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Taqiya - conditions and goals?

The term taqiya is often flung about in an uninformed manner, suggesting that it is halal to lie to Non-Muslims about all manner of things, in particular about Islamic doctrine, in order to further ...
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What does Islam say about lying to stay in the UK for a British passport? [duplicate]

I have a question regarding someone lying to stay in the UK for a British passport I know someone who came as a visitor to the UK and rather than going back abroad decided to claim asylum on domestic ...
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Muslim immigration bans: if a Muslim is asked “are you a Muslim” should they nevertheless say “yes”?

One version of Donald Trump's proposed immigration policies involves banning Muslim immigration from the USA: One of Trump's most controversial proposals was his original plan for a "total and ...
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Is it allowed to enter other religious places other than mosque? [duplicate]

Assalamu alaikkum! I need to know if it is allowed for a Muslim to enter a church or a temple or a gurudhuara? If so, is it allowed to eat the sweet or other eatables given there? Please do provide ...
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What do Shias mean by taqiyya?

I heard that Shias use a word taqiyya, in the al-Kafi book by Kulayni Imam Sadiq is quoted as saying: ... taqiyya is my religion... (Reference: الكافي للكليني (329 هـ) الجزء2 صفحة219 باب التقية). I ...