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WEARING HIJAB AROUND STEP BROTHERS

QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum, Can you tell me the ruling concerning which step siblings are considered your mahram and which of them should we observe the hijab with.  Let’s say for instance, I was an only child for My mother and father, then they got divorced.  My...

Giving zakath to jobless and debted father

My father is jobless for few years now and has huge debts. My parents don't have a son and my mother works as teacher but hasn't got enough money to clear his debt. She herself has zakah to pay but she can't give it to my father. Both me and my sister are married. We...

How do I create my will in my specific case

I am in the process of creating my will (wasiyat). I would like to know the Islamic rulings on inheritance. I have a wife and 2 sons. One of my sons has a developmental disability that will be a lifelong disability, he has autism. Also, my mother is alive but my...

Marriage without informing wali

I am a B. Tech student and I want to marry a girl. I have informed about her to all my family members and they are convinced. But the problem is that they are not making my nikah with her now but they said that they will perform nikah with her after 3 or 4 years...

Need suggestion on who is best?

I am living in Indore with my family including my parents and brother. Me and my brother we both are engineers and Alhamdulillah earning good money. We are taking care of our parents and family as much as we can and we don't want to leave them in any case. Also, we...

Will a step sister inherit?

Q: We are four brothers from the same mother and father. We also have a step sister sharing the same father. Does she count in the inheritance and what is her share? A: She will have a share in the father's estate, not in your mother's estate.And Allah Ta'ala (الله...

Hurmat-e-musaaharah

Q: I'm a 22 year old female. I remember that when I was 15 to 17 years of age, I was travelling in a car with my family and was sitting between my mother and father. At that time I was thinking about someone else and got sexually aroused. Now, I am horrified and...

Suspending talaaq

Q: I told my wife that if she talked with her family members on her mobile except her mother and father then she will be divorced. If in case she talked to anyone then what will be the situation? Will she be divorced? I said only once talaaq in case she talked with...

Ghulam Ahmed Qaadiyani

Q: The Ahmaddiyah's prove the Mesiah to be Mirza Ghulam Ahmed becuase they say that in Sahih Bukhari Volume 4 Book 55 Hadith 648, Esa AS is described as having "red complexion and curly hair" but in the very next hadith (hadith 649) Rasulullah sallallahu alaihi...