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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.

Going out to work during iddat

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Q: My husband has given me divorce in writing. He isn’t giving me any maintenance. I have to work to support my son. What are the rules for iddah: 1. Can I work in the daytime? 2. What about other rules of iddah? 3. My husband says that he now regrets. Can he remarry in… read more »

Working during iddat

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Q: My husband has given me papers… He wrote I divorce you Talak Talak Talak… then in one line again I divorce you… How many divorces does it count? He isn’t giving any money… Can I work in a school during iddah as we were separated since a year? A: Three divorces have taken place and… 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 »

Reconciling after khula

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Q: I was in a nikaah for 2 years but no rukhsati had taken place and I hadn’t touched my husband. I took khula from him and my iddah has ended. I want to remarry the person again, is it permissible? A: Khula is a talaaq-e-baain. Apart from the khula, if he did not issue… read more »

Three types of Talaaq

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Q: What are the different types of Talaaq? Please explain each type in detail together with the ruling. A: In Islaam, there are three types of Talaaq:  1.) Talaaq e Rajee 2.) Talaaq e Baain 3.) Talaaq e Mughalladhah. Talaaq e Rajee (revocable divorce) refers to where the husband divorces the wife with the clear words of Talaaq… read more »