Â THE Queen held a halal state banquet at Buckingham Palace for Turkish President Abdullah Gul tonight and promised British backing for his country’s bid to join the European Union
Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.
In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.
Muslims are ordained not to consume the unlawful (haram) foods and drinks such as alcohol, pork, ham, etc. Â Â Â With the time passing, it would be recognized by most people that Muslims have a unique style in foods and drinks.
A Muslim should not sit on a table on which alcoholâ€”orharamÂ drinks for foodsâ€”is consumed.
If anyone wishes to invite some Muslims to such occasions, they would prepare special (halal) foods and drinks for them.
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