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Does the saying “If you cannot prevent an oppression, at least announce it to everyone?” belong to Hazrat Ali (R.A)?

I am seeing this saying quoted quite often nowadays, that is attributed to Hazrat Ali (R.A) If you cannot prevent an oppression, at least announce it to everyone? Does this saying really belong ...
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Does Islam restrain/prohibit Jews from to pray in a mosque?

The Israeli government does not allow Jews to pray on the Temple-Mount, out of respect to the Muslim faith. This is enforced by Israeli police. So I was wondering, is it because it's against Islamic ...
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Where is Imam Mahdi now? (Shia's viewpoint)

I was wondering where Imam Zaman (Mahdi) is living now? Actually I want to know about his place. (Shia view)
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Is it true that all the infallible are destined to receive martyrdom?

It is a commonly held belief (observed from the words of imams (sermons)/speakers of religous gatherings), that all the fourteen infallibles are destined to receive martyrdom. Is that true? If yes, ...
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Is it halal to promote web-service providers when I have no control over what content they'll provide?

I have a website for promoting web hosting services to host websites (myhostoffer.com). If a visitor on my website clicks on a link and purchases a service then I will get commission for that. Some ...
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To what extent does Islam identify credit for lineage?

Derived from this Question and this Answer is a question about the intrinsic credit of lineage in the view of Allah. We already know something about this from Qur'aan: إِنَّ اللَّـهَ اصْطَفَىٰ ...
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Context for “there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him”

What context, if any, is there for the following, which is referred to in the charter of at least one major political organisation nowadays? The Day of Judgement will not come about until Muslims ...
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What is the authenticity of the hadith about Assufyani?

The hadith is in Al-Hakim, and Mustadrak, by Ali may Allah be pleased with him. It basically says that the sufyani will be descendant of Khalid bin Yazid bin Abi Sfyan, he will emerge in Damascus, and ...
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What are all the ways a hadith can be transmitted and what do they mean?

On another question, Sayyid mentioned four things someone could say to report how a saying of the prophet came to them through someone else: "from - An عَنْ" "he narrated to us - hadthna حَدَّثَنَا" ...
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Should I say two rakat or four rakat salat before faraz salat?

I am from Bangladesh, generally in our country we perform four rakat salat (Sunnah) before Faraz salat at Zohr, Asar and Isah, but at Macca they performed only two rakat sunnah. Why is that so? Is ...
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What theological and historical factors distinguish Ibadi Islam from either Shia or Sunni schools?

I'm learning much about the division of Shia and Sunni Islam from this wonderful primer by the Council on Foreign Relations. I'm understanding the main divisions resulting from the succession question ...
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How should punishment be carried out for stoning?

I have just watched "The Stoning Of Soraya M". In that movie she is stoned without hiding her hair. It is clearly a movie, so it might not show what happens in reality, so I sought out videos showing ...
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Who is Hafiz Salahuddin Yusuf?

Darussalam publishes a copy of Riyad-us-Saliheen which, in addition to the actual ahadith compiled by Al-Nawawi, includes commentary by one Hafiz Salahuddin Yusuf. The introduction to the collection ...
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Does Jesus have the power of intercession?

It is known in the Qur'an that "none will have [power of] intercession except he who had taken from the Most Merciful a covenant," however it is not so clear on exactly who has taken such a covenant ...
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How should a Muslim react to oppression toward other Muslims?

If a muslim believes that other Muslims in their domestic country or outside of their borders are oppressed phsyically or mentally by, how should Muslims react to it?

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