Sharia (Islamic Law) based on the teachings of the Qur'an and Sunnah.

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Is High profit returns allowed in Islam?

My question is wether trading in companies that give you about 1000% profit in just matter of days like qatarinvestment.org is haram or halal? It does not talk anything about lost, only profit.
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Wearing Ihram from Majid e Ayesha while comming from madina to perform Umrah

As Salaam Alaikum Last thursday i have visited Madina from Riyadh with my Family (Mother, Wife & 3 Childrens with a Friend & Driver) & then we make pray Juma Salah & did Ziyara & ...
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Can I do sizdah (Sajdah) without salat?

Assalamualaykum, Is it allowed to do sizdah (Sajdah) without salat? Is there any practice of it? JazakAllah Khair.
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Property sharing by partners

Assalamualaikum, Two brothers purchased one property on 50% sharing basis. One brother could not able to pay his 50% share instead he paid 20% only (Balance 80% paid by other brother) and told his ...
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Does reciting fatiah and gifting rewards to the dead actually help them?

Does reciting Surah Fatiha once and Surah Tauheed three times and after that gifting thawab to dead people, actually help the dead in hereafter? I want to know the hadiths in favour of this custom. ...
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Decline of islamic caliphates? [on hold]

Salam , Brothers and sisters, Pls I want that someone could explain on me on the reasons of the decline of this great islamic caliphates. Yes! I know that** NATIONALISM is one of the most evident ...
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Sharia's punishment for spying in other Muslim's home

Assalamualaykum, Recently when I was studying about Sharia punishment for homosexuality I came to know from few Muslims (like Tariq Ramadan,Hamza Yusuf) Sharia doesn't punish you for what you do in ...
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Is forced slavery(cause of rapes) allowed in Islam?

Inspired by this question Can slave woman show herself to her master? and although freeing a slave is better(Qur'an 90:13), we all know that slavery is allowed in Islam. And this could be the only ...
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Is beheading part of islam in wars? [closed]

I came across these two verses and needed to know if beheading is one of the ways to kill the opponents in a war. 8:12 [Remember] when your Lord inspired to the angels, “I am with you, so ...
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Men wearing women's undewear

Salam, I've asked this question before, and I want to reiterate it to clear up some misconceptions. Please do not immediately downvote this post (most people do), and read it in full before making ...
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Is it allowed to watch animated cartoons?

According to islam, what is the ruling on watching animated cartoons? If the cartoon has a animated scene of kissing, can I watch it? Should my kids be allowed to watch cartoons? I know that making ...
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Can a sikh girl marry a muslim man if she converts?

Can a sikh girl marry a muslim man if she converts? what is the ruling behind this?
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Is it permissible to take false oath on Quran to save self honour/ self respect?

I am aware that taking a false oath by Quran is considered a major grave sin and should be avoided at all costs. However, in dire circumstances, is it permissible for a person to take a false oath on ...
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Is lease allowed in Islam?

Would you please clarify if purchasing goods on rentals are allowed in Islam? According to what we studied, a fixed percentage of interest is added to the principal amount (current price) of that ...
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is it valid to for husband to divorce wife beçause of her past?

If a husband get to know about his wife past relation with other man .. is it permissible to divorce than ? Though she is sincere and has changed her self and is faithful to her husband .
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What does Islam say about introverts? [closed]

I feel that I an introvert. Connecting with people is an effort for me. What does Islam say about introverts?
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Working with AON

I am working with AON Company since three years, I just want to know it is based on Benefits related and Human Resource Consulting Firm. I am working in the domain of Health and Welfare in Benefits ...
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Male Breast feeding allowed in Islam?

Strange it may seem , but males can lactate (in modern world using some medicines) , Does Islam allow this or has something prescribed in this regard ? Would this also bring up the concept of "foster ...
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Meat eating in Islam

Does Allah give the human population exclusive right, to kill and eat any other baser animal life forms? Also, a corollary, is it immoral to be a vegetarian and not eat killed animals in Islam?
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Can we praise other people?

Can we praise other people for their deeds like "Nice work done", or "Hats off, you did a great job today", or even like "You're a very good person" or "you're very intelligent"? Any rulings which ...
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What's the difference between Islamic mutual fund and non-islamic

I see there are islamic mutual fund companies that are investing in the same industries as other non-islamic mutual fund companies investing in. For example equity, money market (interest based bonds ...
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Why Matam by Shias when maximum mourning period is 4 months?

How do Shias justify their Mourning(Matam) over Battle Of Karbala? We know that maximum mourning period of someone's death is 4 months 10 days (that too for a widow) but they do it every year. Please ...
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Does Islam support pedophilia or child marriages?

Everyone know that Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) married Ayesha (RA) when she was 6 and consummated when she was 9. So, does it mean Islam supports child marriages? If at all muslims consider ...
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Ruling of raising hands in Du'a in salah after tashahud & darood-e-ibrahim before Taslim

Usually while making Du'a we raise hands. But right after Tashahud and Darood-e-Ibrahim in salah before we say "Assalamu Alaikum..." turning both sides because even that is Du'a, why don't we raise ...
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Should Zakath be given for money given as loan?

