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What time did Dhul Qarnayn live in according to Islamic sources?

What have Islamic scholars usually concluded about Dhul Qarnayn's time and what are the different views and based on what evidences? I read the following on IslamQA: Dhu’l-Qarnayn who is mentioned ...
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What is the Islamic view on intersexual people?

I know Islam is strictly against LGBT people but what about intersex people? Do they classify as men or women in Sharia? There are different laws for men and women so which laws do intersexual people ...
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What would happen to the people of kaba in the judgement day?

During the judgement day when the world is being shattered what will happen to the kaba? Would the people inside the kaba be saved by Allah?
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Who is Muhammad bin Abi Muhammad (محمد بن أبي محمد)?

In the sanad (chain of narrators) of Hadith #16620 in Attabari, one of the narrators is Muhammad bin Abi Muhammad (محمد بن أبي محمد), I would like to know who is he? what scholars have said in regards ...
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What's the limit of democracy in Islam?

Suppose there is a country with Islamic government, if there was an election and 60% of the people voted for a secular government for example, would the Islamic government give up power or not?
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What “book” is referred to in the phrase “People of the Book”?

Wikipedia tells me: In Islam, the Muslim scripture, the Qur'an, is taken to represent the completion of these scriptures, and to synthesize them as God's true, final, and eternal message to ...
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Why do Muslims add “peace be upon him” after names of important people?

In websites, books and TV programs, I frequently hear that people use this phrase. Example: Muhammad (peace be upon him) was born in 571. What is the meaning and purpose of this?