5322 fatwas

  • Using "Laila" as a name for Muslim girl Date: 5-11-1999

    I want to know the meaning of Muslim name "Laila,' and if it is a good name for a baby girl? thanks... More

  • Wife wants divorce from husband who left her for two years Date: 1-11-1999

    As Salam alaikum, I would like to ask about a marriage topic. I would like to know if a couple are married and for some reason the lady wants a divorce so her husband leaves her for 2 years. The husband does not spend money on her at all. So, is she considered divorced? I know that now-a- days a lady is not legally divorced unless she receives.. More

  • Seeing woman for marriage without Hijab Date: 29-10-1999

    Is it allowed for a man to see the woman whom he wants to marry without wearing her HIJAAB? .. More

  • Phone conversations between brothers and sisters Date: 28-10-1999

    Phone conversation between brothers and sisters: What is allowed and what is not allowed (i.e : conversation for purpose of religion or marriage)? Could you give me daleel and fatwa from scholars... More

  • Girl's parents forced her to marry someone other than her first choice Date: 9-10-1999

    A friend and his girl friend wanted to marry each other, but the girl's parents refused my friend's proposal, though he has a good job and sufficient earnings. They forced her (the girl) to marry some other guy. Is this NIKAH o.k.? What Islam says about it?.. More

  • Exchanging photos for purpose of marriage and with Islamic marriage agency Date: 7-10-1999

    What is the position of the scholars about the exchange of photos for the purpose of marriage and with Islamic matrimonial agencies?.. More

  • Talking to the opposite sex on the telephone Date: 6-10-1999

    Is it haram to talk to someone of the opposite sex over the phone? If so, where I can find this answer in the Quran or a hadith so I can tell and show it is haram... More

  • Telling intended wife he has herpes Date: 5-10-1999

    I have a very tough situation and would like your advice! I have been diagnosed with a disease called "Herpes." This is not a dangerous disease as I can live a normal life. I am planning to get married soon and I am not sure if I need to tell my future wife about my illness when I ask for her hand in marriage! Is it Islamic that I keep this.. More

  • Wife with serious health problems wants to prevent future pregnancy Date: 27-9-1999

    My wife delivered her 8th child last week. She is 40 years old and suffers a lot physically, psychologically and socially by being unable to prevent pregnancy through the use of birth control methods. She wants to know if she is allowed by Sharia to use a permanent birth control tool, i.e. to prevent pregnancy forever? She has some heart problems,.. More

  • Marrying the daughter of the woman with whom he committed Zina Date: 18-9-1999

    If a person committed Zina with a married woman and he is single what is the "ruling" for each of them? Can he marry her daughter? Is her daughter is Halal for him? Thanks... More

  • Anal intercourse with one's wife Date: 16-9-1999

    One day I had anal intercourse with my wife. Is that forbidden?.. More

  • Having Muslim son baptised by Catholic priest Date: 12-9-1999

    I am married to a Christian Catholic woman, and we had a baby boy about 4 months ago. I called him ADAM. My parents in-law and my wife want to baptise him by a priest, but I refused, because I am Muslim, and my son has to be so. I am working at their own business, and I am having lot of truble with them all the time because of my son's baptism. My parents.. More

  • Homosexual Thoughts and Desires Date: 7-9-1999

    Assalamu Alykum Dear Sheikh I’m a teenage Muslim living in the UK. I would like to ask some questions regarding homosexuality. I’m 20 years old and I frequently have homosexual thoughts. Ever since I can remember I have been attracted to males more than females. I am aware that homosexuality is completely forbidden and is worse than (Zinah) Adultery... More

  • Wife divorcing her husband Date: 4-9-1999

    Can a women divorce from her husband ? if yes, in what circumstances?.. More

  • Wants to marry rich man, but not rich herself Date: 2-9-1999

    I want to marry a rich man, but I'm not rich. Is that a problem if we want to be happy in life? His family won't accept this marriage. What should I do? Thanks very much for your help... More