5465 fatwas

  • Minor Zina acts between engaged persons Date: 2-2-2000

    I am married to my cousin for the last 8 years. While we were engaged (before nikah) we used to engage in some sextual acts, like kissing, kissing her breasts, once she masturbated me with her hands, but we never had an intercourse. So, I want to know the opinion of all school of thoughts about the validity of our marriage. I am confused after I read.. More

  • Muslim woman marrying man of her choice Date: 29-1-2000

    Is a Muslim woman allowed to choose who she wants to marry?.. More

  • Uncovering before house boy during Iddah Date: 28-1-2000

    If you have a house boy in the house where you are living while you are in Iddah, is it allowed for the house boy to see you?.. More

  • No Intention Is Required for Waiting Period (‘Iddah) after Husband’s Death Date: 28-1-2000

    When a Muslim husband dies, the wife is supposed to be in Iddah for four months and ten days. Does anyone from the husband's side need to read a "NIYYA" for the Iddah? .. More

  • Grandfather Had Illegitimate Sons: These Uncles Are Not Mahram to You Date: 26-1-2000

    My grandfather was not Muslim and had sons with women he was informally (not religiously) married to. Are my uncles born from these women considered to be my Mahram or must I cover in front of them? This is a very hard issue because my family is very close and it hurts me to think that I may have no relation to them. .. More

  • Husband Makes Troubles When He Reunites with Family Yearly Date: 22-1-2000

    My husband works in Saudi Arabia. He comes to me 1 month in the whole year and whenever he comes he makes troubles with me and with our children. He wants me to apologize always and to treat him as a baby; what's your opinion? .. More

  • Marrying foreign girl with different religion Date: 20-1-2000

    Lot of people want to marry, but they can`t find the ideal girl and are forced to marry a foreigner of a differnt religion. What do you think about that?.. More

  • Distant female relative visited and forced herself on him Date: 13-1-2000

    I'm a 22-year old male. I have a distant relative (female) and have known her for a long time. Recently she stayed overnight at my house. (My parents were around). When my parents were asleep she came over to my room and forced herself on me. Although I knew I should not do what I was doing, I did play along as I'm still a virgin and that was the first.. More

  • Married without witnesses Date: 3-1-2000

    I am in love with a man and we treat each other as husband and wife. Last year we married each other with out the presence of a maulvi and witnesses. We declared Allah to be the witness to this agreement. Many times we wanted to go for court marriage but our parents would have gotten very upset when at the time of our nikah they would have found out.. More

  • Custody of Children of Divorced Parents in Islam Date: 1-1-2000

    I'm confused about something and would like to know the answer. I read a part of something, that wasn't explained and it upset me and I need clarification. If a married couple divorce who have children, and the wife takes custody of the children, if she gets remarried, she has to give up custody of her children to the father? If this is true then why?.. More

  • Marriage to a cousin (father's brother's child) Date: 29-12-1999

    I would like to have your advice regarding my problem. I have been falling in love with a girl and I am intent on marrying her soon. The problem is, the girl is my cousin (daughter of my uncle). Her father is my father’s brother. Can I marry her based on Islamic law? Your advice is highly appreciated. .. More

  • Keeping relations with child of Zina Date: 25-12-1999

    A relative of mine has a son that was born out of wedlock. Although we know that Islamically he is not responsible for maintaining the child, he loves the child and sees him regularly. He also spends on the child by giving money to the mother for the child's food, clothing, toys, schooling etc. I want to know if it is permissible or recommended for.. More

  • Telephone conversation between men and women Date: 17-12-1999

    I have loved a girl who helped me a lot to come and realize the truth of my religion. She opened my eyes after ALLAH filled my heart with eman. We talk to each other on the phone and I have to admit that we sometimes get into silly conversation, but we can't help it. I don't want to lose her; I even stopped studying and joined a computer institute to.. More

  • Coitus interruptus Date: 15-12-1999

    What is the rule of coitus interruptus?.. More

  • Wedding traditions in Islam Date: 12-12-1999

    I like to find about the Muslim Wedding traditions. I might get married to a Muslim and he has told me we must have a wedding according to Muslim tradition and I want to find out what is this tradition before I commit myself. .. More