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Can the imam give the Iqama?

Yes, It's permitted for the Imam to give the Iqama and leads the prayer. (Hattab said in his book Mawaheb Al Jaleel) "It's permitted to give Adhan and Iqama, and leading the prayer..." ...
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How to give adhan in newborn baby's ear?

It is not necessarily to be a quiet whisper, but it has to be recited through the right ear. And when you're done with adhan, recite the iqama through the baby's left ear. However, all hadeeths that ...
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Why does Shia say اشهد ان علیا ولی الله in Adhan (call to prayer)?

According to the Shiite Jurisprudence, this sentence is not an obligatory part of Adhan but mustahab (recommended). However; it is now popularly used as a fixed part of Adhan recitation in most Shiite ...
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How to respond when you hear multiple Azans(call to prayer)?

All perfect praise be to Allah Yes this is the general issue. And i had discussed it with many people and al of them had same solution. Follow one azaan from start to end, answer that azaan and ...
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According to Sunni belief, would 'Ali is the Wali' statement added to adhan and ikamah invalidate the salah?

It depends, a Zaydi Shia is different from an Imami Shia who is different from an Ismaili Shia. And there are differences even among individuals. Depending on the Aqa'id of the imam, he may be ...
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What's after the adhaan in this video of it from Al Aqsa masjid

No, they aren't part of the Adhan. It is just sending blessings upon the Prophet after the Adhan. He says: "Allahumma salli wa sallim wa barik" (O Allah bestow Your grace and peace and blessings) ...
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Did Masjid e Nabawi had two Muezzins during the Prophet's lifetime simultaneously?

Yes there were at least two -main- muadhins but no they were not calling for prayer simultaneously as clearly stated in the second hadith. The idea for the two adhans is that the first adhan for fajr ...
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Is using a loudspeaker in a mosque mandatory?

Loudspeakers can't be mandatory since they didn't exist in the time of the Prophet(p.b.u.h) in 600-700 CE. The Islamic traditional method of relaying the voice of the Imam to a large group of people ...
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How to give adhan in newborn baby's ear?

Well the ahadith about adhan and iqamah for the new born have many weaknesses, so especially for the iqamah some scholars tend to say the weakness is grave, and one shoould even consider this to be ...
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When should I break the fast for iftar when I can hear multiple adhans at different times?

I think you should go talk with those masajid imams about this issue too that why is this time difference. There can be one reason which i can understand is the jaafri fiqh(or shia) iftar 10 minutes ...
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Can the imam give the Iqama?

Anybody can perform adhan, iqamah and lead a prayer so there' s no exclusion. The only point is that an imam would gain more rewards than anybody else if he lead the congregation in the best manner ...
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There were no clocks 1400 years ago, why do we care so much about exact timings of Adhan and prayer, etc time today?

Allah (ﷻ) specifically pointed out that prayer has specified, fixed times (see verse below). That is where the great focus and emphasis on exact times comes from. Whether you use a clock to keep track ...
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Why do we say azan in the ear of a newborn?

It's a kind of تلقین Talqin . Talqin means indoctrinate, drum into... It's mostly known to be done at the time death. As the person has just been placed into his grave and is now to be questioned ...
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Why is the azan sung, if music is haram?

Firstly, There is difference between music and song. Musical instruments are haraam not songs. Songs without music, without wrong intention and without wrong content is allowed in Islam. Secondly, ...
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Can Azaan be given in a language other than Arabic

Your point is right about Adhan in different language to make other people understand but simple answer is NO we can't. Before we go to details, read this ayah. O you who have believed, do not ...
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Is using a loudspeaker in a mosque mandatory?

Loud speakers are used for convenience. Take a note, Without them the Imam had to put in a lot of effort to make his voice reach the last qatar of the mosque. For large congregational prayers ...
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Is there an Islamic basis to turning off your car radio during adhan?

Although turning off the radio or stopping one’s conversation is not required by Allah and His Prophet ﷺ, it is deemed by many scholars as the action with the maximum benefit that has a promise of ...
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The Adhan for Fajr is almost to the end of time, but dawn is half an hour before

Without more information we can't really tell you whether the timetable you are consulting is correct. The timings vary depending on your location and the time of the year. You can consider consulting ...
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Ahadith reports of the Prophet Muhammad() giving the Adhan or Iqamah himself

Here a few examples: They were with the Prophet (S) on a journey. They wound up in a narrow area when Salat became due. Then it began raining from the sky above them, and it was wet beneath them. So ...
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Adhan and timings of prayer

If you are able to listen or hear the adhan you should follow it. Calculation methods have some inaccuracies (and the more you are far away from the "reference location" of the calculation the more ...
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How are Adhan and Iqama recited in the Ibadi madhhab?

Note that among the Ibadi madhhab there's a difference of opinion between the Ibadi's from al-Mashriq (for example 'Oman) and those from al-Maghrib. I found the following statement from a 'Omani site:...
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There were no clocks 1400 years ago, why do we care so much about exact timings of Adhan and prayer, etc time today?

some indicated some methods to get a better idea of time, but even with everything you say, looking at shadows, etc, you get a relative time period and nothing remotely close to precise timing with a ...
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What to do when I am in washroom and " Azaan" time happened?

There is no dua for Sehri, وَبِصَوْمِ غَدٍ نَّوَيْتُ مِنْ شَهْرِ رَمَضَانَ is not attributed to the Prophet, its source is unknown. Niyyah can be done anytime at night before the fast so do it before ...
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can a person who is talking about religious issues and preaching go on talking while adhan is being called?

It is highly recommended to answer the call for prayer (adhan) by saying what the mua'adhdhin says based on: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: When the Mu'adhdhin says: Allah is the Greatest, Allah is ...
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The Adhan for Fajr is almost to the end of time, but dawn is half an hour before

@Uma has pointed at the fact that prayer times depend on location and the time of the year and that we can't answer your question without more information. Here brief comments/answers to your partial ...
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Changes in the azan

No this phrase was not in the Adhan at the time of our prophet (may peace be upon him) and it was added later on by Shiaa.
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Is using a microphone speaker system an innovation for Adhaan?

The conditions of an innovation in the religion are: An act that is intended to get one closer to Allah (Arabic: عمل أريد به التقرب إلى الله), which the Prophet ﷺ and his rightly-guided caliphs did ...
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