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What is your opinion on the operations inside the Occupied Territories, especially in public places in Israel. Is it self-defense or haram (forbidden, illegal)? If you consider it halal (permissible), what is the evidence for this position?
How do you evaluate whether or not the State is Islamic?
Fadlallah of Lebanon responds to the query: Do democratic elections give religious legitimacy to the winner so that the constituency should obey him?
Sayyad Muhammad Hussein Fadlallah of Lebanon responds to the question: You issued a fatwa prohibiting the purchase of American and Zionist goods, but you allowed traveling to America. How do we reconcile the two fatwas?
Sayyad Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah of Lebanon succinctly answers: "What is the religious hijab? What is its importance?"
What is the religious basis for female circumcision, which happens in some Arab countries? Is circumcision a social custom or a religious obligation, and what are its roots? And is it true that it was originally a Jewish practice?
Fadlallah of Lebanon responds to the queries: Does the hijab of women mean covering hair? If so, what evidence supports this definition?
Sayyad Muhammad Hussein Fadlallah of Lebanon responds to the question: Should we boycott American goods?
Fadlallah responds to the request: Can you explain the difference between Jews and Zionists?
What is the ruling on female circumcision? Is it permissible or forbidden?
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