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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Are women who are divorced after consummation entitled to maintenance?

Can a woman demand maintenance from her husband if she is divorced after the consummation of marriage? What is the view of majority of Scholars?
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If my husband takes me back, should I refund the money he gave me for the divorce?

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 he will pay me ...
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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 there iddah if no sex took place?

As my sister newly married last week, she wants khula from her husband. We registered a case in Islamic shariah court due to his character not being good and some other issues. she had 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 - they,...
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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 ...