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why don’t men have to mourn their dead wife while a woman has to mourn her dead husband

A husband does have greater right over the wife than the wife has over the husband. ولهن مثل الذي عليهن بالمعروف وللرجال عليهن درجة And due to the wives is similar to what is expected of them, ...
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Do slaves have to undergo iddat?

They do have a waiting period but not necessarily iddah. The waiting period for a slave woman depends on what ended her previous relationship: Capture: If the woman was initially a harbi non-muslim ...
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Can an old widow in her iddat be in her sons nikah?

I will add to the existing answer that some scholars do not allow for attending marriage as a valid excuse for leaving the house during iddah be it for the day or the night, for example there are ...
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