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What is the Shia justification for khums?

The most important verse in Qur'an which is the basis of decisions about Khums -خمس- (i.e.: 1/5) is this verse: 8:41 وَاعْلَمُوا أَنَّمَا غَنِمْتُم مِّن شَيْءٍ فَأَنَّ لِلَّـهِ خُمُسَهُ وَلِلرَّ‌...
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Did prophet Muhammad live a simple and humble life who had limited means?

The Prophet Mohammad(sawwas) can be divided into many stages: Born: Our prophet born orphaned, his father(as) died before his born and he lived with his mother Amena(a.s.). The economic state was ...
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Would accepting a Christmas bonus make me hypocritical?

I also get a Christmas bonus even though I don't personally celebrate the holiday. In general I think the time of year is just a convenient time to give out bonuses- you could just consider it to be a ...
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Is black-hat hacking haram?

Cryptocurrency mining entails heavy use of computing hardware (GPUs), which results in electricity costs. Moreover, you're describing the use of the services of a rental business without paying the ...
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How much Sales Profit is acceptable in Islam?

There is no fatwa or Aya or Hadith for the upper limit of sales profit in Islam. But you have to know that monopolism is not acceptable in Islam, more over when doing the sell and buying the buyer ...
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Accepting money from non-muslims for charity

I think you can accept it. Remember when prophet and followers reached madeena, there were non-muslims who helped them with money,food,shelter,etc. They never asked about halal or something. In your ...
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Will a joke bet be honored during Aakhirah (afterlife) if a person dies?

Praise Be to Allah. First of all, betting is equivalent to gambling, and it is haraam in Islam. Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala has said in the Qur'an: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا إِنَّمَا ...
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If a supplier offers commission to a purchaser, is it halal?

The rule is very simple: if you were to stay in your residence and not have your current job, would you have received said commission either way? If the answer is yes, you can take it. If the answer ...
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Is mining bitcoins riba? Is it haram for some other reason?

Interesting question! I don't believe I've ever read of any scholars discuss it, let alone issue any fatwas. So this will be personal conjecture. But first, let's explore the definition of riba in ...
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Is Bitcoin a halal investment instrument?

First let's get some misconceptions out of the way. Is BitCoin mining chance based? No. BitCoin mining is a cryptographic process that has a finite, well defined and deterministic. It does require ...
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What is the ruling on giving orphans inheritance after our death?

Those people whom can inherit are described and listed in a number of Verses of the Qur'an. Among them you'll find the (bodily) children, (biological) parents. grandparents and wife/husband, (bodily) ...
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Are we allowed to save money in Islam?

I found the answer I was looking for. As written here https://islamqa.info/en/96115: Islam does not forbid saving up wealth in all cases, rather what is forbidden and what a stern warning is ...
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Is anyone at fault for money containing images?

The objective of the following is not to answer your question; rather, to show why it is difficult to give a precise answer. The Islam Q&A Fatwa 256888 stipulates that using money with depictions ...
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Is it permissible to use money found on the street?

No it is not. The money still belongs to the person who lost it and you do not have their consent to use it. ياأيها الذين آمنوا لا تأكلوا أموالكم بينكم بالباطل إلا أن تكون تجارة عن تراض منكم O ...
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Is profit from bank on your money is halal or haram?

Usually profit given by bank is riba (interest) and riba is haram.
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How much Sales Profit is acceptable in Islam?

Asssalaamualaikum brother. I had attended a lecture of sheikh Asim Al Hakeem and this is what was asked. here is the answer. If there is a seller of a product that has many different brands , he ...
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What is money in Islam?

According to Fiqh, it is not feasible to consider everything as money, haply nature circumstances of the money, (i.e.) feasibility of the usage of that as the instrument of value measurement could be ...
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The priorities of giving donation

I would say just one thing, look around yourself that what is important? Is it necessary to have a mosque in your area? Or is it important to save life of hungry people around you which are starving? ...
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Would accepting a Christmas bonus make me hypocritical?

In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful According to my researches, seemingly, it is better not to accept the gift of non-Muslims. Since accordance to a general rule, the ...
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Are arcades considered haram?

alakum salam. Going to arcades isn't haraam as it doesn't fall under any general prohibitions of Islam. Some have said that if the game involves doing haraam things, it would be haraam. But again, ...
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Can an employee receive commission for buying products from a company?

Well as far as i understand (please correct me if i'm misunderstanding), we have the following Situation: The Products value is 850$ The Price the Company of your Husband pays is 950$ The vendor ...
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Is income earned from a country one is not allowed to work in haram?

It means he is a fugitive who is earning a living. His circumstances may be that he needs to stay and earn, as someone in need. Depending on his need, he may not have any other choice and would be ...
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Are tips allowed in Islam?

Some scholars consider tips as haram, saying: The difference between a haraam gift and a permissible gift is that if it is given because of a person’s work, then it is haraam. The guideline ...
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Is investment in the cryptocurrency OneCoin OneLife halal?

For an in-depth Research Paper covering the Onecoin ponzi scam and massive criminal fraud, written by Muslim scholars, please see: https://nawadir.org/2016/12/01/is-onecoin-permissible/. From this ...
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Is being a Finance Controller/ CFO haram?

The matter is very simple: Is dealing with riba part of your work? If yes it is haram. If not it isn't. By part of your work I mean do you accept it or deal or negotiate about the interest etc. Or ...
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Buying a house with interest?

Islamic law doesn't preclude anyone (i.e. banks) from providing a service (i.e. assistance in purchasing a house) and making a profit (i.e. 100k) therefrom. It only regulates the acceptable means by ...
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