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Chatting on facebook

Q: If a girl chats on facebook with a boyfriend and calls him "husband" and he calls the girl "wife". Will she be in his nikah? A: No. It is haraam in Islam for a girl to be in contact with a na mahram boy. They both should sincerely repent to Allah Ta'ala for this...

Repenting from sin

Q: I had complete relations many times with a boy without nikaah. Now I am so guilty I apologize to Allah. But what may I do that Allah forgive me and I become close to Allah. How is it possible? please help me. A: Sincerely repent to Allah Ta'ala from the bottom of...

 I gave my wife 3 talaqs at once. On the Internet 75% of imams say marriage is over, while other imams say 3 talaaqs together count as 1. She told me Wallahi Internet is not accurate, & the imam said it counts as 1. I had intercourse with her because I believed she was truthful but I felt guilty. I have since given official shariah talaaq. Are we both sinful or does she carry the greater burden?

Q: I gave my wife 3 talaqs at once. On the Internet 75% of imams say marriage is over, while other imams say 3 talaaqs together count as 1. She told me Wallahi Internet is not accurate, & the imam said it counts as 1. I had intercourse with her because I believed...

The criteria for acceptance by Allah Ta’ala

Q: My question is regarding Iblis. If anyone knows Allah well, it's probably Iblis. What I don't understand is with all the knowledge and experience he has of Allah why is he not scared of the punishment of the hellfire. Why does he not seek Allah’s forgiveness and...

No longer want to be in a haraam relationship

Q: I am single with a 10 month old baby from a Pakistani. We live together but I don't want to get married because he is already married. I assisted him with his permit which allowed him to travel to Pakistan and he has now impregnated his wife. I asked him to leave...

Looking for a job

Q: I was working in one of world's best company for the last two years. Due to some dispute with the manager I resigned in the month of April. Since then I am looking for a job but I cannot succeed. I have been offering namaz and have been fasting throughout this...

Keeping contact with a married woman

Q: I am in love with one girl for the past 10 years. 5 years ago she got married to another person and she is not happy with her husband because he beats her daily and he is not keeping her happy. She still loves me and she is in contact with me. She says that she...

What to do with a stolen item

Q: If clothes were stolen from a store and now someone wants to repent from this, how does one pay back the store? If the owner was not known at that time and don't know if the owner is still there, then what action does one take? A: One should return the items stolen...

Compensation for committing adultery

Q:  If someone got involved in intercourse before marriage and then got married later to that woman,  off course this is not permissable in Islam (May Allah forgive them). Is there is any Kafara now? A: The both husband and wife should sincerely repent to Allah Ta'ala...