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Are elections, to choose your leader, allowed in Islam?

Are elections, to choose your leader, allowed in Islam? Scholars have agreed and are not in difference, that election is 100% valid when restricted to the Ahlul Hulli Al Uqd (أهل الحل والعقد) who are ...
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Does Islam have to be political?

It's important to recognize here that there were two major periods in Muhammad's ministry: The Makkan period, where Muslims lived under non-Muslim rule The Madinan period, where Muhammad had the ...
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Can a Muslim vote for non-Muslim governors or presidents?

Before answering one must be aware that voting or not at the end is a private decision! On the meaning of 5:51 There's a relation between verse 5:51 and verses such as 3:28, 3:118 for the last verse ...
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Selection of the ruler!

There are a few ahadith that go ahead with the meaning you quoted: Two men from my tribe and I entered upon the Prophet. One of the two men said to the Prophet, "O Allah's Messenger (ﷺ)! Appoint me ...
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Can a Muslim vote for non-Muslim governors or presidents?

In short, yes a muslim can vote for a non muslim governor/president. For a detailed answer continue to read: The answer here would depend on many factors I'd say. Now, in your case it seems you ...
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What is the definition of politics?

Basically the definition of politics in Islam is not so much of out of Islam. But the source of laws for political laws are different. In Islam the sources of political laws are the Qur'an and ...
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Should we prefer a zalem Muslim ruler than a just atheist ruler?

Yes. Going to Hell for eternity is the worst imaginable fate [literally the worst 'harm'].. therefore Muslims should have rulers who help us to stay away from the Hellfire. Only way to do that is by ...
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Is using VPN to do online surveys haram?

Is using VPN to do online surveys haram? It depends what are you doing in surveys. VPN is a tool used for different purposes. Take an example of knife, we can use it to kill somebody but this does ...
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Would a peace treaty between Israel and the Muslim nations be religiously permissible?

This depends on the terms of the treaty and other circumstances surrounding it. In general, a temporary peace treaty is permissible when it is deemed necessary or would serve some interest. وإن جنحوا ...
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Is public disclosure of wealth prohibited in Islam? Is there any evidence in the sunnah?

Consider that the charity we give is part of our wealth and Allah (ﷻ) said its OK to disclose that publicly. There are "observers" in this case of charity too but so long as our intentions are pure, ...
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Is there any concept of democracy in Islam?

In Islam there be concept of Khilafat. The only authority who can make laws is Allah, and the Khalifah is only there as custodian to enforce those laws. People must submit to these laws whether they ...
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How can Muslims be "forceful" and "merciful" at the same time?

First of all, let me present to you some other translations of the same verse: Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. And those with him are hard against the disbelievers and merciful among themselves. ...
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Are elections, to choose your leader, allowed in Islam?

Is it allowed? Yes/No. Ultimately yes. No because: Are you allowed to choose who will be the prophet? Who will be prophet's successor? Absolutely not. Why? Because normal people can't see what's ...
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Am I allowed to vote a woman into power?

The article quotes the following verse: Men are in charge of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they spend [for maintenance] from their wealth. So righteous ...
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What is the definition of politics?

I think your approach to politics and Islam is not right. Islam does not define a political system and it is not concerned with any particular type of system. Islam came to purify human beings. This ...
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