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Islamic law regarding a girl studying abroad

does Islam permits a muslim girl to go abroad overseas and study without a maharem ?
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Marrying an orphan girl

Asalamu alaikum, Is it mentioned anywhere in the Quran or hadith that marrying an orphan girl is a great thing? I have heard that Allah loves those take care of orphans. I did a lot of googling, but ...
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Is interest entirely haram or can there be exceptions under neccesity?

A query in similar to a question posted on this site (Is interest-based educational loan allowed? ) (this may seem like a similar question, but from a clear angle).. Allah says: “Those who devour ...
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Reciting the Quran in English

Let me start from introducing myself, I am an 18-year-old boy and have been thinking like crazy about this, but this is my conclusion to ask someone, because I have no idea. I was on a website ...
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Is ISIS performing under Islamic rules? [closed]

the new group that calls itself for ISIS. Do they do what they do because of Islam or due attention. Actually is there any authentic narration(s) that asks Muslims to behave like that?
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Is ISIS operating and performing acts under Islamic rules? [closed]

I would like to come to an understanding of horrific acts performed by groups operating under the name of Islam (ISIS), these groups perform acts as forcing others to join their religion or killing ...
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Is it Haram to work in Bank?

I was wondering would it be haram to work in a bank as the banks profits are a result of interest which is haram in Islam, if it is haram would that mean it would be haram even if a person acquired a ...
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War prisoners in Islam?

In Islam what is the appropriate punishment for war prisoners or captures, Please provide versus and ahadith!!! I want to know so i can defend Islam when people use the media to attack Islam ...
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Marriage Reception (Walimah)

Can we have marriage reception (Walimah) on the third day after the Nikkah. Because we already planned and communicated to the bride`s family. But I heard that Walimah will be invalid on the third ...
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What counts as bowing?

I know bowing to a human being is a sin, but what counts as bowing? All types, or just ones in Islam, like ruku and sujud?
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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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why the blood money of a Women is half of the blood money of a man in Islam?

there is no strict verse in Quran which clearly show us that the blood money of a women is half of a man. but narrations both in Shiite and Sunni existed in this case. for instance Imam Sadiq(a.s) ...
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Is it mandatory for students to give Zakat?

Zakat is an obligation for all Muslims who are able to afford it and fulfill some prerequisites. Are students supposed to provide Zakat in case that the student earns by working? Be it full-time or ...
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Do I still have to pay Zakat, even with a large house loan?

I have a house loan which is bigger than my annual salary, and I also have some personal debts. I don't have any gold or silver, and the only source of income is my monthly salary. I am saving some ...
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how to calculate jewlry zakat while in debt?

My husband and me recently bought a house and staying there.But since we couldn't manage the full price of that house so we we took bank loan based on our salaries.50% of the price of that house is ...
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what should be the wording of divorce?

I want to ask that if husband say "talaq talaq takaq" or say is talaq from my side instead of saying "I divorce you" would that be considered as divorce or not?
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Who killed Usman RA [closed]

The War between Ali RA and Muawiya took place on this issue of seeking revenge on the killers of Uthman RA. The party of Muawiya asked the killers of Usman to be handed over to them. It is very ...
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Is Jihad Al-Nikah (جهاد النكاح) an Islamic rule?

I heard about Jihad Al-Nikah in television and radio, especially in the Syrian war which Saudi cleric gave a fatwa about it. Does it exist in Islam ?
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What is the punishment for watching movies and looking at a girl in islaam?

I know that if you see something wrong that is movies or to a (numuharram) girl unintentionally and you move away you'r eye's from that then there is no punishment and it will not be considered as ...
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What is the the Maisir/Gharar distinction from business?

All business involves risk, so is all business Maisir/Gharar? Please clearly delineate the difference between gambling/insurance and trade?
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What is the procedure of salat in case of injury in leg making it difficult (opens the wound) to perform sajdah?

I have an injury in my left foot downwards from knee. I can easily walk and run but while in salat in the state of sajdah when the injury is touching floor it hurts and also stretches which tends to ...
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Question about Neeyat (Intent) in Islam

I really liked the concept of Neeyat (Intent) as the core essence of what Islam preaches. Having said that, why does we see terrorists killing people for some cause? Isnt it against the good intent ...
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Why does the Shia and Sunni viewpoint differ on the concept of Khums? And what are those differences?

What's the difference between the viewpoint of Shia and Sunni about Khums? And why? Although the verse from which the rule of Khums is clear, the idea of Shia and Sunni about this rule is completely ...
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Non-Mahram communication via sms, email, facebook, social gatherings

Assalamu Alaikum, I know we cant talk with non-mahram but the fact is when we are studying at a college its however impossible so we are advised limit the communication to only what is important and ...
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Picture of engaged spouse

Is it allowed in islam to keep a photo of engaged spouse and look at it whenever groom likes? i know there is no concept called engagement but somehow in our case this has happened, so wondering is it ...
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Speaking during sex

Is it allowed to talk with spouse during the sexual intercourse ? i have heard as its not good to talk. and is there any dua (invocation) to be recited before having intercourse every time and any ...
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Does touching my wife break Wudu (ablution) ?

