Monthly Archives: August 2014

Full or Partial Adoption

A question was put to the marja`: What is the ruling on full adoption, which is adopting a child and giving him or her the last name of the parents and attributing the child to their lineage?   The marja`, … Continue reading

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Marriage Online or Over the Telephone

The following question was put to a marja`: What is the ruling on conducting a marriage when the matter and ceremony take place over the internet or by way of telephone?   The answer from the marja`, Imam Wahbah Az-Zuhayli, … Continue reading

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Announcement: The Death of Imam Yasin At-Turki Al-Heeti

The Muslim World was recently greatly bereaved by the loss of one of the grand marja’ people of Iraq, namely, Imam Yasin ibn Turki ibn Jasim At-Turki Al-Heeti Al-Hanbali. The statement from Imam `Abdul Malik As-Sa`di, a close personal friend … Continue reading

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