Iddah or iddat (العدة) is the period a woman must observe after the death of her spouse or after a divorce, during which she may not marry another man.

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What's the ruling for husband taking wife back during idah

Asalamaaleykum, my husband divorced me about 2 months ago. We have been discussing and he expressed the wish of taking me back. During our divorce we agreed with the sheikh of our local community that ...
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Does zina in iddah spoils iddah?

I am performing iddah after getting divorce from my husband, still one month is left to complete. Due to some urgent problem I needed a man's help and to solve my issue he demanded me to do zina. I ...
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Iddah period after Khula for a girl living with her parents for last one year

My sister is living with my parents for last one year Jan 2014- Jan 2015. She applied for khula from her husband on September 2014. She got Khula on 27th Jan 2015. What will be her iddah period.
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Khula:- Is iddah if no sex

Assalamu allikum As my sister newly married last week. She wants khula from his husband we register a case in Islamic shariah court, due to his character not good and some issue. she has no sexual ...
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Is iddah needed if the wife didn't have any physical relationship with her husband?

I did Nikah 3 years ago and my rukhsati (wedding/first sleeping time/Dukhlah) was in near future. I still lived with my parents. My husband died when I was living with my parents. We never had any ...
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Observing of Iddah, is it important in case of prisoners of war?

Verse 2:234 talks about 4 months and 10 days of Iddah if a women's husband dies. She must not re-marry during this time. And those who are taken in death among you and leave wives behind - ...
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What breaks the iddah?

I put my wife in iddah two months ago and we had an intimate encounter last week but we did not have intercourse. I want to know if an intimate encounter without intercourse breaks the iddah or not.
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Am I eligible to remarry now?

I am a 29 years old female residing in Karachi, Pakistan. I applied for Khula from my ex husband in August 2012 but before the judgement of the khula took place, he sent me a divorce deed on the 11th ...
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Iddah (period of waiting) for old lady

According to Wikipedia: Iddah is, the period, three months after a divorce and four months and ten days after the death of a spouse, is calculated on the number of menses that a woman has. Iddah ...