If I gave someone money as loan and he will repaying it after some years, should I give zakath to this money?
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what are the rights of un-married girls to choose husband in Islam?

please provide the answer and if possible the reference 1 : what rights does a girl has to choose her husband by her self ?? 2 : up to what limit and what right her parents have over her will ?? 3 ...
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Is blood money a religious or cultural practice, and would it apply in Indonesia?

There've been a couple of tweets about "blood money" and Indonesia, to do with impending executions by the Indonesian government of two members of the Bali Nine: From Father Bob Allowance is ...
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Divorcing my husband

I want to go through with a divorce as things are not qorking out. My husband lives abroad and the last time i was with him was 9 months ago. He is refusing to give me a divorce but he says i can ...
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Why we shouldn't take non muslims as a friend?

"Bismillah" Somewhere in Quran I found it is written that we shouldn't take non muslims as a friend, if we do so then we will become one of them. What is the explanation of it? The thing is we used ...
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Attitude toward a sinner

I know when a person commit a sin he/she should be punished. And Muslim should not feel mercy when the punishment is give to them. Now there are many sin when a person he/she did't get punished. So ...
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Ruling on celebration of birth; Is the term 'Bidah' applicable here?

There is a word Bid'ah in Islam and it means innovation in religious matters. Some Islamic scholars says that birthday is Bid'ah as it was not celebrated by any of the prophets, apostles and their ...
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mistakenly crossed a person offering namaz,

Assalamu alaikum, after jumma namaz people were performing nafl . I tried to move out of masjid so I walked in between two persons who offering namaz. But one of those persons pushed me, I am unable ...
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Is this oath valid?

Say a person wants to quit a sin and he makes an oath that if he commits that sin again, may all his good deeds be taken away and may he gets punished for all his sins. But later he fell victim to ...
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Is dowry allowable in Islam?

In a discussion with my friend he said Islam allow man to ask money(dowry) to marry a girl. Is any thing like that.Please give me suggestions.
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Is taking hostages permitted in Islam?

Is taking hostages, especially of non-combatants such as Kenji Goto, permitted in Islam? I'm especially interested in the Sunni or Salafi viewpoint.
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stock exchange halal companies advertising

I have invested in some halal companies in the stock market, but those companies advertise their products on the television using music. And they also have balances in the bank which bears interest.is ...
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Why the most disliked places on Earth are the bazaars?

Saw it somewhere that...."It is also stated that the most liked of places on Earth are the Masjids and the most disliked places on Earth are the bazaars." Found it below: ...
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What is the general ruling on baduas? ( making negative duas on someone )

What is the general ruling on baduas? ( making negative duas on someone ) if someone has caused you so much harm that you feel anger and hate towards them to an extent that you want Allah to deal ...
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Why did Mohammad had a special privilege of marriage?

According to 33:50 Mohammed had a special privilege of marrying women: O Prophet! We have made lawful to thee thy wives to whom thou hast paid their dowers; and those whom thy right hand possesses ...
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Does Islam promote, and or enforce stereotypes on males and females?

Does Islam promote, and or enforce stereotypes on males and females? Two examples are (but not limited to): Females should or must lack a university level education, and focus on housework. Males ...
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Ghusul after sex

Asslamualaikum I recently found out on this site that if penetration of the penis in the vagina needs ghusul to be pure again eeven if either partner did not ejaculate. I did not know this for a long ...
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Is it allowed for a Jew to pray in mosques? [duplicate]

I read somewhere that Jews can pray in mosques according to their rabbis but not in churches as churches according to their rabbis are places of Idolatry , but does Islam allow a Jew to pray in ...
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Is it allowed for an Islamic state to demand ransom from non-Muslims?

Is it allowed by Islam for an Islamic state to demand ransom from non-Muslims to return others taken as prisoners? Do they need to be formally at war?
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Is it permissible to take a supplement that contains an ingredient derived from pork?

.. even if its needed as part of a treatment process? I want to take an HCL and digestive enzymes supplement that contain pepsin. From what I read, pepsin is needed to restore HCL acid in the ...
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How did ibn Saud have so many wives?

I have always understood that a Muslim man is limited to four wives. I recently learned that ibn Saud had 24 wives . How is this possible? Did he receive special dispensation, or did he simply ...
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Why are depictions of The Prophet offensive? [closed]

Could someone please explain to a Non-Muslim why the depiction of The Prophet Muhammad is so offensive to Muslims? I know it is, I just don't understand why. Also I know when Muslims use his name ...
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How do I payback the debt I owed to my deceased mother?

I am a Muslim living in the UK. My mother borrowed me £25,000 so I could pay off my remaining mortgage in full. It was agreed that I would pay it back in instalments. Nothing was written down in the ...
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Who decides who can carry out executions of those who mock the Prophet Mohammad?

I have read at IslamQA and learned that making fun of the Prophet Mohammad is punishable by death. In the Hadith, there are numerous acts carried out by regular people upon those who do so. It came to ...
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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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Does Islam allow killing of Innocent individuals, if the tribe has committed some crime?

According to this hadith: "Narrated Atiyyah al-Qurazi: I was among the captives of Banu Qurayzah. They (the Companions) examined us, and those who had begun to grow hair (pubes) were killed, and ...