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Is it permissible to work for clients who want to make dating websites?

I am a web developer. I have been asked by people to work on improving clients dating site design. My question is that would it be halal for me to do it?
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What should a Muslim do if the company he works for uses pirated software?

AoA, I have read the posts on this page, Is using pirated software allowed?. My question is, if you work for a company which uses pirated software, what do you do? I've seen many situations where the ...
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Is it Haram to work in Banks? [duplicate]

I was wondering would it be haram to work in a bank as the banks profits are a result of interest which is haram in Islam, if it is haram would that mean it would be haram even if a person acquired a ...
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Is it haram to do freelancing work with Israel company

Assalamu alaikum. I do freelancing work and get clients from around the world. Couple of days ago, I got a contract from an Israeli Web development company and they want to make the relationship ...
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What is the Sharia ruling on working in a bank?

Nowadays, lot of students look for getting a job in banks. What is the Islamic view if a person gets a job in bank?
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Is it haram to build a temple management software application?

I am looking for a job change, I had an interview and got the offer letter. The project for which they're hiring me is a temple management system, I'm feeling that it is haram to work on it, but I ...
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Is tobacco sale haram?

My uncle's gas station is one of the only gas stations that sells no pork and no alcohol, and no lottery tickets, (alhamdullilah). It is a very busy store, and I worked there for a couple of months, ...
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Is it okay to sell Islamic software?

Is it okay to develop and sell a software that contains Islamic materials, for example, Quranic duas, Ahadeeth, etc.? My question stems from the belief that selling Quranic verses is forbidden. It's ...
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Can I work for as a software engineer for a company that also does pornography?

I am a software engineer in India and striving Muslim. Recently I got new job offer from a company and after all the legal clarification, I accepted the job offer. But recently I heard from my friend ...
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What to do with money earned as a musician performing gigs at venues which serve alcohol?

I'm a socially conscious musician. I rhyme about things that occur in society in order to bring awareness. I don't swear in my music nor do I encourage anything that is un-islamic, in my lyrics. A lot ...
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Is it halal to work in a motel?

I am planning to work as a front desk manager but want to know if is it halal or not. The motel doesn't serve alcohol or pork, neither does it have a bar or a swimming pool. The owner of the motel ...
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How to ratio passion for profession and passion for Islam?

Sometimes I get passionate about religion and sometimes about my profession. It's hard to maintain a balance, sometimes I am totally religious and I am left with little interest in my work and money. ...
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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 it haram to break a company's terms of service?

If a company has certain conditions for use of their web services or even physical services but you break them while not committing haram, is the act of breaking the terms of service haram itself?
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What is a Muslim obliged to donate while earning an income?

I have had a bitter career which lots of job being lost but now I am in new job which has let me to ask myself what do I need to give in name of Allah, how much donation/charity or what I am eligible ...
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Is it righteous to give zakat or sadaqah from the income of a job which requires ongoing bribery to keep?

Suppose a person is doing a sophisticated job with no haram at all, but he has got that job through fraud like bribing. He has to give bribe to some officers yearly in order to remain in the job. ...
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Are earnings from developing software which includes selling adult ebooks haram?

Last week, I got a job in which the client asked me to develop an eCommerce site where the client will be selling online eBooks. He told me that there will be 14 categories of the books. I started ...
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Is it Haram for States in the Arabian penisula (& Bangladesh) to legitimise 3-year overseas worker contracts?

Many States in the Arabian Peninsula use their muslim brothers from Bangladesh on 3-year rolling contracts with a six month break to return to their families. Many of these men are married. This tears ...
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What is the commandment about women veil on working place?

As a student and working lady we have to interact with a number of people even men in our everyday routine. If a women veil but cannot wear gloves for whole day because of it's working situation. As ...
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My company sells software to banks, is this riba? [duplicate]

I recently started working for a software company that provides software and support to some banks and hospitals. Since I am not directly working with interest and not employed by the banks, would ...
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Can I use pirated software for work with the intention of buying it once I make enough money?

I watched a short video on YouTube from Dr. Zakir Naik where he explains that "in general it is haram" but there are exceptions (this is what I got from the video). However, he did not go into details ...
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Earning from a blog that provides cracked softwares for download?

I have a software blog where I write reviews about software and provide free download link(s). I am using AdSense in that blog for my earnings. I want to know that if I upload or share cracked ...
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Can a women work without her husband's permission?

Nowadays, women are attracted to working outside the home. As they are being educated, they don't want to live as a housewife. It is true that some of the women are in need of job, but most of them ...
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If a supplier offers commission to a purchaser, is it halal?

I am working in company as an admin officer in UAE. Our company has 15 vehicles. I have to make insurance for all vehicles which is mandatory in U.A.E. The two insurance companies offered me same ...
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Is it halal to give commission or gifts to clients to get contracts?

I have a client who has asked for commission from our company in order to give us the yearly contract for their hospital systems maintenance. If I don't give it to him, then he will definitely ...
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Is building a website for non-Muslim restaurants halal?

