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  • Pakistani Student In Romania Wants to Marry Date: 4-2-2001

    I'm a Pakistani student in Romania studying dentistry. There are two converted Muslims from Christianity, both are Romanians. One woman is a widow, her name is Fatimah and her daughter who is 19, studying in law school, her name is Najwa. Both became Muslim last October Fatimah and Najwa in 1st of Ramaza. I want to ask it I have a right to marry (Najwa)?.. More

  • Muslim Somali woman in UK seeking husband Date: 23-11-2000

    If a Muslim woman 25 years of age has no help from her family in finding a suitable husband what can she do? I am from Somali living in theUK my parents will not look for a husband for me or my sisters, and there are 6 of us. In our culture the woman's family can't look for husbands, it has to be a male that approaches your family and that is not always.. 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

  • Divorced Woman with Boyfriend Who Wants to Move on with Her Date: 3-8-2000

    I'm a divorced woman who converted recently. My boyfriend is from Algeria and actually wants to move on with me, but his parents do not accept me. What does the Quran say about getting married with a divorced woman? Is there a chance to convince his parents that I'm not a bad person, nor a person of 2nd class? His parents judge without knowing me. Is.. More

  • Many Proposed to Her As She Has Canadian Citizenship but She Refused Date: 3-8-2000

    When I went to my country a couple of years ago, men would propose to me because I have Canadian citizenship. Every one of them wanted to marry me in the hopes that I would bringhim to Canada. Since I found this to be very offensive, I told everyone that I would not marry anyone who does not have a passport of an English country. Is this fair? .. More

  • Parents against Daughter's Choice for Marriage Date: 11-6-2000

    I have a man whom I love very much. He proposed to me 3 months ago. We were together at university. We have been loving each other for 5 years now. He is only 8 months older than I. My father and mother don't want this marriage. They are saying that he is too young to handle marriage responsibilities. He is 22.5 years old. His father and mother feel.. More

  • Confused about Marrying Man Engaged to Cousin He Does Not Want to Marry Date: 30-5-2000

    Assalaamu alaikum Dearest brothers, shukran for answering my questions, but to no avail it has still left me confused. Reason being that i have read through some of the other questions as well as the answeres u supplied , i came across a question 3549 something similar to mine, yet u discouraged this man from marrying her, bringing the matter of CULTURE.. More

  • Arab Man Wants to Marry Her But He Is Engaged to Cousin Whom He Doesn't Like Date: 20-5-2000

    An Arab man has asked me to marry him, but he is engaged to his cousin. He does not wish to marry her, saying that if he does marry her it would be unfair to her as he does not want her and their relationship could never be happy as they don't even get along now. He would marry her to please his family especially his mother. He can have many wives but.. More

  • Seeing girl, her picture or video before marriage Date: 19-4-2000

    I'm 20 years old and I plan to get married in the next couple of years. My aunty says she has found a girl for me. However, this girl lives overseas, hence I'm unable to meet her personally to make my decision. My family says there is a family video on which she appears. Is it permissible for me to see her on that video before making a decision to go.. 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

  • 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

  • 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 via Islamic Marriage Agency for the Purpose of Marriage 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

  • 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

  • Muslim Sister in Uk Finds It Difficult to Marry because of Her Color Date: 4-8-1999

    I am a 23 year old Muslim sister who was born and raised in the UK, but of UAE/Sudanese percentage. Both my parents died when I was 10 years ago. I have been trying to get married and have inquired about this issue, but have not been successful looking in the UK. It seems that even practising Muslims here, and no doubt elsewhere, carry the un-Islamic.. More