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Marrying a Half Shia

Question Salaam. My friend is Sunni Muslim and she is to marry a guy whose dad is Sunni but Mom is Shia. Will the nikah be valid? Can you marry a half shia? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi...

Where is Sayyiduna Ali Radhiallahu anhu’s tomb?

Question: Where is Sayyiduna Ali Radhiallahu anhu’s tomb? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The valiant Fourth Caliph of Islam was brutally martyred in the month of Ramaḍān in 40 A.H at...

Sharing a prayer room with Shias.

Q. I work in Azerbaijan, which is mostly a Shia community. On the drilling rig that I am assigned, there is a prayer room where the workers perform their salaah. There are a few Sunni brothers who form a Jamaah for the daily salaah. Is it okay for us to perform our...

Regarding Agha Khani Sect

I am in a fix regarding the matter that I am an engineering university student and I am currently availing facility of hostel all was going well till my roommate offered prayer her method of offering salah was different but I do not paid much attention to this because...

Regarding Agha Khani Sect

I am in a fix regarding the matter that I am an engineering university student and I am currently availing facility of hostel all was going well till my roommate offered prayer her method of offering salah was different but I do not paid much attention to this because...