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Marital Issues – Unhappy

Assalamu Alaikum, I have been married for 6 months. I have married my husband because he is religious and he is known for his good character. He is a good man, but I am experiencing several issues in my marriage that are affecting my happiness. 1) Lack of intimate...

Niqab

Assalaam alaykum Ya shaykh my husband is strongly against me wearing niqab. And it’s causing a lot of friction in our marriage if we r disputing over it. So I stopped wearing it for a while then I tried to wear it again just even only the half niqab light color so as...

In-laws

Salaam alaykom Ya shaykh Please help me what I should do in this awkward situation dealing with my in-laws coming to my home and having mixed gathering. My husbands brother every now and then comes to visit and sometimes brings his wife. She does not wear any hijab at...

Woman working

Assalamu alaykoum wa rahatullahi wa barakatuh Is it permissable for a muslim woman, living in the western world, to work in a non-segregated office? This is a woman who truly wants to earn her own money, and who enjoys to work and be productive. She is working in an...

Can I wipe over my hijab? (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Assalamu Alaykum Dear Sheikh , when a women wipes over the scarf how does she wash her ears . Cause the ears are inside the scarf.A: Wa ‘alaykum al-salam. It is permitted to wipe over the head scarf that is fashioned around the head and neck that is difficult to...

Does a foster child inherit?

Q. I breastfed my sister’s 6 Months old child from the time my sister passed away till her child was 2 years old. Does my sister’s child inherit from my estate? A. If a child is breastfed by another woman from childbirth up to 2 years of age, the child becomes a...

Should a woman make Hijaab from her brother-in-law/s?

Q. Should a wife make Hijaab from her brother-in-law/s? A. One of the misconceptions that is present in Muslim societies in general is the laxity towards relations with a brother-in-law. However, when we look at the teachings of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam...