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Questions tagged [halal-haram]

Questions about determining permissibility: "Is X haram/sinful/forbidden?", "Why/under what conditions/to which extent is X haram?". (Avoid using this tag by itself or together with the tags: sharia/fiqh; add the relevant tags for X instead if possible.)

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Are kosher foods considered to be halal?

If kosher foods contain no alcohol within them, is it safe for a Muslim to consume kosher?
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Is listening to music halal?

As a Muslim person since birth, I have always heard that music is prohibited (Haram) by all scholars in TV, radio, books and recently on the internet until I have heard a session with Sheikh Adel ...
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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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What is the Islamic stance on Internet piracy?

I think it is similar to stealing, but not exactly, so the same rules may not apply here. The difference is that, in stealing, you move a property from its owner to yourself, but in internet piracy, ...
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Is listening to women sing haram in Islam?

For a man, is listening to women sing haram (a sin) in Islam? What proof do you have of this?
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Is it haram to wear make-up?

Arabic make-up is quite popular but as far as I'm concerned, Muslim women should be as humble as possible in their style. Is make-up allowed? If so, to what extend?
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Is it a sin to consume pork without knowing?

In modern times, many of the ingredients of processed food may be derived from pork. Is it a sin if a muslim consumes one of these ingredients without prior knowledge? What should be done when finding ...
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Is investing in the stock market haram?

Recently while talking to a non-Muslim person he said "stock market is nothing but gambling". And I have met many people with same thought. As per my understanding, gambling is something where you ...
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Is game development/programming prohibited in Islam?

In simple words, is game programming, development and publishing prohibited? I am a hobby programmer and while I was learning one of game development frameworks, my friend suggested that since making ...
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Is it sin to categorize yourself into a particular sect?

What is the ruling in Islam regarding categorization of Muslims into sects like Sunni and Shia? Does Allah allow/disallow it in Quran? What did Prophet (P.B.U.H) say about it? Would it be a sin if I ...
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