5492 fatwas

  • During divorce, wife spends Iddah outside the home Date: 30-11-2000

    My wife and I are divorcing; a Talaq was given while she is in another country and I am in another country. I advised her that she has to return home to spend her Iddah period in our home. One Imam told her that she do not have to spend her Iddah period in our home that she can spend it where ever she chooses. Is this true? Should she return home.. More

  • Marriage to Sister of Uncle's Wife Date: 27-11-2000

    Is it legal to marry the sister-in-law of my father's own brother? .. More

  • Muslim with Christian Wife Who Respects Islam Date: 26-11-2000

    I am married with a Christian woman; we have 4 children together... I am trying my best to teach my children about Islam. They pray with me. My wife doesn't tell them about Christianity and she tells them to make the prayer even if I am not at home...My problem is that a friend told me to leave her, but I won't do this because I am afraid for the future.. More

  • Muslim Somali woman in UK seeking husband Date: 23-11-2000

    If a Muslim woman 25 years of age has no help from her family in finding a suitable husband what can she do? I am from Somali living in theUK my parents will not look for a husband for me or my sisters, and there are 6 of us. In our culture the woman's family can't look for husbands, it has to be a male that approaches your family and that is not always.. More

  • Sleeping with Wife He Divorced 3 Times Date: 18-11-2000

    I 'm a student studying in one the Baltic sea countries and in this country there is lot of Fitna and Zina, and as a Muslim I 'm taking care from it but it is too much so I decided to get marry in order to save my Eeman. With time some problems happened between us and we get divorced; then I returned her to me. Then I divorced her for another problem... More

  • Divorcing Wife Jokingly Date: 14-11-2000

    I got married by signing the marriage contract with the approval of the wife's father andtwo witnesses and Mahr (Dowry), but we did not have sexual relationship yet. Then, first, I was joking with my wife and I told her "You are divorced" and I did not know at that time if this is real divorce or not. Second, I told her not to do something otherwise.. More

  • Seeing private parts in marriage Date: 12-11-2000

    We would like to know based on Qur'an and Hadith, is it allowed for husband and wifeto see the private parts during intercourse? .. More

  • Birth Control by using spiral Date: 11-11-2000

    I am a married person with two kids; my wife has put the spiral to postpone getting more kids at this time. This leads to the increase of the menstruating period (10 days or more of blood). Sometimes this sometimes lead me to perform masturbation by myself, I want to know is this Halal or Haram, though this has no effect on my sexual life with my.. More

  • Co-ed classes for Muslims Date: 31-10-2000

    Our community has started education classes in Islam. Is it permissible to hold these meetings, for the sake of Islamic knowledge (history and current events)as a co-ed group, men on one side of the room and women on other, no mixing yet no partition? We will be speaking in group form, as in a classroom. If we opt to separate, we find men lacking.. More

  • Working Women Date: 26-10-2000

    Assalaamu alaikum, 1. What is the rulingof Islam on women who work in public for religious or other activities. 2. Are women allowed to go to the Masjid to perform the Friday prayer and other prayers?.. More

  • Women Praying in Mosque Date: 26-10-2000

    Are ladies allowed to go to Masjid to perform Jumah and other prayers? .. More

  • His Friend Was Engaged but Now Wants to Marry Christian Lady Who Wants to Convert Date: 26-9-2000

    This question is a little bit confusing but I wish you could help me in -1 this regard. Actually a friend of mine is already engaged to a Muslim girl. Last year he happened to meet this Christian lady and he explained and spread Islam to her through internet. Now she is willing to convert to Islam and my friend wants to marry her "just because" he wants.. More

  • Wife Asks Divorce because Husband Follows Different School of Fiqh Date: 26-9-2000

    If a couple are married and the husband decides to follow one particular way (one of the ones mentioned in my first question) and the wife follow another way different from his way (from the ways mentioned in question one), is she allowed to ask for divorce because of that? And what if there is conflict between the two because of it, and argument as.. More

  • Women Praying in the Mosque Date: 17-9-2000

    1- Did Prophet Muhammad's Mosque during his life time have space for women? Were women allowed to pray in the Mosque during his time?2- Why is it that mosques in the Arab world don't have provision for women yet in some other part of the world provisions are made for women in the Mosque?3-There are some sites on the web that claims to be Islamic sites.. More

  • Doubts about the Numbers of Divorce Date: 8-9-2000

    If I have divorced my wife several times but have made a mistake in counting the number of times 2 or 3 times..I am not sure..what is the status. What is the ruling if I made a mistake or was not serious. My wife takes it seriously and has assumed that I have divorced her irrevocably. .. More