I have in minds an idea: I would like to launch a project which is a website where restaurants can show up their menu and people can buy and order them directly online. However I can't control what ...
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Is it permissible for a female to work? [duplicate]

UAE is encouraging their girls to study and job. Despite Modi (Prime Minister of India) saying our minority Muslim females don't study or do jobs, I think Islam gives female right to decide whether ...
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Is earning money viewing advertisements online halal?

I have recently heard that there are some internet websites which give small commission to the user who have made account on that site and view the advertisements published by that site. Is such ...
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How Islam conceives overworking?

I'm working for about 12 hours a day, I don't really need so much work to live (that is two working journeys). Accordingly to Islam, is something recommended or not to someone overwork?
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What does Islam says about e.g. relatives who ask for money but don't work despite being healthy? [closed]

I have relatives who are healthy enough to work a job. But they don't. All they do is stay at home. They are married and have children too. They always ask me for money because I am earning very ...
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Is touching a woman's hand allowed when exchanging money?

This hadith which I found on Islam QA is: It was narrated that Ma’qil ibn Yassaar said: the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “For one of you to be stabbed in ...
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Working at the company that has halal and harram business model, is it Permissible?

Let's say there is a company that generate revenue from finding an eligible or qualified person who can take a loan at interest(Riba). this company will get paid from the conventional bank if succeed ...
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Advice / Cure for boredom in Islam

I suffer from depression and have been on medication for many years which works and this may be a factor. However I go through phases of being bored. Same routine, same daily predictable job, etc. ...
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Can I utilize the free time in office on personal things?

My name is Zeyaul and am working in a private company in USA as software engineer. My work load some time is not very heavy/loaded. So in a week sometime I feel like I have nothing to do till next ...
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Is working in central bank haram which does not provide loans nor keep deposits based on interest?

So far I know that working in riba-based bank is not allowed. But for central bank, which does not provide loans nor keep deposits based on interest, will it be permissible to work on the central bank ...
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Would accepting a Christmas bonus make me hypocritical?

I am someone who only celebrates 2 eids (celebrations), and don't recognize Xmas or even say happy holidays etc. Now, would it be hypocritical of me to accept Xmas bonus? Also, if it is, could I ...
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Is it Haram to use the office's phone to talk with my family? (Shia & Sunni view)

I have heard that it is not permissible for the clerks to talk by the phones of their office(s) in personal fields (such as speaking to their families and other personal jobs). Since it is not a ...
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What is the ruling on working in bank projects? [duplicate]

A company is likely interested in hiring me and I am actually going through several interviews. It is a software vendor company that develop products for testing, validating, and virtualizing services....
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Is it permissible to write blogs about cricket or football and earn money via AdSense?

Is it allowed in Islam to write blogs about live cricket score and live football goals etc. and then earn via that blogs from AdSense? Actually I am a blogger and I want to start a blog about cricket ...
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Is earning as a cabin crew halal if serving alcohol and haram food is avoided?

I'm a male and considering to work as a cabin crew, the problem is, usually the cabin crew has to serve alcohol and non-halal food. So what if I could avoid serving alcohol to the customers -- ask the ...
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Is that work of a web designer allowed?

Assalamu alaikum, I am working as a web designer and developer for 3 years. I have intended recently to create general products that can be used in halal or haram and sell them worldwide. One of ...
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Is My Income from Freelancing Work Halal?

As-salamu alaykum, When I was 14-years old I wanted to do freelancing work related to programming and web development as I was very interested in that field. I opened up an account on Upwork.com (...
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If a husband and wife were co-workers, would the wife need to be obedient in the workplace?

It seems likely that some Muslim husband and wives would happen to be co-workers. Question: If a husband and wife were co-workers, would the wife need to be obedient in the workplace? It's unclear ...
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Making Fashion Websites, Ecommerce Websites, Is islam allow to do that job

I want to know that making fashion websites, or ecommerce websites is allow. or islam does'nt allow this at all ?
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Is becoming a member of a network marketing business halal? [duplicate]

I want to be a member of a network marketing company which deals in food supplement. According to the company the more members you bring to the company the more your commission you get. Please is it ...
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Is working as a software developer for a meat supplier permissible?

Can I work as a software developer for a company which sells beef and lamb meat? This company doesn't sell pork, but their meat is not slaughtered in an Islamic way. They also sell pet food. My role ...
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If I promote web hosting services whose users use it in the wrong way, is my commission haram?

I am an affiliate marketer. I promote website hosting offers on my website. Some hosting companies do not allow adult content hosting, others say: if there is no violation with the laws in their ...
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Should I quit my job designing mobile apps now that its used for giving the location of parties?

I am a software engineer and I work for a company that mostly builds eCommerce mobile apps and the owner of the company is a Muslim. The problem now I am facing is that he has taken up a project for ...
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Is working in a capital market company allowed?

I'm looking for a good job and I came to know about vacancies in company dealing in capital market. Will my income be halal if I work in that company?
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Is it allowed to visit a man's house when he isn't home for repair work?

Assalau Alaikum to my Muslim Brothers, If a Muslim client who is a male is out of town and his wife is Alone at home, is it permissible for 2 male contractors at the permission of the husband to ...