Sunni Islam also known as Ahlu-s-Sunnati wa-l-Jamāʿah (people of the tradition of Muhammad and the consensus of the Ummah) is the largest branch of Islam.

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What are the titles of lady Fatimah(a.s)? [on hold]

Would you kindly mention some of those titles in Arabic too? Please mention her titles from both Shia and Sunni references.
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According to sunni, Is there any evidence to mention regarding the martyrdom of Lady Fatimah(S.A) and the violation of the respect of her home?

Is there any evidence to mention regarding the martyrdom of Lady Fatimah (a.s.)? (I want to see the evidence(s) in Sunni sources).
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Sunni viewpoint about “vasi” or “hojjat” in each era?

According to Shiism, in every era there must be one person to guide people and to help them obtain spiritual growth and fulfill their responsibilities towards their society. This person is not a ...
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Is it okay for a Muslim girl not to have children?

i was wondering if it was okay for a muslim girl not to have children if she didn't want any? I'm a Muslim young lady and I like children I just don't know if I actually want any children because I'm ...
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Is the Islamic marriage contract (Katb el-Kitab) considered a Prenup type contract in the Islamic world?

Can or Is the marriage contract in Islam considered a prenuptial agreement? For example, if in the contract it does not include any details on what will happen in a divorce situation other than the ...
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salat in jamat and how to complete in tahaya

when we join late in jamat and w sit with imam till he ends prayer, and we have to get up for completion of salat ,during tahaya o we read Darood and dua aftr darood also or w keep silent after tashad ...
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Who is Part of Ahlul Bayt? (For Sunnis)

"Ahl" is a accusative masculine noun. In Arabic, it covers several meanings. It begins with Husband and wife. And if they have children, they become part of the "Ahl." "Bayt" is genitive masculine ...
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Why is location of Fatima the daughter of Prophet Mohammad not known?

Why is the tomb of Sayda Fatima Zahraa(as) hidden? I know she asked Imam Ali(as) to not show her tomb for some guys who have tyrannize and abuse Her and Her family. What is the goal of not ...
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Is it permissible to ask for peace & blessings on a messenger other than the Prophet MuHammad (Allaah Bless Him & Give Him Peace)?

Sallallaahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam is basically meaning (Allaah Bless Him & Give Him Peace). So can I say "Moosa (Sallallaahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam)" or for any other Messenger or Prophet other than our ...
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Married two sisters before accepting Islam. What should be done?

I had met and married a woman, after 8 years I felt I have something for her sister. Then we agreed with my wife and her that we should marry. And we did it. Then later we discovered it's a haram to ...
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Can a man have sex with other women if wife refuses

I am married but have no sexual contact with my wife even though we live in same house. We are in our late 60s In the U.S.A tt is not allowed to have a second wife. What can I do about this? Am I ...
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Zakat on State Pension Account value

Before I get my monthly wages, I am taxes. Some of this tax money goes towards my state pension account. So I am assuming the government has an account where they know how much of my tax money has ...
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under what circumstances and conditions a muslim may go for second, third or fourth marriage?

Is there any prerequisite for a Muslim before going for second, third or fourth marriage or is polygamy/polygny permitted in any circumstances in Islam ?
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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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Contract for Difference (CFD)

UPDATE 1: So those sharia compliant CFD's, how are they different interms of gambling from the non sharia complient CFD's? As even the non sharia complient CFD's have no interest if you don't hold ...
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Is planting on the graves forbidden?

I was told from Salafi guy that planting on the grave is forbidden as Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) did it only for himself and none of the Sahaba did it. The Hanafis, Shafi`is, and Hanbalis have all ...
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Do Sunni Muslims consider the musnad of Imam Ahmad as equal to the six canonical hadith collections?

Do Sunni Muslims consider the musnad of Imam Ahmad as equal to the six canonical hadith collections (i.e. Saheeh Muslim, Saheeh Bukhari, Jami'at al-Tirmidhi, Muwatta Malik, Sunan Abi Dawood and Sunan ...
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Should I take-off and wear again the ihram when want to perform another umrah

For repeated umrah, should I take off my first ahram after completion of first umrah and wear it again from Meeqat Masjid Aisha, or keep on wearing the same and make niyyah for next umrah?
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Children's rights from parents (Son)

From another question I asked previously, the following fatwa was provided which says that a fathers financial responsibility ends when the son reaches puberty. I'm assuming after which it's optional ...
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Children's rights (Son)

I've heard that the father is responsible for his children in-terms of clothing them, providing them with food, shelter (financially to put it simply), as in all the basics of life. Assuming this is ...
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Move the index finger up and down in Salah

I have seen some people move their index finger up and down constantly in Salah while sitting down. I have also seen some people only move index finger up when saying: ash hadu al-La ilaha ...
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Is it permissible for a woman to befriend or talk to man?

If a woman talks to a man is it considered as zina? Nowadays, almost every college going girl has male friends. So if one's intentions are not wrong is it still haram for a women to make friendship ...
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Son's responsibility on fathers salat

According to the Shia school of thought, it's the sons responsibility to complete any salat which his father missed when the father passes away. According to the Sunni school of thought, does the son ...
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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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Test Tube babies

There are various methods in Assisted reproductive technology i.e. IUI, IVF, ICSI and further variances of ICSI. It is stated here that The Islamic community, after the fatwa on ART by Gad El-Hak ...
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If husband start practicing hinduism what his wife shuld do?

