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Is it haram to have friends of opposite gender of neighbours and in school?

Assalamualaikum, i am actually student in school, i actually have some female classmates of mine who i usually go for study related stuff and i also give them my work if they need it, i don't have any ...
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Is it haram to befriend a non muslim? [duplicate]

I actually am a student who study in school, most of the students in that school are non muslim, I have a friend there who always helps me with my work and gives me his notes whenever I need it and he ...
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Is it okay to lie to avoid hanging out with opposite gender?

Assalamu'Alaikum, Before I was religious, I was friends with many people of the opposite gender (non-muslim). However I have become more religious (Alhumdullilah) and realise it is not permitted in ...
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breaking Muslim Friendships permissible?

I have a best friend.(same gender)who loves me so much. and I'm the only muslim friend she has. but every single day we spend total 4 hours chatting about halal but past, childhood and other things . ...
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Can we distance ourselves from friends and others in islam?

I'm a high schooler who is trying to practice the religion and learn more and more each passing day. However, my friend group usually consists of 2 girls and one guy. (I'm a guy btw) Although I like ...
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Homosexual Jokes in Islam

A lot of my friends are good Muslims, but we joke around being gay. None of us are homosexual we are all straight, but we just say stuff like "I like men" as a joke. Is it wrong to joke like ...
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I'm the only female muslimah in medical school, can I have friends

I am the only female in my medical class. I don't want to have anything to do with the Kafirs but academically, I need to have friends to help me along the way. They see my hijjab as a problem and I ...
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Being friends with the opposite gender that is a muslim

So Im a muslim girl of course and i have a bestfriend which is a boy and he is really halal which in the way he prays and recites the quran is this bad?
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I had a Christian friend [duplicate]

I had a Christian friend, we have been together some years now. I now come across this verses of the Qur'an that says “You (O Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم) will not find any people who believe in ...
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Friendship with non mahram

Is talking to non mahram friend is jinah? If we stay in limit by not saying anything adultry Just chat in social media then is it jinah ? Or haram ?
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Is it Backbiting (Gheybah)

My marital relationship has been broken up for my wife's illicit relationship with someone else. When any of my friends or known person ask about the reason, why the relationship has been broken. Is ...
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Why cant I have female friends [duplicate]

I am a male and have been trying to find friends and was told I cant have female friends since I might fall into adultery. But then how can I have male friends I could fall into bad things with them ...
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Is it okay to have close friendships with non Muslims?

Assalamualaikum.My sister has some of her friends from different communities and she gets along quite well with them.She is in good friendship with each of them.But my mom, getting some issues with it,...
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Is there any definition of a "friend" in Islam?

I am a 28 years old male and I am a Muslim. For a long time, I was thinking about what makes someone a "friend". In Islam, is there any definition or criteria to define someone as a "friend"? If yes, ...
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Are we allowed to be friends with or talk to the disbelievers?

I have a friend and I liked to talk to her but I have second thoughts now that I know she doesn't believe what I believe and that she is a pagan and she practices witchcraft and she believes in ...
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Should I go for this girl? [closed]

so there is a girl I like and I want to go for Nikkah but we were in contact before so few things happened due to which I lost my trust and I don't know what am I supposed to do now? Should I go for ...
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Will Allah forgive me for mockery of my father during childhood without his knowledge?

I was a kid but not too small was not mature but at age of 12-15. when my father came to school I said to my friends that he is the driver of mine. what is the punishment of it? Will Allah forgive.
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Friends with the opposite gender

I have a best friend from the opposite gender, we talk online through chatting apps and we have normal conversations at school, we are never alone together always in a public setting, we have never ...
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Is it haram for a Muslim girl and a Hindu boy to have a relationship?

