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Last updated: 20th November 2005
Question ID: #1115
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i have been married for about 8 years but i have never had any sexual relationship with my husband (im still virgin) but only hugging etc. we are seperated now for 7 years and for 2 years i have not seen even his face. now when i'll be divorce whether i am due to iddat or not. kindly answer my question.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
In the event that the married couple had 'khalwat sahihah' i.e. they had the opportunity to consummate their marriage, 'Iddat must be done starting from the day a valid divorce is issued. والله أعلم

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20th June 2006
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Ulamaa ID 02