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Which women require iddat?

Question Which women require waiting period (iddat)? Answer The woman who was divorced before sexual intercourse or effective privacy and nor she was pregnant at the time of divorce, then there is no waiting period (iddat) for such a woman. For all types of remaining divorcees and wid

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What is the length of iddat?

Question: What is the length of the waiting time (iddat)? Answer: If a woman’s husband has passed away, while she is not pregnant then her waiting time (iddat) is four months and ten days. Just how it has been mentioned in the Qur’an [1:234]: وَٱلَّذِينَ يُتَوَفَّوۡنَ مِنكُمۡ وَيَذَرُ

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What is the meaning of iddat?

Question: What is the meaning of waiting time (iddat)? Answer: Staying away from nikah of a woman who is a divorcee after the death of her husband or a widow after the death of her husband till a time period which is specified by Islamic law (shariah) is waiting time (iddat). Summariz

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Q. Is `Iddat Required After Divorce if No Intimacy Took Place?

Fatwa 8b-3 Question: Zaytun was a widow for two and half or three years, then she did her second nikah with Zaid. Till three days after her nikah, she stayed in Zaid’s house. However after the third day, she took divorce from Zaid and on the eighth day married Mahmood. Is this third n

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