraam to Play Board Games In Ramzan?

Is it Haraam to Play Board Games in the holy month of Ramzan like Ludo, Checkers, etc?? A friend of mine has said that he had heard that Rasool-Ullah(PBUH) prohibited all such games that do not ...
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Buying online a product that might be out of stock

Most of online stores mention in their terms of service that they cannot guarantee that a product is in stock at the time of the customer's order. Which means that when shopping online, I may be ...
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Is it haraam to draw an eye?

Is it haraam to draw an eye? Just an eye and no face? Answers on the internet are varying. If yes, why? I tried searching on the internet but no luck.
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Is it permissible for a married women to have friendship with a married man? [duplicate]

I am a married woman and I have a male friend who is just like a brother to me. My husband knows and has no issue. We have never met, we just talk on facebook. we have planned a meeting along with our ...
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PTC type of the Ads used, Referrals

It is related to neobux. Are PTC allowed in islam? Are Referrals allowed in Islam? But the biggest question is about the ads that are used over there. The ads are clearly not about gambling, adult ...
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Is it haram to transliterate Arabic in English?

I have been told that it is haram to write Arabic in English like e.g. "Assalam O Alaikum" and "JazakALLAH". So is transliterating Arabic in English actually haram?
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Is it haraam to chat with girls on internet? [duplicate]

Is it haraam to chat with girls on internet? Once I used to play a game, in which I made friends with a person. I later found out that she was a Muslim girl, that too from Saudi Arabi. When I asked ...
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piercing haram?

I have heard that in Islam tattoo is haram, but I never heard about piercing. Every women does it, nose, ears, or eye brows. Why don't people say anything about it when they talk about piercing ?!
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Are non-Muslims allowed to touch an English translation of the Quran?

I have purchased "The Qur'an: A New Translation" by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem (it's an English translation). My question is, am I allowed to touch it and read it?
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what Islam has to say about patriotisum [duplicate]

what Islam instruct a human being regarding his responsibility as a citizen of a non Islamic state
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Is using Everclear spirit halal or haram if used for painting cakes?

I'm a baker and make fondant cakes, I sometimes need to paint the fondant in which the gel color needs to be mixed with a Everclear spirit which evaporates in the process of painting the cake for a ...
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Is it okay if I lighten my skin to get to my original colour?

I read that it is haram but it is okay if you wanna lighten to go back to your original skin colour, since it doesn't alter creation of God. I used to be light when I was younger, but then I got ...
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Is it permissible to have a girlfriend without having physical contact with her?

At my university there is a girl that I love and I want to marry in the future. Can I be in relationship with her, If we keep ourselves away from sin. Knowing that this girl is muslim, she practices ...
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After switching from pirated software to free software will my work still be haram?

I am still in school and going to college this year InshaAllah. The announcement received May 27th at state universities, may Allah bless my college. I want to take computer science. The problem is ...
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Can women wear golden chain?

I know that men should not wear golden materials. Few days before, I had heard that ladies also should not wear golden chains. Please clarify my doubts with proof.
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Is it haram to hang up a picture of Manchester City badge?

I know that you can't have pictures of animated beings. But I read that if you cut off the head then it's fine, since the golden eagle only has a head and a pair of wings is it okay? Here's the Badge ...
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Is watching cartoons Haram?

When I was a kid, I have watched a lot of cartoons. Now I don't have time to watch it. But I have many friends who are still watching it, post a picture and video on their social network and always ...
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Is consuming health supplements with gelatin from unknown source allowed?

I need to take some vitamin supplements that are enclosed in gelatin capsules of unknown origin. I a apprehensive about consuming them since gelatin in the capsules may come from haram sources like ...
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Is it okay if I have the Barcelona Football Club Badge hanging on my wall since it has a Cross?

I asked this question before, but I want to make sure that it's okay because there are Hadiths which are against Crosses. Al-Bukhaari narrated in his Saheeh from ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be ...
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Is 'web scraping' permitted in Islam?

I am a web sites developer but I also do build web scrapers. The last time a question comes to my mind, is this kind of work triggers no issue in Islam? the sites to which I build scrapers contains no ...
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Is it haram for girls to post their pics on the internet without hijab?

Occasionally, I see that some Muslim girls post their images or pictures on different internet websites without veil, as far as I know, it is Haram for women to expose their bodies and their beauties ...
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Promoting a Poker Website

I have been given an offer to work for a poker website. This will involve writing articles about tournaments, about the sport, etc. Would these earnings be halal?
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Is Online Forex Halal?

I've read a lot of articles, hubs, discussions about online forex trading being halal or not. And I got to 3 points/problems that if these (below) are solved, then it would be halal. Interest at ...
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what is a bidah (bid-ah), the definition and the way to identify it?

I've read a lot about bid-ah here and other places, but it seems there is no definite meaning for it as someone expands it to anything new even innovations in technology and saying there are good ...
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Is it permissible to speak with the spouse after engagement?

Can one speak with his/her spouse after the engagement has completed ? engagement happened as a confirmation of nikah/marriage. The issue is parents does not like to have the marriage/nikah quickly ...
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Are taweez haram?

Some people say that tawees are haram. But I have also heard the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) gave a hasan and husain taweez to protect them. Taweez is a piece of paper with Quranic verses and duas ...
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Is it okay if I support an English football team called “Newcastle United” since its crest has a flag containing the Saint George's cross?

I'm from Brunei and Islam is the official religion and I'm surely not the only one supporting that team, even our Sultan is fan of the team. I can't stop wondering and worrying whether it is okay if I ...
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Why does Islam forbid premarital sex if both are devoted and seek to get married in future?

If men and women are in a boyfriend-girlfriend relationship and are committed to each other and are seeking to get married down the lane, then why does Islam forbid such a relationship? What is the ...