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sexual relations

Ruling of Nikah

assallam o allakum, 1- is it ok for an unmarried women not to marry if she do not find any suitable man, also she is sure that not getting married she will not engage in any unlawful relationships 2- if a married man develops sexual relations with a un married women...

Sexual relations with a few women at one time

Q. Can a man have sexual relations with a few women at one time? A. It should be noted that premarital sexual relationships are Haraam in Islam. A man cannot have sexual relationships with any woman out of the wedlock of marriage individually or collectively. It is...

Meaning of (verse 1) Suratul Mu’minoon

Q: Success is really attained by the believers who guard their private parts except from their wives or from those (bondwomen who are) owned by their hands, as they are not to be blamed. However, those who seek beyond that are the transgressors” (Quran 23:1- What does...

Breaking the iddah of a divorce.

Q. What actions are considered to break idaah or a divorce? Is getting intimate with her without intercourse end the idaah? A. A person can break the effects of divorce, and interrupt the continuity of the iddah of a revocable divorce, by revoking the divorce he has...

Does Islam allow slavery?

Assalaamu Alaikum, Q:I am asking a question on behalf of my wife. Upon reading Surah Ma’arij verse 29&30 she asked me does it mean therefore that Islam allows slavery? And does it then mean a Muslim brother or sister is permitted to have sexual relations with...

Contact and Communication Prior to Nikāh

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: My question is that my engagement is done, having all the formalities except the nikāh. Can I talk with my fiancé on phone or SMS (text message)? In Islam, is it permissible for me or not? Answer: In the Name of God, Most...