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The West and Islam

Assalam Alaykum brothers and sisters. Today I would like to discuss something involving the west. I'm currently living in Australia as it is generally a great place. Not much religious ...
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Is being non-Muslim-controlled sufficient for a country to be a target of lesser jihad?

Is being non-Muslim-controlled sufficient reason for a country to be the target of lesser jihad? For example, as far as I know Cambodia hasn't attacked any Muslim countries, and currently allows ...
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Do we get the same punishment for supporting the murderer?

I basically bought a bottle of Sprite, because of I didn't know what the other options are (e.g. Tastes). Coca Cola supports Israel, as you know. When buying it, I felt like I'm supporting the evil, ...
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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? (From Sunni's point of view)
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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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Why Muslims can't live in peace with the rest of the world? [closed]

I don't want to look hateful, but I don't think Muslims should be tolerated in any modern and civilized society, they want to kill gays and force people to live like they live and this is something ...
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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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How to positively and politely avoid eye contact with the opposite sex in non-Muslim societies?

I live in Jordan (Arabic and Muslim country) and I'm traveling to USA. There's one issue to me that people there expects eye contact during conversation, which is something I don't do - as part of ...
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Do all Muslims living in Australia follow sharia law?

Do all Muslims living in Australia follow Sharia law? In the following interview (disclaimer: may be offensive), I'm not focusing on the statements by politician Jacqui Lambie, but the statements ...
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What is the correct thing to do about apostasy in countries where Sharia is not the official legal system?

Many muslims live in secular law countries where there are other religions and sometimes members of the islamic community convert to other religion. Since Sharia could not be enforced in those ...
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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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What is Islam's view on Patriotism? [closed]

Patriot: A person who loves his country and, if necessary, will fight for it. (Cambridge Dictionary) What does Islam instruct a human being on the responsibilities of a person as a citizen of a ...
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Can a Muslim woman leave her burqa in the West?

It has been noted that Muslim women who wear garments that cover from head to toe may suffer from Vitamin D deficiency and obesity. Now, suppose a Muslim girl and her family moves to a Western ...
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Can a Muslim Restaurateur‎ keep his restaurant open during the daytime in Ramadhan?

I live in a non-Muslim country and I see that even during Ramadhan some Muslim restaurateur‎s keep their restaurants open for non-Muslims during the fasting hours. Is this allowed? In line with the ...
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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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Is attaching oneself to Nationalism of a non Islamic country a big sin? [duplicate]

I came across these hadiths which perplexed me: It is narrated that, Rasulullah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “He is Not one of us who calls for asabiyyah, (tribalism/nationalism) or ...
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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 ...
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Is it ok to add a typical secular western (non-christian) first name to my name to reduce discrimination?

I have a very common Muslim name like Muhammad Öztürk. I live in Western Europe. I think about adding a secular (non-Christian) second given name like Louis/Loic (French version) or Ludwig (German ...