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Muta (Islamic Prostitution) Still Common in Poor Areas of Egypt Muhammad allowed his followers to practice a form of prostitution called Muta. In Muhammad's time, a Muslim could pay a woman for "temporary marriage," which would last a few hours or a few days. According to certain traditions, Muhammad eventually changed his mind about this obviously immoral practice. However, some of Islam's most trusted sources declare that Muhammad never prohibited Muta. For instance, the following passage…