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Muslims Marrying Cousins: Is it Permissible?

Does Islam Allow Marrying Cousins?

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- Islam permits marrying cousins. 2- It is a good practice to have a blood test before marriage. 3- If …

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Can Muslims Marry Their Cousins?

Short Answer:It depends. If your mother nursed him, “according to the majority of Muslim jurists—with the exception of theHanafis—you aregenerallypermitted to marry your cousin if the case is that his mom has breastfed you less than 5 times.” More than 5 times means you are prohibited from marrying him. Generally, marriage to cousins is permitted, …

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