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Why drinking is prohibited in Islam?

A long answer is available at Islam Q&A, article 40882. In this case, the Qur'an itself provides an explanation: They ask you about wine and gambling. Say, "In them is great sin and [yet, some]...
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Is healing with honey mentioned in the Koran?

Yes, the Qur'an does refer to the healing properties of honey: وَأَوْحَىٰ رَبُّكَ إِلَى النَّحْلِ أَنِ اتَّخِذِي مِنَ الْجِبَالِ بُيُوتًا وَمِنَ الشَّجَرِ وَمِمَّا يَعْرِشُونَ ۝ ثُمَّ كُلِي مِن ...
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Is it sinful to apply chemotherapy for cancer patients?

The hadiths, in Sahih Al-Bukhari » Book of Medicine » Hadith 5778 and other books, that prohibit taking poison are aimed at the intention of one trying to commit suicide or to intentionally harm ...
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Are Shisha Pens Halaal?

It looks like by a few sources, the conclusion is that if they are harmful, then they are haram. But if there are types that are proven, by means of examinations and laboratory tests carried out ...
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Why drinking is prohibited in Islam?

Prohibited as proven in Quran: Say, “My Lord has only forbidden immoralities – what is apparent of them and what is concealed – and sin, and oppression without right, and that you associate ...
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Mother is diagnosed of terminal illness and she is too negative about it

First of all, may Allah cure your mother, and grant her full and speedy recovery. Second, the most effective supplication now is: إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون ـ حسبى الله ونعم الوكيل ـ ولا حول ولا قوة ...
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Is there a clear point where overeating becomes haram?

There is a difference of opinion about the permissibility of overeating, but there is an agreement on the limit being one-third of one's stomach (contextual). As per Qur'an verse 7:31: يَا بَنِي ...
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What should happen if the requirements of health and safety were to conflict with the requirements of modesty?

Your question talks about an unknown future based on assumptions. I would start with referring to the below Hadith: It was narrated that Abu Hurairah said: "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: 'The ...
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As a man, is it appropriate/inoffesnive to wear burqa for protection against COVID-19?

In Islam, it is not allowed to behave or wear dresses like the opposite gender. The same goes for burqa for men. It is completely haram. Even if I take COVID-19 into consideration, burqa isn't halal ...
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is it okay to not wrap anything for Urine incontinence issue?

Yes. You need to cover the parts to prevent the droplets. Some points that have been highlighted by the fuqaha' : The prayer and other acts of worship that require wudu' (ablution) are not abolished ...
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As a man, is it appropriate/inoffesnive to wear burqa for protection against COVID-19?

It is not allowed for Muslim Men and Muslim Women to adopt attires that make them similar to the opposite gender, and whomever commits this sin has been cursed by the Prophet Peace Be Upon Him himself....
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Is the man in ibn Kathir's tafsir for Sura 114 being cured, or simply encouraged?

The man is being reassured. The man came to the Prophet (ﷺ) seemingly worried that he is having those thoughts which he would never utter... and the Prophet's (ﷺ) response of praise of Allah (ﷻ) is ...
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Is there a clear point where overeating becomes haram?

Let's say you eat 2 more extra spoons. That's definitely not haram, but obviously not recommended. Islam wants balance for everything (The only thing that should have no end is having more good deeds) ...
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Are Shisha Pens Halaal?

It depends on your view: Some people consider smoking to be haram, and some consider it makruh. Smoking shisha, contrary to people's belief, is harmful. But since e-cigs claim not to be harmful, this ...
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As we can not trim or alter our eyebrows, what about the hair in between (unibrow)?

According to the ruling of Grand Ayatollah Khamenei as a Shia Marja' al Taqlid: Shaving (thread) and decoration is not considered as a haram act by itself, but it would be haram if it is counted ...
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Why is smoking tobacco haraam?

i use my answer from other question. In addition to being harmful, as said in other answer, there are other reasons: it is israf, and israf is prohibited in many ayats. It is israf because it is ...
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