If husband start practicing Hinduism what his wife should do? can she practice her own religion Islam and be with her husband who is now practicing Hinduism?
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Azaan in a baby's ear?

What is the correct sunnah when the child is born and how azaan in a baby's ear should be performed? You shall be answering this question for male.
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To what extent is premarital love permissible?

It is known that love before marriages are not at allowed. But can we please have Hadith or reference from Quran which clarifies the extent to which premarital love is permissible.? Do we have any ...
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Listening to the Qur'an and studying- permissible or disrespectful?

I am new to the practice of Islam and i have a lot of questions but among them is the fallowing: I spend a lot of time reading for my school and though I try to make time for reading the QUR'AN it ...
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istakhara done by sister valid? what should i do in the text discribed kindly help me

I have to ask this - it is very important for me. Please advise me in this matter. I know a man who I loved. I know this is considered wrong in islam. But, he wanted to marry me. Of course, things ...
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Meaning of the hadith [Muslim] Book 1, Hadith 532

What does the following hadith mean: Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah () said, "He who begs to increase his riches is in fact asking only for a ...
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Do children below the age of puberty have to pay zakat?

If you give money away, I think that means you don't have to pay zakat on that money, and it becomes the responsibility of the person receiving the money to pay zakat. Is that correct? For example, ...
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Why did the prophet of islam have a beard?

It's fairly clear that the prophet of islam had a beard, and it's also clear that the prophet of islam liked the beard. But did the prophet of islam have a beard because it was a cultural thing at ...
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Is computer vision (that deals with extracting/manipulating real images and stuff) Haram?

Asalamu alykum wa rahmatuallah, I know that making hand images of animals and humans is haram. But how about making softwares to manipulate images (as that's what happens in todays cameras). And ...
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Are 'beauty' pagents haram?

As is known, a woman's role is to be played with modesty and to always respect herself and the men around her. In which case, are events like http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24148779 haram and ...
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Asking for forgivness

It seems that if a muslim sins, he should ask for forgiveness as Allah is the most forgiving. My question is, if you commit a sin and ask for forgiveness once, is that enough, or should you ask for ...
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Remembering Allah (swt) when performing every action

I read somewhere that you must remember Allah (swt) when performing any action however you are permitted to stop thinking about Allah (swt) when having sex with your wife / husband. Is this correct ...
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Is sufism primarily associated with Shia or Sunni Islam?

Are sufi schools equally divided amongst the two major branches of Islam - Shia & Sunni, or are they primarily associated with Shia Islam?
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Islamic investments

I've been reading about the Islamic stock market and have been looking at some of the companies in some of the Islamic indexes and/or Islamic funds. I have noticed that they include companies which ...
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Which intoxicants and relaxants are not forbidden?

Source: http://islamqa.info/en/115761 narrated by Ahmad in his Musnad and by Abu Dawood in his Sunan with a saheeh isnaad from Umm Salamah (may Allaah be pleased with him) who said: The ...
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Islamic Fighting System/Technique

In the time of the prophet when the wars took place. How did the islamic soldiers fight? Did they just randomly swing their swords at their enemy or did they have some sort of fighting system which ...
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How should moon to be sighted for Eid celebration?

As the title say How should moon to be sighted to celebrate Eid? I know this is controversial subject because half of Muslim community in the UK did Eid yesterday (Thursday) because they follow Saudi ...
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Paying a ransom if you can't fast

I have 2 very related questions about the following part of the Quran, which is why I am posting them as 1 quection with 2 parts: http://quran.com/2/184 [Fasting for] a limited number of days. So ...
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When to pay Zakat al-Fitr

When are you supposed to pay Zakat al-Fitr? For example, must it be paid in the mosque you go to pray your Eid pray, or can you pay before than to a different charity of your choice which has a Zakat ...
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What are the rulings regarding a person who can't fast

If a person of average health (a person who is a little overweight, doesn't have any major illnesses, and doesn't exercise, and doesn't get proper nutrition) is unable to fast, is there anything ...
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Working+Travelling during Ramadan

Salam-o-Alikum, I'm a student and this period is the only time where I could do a part-time job to be able to sustain myself for the coming semester since our school is off for 1 month. Now the job ...
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What is the islamic definition of “Excessive”?

What exactly does "excessive" mean in Islam? For example, lets imagine we have 2 people, person 1 and person 2: Scenario 1: Person 1 makes $1000 a month, but in one of those months he spends $600 ...
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Intention to get rid of Riba money?

I have some Riba money in my account. With what intention do I get rid of this money from the list below? Lillah Sadaqah Zakat Sadaqah Wajibah Fidya (Kaffarah) I have been presented with these ...
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How do Shias perform Salat behind Sunni Imam?

Aoa, In my office there is majority of Sunni brothers and I perform salat behind Sunni Imam, and also during Jumaah prayers in nearby sunni mosque, but I wonder whether I am doing in the correct way? ...
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Can you use Toothpaste whilst Fasting in Ramadan?

Can we brush our teeth using a toothbrush and toothpaste while fasting?