Questions tagged [iddah]

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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Engagement during iddat of a girl

If any girl is in "iddat"(iddah) and parents wants to see any person for her new marriage. Is it "Halal" to commit any girl with someone during "iddat", although marriage will be done after completion ...
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Will 2 divorces from the first marriage still count in a new marriage with the same woman?

In a case where a man has issued 2 divorces with the same woman in the first marriage and then they got together in a new relationship 1 year later, will the 2 divorces from the previous marriage ...
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Iddah period if been seperated for a year [duplicate]

I have been separated for more than a year now from the person I was married to and in a couple of weeks I will be filing for divorce. My question is that do I still have to go through Iddah period if ...
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How am I to face my husband after talaq before the 'Idah ends while a reconciliation is (theoretically) possible?

Two days ago my husband give me single talaq. I am still living in his house but we are avoiding each other he is not willing to ruju. what should I do ? do I immediately leave the house. leaving home ...
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After Khul'a: How can husband and wife reconcial -if they want to?

In case that Khul'a الخلع happened and the wife and husband have legally been separated, but want to get back together. I assume that there's no turning back (reconciliation) within the 'Iddah as it ...
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Mubaaaraah divorce [duplicate]

I am separated from husband from 2017 Jan to uptonow.we had no connection between us ..and we both had mubaraah divorce last Friday..what I want to know is since We were separated on bed for 1 year ...
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Iddat in hajj tour

We (me,my father,my mother) came Mecca for hajj. However my father died in Mecca. We have completed our umra. Could any one let us know about the iddat duration for my mother and other rules for iddat....
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What was the exact duration of Hazrat Safiyya (r.a.) idda?

After Hazrat Safiyya (r.a) was taken captive in the Battle of Khaybar, the Prophet manumitted her and married her. But, in accordance with the practice of istibra, he didn't consummate his marriage ...
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What is the ruling if a woman finds that she is pregnant during her iddah period?

What is the ruling if a woman finds that she is pregnant during her iddah period? Does the iddah continue on with the 3 months rule or does it continue until the pregnancy is complete?
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Should a woman who gives birth and gets divorced shortly afterwards complete her period of waiting (iddat)?

If a woman gives birth to a child but she has not had contact with her husband for 4 months during pregnancy, and 1 month after giving birth she gets divorced without a contract with him, should she ...
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Can an old widow in her iddat be in her sons nikah?

Assalam aleikum hazrat. i woukd like to know about my ammi jaan she is the widow of my father after his unfortunate death. As we have arranged my younger brother's nikah before the death of my ...
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What is the period of iddah after Khula?

What would be the period of Iddah for a women who took Khula after 4 years of separation from her husband in her 7 years of married life. Within these 7 years she lived 3 years with her husband and 4 ...
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Is Iddah required if the couple has been seperate for a time before divorce?

A lady is living without her husband from last 7 months, as her husband is working abroad and she is living at her patents' home. Her husband has divorced her now. My question is regarding iddat (...
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Are women who are divorced after the consummation entitled to maintenance?

Can a woman demand maintenance from her husband if she was divorced after the consummation of the marriage? What is the view of the majority of the scholars regarding this?
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After being married for three years without sexual relations, is iddat required?

Suppose the husband and wife don't have any physical relation after rukasati (marriage). After being married for three years without sexual relations, is iddat required?
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Is Iddah required if the couple has been seperate for a long time before divorce? [duplicate]

Me and my children's father lives in different country for almost a year and half and he divorced me. Do I have (العده) which is three months because we didn't meet for two years now?
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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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What is the Iddah (waiting period) after Khula for a girl living with her parents for last one year? [duplicate]

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 an iddah period if no sex took place?

As my sister newly married last week, she wants khula from her husband. We registered a case in the 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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What is the Iddah period for an 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 ...