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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 the ...
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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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Is it permissible in to make software application that deal with music, films, TV dramas etc or to make programming assignments for students?

I am an Android developer and working as a freelancers, normally I receive requests from clients to make them an application which deal with music or convert their music and video website to an ...
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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 working in a company which deals with bank loans permissible? [duplicate]

The main part of my work (non-Muslim company in non-Muslim country) is preparing export documents to buyers and corresponding with them. At the same time, I have to correspond with the local banks ...
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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 working at a web development company who sells marketing software haram? [duplicate]

I am currently working as a web developer at a company who sells marketing software. Specifically, they sell products which can recover lost sales online. I am not directly involved with the sales ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Jobs with high risk of death

While earning halal money is compulsory to entertain family requirements. Does Islam allow jobs with high risk of death? As for example: Fishing fatality rate is 116/100,000 and many more. BLS ...
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Is my work haram given that I write software which has an “insurance” field?

I work as a programmer for a shipping company. My job requires me to create a program which contains fields like "shipper's name", "address", etc. Also there are fields which provides information ...
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Is working on coporate finance like budgeting and forecasting halal or haram?

is working on corporate finance like capital budgeting, financial analysis, finance forecasting is permitted in islam. is it halal or haram?
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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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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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Is it haram to use an office phone if the boss doesn't allow it? [closed]

I have heard that it is not permissible to use an office phone to talk with one's relatives when the boss does not allow it for personal matters, since it is not a personal device. (Note: I inquire ...
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What religious items should a Muslim include on their CV?

In my line of work, I sometimes read people's CVs, e.g. for applications to be a student in our research group, or if someone wants to work for our lab. Sometimes Muslim applicants list their ...
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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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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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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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Is it halal in Islam to work as a web/graphics designer?

As a graphics or web designer,we have to work with picture/video for buyer/site,we know animal picture and others are not halal so at web design most of the buyer will want women picture or videos to ...
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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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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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Is working for a weapons development firm haram?

Is it Haram to work within a company that develops military and combat equipment? My concern is what is intended when using these weapons and of course the client will not say we are using it against ...
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CRM for online betting platform

The main focus for the position currently being offered is development and maintenance of our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) product. The CRM product forms the backbone for our online gaming ...
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How to ignore food when it's not halal

I been working in a foreign country and they have meetings at hotel and dinner. But it's not halal but still chicken and beef. How can I escape such kind of food without making anyone offended or come ...
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What is the entire meaning of Surat Ash-Sharĥ: Ayat 7-8?

What is the entire meaning of Surat Ash-Sharĥ: Ayat 7-8? فإذا فرغت فانصب وإلى ربك فارغب So when you have finished [your duties], then stand up [for worship]. And to your Lord direct [your] ...

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