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a person which is considered as a foreigner for either women or men.

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Can I kiss or hug my friend's wife who is like a sister to me?

My wife and I have a family friend (consisting of husband, wife and two kids). My relationship with my friend's wife is very precious and I have no intention of sin. We are like sister and brother to ...
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Does a Muslim woman need to cover her entire body (including hands and face) during prayer if a non-mahram man can see her?

Islam Q&A quote the Standing Committee for Issuing Fatwas, who write: A woman is required to cover all of her body when praying, except the face and hands, but if she is praying where there are ...
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Is every physical contact between a male and a female forbidden?

Is there any situation in which physical contact between unmarried males and females is allowed? For example, handshakes, medical examinations or dangerous situations. I am of course talking about non-...
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Can a (male) taxi driver drive a female (non mahram), while being alone?

These two ahadith say that it is forbidden for man to be alone with a non mahram woman: The Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “No man should be alone with a woman unless ...
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Is a mahram allowed to touch a non-mahram in order to rescue them?

If you were a Muslim man who works in the fire and rescue department and there is a burning building with a non-mahram woman trapped in it, can you go and enter it to rescue them but you would ...
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Is it allowed to make relations with Non Mehrams in social media? [duplicate]

I have noticed that people are very closed to the social media. Some people are involve in to relations with Non-mehrams. But my question is that if ladies are following shariah completely like doing ...
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Why can't Muslim women shake hands with strange men? [duplicate]

I received a copy of the Qur'an from a Muslim girl at a booth while I was at University, I said thank you and offered my hand for a handshake, but she refused it, which made me feel really awkward. ...
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Is it allowed for a man to live with Non Mehram Relatives?

Assalam o Alaikum, My name is Zain. In a Few days, I will be moving to Dubai to set a Career. As I am on a Budget. I had booked Bed Spaces in Dubai. My Father's Niece (My 1st Cousin) also lives in ...
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Are girls/women mahrams of/to each other?

I want to know are all the girls/women mahrams of/to each other? If yes, then can a group of girls travel on their own without a male-mahram?
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