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Women visiting graves

Question: My friend’s grandfather has passed away and she wants to know if can she visit his grave, not frequently but just once? What is the predominant ruling of the

Removing the hair between the eyebrows

Question: I read a fatwa of the Permanent Committee of Scholarly Research (Lajnah Daimah) that removing hair between the eyebrows is allowed (not the eyebrows itself but the hair that

Having a discharge from your husband after ghusl

Question: A sister makes ghusl after intercourse, but some time after this she notices a discharge from her that is from her husband. Is it sufficient that she cleans the

I wear niqab and my parents force me to go to school

Question: I canceled my school this year, out of fearing a fitna, and I am a young girl who started to practice my deen for not a long time ago,

Women covering their feet

Question: Is it allowed for women to go out without socks when they are wearing shoes that show the top of their feet and their skirt or garment doesn’t cover

My baby suckles the whole night

Question: I’m breastfeeding my son who is going to turn two years old this Rajab, in sha Allah. But it gets very tiring during the night as he wants to

Removing hijab outdoors out of fear

Question: Is a sister allowed to remove her head-covering temporarily when outdoors if she feels she is in danger of physical harm? May Allah reward you with goodness. Umm Abdel-Malik:

My husband wants me to remove my niqab

Question: A sister has been wearing niqab for over 10 years and holds it to be obligatory. Her husband is not of that opinion and now wishes her to remove

When should I make ghusl after menses?

Question: My menstrual cycle have changed. Before, it used to last for 5 o 6 days. Now, in the 4th day the bleeding stops and I start bleeding again in

When is vaginal bleeding considered non-menstrual

Question: Today has made it eight days that I’m menstruating and I know it will continue because I’m still bleeding so much. May I fast tomorrow even if I’m still