This tag is for questions about Islamic guidelines for relations with people who are not Muslim.

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Keeping left items from neighbours

I live in a compound provided by my company and my colleague left the job. She also left some computer hardware item. She is a non muslim. I have her email address but she was never nice to me. She ...
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ISIS and what they believe [on hold]

So I will start out and give the disclaimer I am an atheist. I don't want to be disrespectful but I also don't want to be silenced by the dogma of religion - so I will ask my question. So any moral ...
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What will happen to people that never had any Prophet in their times to guide them on the day of the judgement? [duplicate]

I recently came across Morgan Freeman's following answer about whether human beings invented God or not: So there isn't a God up in the sky somewhere. We came up with God ourselves. Well, here's ...
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Marriage with Jewish and Christians in Islam

As Salamu Alaikum... As I read some where (I don't remember) that Muslims can marry the Jewish and Christians as they are Ahl-al-Kitab (People of Scripture). Please let me now that if it is true as ...
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How do I treat a kaafir?

I am an Indian and there are other religions as well apart from Muslim here.I encounter many Hindu friends on daily basis and they always ask stupid question about Islam and Muslims like "Why we ...
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Tabari 9:69 “Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us” The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam

A Non-muslim says that Islam is barbaric, and put this before me: Tabari 9:69 "Killing Unbelievers is a small matter to us" The words of Muhammad, prophet of Islam. However, he is willing to engage ...
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Is there a specific passage in the Qur'an that is incompatible with US law?

My friend is saying that Islam is not compatible with Western society, but every single example he gives me is not true! For example, in US law it is perfectly fine for me to avoid pork. In terms ...
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Will Gautama Buddha reside in Jannah after judgment?

In many Christian sects there is a concept/notion usually labeled the "virtuous pagan". That is, those who were not evangelized in life, yet lived beneficent and virtuous lives, can receive salvation ...
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Can a temple be built in place of a Masjid?

As Salaam Alikum, In a case in India year 1992, some Hindus claim that a Masjid (mosque) Babri, was built over the birth place of their lord Ram. So they demolished the Masjid, which gave rise to ...
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Is offering food to non-Muslims during their festival a sin?

Can we offer food to non-Muslims during their festival? Recently a Muslim man offered some food to some Sikh during their 'Nagar Kirtan(Sikh custom involving the processional singing of holy hymns)' ...
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Eating a meal prepared by non-muslim

I have a Muslim friend who I would like to invite for dinner at my house. I am not Muslim. I understand the basic halal rules, and would try to follow them. Would she and her family be allowed to ...
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Marriage To non muslim

Muslim Men can't marry Sikhs. But what if that Sikh isn't practising And thinks of Sikh as just a label can he still marry her because she doesn't really consider it her religion ?
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Revert married to a non Muslim Man

Assalamu Alaikum, I reverted to Islam in Feb. of this year and am Married to a non Muslim man. First of all he is not an idolater nor has he set up partners with Allah. He is a Christian but not by ...
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What is the ruling of shaking-hands with a non-mahram who is non-Muslim?

As far as I can remember, it is Haram for men to shake hands with women who are Muslims. But I'd like to know if it is Haram for men to shake hands with non-Muslim women as well? Looking for a ...
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What to do when a Muslim convert husband claimed to be a non-Muslim out of anger?

I’m a Muslim. I’m married to a man who converted to Islam before we got married. We have now been married for 11 years. In one of his mobile text messages to me, out of anger he said that he is not a ...
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Are there Muslim and Non-Muslim jinns?

I have heard that jinns can make you see things that are not there and scare you. Then I heard someone say that one of their friends keep getting scared and there is jinn that wont let them perform ...
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If a person does good deeds throughout his life but never believed in God, will he go to hell?

If a person is good person throughout his life, but does not believe in God, in other words a Non-muslim. Will he/she go to hell? I think of this question when about reading Alexander Fleming, that ...
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Is it disrespectful for a non Muslim to wear the traditional clothing

I am not a Muslim, but have nothing but the highest respect for your faith. I am not Muslim but admire the clothing, is it disrespectful to Allah to wear the clothing?
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Is beheading non Muslim prisoners-of-war allowed in Islam?

Is it allowable for an Islamic nation to behead prisoners it captures in a war (like how ISIS has captured and beheaded an American)? Is there any Quranic or hadith justification for this?
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How should I acknowledge a new baby under Islam in western society?

My parent's neighbors are Muslim. We are not. The neighbors' daughter in law just gave birth to their first grandchild, a little girl who is named Fatima. In the US, one gives a gift for a new baby. ...
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Non-Muslim and the Qur'an?

A friend told me that non-believers are prohibited from touching the Qur'an. I'm only 15 and my family is originally a Hindu, but I don't think my parents will mind me reading the Qur'an. Also I am ...
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Are non Muslims allowed to pray Congregational Salat in Mosques [duplicate]

Non Muslims have asked me to pray salat in Mosques , for the purpose of Dawah I really took the person to Mosque and showed him how to pray and he joined the congregational prayer, Is this correct to ...
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Upper Germany specific question, “Grüß Gott” toward Muslims

In Upper Germany, people greet each other by saying "Grüß Gott". It has the same function as English "good morning". This greeting means "God greets you", however, nowadays it has mostly ...
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Are muslims supposed to kill all non-believers?

