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  • Status of Muslim woman who married non-Muslim man Date: 22-10-2016

    Dear Islamic Scholars, assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Please inform us concerning the status of a Muslim woman, and whether her own status as a Muslim remains or not, who marries a non-Muslim person that does not convert to Islam. Please explain how that violates Islamic values and traditions. In particular, can such a lady lead.. More

  • Apostate must repent and embrace Islam before marrying Muslim Date: 19-10-2016

    I embraced Islam when I was 15 and practised the religion for two years, but due to a breakdown of my non-Muslim family, I became lost and stopped practising. I had a son at 19 and his dad and I left each other when my son was 2.5 years old. My son is 6 now, and I am 25, and I have been single ever since. About 7 months ago, I met a 27-year-old Pakistani.. More

  • Woman who converts to Islam cannot stay married to Non-Muslim Date: 27-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband and I bought a house with a mortgage twelve years ago. I became muslim five months ago. Initially, I did not know that the one who consumes interest is a sinner. I lost income last year and could not help my husband replace his damaged car. So we re-mortgaged and used the money to replace the car, pay off old debts, and.. More

  • Islam acknowledges marriage contract between non-Muslims Date: 29-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear Brother, a Christian woman married an atheist or agnostic with the sole intent of obtaining the right to permanently reside in the country. She paid the man a monetary compensation for this marriage. They neither live together nor have any other relationship. Is she considered married according to Islam? Can a muslim man marry.. More

  • Marrying Indian Christian woman of Hindu ancestry Date: 22-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholar. Can a Muslim marry an Indian Christian woman? Are Indian Christians part of Ahl Al-Kitaab, that is, the People of the Book? I am asking because their origin is not really Christian; their parents or ancestors were Hindu or belonged to other religions. .. More

  • He married a non-Muslim woman with whom he committed adultery Date: 26-11-2015

    As a virgin, I committed the crime of zina (adultery) with a non-Muslim adulterous woman. I repented, and in order to save my soul, I married her knowing that she only accepted Islam so that she and I could be married. Later, we married again, but this time I thought that she really believed in Islam even though her faith was at a very weak stage. She.. More

  • It is not strictness to separate from a spouse who commits kufr Date: 3-2-2015

    A salam u alikum i have read your fatwa about to take divorce from a spouse who is bralvi or sufi or shia ist it too strict i know many couples they remain married of different faith even muslim christian etc isnt its too cruel for a woman to take divorce if husband is sufi or bralvi now a day thanks .. More

  • Permissible to marry him if he converts to Islam and becomes a good Muslim Date: 3-2-2015

    As Salaamu Alaykum A Muslim woman has been living with a non Muslim man for many years, they never married, now he wants to become a Muslim. What should they do to organize their lives as ordered by Allah SWA..once Inshaa Allah he make shahada? Jazaka Allah Khairn Was Salaamu Alaykum .. More

  • A Muslim woman is absolutely prohibited from marrying a non-Muslim man Date: 10-1-2015

    The major problem in marrying a muslim women to a non muslim man is a)a non muslim will rule muslim women by his earnings & authority. b)the children will follow father's religion. If these TWO were solved {the women & children will always survive on muslim women's income & the children should be grown up as muslims} then a muslim women.. More

  • His non-Muslim wife's father forced him to divorce her Date: 8-12-2014

    AoA, i was married non-muslim girl in may 2014 acording muslim law. After few month her father accept us but not properly. And he just wait for his time that he could use his power to seperate us. On oct 2014 he forcefully taken a divorce from me. He hostage my wife and show me a gun and taking forcefully divorce on legal paper. But we both loves each.. More

  • Marrying a Christian woman of weak faith Date: 29-9-2014

    Six years ago, I met a guy (Mahmoud) at my college who is Muslim and we fell in love. We dated for a few years until he confessed to me that being together without marriage hurt him. He made us sign a marriage contract called Orfi and he said that it was better than nothing. About 18 months ago, he asked to get married legally and I said yes. As we.. More

  • A Muslim woman's marriage to a non-Muslim man is prohibited according to scholarly consensus Date: 7-8-2014

    Assallamu Allaikum.. I'm a reverted muslimah who is being with non parents to make them understand Islam. However I say they are refusing it and looking a non-Muslim guy for me. recently i came to know about Zynab(RA) marriege. I read out this "Zainab (R.A.) was the eldest daughter of the Prophet (PBUH) and was born in the fifth year of his marriage.. More

  • Marrying a non-Muslim woman who does not belong to the people of the Book Date: 30-7-2014

    Salam Aleikum, I am a muslim living in Europe for many years, I knew a Christian girl, but she was following the model of her culture: drinking, smoking, having a boy friend... After I met her, I was talking to her about all matters of life and afterlife, She became convainced of many things, She stopped drinking, smoking, dressing style... The most.. More

  • A Muslim woman's marriage to a disbeliever is invalid and considered Zina Date: 24-7-2014

    ASSALAMU ALAIKUM My family is muslim by name, i grew up without having much islamic surroundings, so after my mother and father divorced, my mother married a christian man. I have told her this isnt right and she cant marry him and that her marriage is void but because my mother isnt practicing muslim she doesnt care. Alhamdulillah i was guided and.. More

  • Her Bohra friend is not happy in her marriage with a Hindu man Date: 18-7-2014

    My muslim(bohra) friend married a hindu guy, there were in luv & she hoped to revert him to islam. But it nvr happnd & instead she got lost too. But inspite of everythin her faith hd not died, she ws overall unhappy wit the situation & all the rituals she ws hvng to do there. Its been 10 yrs for their marriage & she hd a 5 yr old daughter... More