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Is the profit I earn from a business I undertake using a loan I obtained from a bank that charges interest halal to me? I have paid back the loan and the interest that was charged. I do construction and general supplies. When a contractor is given government contracts you will have to execute before payment is done. In some cases the amount is huge and you would need a loan but in my country there are no Islamic compliant banks. There are only banks that charge interest.

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closed Apr 03 '13 at 03:59 sadie ♦ 1.6k315 sadie's gravatar image

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No. It's haram for the following reason. Intrest or Riba is forbidden in the Din. Just as one who owns a store where swine or alcohol is sold, the gains that they have attained are haram for we know that Allah(swt) has forbidden these things. If you research Ibn Taymiyyah(ra) he gives good explanations on thses matters as well as any student that learned from him.

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