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  • adj. Alternative spelling of haram.

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Examples

  • The world's first "Islamic orientated" internet search engine, which flags content that might be considered "haraam" - or forbidden - by Muslims, has been hailed a success by its creators after it attracted more than 500,000 users in its first two weeks on the web.

    Religion News Blog

  • Also you refuse to answer the question .. how much do these so called haraam products take up in an economy?

    altmuslim

  • Muslims believe that health insurance is "haraam", or forbidden; because they liken the ambiguity and probability of insurance to gambling.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • From the basement of this middle-class home tucked in the woods west of Boston, The Kominas have helped launched a small, but growing, South Asian and Middle Eastern punk rock movement that is attracting children of Muslim and Hindu immigrants and drawing scorn from some traditional Muslims who say their political, hard-edged music is "haraam," or forbidden.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • From the basement of this middle-class home tucked in the woods west of Boston, The Kominas have helped launch a small, but growing, South Asian and Middle Eastern punk rock movement that is attracting children of Muslim and Hindu immigrants and drawing scorn from some traditional Muslims who say their political, hard-edged music is "haraam," or forbidden.

    The News Tribune Blogs

  • From the basement of this middle-class home tucked in the woods west of Boston, the Kominas have helped launched a small, but growing, South Asian and Middle Eastern punk-rock movement that is attracting children of Muslim and Hindu immigrants and drawing scorn from some traditional Muslims who say the group's political, hard-edged music is "haraam," or forbidden.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • Those "haraam" products can be presented with useful alternatives.

    altmuslim

  • To deal with it, they choose to segregate men and women completely, ingraining in their heads that mingling is 'haraam'.

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  • It is acceptable to lose thousands of soldiers every year in proxy war but taking strong action against Pakistan is 'haraam'.

    Shadow Warrior

  • For example, you cannot cook with wine in Islam just because alcohol is haraam, but the justification (in Islamic writing) is that people will be tempted to drink a little here and a little there.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A Religious, Cultural, and Personal Right To Eat Bacon — Even When Your Foster Parents Don’t Allow It in Their Home

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