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Is a bring and share Walima permissible?

Nasihah (Advice): Dispelling evil thoughts from the minds of people Sayyidatuna Safiyya Bint Huyai Radhiyallahu Anha says: “I came to visit Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam at night while he was in the state of I’tikaf (seclusion) (in the Masjid during the last ten days of Ramadan). After having talked to …

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In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Question Salam, I want to do ivf ( test tube baby). I have 2 kids before but after that I could not get pregnant. I tried for many years and then I did IVF with one female doctor but it failed. Actually I have developed some complicated immunological issues. I …

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Desperate plea from a regretting son

Question: Salam. Please do not do curse me after reading this. I had been a very disobedient child for my parents. I was the only son and they had hopes that I will treat them well in their old age. But I turned out to be exactly the opposite. When …

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Can the children decide to live with the father?

Question What happens if a teenage girl’s parents get divorced, but she wants to stay with her father? Or a five-year old-boy who wishes to stay with his father? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. According to the Shariah laws of custody, …

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Is it permissible to cut the sixth finger

  Question A child was born with six fingers on one of the hands. Is it permissible to operate on this hand to remove the additional finger? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer It is permissible as long as there is no risk to the child’s life in doing so. Medical …

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Custody of children after divorce

Question My husband gave one talaaq ba’ain. I few weeks later I discovered I was 7weeks expecting. After delivery of baby and iddah expiry I want to know who has custody of this child? Mother or Father? (question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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