1005 fatwas

  • Father encouraging daughter to date and marry non-Muslim Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband is encouraging our daughter to date and later marry a non-Muslim man that she met. We have been fighting over this. At this point, I feel that I want to leave him, and I cannot bear the idea of having marital relations with him. What is the position of Islam on this? Wassalaam. .. More

  • Wife may not ask husband to divorce co-wife Date: 1-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been married to my husband for almost 26 years and we have 3 children. My husband married another woman in secret, almost 4 years ago, and they have a child. My husband actually cannot afford to spend on more than one wife. I am paying for the house and other expenses, like the children's education, and so on. He also does.. More

  • Stipulating that husband does not take second wife in marriage contract Date: 23-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have read this on another website and want to know the authenticity of this: At the time of the marriage of Faatimah and‘Ali, may Allaah be pleased with them,the Holy Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,added the clause that ‘Alicould not marry another woman as long as Faatimah would be alive. Can a father from the side.. More

  • 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

  • Supplicating Allaah to marry certain man Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is: is it okay to supplicate to marry a particular person? I do not know a lot about him (just that he is working, is four years older to me, and is a practicing Muslim, I think). I came across his profile in my parents' mail (while they were browsing proposals for me), and there was something that attracted me to him... 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

  • Fiancee has male flatmate Date: 18-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykom. I want your help about my decision on whether to get married or not. I am an Arab. I got to know a Muslim lady who lives in a non-Muslim country. I met her parents and saw that her whole family has Islam as their religion natively. I felt at rest regarding them and her as well even though she does not wear the hijab, but she does.. More

  • No penalty for backing out of marriage agreement in Islamic law Date: 5-10-2016

    There was an agreement between the parents of a boy and a girl to marry their children; the would-be couple also agreed, but the parents of the boy have revoked it without a genuine reason and backed out from the agreement. Now the Intizamia Committee have asked for the penalty in cash from the parents of the boy for his backing out, which he has agreed.. More

  • Refusing suitor because of his poverty Date: 27-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a Indian Muslim on the path of the pious predecessors. I have a daughter for whom I am looking for a suitable spouse. I need some clarification on selection criteria to which I should abide. I came across some proposals in which the groom was on the proper (religious) path, but I was not satisfied with the skillsets of the candidate,.. 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

  • Asked for divorce because husband took second wife Date: 17-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My husband married my friend without my knowledge. I know that there is no need to inform me in Islam. I was devastated and asked him to divorce me because she is now pregnant. Instead of divorcing me, he divorced her through a text message. Is this valid? And did I commit a sin given that he divorced.. More

  • Annulling engagement does not require expiation Date: 11-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would be glad if you do not give me the reference of other fatwas. You said in respective fatwas that "An engagement is just a kind of promise for marriage, and it is permissible for each party to annul it." However, there is a hadith that says that if anyone annuls the promise, then they have to give the expiation, Should a person.. More

  • Marrying non-observant Muslim Date: 10-7-2016

    I am a muslim guy in Germany. Ten months ago, I met a muslim girl of Arabic and Turkish origins, but she was not raised in an Islamic atmosphere as her parents are not really committed to the prayer, fasting, and so on (only sometimes). She has great personal traits like modesty, honesty, and so on, and she is well-behaved, but she is not committed.. More

  • Supplicating Allaah to get good husband Date: 10-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am sorry for the lengthy question. I am 23 years old and my parents are looking for a suitable groom for me. A fews months ago, they got a proposal for me from a boy whose name is Abdul Subhaan. My parents spoke to his mother and sent her my picture as well as we live in different countries. She saw my picture and spoke to my mother.. 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