What is the ruling regarding divorce during menses?

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I wanted to ask if a talaak has been given during the time of menses, but the couple gets together by realizing their mistakes. What happens? Is this revocable? Does this mean there will be a period of Iddah? please help explain the conditions and what it may lead to?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

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a.) The exact words used in giving divorce?
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Mufti Sohail ibn Arif,
Assistant Mufti, Darul Iftaa
Chicago, USA

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Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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