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  • Platonic Marriage Date: 13-12-2018

    SalamA man wants to marry a woman but she says that she has a condition and she will marry him if he agrees to her condition. She wants to have a platonic marriage (i.e. marriage where there is not intercourse). 1.) Is this kind of marriage possible at all in islam? 2.) Does he have the obligation to give her shelter and food in such a case of a marriage? .. More

  • Proof that the Mut’ah (Temporary) Marriage Was Abrogated Date: 10-12-2018

    Thank you for answering my question in fatwa 386500.Please tell me how can you say that the Verse 4:24 does not mean temporary marriage if Tafsir Ibn Abbas say otherwise? In his explanation of sura 4:24 he says clearly " and it is also said that this means: so that you should seek with your money marrying women for an agreed period of time (zawaj al-mut'ah).. More

  • Civil marriage and its perils Date: 12-1-2014

    What is civil marriage and what are its perils on the Muslim community? May Allaah Reward you... More

  • Mut'ah marriage was prohibited for ever in the Conquest of Makkah Date: 6-10-2013

    Assalamu Alaikum, In Fatwa 179051, you wrote that Mut'ah was permitted because of necessity initially and later it was prohibited. Why was it made lawful again during Meccan conquest?. Prophet (pbuh) and companions stayed in Mecca for only 19 days, why was it permitted again for brief period? .. More

  • Why the Mut'ah marriage was allowed, then prohibited Date: 8-5-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum, The mut'ah marriage looks more like prostitution. According to sunni scholars, Prophet allowed mut'ah marriage initially and forbade later. Why did he allow initially? Regards.. More

  • Impermissibility of marrying Druze Date: 4-5-2011

    I am a Muslim girl. A Druze man whom I love and want to marry proposed to me. Is it permissible to marry him? I want to have information about their creed and everything that is relevant to their life and worship... More

  • Ruling on marriage based on intention Date: 4-5-2011

    There is a sick person in Germany who cannot start a family, due to his illness. He said that he wants to help a girl in an Arab country obtain the right of residence in Germany before his death. He does not intend to consummate the marriage. According to him, all that is for the sake of Allaah, and he does not want any compensation. Is this permissible?.. More

  • Cases when men are prohibited to marry Date: 10-3-2011

    What are the cases of men’s 'Iddah (post-marriage waiting period)?.. More

  • He discovered that his second wife is the sister of his first wife Date: 9-3-2010

    Dear sir as my friend was married and then he married an other girl and did not tell to his wife and parents unfortunately his second wife is sister of his first wife now he is confuse can he keep both wives or will have to divorce one of them if he has to divorce one of them then he should give to his first wife or second, please reply of this question.. More

  • Ruling on Mut`ah marriage Date: 12-7-2009

    Assalamualaikum, First of all, I would like to thank you for responding to questions quickly. Jazkallah khair. My question is regarding mutah marraiage. It is well known that it is prohibited from authentic narrations. But in Shias, it is allowed form of marriage. I dont have any doubt that it is haraam. But can we consider those shias who do it are.. More

  • The Shighaar marriage Date: 25-2-2008

    is it right for a man to married another man's sister and in return the latter man also married the first man's sister at the same time ? { ie you marry my sister and I marry your sister}.. More

  • False marriage Date: 14-8-2006

    I was divorced more than 10 years ago and I came to reside with my daughter in an Arab country. So, is it permissible for me to conduct a false marriage contract with someone in order to obtain a permanent residence in this country, and so that I could perform Hajj. Is this marriage forbidden? .. More

  • Combining between two sisters as wives is absolutely forbidden Date: 14-8-2006

    Happily married with 2 children. My Wif'e parents died 5 years ago. Wife's sister, 30years old and not married, is very good to my children and treats them like her own. and she preferes living with us instead of living with her brother and his wife. She has no other family in the country we live in. She prefers being with us instead of getting married.. More

  • Her parents are pressuring her to become the third wife of a man she does not like Date: 22-6-2005

    A man, who is married to two wives, is proposing to another lady as his third wife. However this third lady does not want him, but her parents are forcing her, almost threatening her. My question is: Is this allowed in Islam? How will the marriage be regarded if she gives in to the parental pressures?.. More

  • Temporary marriage in order to remarry her ex-husband Date: 28-8-2004

    I am writing to know if in Islam temporary marriage allowed? I mean temporary marriage a real marriage in front of witness, but it should be temporary in order to marry the ex husband again. I know after third divorce a woman should wait for to finish her Iddah and then she should marry someone else when he divorces her then she can marry her ex-husband... More