I met a girl on social site and met her only once during her birthday. The main problem is that she’s a Muslim girl and I belong to a Hindu family. She refused by saying that her religion doesn’t ...
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Is it permitted for a boy and a girl to be bestfriends? [duplicate]

Is it permitted in islam for a boy and a girl to be bestfriends? I mean to speak, associate in the normal bestfriend like manner without physical contact? P.S :- Please mind me if I'm asking ...
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What are limits to have with non-muslims friends?

Salam Alaikom, I am living in a european country, and I have some friends here, they have really good values, nice speacking, culture, and they helped me during a critical part of my life. So my ...
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Ruling on being friend with a Muslim who does not pray

What is the ruling in Islam for being friend with a Muslim who does not pray and/or is habituated in lying and deceiving people. Which Muslims can we take as friends and whom we can not? Reference ...
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If a Muslim woman abandons hijab, how would other Muslim women typically react?

Here's a YouTube video of WhiteGirlRevert who decided to take off her hijab: She says: ...not all Muslims are going to be very nice about this. ... I really am not in the mood for, like, paragraphs ...
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Can my muslim husband have a friendship with an older woman, because she is like his mother?

What relationships are lawful in Islam with husband and wife? Can my husband be in friendship with another women and give the excuse, that she is just like his mother? Is this permissible in Islam? I ...
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Why are Muslims not allowed to make friends with Jews and Christians but you are allowed to marry them?

In the Qu'ran it says that making friends with Jews and Christians are haram: “O you who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians as Awliyaa’ (friends, protectors, helpers), they are but Awliyaa’...
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When seeking good company, need I be concerned that I'm bad company for others?

As a new Muslim, I'm encouraged to seek good company: One of the best ways that the Muslim can preserve and safeguard their religion is that they be selective of who they take as friends and ...
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Close friend with non muslim [duplicate]

I have a non-Muslim (Hindu) friend ... he mean me no harm. I ask him once if u have a chance will u accept islam. he said no. so now it has been more complicated for me after reciting Ayat no:28 of ...
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Is it haram to withhold beneficial advice?

I have a friend who messaged me his approach when in an interview process for a certain academic program that accepts multiple students. He is technically competition, and his approach is weak and has ...
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Is it acceptable to make friends with a Christian at school?

You may all know from my previous question that I am currently in year 9 now in a top school, and the community around me isn't very Islamic. Yes, there are Muslims here and there, but very few. I ...
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Can I follow Islam and still be close friends to unbelievers? [duplicate]

Can I follow Islam and still be close friends to unbelievers? O ye who believe! Take not for friends unbelievers rather than believers: Do ye wish to offer Allah an open proof against yourselves? (...
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Definition of friendship in Islam [closed]

Is there a solid definition of friendship in Islam, and way of making friends in Islam? Are there specific references that we are abid to for making friends? Please referencing Quran and Hadith ...
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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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According to Shia, can we choose our mates from non-Muslims?

I know it is strongly recommended (Mustahab) to select our friends from Muslim people. But I was wondering if we can choose our friends from other religions as non-Muslims. Note: I am looking for ...
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Who are the "unbelievers" in the Quran whom Muslims are not meant to take as friends?

There are some verses in Quran about relationship with unbelievers: لَّا يَتَّخِذِ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ الْكَافِرِينَ أَوْلِيَاءَ مِن دُونِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ۖ وَمَن يَفْعَلْ ذَٰلِكَ فَلَيْسَ مِنَ اللَّهِ ...
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As per Qur'an 3:28, to what extent can Muslims receive help from non-Muslims?

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 Allah, ...
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Is it permissible for Muslims to join groups like Freemasonry?

Two of my brothers are from Turkey, Muslim, and are also Freemasons. I am Christian and sometimes Christianity does not accept joining and sometimes forbids people from joining the fraternity. They ...
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Is it haraam to have non-Muslim friends? [closed]

I have heard conflicting information on what place a Non-Muslim holds in a Muslim's life. Are they brothers/sisters, or are they infidels to be avoided? Is a Muslim allowed to be friends or maintain ...
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