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Common Questions About Muslims

Is Barack Obama Muslim?

A: No.

What do Muslims eat?

A: They can eat anything that is halal. This means no pork or other unclean animals. The food must not have blood still in it and no alcohol.

What are the Muslim prayer times?

A: A Muslim should pray five times a day. Fajr (pre-dawn), Dhuhr (noon), 'Asr (afternoon), Maghrib (sunset), and 'Isha (evening).

Is John Abraham Muslim?

A: No, he is Catholic.

What is Muslim culture and tradition?

A: This is a tough question because of the many different regions of Islam. There are 1-2 billion Muslims on Earth. The only traditions which encompass everyone are things which are halal or important to the religion, such as marriage.

What is the Muslim symbol?

A: The crescent moon and star. This was first used by the Ottoman Empire, but since they ruled over much of the ancient Islamic regions for hundreds of years, the symbol is now identified with the religion.

What is the flag of Islam?

A: There isn't a true flag of Islam; however, many countries have adopted Islamic colors and the crescent moon and star into their own national flag. This can be found throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa.

What are the five pillars of Islam?

A: Kalima (testimony of faith), Salat (prayer), Zakat (almsgiving), Sawm (fasting), Hajj (pilgrimage)

Who are a few famous Muslims?

A: Aamir Khan (Bollywood star), Salman Khan (Bollywood star), Shazia Mirza (British comedian), Tissa Hami (comedian), Fadl Shaker (singer), Malcolm X (rights leader), Yasser Arafat (leader), Muhammad Ali (boxer), Zinedine Zidane (footballer), Hakeem Olajuwon (basketballer), Kareem Abdul Jabbar (basketballer)

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