Stopping Wife Abuse

Q: If a woman is being brutally physically abused, also emotionally and financially and the husband’s family knows about it but the wife’s family does not, is it the duty  of the in-laws to inform the wife’s family after trying to talk to the brother to stop abusing his wife and he does not? A: […]

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Forcing Wife to be Naked

Q: Can a husband force his wife to completely naked for sexual purpose according to Quran and Sunnah?        A: It is not permissible for the husband to force his wife to become completely naked. She is only obliged to fulfil his sexual desires, and that can be achieved without undressing completely. However, if she does […]

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Oral Sex with Sheath

Q: Kindly clarify the following for me regarding relations with my spouse: I am aware that oral sex is Makrooh. I have recently come across an article (western health website) stating that impurities from private organs could be dangerous and one should avoid these coming into the mouth. The article suggested using a sheath (alternatively […]

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Bride attending Marriage Ceremony

Q: My daughter wants to be seated next to her future husband during the nikaah (marriage) ceremony which will be held at a hotel as we do not have a masjid nearby. Is it permissible for her to be seated there with her witness and if it is not please explain why not so I […]

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Marriage by Phone

Q: What is the ruling regarding marrying over the phone in a conference call type of setting? If it’s permissible then how should it be conducted? A: As for Nikah (marriage) by phone, you must observe the following procedure for the Nikah to be valid: Before the Nikah the parties should fax to each other […]

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Marriage after Adultery

Q: I had pre-marital sex with a boy. We are now trying to part because we have realized our relationship will not work out. I was wondering if I am still able to marry someone else since I am no longer a virgin, and do I have to tell him everything from my life like […]

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Marriage in a State of Impurity

Q: Is Nikah (marriage) valid if contracted in the state of major ritual impurity? A: Nikah in an impure state is valid. Once a person said QABILTU-HAA the nikah is valid whether that person was paak or naapaak. But remember that if the nikah is performed in a musjid, then the person who entered the […]

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