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Non-Muslims and hijab: Is it a problem for them to dress modestly in Islamic ways?

To put this into perspective, I've read articles saying that hijab is not entirely an Islamic teaching. Other religions also promote modesty through wearing a veil, but it is not as widely known as ...
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How should insults to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) be handled?

(Ahl al-Sunnah View) Its the responsibility of the state to handle this as blasphemy against the Prophet is a punishable crime under Shariah. There can be three cases of a person who does this: The ...
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Can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim (and non-Ahl-al-Kitab) woman?

Marriage with disbelievers is prohibited, except marriage to chaste women among the People of the Book: ولا تمسكوا بعصم الكوافر and hold not to marriage bonds with disbelieving women — Quran 60:10 ...
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What's the stand of Islam on a Muslim woman marrying a non-believer?

A Muslim woman can not marry a non-Muslim man, no matter what his religion is. The evidence for this includes: The following verse declares that the Kuffar (disbelievers) are not lawful husbands for ...
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What is the ruling on non-Muslims having Temples, Churches and Synagogues in Muslim lands?

The Ahl al-Dhimma are permitted to worship according to their religion, because peace has been made with them on the condition of paying Jizyah and not on the condition of abandoning their religion. ...
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How do I respond to arguments disparaging the religion or the prophet?

Simple answer? Don't. And it has already come down to you in the Book that when you hear the verses of Allah [recited], they are denied [by them] and ridiculed; so do not sit with them until they ...
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Since God has created us to test us with this life. Why couldn't God make every human know clearly that islam is the truth and keep this test of life?

It is our role as Muslims to do so. During the battles of Persia, Al-Muthanna ibn Hāritha needed extra help. 'Umar ibn al-Khattāb sent over Rab'i ibn 'Āmir with some extra forces to lend military aid ...
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Why do Muslims not share the meat of sacrifice with non-Muslims?

Why don't you share some meat with him? Who told you that Muslims can't share the meat of sacrifice to their non-Muslim friends? I have never heard of such ruling. The meat that is given to the poor (...
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Can the mosque accept food for iftar or money for iftar in Ramadan from a non-Muslim?

No its depends on individuals but technically it's wrong mosque can't receive money or food from non Muslim as we can't give zakat to them its necessary to give the deserved ones and Muslims.
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Why is there no capital punishment for killing a Dhimmi?

There is difference of opinion on the interpretation of this hadith, and hence there are different rulings on this issue among the madhabs. The view of the Hanafis is that a Muslim is to be killed in ...
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What happens to people who have never heard of Islam?

What happens to people who have never heard of Islam? Those who have never heard of Islam will not be punished for their sins if they died in the state of disbelief. Allah says (what means): ...
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Salam to non-Muslims

Assalam-O-Alaikum is an Arabic phrase meaning "Peace be on you". So applying the same logic of your question, can it be sin to say "Peace be on you" in English? Obvious answer is no.
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Can we marry non-chaste women of the book al kitaab?

Chaste in the context of 5:5 and ahl-al-kitab may mean: A virgin, a woman who was legally married to a man before according an other shari'a and legally separated. So in first place this would mean a ...
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Would a non-Muslim sin if he proclaimed himself a Muslim for the sake of solidarity?

There are always two sides of the medal: If the intention is good I'd say it can be considered as a good deed, so it isn't sinful. But from an other perspective (pure theologically) it could be ...
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Can an arbitrator for domestic disputes in Qur'an 4:35 be a non-Muslim?

There is no verse from Qur'an or hadith that defines the criteria of the arbitrators. This was a task that scholars of jurisprudence undertook: Hanafis do not require the arbitrators to be Muslims, ...
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Love towards non-Muslim family?

The verse you've referenced (Quran 58:22) is specifically about those who are at actively at war with Islam and the Muslims. You are not forbidden from showing affection to those who don't fight ...
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Is it mandatory for non muslims to wear a skull cap when they enter a mosque for visiting and during namaz to join the namaz service?

I guess you refer to something like this? Well a cap is not necessary to enter a mosque it is even not mandatory -for a Muslim (men)- to pray, but it is recommended. I've even know that (at least ...
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Someone not of the Islam religion, who was a good person, will they go to hell?

Accepting Islam is the single most important criterion that defines how any other deeds beyond that will be perceived. Allah informs us in the Qur'an that there is only one religion, which is Islam, ...
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Does every non-Muslim need to accept Islam or die?

Every kafir does not need to accept Islam or die. On the contrary the life of a kafir is sacred and forbidden to take when one: has become the subject of the Islamic state by agreeing to pay ...
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Are non-Muslims Kafir according to Quran?

Kufr is the opposite of belief: والكفر ضد الإيمان — Tafsir Qurtubi And Kafir is the opposite of a believer, i.e. a disbeliever, as demonstrated in the following verses: هو الذي خلقكم ...
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Is there a verse in Quran that forbids Muslims from voting for a female or a non-Muslim leader?

Non-Muslims should not be taken as allies or guardians by the Muslims, especially not in preference to Muslims: لا يتخذ المؤمنون الكافرين أولياء من دون المؤمنين ومن يفعل ذلك فليس من الله في شيء Let ...
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Can we give Zakat to non-muslims?

No, the general rule about Zakat is that it can not be given to non-Muslims, as it can only be taken from Muslims and can only be given to Muslims. الكفار ولو كانوا أهل ذمة: لا يجوز إعطاؤهم من الزكاة....
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If a non-Muslim is a great person, He fulfills everyone rights so still will he go to hell after dying as he is a non-Muslim?

Note that by definition, a non-Muslim can not be a great person who fulfills everyone's rights, because he has already contravened the right of Allah by doing kufr and shirk. ومن أظلم ممن افترى على ...
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Is a Muslim man allowed to shake hand with a non-Muslim woman or vice versa?

The above answer doesn't provide any of the proofs given by the one holding the opinion that it is prohibited for opposite genders to shake hands. Their proofs are linked in his answer to this answer ...
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Can we wish non-Muslims "happy holi", "happy Diwali", etc.?

We can not wish non-muslims to on their Religious Festival. Reference: Fatawa Mahmoodiya 19/567 Kitabul Fatawa 1/304
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Can we wish non-Muslims "happy holi", "happy Diwali", etc.?

Sorry but I totally disagree with Maythux's answer. It's forbidden in Islam to wish non-Muslim on Diwali and Christmas and other religious festivals as it's the biggest sin (shirk) in Islam and ...
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Are all the people except Muslims going to end up in Hell?

No. Allah won't punish all non-Muslims for their beliefs. Allah almighty, may he be exalted, says in the Quran (interpretation of the meaning): Whoever is guided is only guided for [the benefit of] ...
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What is Sharia Law?

The definition from Wikipedia: Sharia... is the religious law governing the members of the Islamic faith. It is derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Hadith. -- ...
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Do people who never convert to islam still go to hell even if they believe in God?

(My answer is with regard to the question "who goes to suffer in hell forever", since going to hell for a finite time is eventually irrelevant, and very simple: anyone who sins might go there for a ...
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