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There are four separate terms used in Islam for lying to protect Muslims and Islam:
Taqiyya: "dissimulation about ones Muslim identity"
Tawriya: " defined as concealing, and it could be called “creative lying” or where appropriate “lying under oath”"
Kitman: "telling only part of the truth"
Muruna: " using “flexibility” to blend in with the enemy or the surroundings"