5409 fatwas

  • 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

  • Using a Jewish name Date: 31-8-2000

    I have two questions. 1. I have son and we keep his name "UZAIR". so somebody says that it is a jewish name but this name is in Qur'an. So can tell me it is okay? Give me a full detail please. 2. Is it okay to celebrate our kid's birthday?.. More

  • Marriage to someone of another culture Date: 30-8-2000

    I saw on an Islamic site that it is encouraged for people to marry someone of a different culture; the reasoning is that this helps to reduce racial prejudice. Is this true? Please provide reference in the Quar'an... More

  • Oral sex Date: 29-8-2000

    My husband likes oral sex. I have heard that it is makruh. Do I have the right to refuse him (on this point)?.. More

  • Oral sex during menses Date: 21-8-2000

    Is it oral sex Haram or Halal? I and my wife sometime oral sex for foreplay, or if my wife has menses or confirement period... More

  • Unclear words of divorce Date: 21-8-2000

    If the husband says things about divorce while he is angry, does it count as a divorce? For example, the wife is pregnant and while they were arguing he said several things, such as: he will leave her when she has the child, and also said that when she has the child he will take it and leave, and also told her that once she has the child she can go.. More

  • Incest Between Brother and Sister Date: 21-8-2000

    What is the punishment of a brother who has sex with his sister? And how can he be forgiven? .. More

  • Lack of sex in marriage Date: 14-8-2000

    If husband and wife have not had sex between themselves for a long time is the marriage cons idered broken/nullified? Kindly advise. .. More

  • Sexual abuse by Muslim family members Date: 11-8-2000

    I am a Muslim woman. As a child I was sexually abused and raped by a fellow Muslim who was very close to my family. I do not remember when it started, but it stopped when I became old enough to say 'NO’ and stand up for my self. At that point this man whom we had grown up to call uncle, broke all ties with my family, in fear of being exposed. For.. More