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Meaning

What Is The Real Meaning of Zina (Adultery)?

Short Answer: The word zina (adultery and fornication), in Islam, can be used in two different, yet related, ways. It can be used as a general term that refers to a general meaning, and as a legal term defining a criminal act that invites punishments and other legal applications. Zina in its broad meaning indicates any haram (prohibited) act, whether the act …

Discussing Marital Problems with Another Man

Discussing Marital Problems with Another Man: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: You have breached the trust of your husband by turning to another man and confiding in him. Since nothing can …

Talking Intimately With the Opposite Sex

Talking Intimately With the Opposite Sex: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: So we are not only told to refrain from the actual intercourse but also forbidden to engage in any of …

Looking With Desire

Looking With Desire at the Opposite Sex: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Islam cares for the welfare and honor of people to the extent that it prohibits the mere look at the …

Having a Relationship with a Married Woman

Having a Relationship with a Married Woman: A Major Sin?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- It is imperative that you bear in mind the fact that you have violated the rules of the Shari`ah …

Humping

Is Dry Humping Considered Zina?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: She should know that this practice is totally forbidden (haram) even if it is not at the same level of …

Can a Husband Kill His Adulterous Wife?

Can a Husband Kill His Adulterous Wife?

An Egyptian scholar said that it is allowed for a Muslim man to kill his wife if he caught her in the act of sexual intercourse with another man. Is this not prohibited according to Islam?



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