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Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

IVF treatment

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Q: Me and my wife have been married for 7 years now Alhamdulillah, but unfortunately we have no children. We are speaking to ivf specialists and when we asked about being able to see a female specialist during the egg collection and embryo implant procedure we were told that this is not possible and we… read more »

Written talaaq

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Q: Me and my husband were newly weds. Due to pressure and anxiety building up between both our families, my husband was made to write talaq thrice on a paper and this was then sent to me through his brother. My husband did not have the intention to divorce me thrice nor was he aware… read more »

Living separately from in-laws

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Q: Before my husband and I made nikaah, we discussed financial issues like whether I would need to work, if we would be a 2 income household, the rental and expenses we would need to pay, etc. He told me confidently that I can work if I wanted to although not necessary. (I work for… read more »

Husband saying wife is haraam or haraami

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Q: If a husband says to his wife “haraam or haraami” without the intention of divorce or if the parent’s (husband and wife) say that their children are “haraam or haraami”, is there any problem with this? A: This is extremely deplorable. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee… read more »

Giving a house on bond as mahr

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Q: A couple bought a house in both their names, shared the deposit and took finance jointly. Subsequently the husband gave her one or two talaaqs and she completed her iddat. Thereafter the couple planned to re-marry. Her condition for the second re-marriage was that the mahr must be the house that was jointly purchased,… read more »