Fatawa

The Ruling on Using Intrauterine Devices (IUD) For Women

An Intrauterine Device (IUD), or (اللَوْلَب) in Arabic, is a type of modern birth control method. The IUD is a ‘T’-shaped device that is inserted into the woman’s uterus and prevents pregnancy by stopping sperm from fertilizing a woman’s eggs. It is a form of long-acting reversible contraception, meaning it is effective in preventing pregnancy for a long period without…

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The Ruling on Using Snapchat Filters Which Distort the Image of a Person – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: What is the ruling on changing the face of a person, that is: his image, via the app Snapchat and it has become widespread among the youth? May Allah reward you with good. Answer: “This is prohibited and from the plot of Shaytan. He promised that, when Allah cursed him and distanced him [from the Paradise], he (Iblis) said:…

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On Marrying One’s First Cousin in Islam

In relation to marrying first-cousins in what is referred to as consanguineous marriages, then it is an issue often raised against the Muslims. In many Muslim cultures, it is not uncommon for a man to marry his first cousin. However, a number of scientific reports highlight that marrying first cousins leads to children being born with birth defects [https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leeds-23183102]. Not…

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