I have heard that Muslims are supposed to slay non-believers because they are not Muslim. Is this true? Is this in the Quran? If it is, where is it stated like this? If not, what are the Quranic ...
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Christian claim that Quran gives scientifically inaccurate information [closed]

Quran gives scientifically inaccurate information: Surah 18:86 says: "sun sets in murky water" (Sunan Abu Dawud 3991) 67:5 & 37: 6-10 says: "stars are re missi les that God uses to shoot down ...
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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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Will I be considered a Muslim if I believe in Allah, his messenger, but haven't really adopted it?

I have been living a life of an atheist for long and its difficult to reconcile some of Islam. I plan to first understand what and why, the nuances and then finally follow. Before embracing Islam I am ...
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Organ donation from a non-Muslim to a Muslim

I was reading this question about the permissibility of Organ donation in Islam. The answer is very detailed and helpful. So it got me thinking about whether a non-Muslim, say a Hindu or a Jew, can ...
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What is the view of Islam on people that didn't had the opportunity to know Islam? [duplicate]

Over the centuries (and even today?) we'll find people that have the lack of opportunity to discover the truth (mostly members of pagan civilizations who have never made contact with Islam). I want to ...
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I want to marry a non-Muslim (but she talks of converting) and I'm worried about what my family will say/think. [closed]

Salaam. I am a 22-year-old man who has fallen in love with a woman who is Catholic at the moment. She talks about converting but I told her it has to be for Allah and Islam, not for me and our ...
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Akhirah for people who are non-Muslims

What will happen to people at Akhirah who die as non-Muslims? There are more than 80 percent people who not Muslims and belong to other religion? What is their fate at Akhirah?
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Conflict between muslims and jews

In Qur'an, some verses indicate (2-96) if am not wrong, indicate that jews are greediest of mankind.The same Qur'an happens to tell that "Allah gave the book to musa (Moses)". Moses is a jew and some ...
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As an atheist, what awaits me after death?

I'm putting together a Pascal's wager piece of sorts, and wanted to see what modern religions think atheists deserve. So if Islam pans out to be the one true religion, what'll happen to me (an ...
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What happen to people who have never heard of Islam?

Why a man is send to hell because he is not a believer of Islam. Imagine this man is a good man in earth and did some good things. Imagine this man is from Australia and he chose his religion based ...
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What happens after judgement day?

I am having this doubt which is bothering me a lot. What happens after the judgment? I know people will be given heaven or hell based on their action on earth. But what happens next?
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How does an apostate “rebecome” a Muslim again?

If someone leaves Islam, either for a short of a long period of time, and later wants to come back and repent, what are the necessary steps? Should he just repent to Allah (as other sins)? Or should ...
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Can a muslim cook pig meat?

If someone asks for my help to cook something that has pig meat, can I help this person? I'm not going to eat, just going to help cook the food.
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Is my Islamic marriage still legal?

I am a non muslim female living in the West. I married a muslim man here in the states 10 years ago. We have an 8 years old child. We had both a civil marriage and an Islamic wedding officiated by an ...
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Position of Islam on birth of life

I'm not Muslim, and I know almost nothing about Islam, but in a few days, I'll have to give a talk on my scientific activities in a tunisian school. I am a biologist and I specialize in understanding ...
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May a Muslim attend an intermarriage?

Is it permitted for a Muslim to attend a wedding where a Muslim woman marries a non-Muslim man? Does attending such a marriage indicate support for the wedding?
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Can a non-Muslim have sex with her Muslim spouse after the Ramadan fast has broken?

We have been married for six months now. Ramadan starts tomorrow and my husband just told me last week, that we cannot have sex due to the fact that I'm non-Muslim, I'm Anglican. So I was just ...
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Propaganda, predisposition and belief

Related to this question. Now look at a slightly different case. Take the example of my grandma in China. She was from the era where people wholehearted support the communist regime. Throughout ...
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Implication of verse 28 from Surah Al-Imran (HQ 3:28)

I was wondering about the verse from the Qur'an (http://quran.com/3/28): "Let not believers take disbelievers as allies rather than believers. And whoever [of you] does that has nothing with ...
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Who and when one is called as kafir?

I keep hearing a lot of this word and am interested to know who and when one is referred to as kafir? How he is treated by Islam?
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Must defectors be killed?

In an Islamic state governed by sharia law, if a person finds Islam no longer believable and defects from the Islam religion, not performing any of the spiritual worship requirements such as Salavat 5 ...
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Can Jews and Christians be taken as friends?

Can Jews and Christians be taken as Awliyaa(friends) as per Quranic verse 5:51 : O YOU who have attained to faith! Do not take the Jews and the Christians for your awliya : they are but awliya of ...
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How does Islam view atheists?

Someone who is not willing to believe in Islam and is not willing to have anything to do with religious matters. How does Islam regard such a person?
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Celebrating non-islamic religious festivals

Is it acceptable for muslims to mark festivals of other religions (particularly, given the time of year, Christmas)? Does our acceptance of these 'holy days' give legitimacy to beliefs which, as ...
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How should a non-Muslim address an Imam?

I am not a Muslim, but I have visited a mosque before and enjoyed the service. When I visited, the local imam approached me and we talked a little about questions that I had regarding the service. I ...
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Using the name of Allah or God in public in non-Muslim countries?

It is very recommended in Islam to start everything with the name of Allah. So starting the letters, books or presentations with name of Allah is very common. But it has been a question for me that is ...