686 fatwas

  • Visiting children of former wife Date: 6-10-2002

    I was married to a western woman and I have two children with her. Do I have responsibility to visit these children now?.. More

  • Questionable name Date: 18-9-2002

    My name is Abde Nabi (slave of the Prophet). Some people told me that I had to change my name... More

  • Satan enters children at birth Date: 15-9-2002

    I heard that the reason children cry as they are born is because the devil has entered them. If that is true please give information to show that it is true from Islamic and reliable books... More

  • The name "Abdul Jaleel" Date: 12-9-2002

    I want to know if this name "Abdul Jaleel" is correct and acceptable in Islam?.. More

  • Inheritance of an illegitimate child Date: 7-9-2002

    Can a bastard child inherit from his father? If no why? Please give me authorities from Qur'an, Sunnah and other relevant Islamic sources. .. More

  • Age when a boy may stay out all day or be away with friends Date: 7-9-2002

    I want to ask about the age. What is the age that a the boy does not stay in his home, I mean that he can go with his friends from morning till night, or less than that? I want details about this thing... More

  • Failure to acknowledge paternity of child Date: 28-8-2002

    What is the Fatwa for a person who knows that he has a baby that will be raised by a Christian girl in a different country and he does not even acknowledge that the child is yours?What are the consequences for my friend for 20 years who denying that his ex-wife got pregnant by him and assures her of lying that she is pregnant? Three dimensional ultrasound.. More

  • Naming son "Raheeb" Date: 21-8-2002

    I have named my son (Raheeb). Can you give my an advise about this name?.. More

  • Changing one's name Date: 13-8-2002

    I am a Muslim who came to US in 1984. During my 18 years of living here, I found it easier for me to use my middle name and shortened my last name to ease transactions. My full name was Zouhir Omar Abdul Baki, and after becoming a US citizen, I changed it to Zouhir Omar Baki. My children's last name is Baki as well. Is this sinful and against God's.. More

  • Stage three-science book teaches sex education Date: 4-8-2002

    I am 13 years old, yesterday I got a key stage three science book and as soon I opened the book, it shows you about growth and how humans develop, and it tell you what happens to boys and girls at the age of puberty and how babies come. So it is really sex education. Should I read it or skip the page? I have not started yet; I just took a quick glance... More

  • Wife Wants to Help Son and Husband to Be Good Muslims Date: 31-7-2002

    I have a baby boy 6 months old. My biggest wish is that he will be a good Muslim. Can I start now to do something that will help him in the future to be a good Muslim? For example, read Qur'an for him? And I am also afraid for my husband, because he is not following the rules of Islam. I want to help both of them. Is this possible? .. More

  • Marital Problems and Visitation Rights Date: 23-7-2002

    I am a Muslim from Mauritius which is a non-Islamic State. I contracted Nikah and from that was born a baby girl. Following a minor incident with my mother, my wife rang her father it was agreed that my wife and my baby would stay for three days at her parents' place. After the said period my father-in-law informed me that my wife and my baby will not.. More

  • Women remaining pregnant upto 18 months Date: 17-7-2002

    I have two questions:Is there any mention in the Holy Qur'an that women can remain pregnant up to 18 months?.. More

  • Reward for raising child with abnormalities Date: 9-7-2002

    I got pregnant 2 years ago and my baby was diagnosed with several abnormalities and the doctors recommended abortion. Al-Hamdulillah, my husband and I did not listen to them and kept the baby who turned out to be a wonderful and healthy baby. He is now 16 months old but he is a dwarf, very short. My heart breaks every time I look at him and just.. More

  • Islamic rules for adoption Date: 6-7-2002

    What are the Islamic rules of adopting a child? My uncle and aunt have adopted a female child, as they do not have children. When this child attains puberty can my uncle see her or talk to her or be alone with her in a room as she is not her real daughter? Can she inherit property? What are other necessary steps to be taken? Hope you will answer these.. More