If a man touches his wife while he is in the state of wudu, will he need to wudu again? Is it same if wife is in the state of her periods ?
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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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How much and to whom I should give I Zakah ?

I would like to know how much amount of zakath should be given and to whom it can be given. I am an employee at a company and my salar is always at the end of the month. Can I give goods as zakah ...
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Can a virgin Muslim man marry a non-virgin (by premarital sex) unmarried Muslim woman?

Can a virgin Muslim man/woman marry a non-virgin unmarried Muslim woman/man. That is the man/woman who have had premarital sex which is not allowed/haram by the Islamic law. Can this type of person ...
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Wearing a Ring for man on right hand middle finger

As-Salamu-Alaikum, Few days ago a man told me to wear a ring on my right hand at middle finger. He told me that if I use that ring I can control my angers and it will be very helpful for my career. ...
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signing Divorce agreement in presence of two witnesses without verbally saying it? Is this divorce valid?

Almost 6 months ago I asked for Khullah. Three months ago my husband signed the divorce papers without reading it through in presence of two witnesses. One witness was present in the room and the ...
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What does the Quran or Hadith say about Nakedness within a marriage?

My husband is a Muslim and we have been married for 5 months and I have not seen his whole body. He keeps himself covered with a towel around the house, and sex is done under the cover or in the dark. ...
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is life insurance halal in Islam which is based on Takaful method?

i know normal life insurance is haram which is provided by traditional interest/riba/gambling based banking company. but if life insurance provided by any Islamic bank then will it be halal where ...
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is google adsense earning halal in Islam?

you know any website can connect with google adsense and can publish advertisement through google adsense. and in this way website owner can earn money(google takes money from advertisement ...
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Is renting referrals in PTC websites halal?

Assalamu 'alaikum, I've joined in some PTC websites for a while now, like neobux and probux (for those who don't know, it's a site where you click and watch a lot of ads and get paid for it). And ...
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Is it obligatory for a Muslim to help Muslims in need in another country?

Suppose some Muslims in another country need help, e.g. in a war, in an earthquake. Is it obligatory for Muslims in other country to help them? What about a situation when the government, who could ...
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Is having sex after a divorce was given via text message considered reconcilation or zina?

My husband has divorced me by a text message and applied for court to prove. It is not yet approved from court. As far as I know it is a divorce. Within the next one month he had sex with me. So will ...
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Education system and Islam?

Did prophet said about how to teach a child ? When/what/how to teach them (Quran, hadith books) and what else ? is there any syllabus boundaries ? is there any grading system ? or how do you judge ...
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Is it Halal to give Commission or Gifts to clients to get the contracts?

I have a client who has asked for commission from our company in order to give us the yearly contract for their hospital systems maintenance. If I don't give it to him, then he will definitely ...
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How can it be determined whether a Quranic command is Wajib, Mostahab, Makrooh or Haram? [closed]

As you know there are four type of command in Islam: Wajib: must be done by all Muslims, e.g Salah Haram: forbidden for all Muslims, e.g. stealing Mostahab: recommended to be done, e.g. saying ...
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Is it permissible to read books in which the Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) is reviled/berated?

I wonder if it's permissible to read a book in which Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) is reviled or depicted as someone bad, not directly but indirectly. A well known example is The Satanic Verses by Salman ...
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Is earning from freelance writing for a sports arena which includes haram things halal?

I'm doing a freelance job to earn enough to buy a laptop to help me with my studies. My freelance writing job includes me writing about a sports arena in the US which include all sorts of haram ...
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Who must govern on Muslims?

Who must govern on Muslims? Does the person who is chosen to govern must be appointed from Allah? Does he must be righteous , just, impartial and scientist ? or anyone can be ,even the person who ...
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Is there one Islam or many Islams

It is not immediately clear whether there is one Islam or many Islams. If it is singular then the task is to identify which of the many competing claims to adopt as true Islam. By singularity of ...
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Is hijab obligatory in Islam?

Is hijab an obligation(wajib) in Islam? And is it obligatory on upon governments to propagate and enforce it?
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Education consultant earnings are halal or not?

I am an education consultant. I make admissions of students in the colleges of their choices and charge them money of which all the money goes to the concerned college and I get only a small ...
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what is the difference between wahhabism and salafism? are they different?

salam what is the difference between salafism and wahhabism? (as I know they are different from Sunnis .so what is their opinions?)
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Does the right side have a higher status than the left?

Be it the hand, the leg or any other part of the body, the right hand side always, AFAIK, takes a higher status, preference or position in terms of positivity then the left. E.g.: For the right ...
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Does woman need four witnesses to prove rape in Sharia law

This has provoked me as it is being used in different ways as a jock material from non-Muslims. What I understand is Sharia law, made it almost impossible to prove adultery by either requesting four ...