5483 fatwas

  • Rulings on breast-feeding Date: 4-4-2001

    1. Is providing breast milk for an infant Fard (for a baby too young to live on solid foods)? At what age (beyond two years) would breast-feeding become a Haram act?2. Is it Haram for children to pretend to be animals? .. More

  • Marrying a Pregnant Woman from Zina Date: 3-4-2001

    I want to marry a pregnant Muslim girl. A girl who had relation with another boy and they got physically involved and now he (boy) is refusing her and avoiding her completely. And the girl is beautiful and good mannered & I like her and she likes me. Please reply in the light of Qur'an And Sunnah. .. More

  • DNA Analysis and Sharee’ah Date: 29-3-2001

    I am a lawyer in Singapore. I practice Shariah Law. At present I have a Shariah case. My client's wife has petitioned for divorce. My client consents. There is a 1-year-old son. My client suspects that his wife had relations with another man and as a result bore the son. My client wants to do a DNA test to confirm. The lawyer for the wife objected to.. More

  • A Muslim girl living in a non-Muslim country without a Mahram Date: 25-3-2001

    I am a student in University and I live in a small dormitory with about 13 other girls. We have good security and the security guard makes regular rounds. I live far away from home and don't have a Mahram man anywhere near by. My question is: should I be here without a Mahram male? I just think about widows and divorced women, they don't have Mahrams.. More

  • Marriage to Non-Muslim After Having Committed Zina With Her Date: 22-3-2001

    I committed a major sin (zina) with non-believer and I love this person and she loves me very much. Well, she told me that she is pregnant because she missed her menses for a week and she wants to marry me. She also wants to be a Muslim. Well, I wasn't thinking to make love with her and I refused several times. What should I do and I love her dearly.. More

  • Female psychologist treating male patients Date: 15-3-2001

    bismillah ar-rahman ar-raheem, as-salamu alaikum wa rahmat Allahy wa barakatuhu, I am writing to express my sincere thanks with your efforts in responding to my questions, jazakum Allah khairan. I appreciate the time you dedicated to writing and answering all of our questions. Unfortunately there is a desperate need for psychological services in Egypt.. More

  • Unveiling before disbelieving male relatives Date: 13-3-2001

    Is a women allowed to uncover herself in front of her mother's brother or her father in-law if they are disbelievers, people of the book?.. More

  • Wife Seeks Separation from Husband Date: 13-3-2001

    I thank Allah who has created Fatwa center for us Muslims. I have a big problem in my life. I have my own opinion about this matter but I consider you to be knowledgeable enough to give proper advice.I converted a few years ago and am very glad I am a Muslim. Islam has changed me to a much better and wiser person. This is the most incredible thing that.. More

  • Wife Knowing about Husband's Whereabouts and Time of Return Date: 1-3-2001

    Does the wife have the right to know where the husband is and when he plans to return? Does the wife have the right to ASK where the husband is going or when he plans to return? For example, is it Islamically correct for the wife to be left alone day and night, without knowing where her husband is? Is a husband allowed to ignore his wife like this as.. More

  • Wearing Niqab in Romania Date: 1-3-2001

    I live in Romania and I have practiced wearing the affixed veil (NIQAB) here for a year (1998) I faced many problems; for instance I really wasn't bothered if people looked at me because they really could not see anything. The problem was that I felt I invited a lot of trouble: men on the street started bothering me, there were times when men approached.. More

  • Anal intercourse in marriage and divorce Date: 1-3-2001

    If somebody has anal sex with his wife, would it be considered that he has divorced his wife?.. More

  • Breast feeding beyond two years Date: 27-2-2001

    Is it ok to breastfeed your own child past two years of age? At what age would it become haram, the age of discretion?.. More

  • Women fighting in Jihad Date: 27-2-2001

    Are women allowed to practically fight in Jihad, by using arms etc.; was this practiced in the times of the Rasool SAW or the tabiyeen or taba tabeyeen? .. More

  • Rejecting Proposal after Seeing the Girl Date: 24-2-2001

    My family is arranging for my marriage. I agreed with the condition that I should see the girl first and then marry if I like her. But one of our elders cited a Hadith that the boy can see the girl only if he has decided to marry her. I agreed with the terms of this Hadith before everyone and in sound mind. When the girl was shown to me, I did not like.. More

  • Raising Muslim Children from a Prior Marriage Date: 22-2-2001

    A sister who converted to Islam has children from a previous relationship. Their father is not in their lives. Who has the responsibility for disciplining these children, their mother or their Muslim step-father? If the mother disagrees with the step-father's treatment what can she do? If a step-father abuses his step-children is the mother to blame.. More