What are some differences between divorces in Sunni and Shiite Islam?
In Sunni Islam, marriages can be irregular or they can be void. In Shia Islam, marriages cannot be "irregular" and can therefore either be valid or invalid. Guardians in Shia Islam are only the father and grandfather, but in Sunni Islam, it is the mother, brother, father, etc. In Sunni Islam, marriages cannot have restricted lengths, but in Shia Islam, there is such thing as a temporary marriage. ...
Asked in Insurance, Life Insurance, Islam
What is the legal status of life insurance in Islam?
It is illegal under sunni Islamic law (Hanafi).
Who lead the succseful rebellion against Sunni Baru and transformed songhai into Islamic empire?
Askia Mohammed, one of Sunni Ali, Baru's father' generals.
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Islam, History of the Middle East, Middle East, Arabic Language and Culture, Sunni Islam
Are Sunni Muslims the same as Sunni Arabs?
Sunni Muslims could be Sunni Arabs or Sunnis non Arabs; as the Sunni Indonesians or the Sunni Malaysians or Sunni Indians, ...etc. So, all Sunni Arabs are Sunni Muslims but not all Sunni Muslims are Sunni Arabs. ...
What do you get when a Turk and a Kurd marry?
You get a marriage between a Turk and a Kurd. Since most Kurds and most Turks are Sunni Muslim, this does not raise any religious issues in the marriage. If you are referring to the offspring of such a marriage, the child usually identifies with the ethnicity of their father in Turkey or Iraq. So a Turkish father and a Kurdish mother would yield a Turk and a Kurdish father and a Turkish mother would yield a Kurd. In Iran, Turks do...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Pregnancy, Islam
Is it licit in Islam for a Shia Muslim woman to give birth to a child with sperms of another man through medical resources and not through sex if her husband is incapable of inducing her pregnancy?
No, It is strictly sinful and forbidden for a Muslim woman, Shia or Sunni, to give birth to a child with sperms not belonging to her husband even if the sperms are obtained through medical resources and not through intercourse sex with a foreign man (not her husband). One of the reasons is to whom the child will be legally and licitly relevant to his real father (the sperm owner) or to the mother licit husband. ...