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Is interest entirely haram or can there be exceptions under neccesity?

As you mentioned in your question ,verses and hadiths which prohibits usury .. After I asked a Sheikh, he told me to try as much as possible to stay away from usury, and do all what you can to do so. ...
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What does Islam offer to protect a child of a haram relationship?

Islam is indeed against adultery, and there are rules that govern these conditions according to the applicable classification: Walad al-zina (Arabic: ولد الزنا): offspring from adultery where both ...
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Should Muslim teenagers join sex education classes in public school?

Waalaikum asalaam. "Say: Are they equal those who know, and those who do not know?" (39:9) I would advise that you go to the class and seek appropriate information from your masjid/Sunday school ...
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How to pronounce these six difficult-sounding Arabic letters?

First note that your question title is asking about 6 letters while the content only reveals 4! The best way is to look for a hafidh who has a connected chain to the prophet and learn from him the so ...
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Are there any Islamic teachings on child education?

One of the most important advises in Islam for raising children, said in modern terms : " Lead by example ". That is , do not ever lie to your child, in any way. He will pray if he sees you pray, he ...
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How should be interactions with non-mehram be like in a coed institution?

My advice would be to follow your instincts - if it feels wrong, then it feels as such for a reason. I do not think (as has been suggested) that your conversation need be devoid of "fun", though ...
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Does Quran/Islam forbid women from going to school?

Does Quran/Islam forbid women from going to school? There is nothing in the holy scriptures of Islam that prohibits women from going to school. In fact, there is no mention of schools in the Islamic ...
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Is interest-based educational loan allowed?

Short answer: No, and there's no exception! Explanation: As Abdullah mentioned in his answer riba (interest/usury) is a major sin and in fact it's one of the 7 distractive sins along with Shirk (...
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Is interest-based educational loan allowed?

Salam O Alikum, Perhaps too late to answer this question, but I ll add this just in case someone else might benefit from it. I know of some brother who actually found a way around it. When you ...
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Mixed gender education is haram, what should I do?

Mixed gender education is haram, what should I do? First of all I appreciate your paying attention to this matter which made you making research concerning what you should do. Since it is seen that ...
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Getting married or start my PhD?

Firstly I ought to mention that your question looks opinion-based to some extent. Although it can be replied by the significance of the marriage. Anyhow, your last sentence could be considered as the ...
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Are haram rules kufr?

Those who decree haram rules are kafir (or ignorant). All transgression of the command of God is a sin. It's kufr only if someone denies that substantial rulings are valid. This doesn't include ...
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Can I learn about the reproduction process of the opposite gender in school?

Brother, this knowledge will not benefit you in any way, because the individual naturally learns such stuff when he gets older, and getting into such detail in a young age does one's mental clarity ...
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Is it haraam to watch porn with ones wife to learn things?

This is just the ruse of shaytan to push you to do something haram. Don’t watch porn at all. It is haram and even if you watch it you won’t learn anything incredibly important. And there are many ...
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Education of Girls/Women

As per Hadith seeking knowledge is mandatory for every Muslim. First word Angel Jabriel taught to Prophet Muhammad is 'Iqra', means read, so Quran starts with the instruction to read. The problem is ...
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Is that islam give the permission to women of coeducation?

It is permissible if there is a partition and separate entrances, or if the men and women sit in different rows, so the men can not see or intermingle with the women. Sahih Muslim 440: The best ...
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can girls study in co-education systems?

If it's a Muslim country, then they have to create a separate school/college for girls, if not then YES we can go to any school/college because education is more important in Islam. After Jung-e-...
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Which type of knowledge should we gain as discussed in Islam?

This is as per (my reading of) the opinion of Imam Ghazali in his book, The revivial of the religious sciences: coupled with my opinion. We divide knowledge in two parts: Knowledge which pertains to ...
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Is it halal to take a student finance loan for education?

Assalamu alaikum, a) There is one type of student loan where you can pay back within a certain period, without giving any interest. This is halal if all are paid-back without any extra money (...

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