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  • Sa'eed Ibn 'Aamir Al-Jumahi

    The young man named Sa'eed Ibn 'Aamir Al-Jumahi, may Allah be pleased with him, was one of the throng of thousands who had gone to At-Tan'eem, on the outskirts of Makkah, in answer to the call of the chieftains of the tribe of Quraysh, to witness the death of Khubayb Ibn 'Adiyy, may Allah be pleased with him, one of the companions of Muhammad, sallallaahu.. More

  • Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq: The First Caliph (632-34 C.E.)

    Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, was a well-respected and rich merchant of Makkah, belonging to the Quraysh tribe. When Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, was bestowed prophethood, Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, was away in Yemen on business. When he came back, people gave him the astounding news that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi.. More

  • The Guards of the Prophet - III

    ‘Abbaad ibn Bishr ibn Waqish ibn Zaghbah ibn Zu‘awraa' ibn ‘Abd Al-Ashhal, may Allah be pleased with him: He was one of those who witnessed the Battle of Badr, and he was among the leaders of the tribe of Al-Aws. He is the one whose stick had lit up for him at night when he was returning to his home after accompanying the Prophet,.. More

  • The Guards of the Prophet - II

    Muhammad ibn Maslamah Al-Ansaari, may Allah be pleased with him: His nickname is Abu ‘Abdullaah. He was from the tribe of Bani Haarithah, and an ally to the tribe of Bani ‘Abdil-Ash-hal. He was born twenty-two years before the Prophetic mission, and he had ten sons and six daughters. He accepted Islam at the hands of Mus‘ab ibn.. More

  • The Guards of the Prophet - I

    Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq, may Allah be pleased with him: His name is ‘Abdullaah ibn Abi Quhaafah, may Allah be pleased with him, and the name of Abu Quhaafah (i.e., his father) is ‘Uthmaan ibn Ka’b At-Taymi Al-Qurashi. His mother is Salma bint Sakhr ibn ‘Aamir At-Taymi. Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, was among those who.. More

  • The Mujaahid - Abu Ayyoob Al-Ansaari

    He is Abu Ayyoob Al-Ansaari Khaalid ibn Zayd, May Allah Be Pleased with him. He was the grandson of Maalik ibn An-Najjaar and his mother was Hind bint Sa‘eed. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, made him the brother of Mus‘ab ibn ‘Umayr, May Allah Be Pleased with them. He witnessed the Second Pledge of Al-‘Aqabah. After.. More

  • The caliphate of 'Ali -II

    The battle of the Camel (Al-Jamal) 'Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, headed to Koofah from Al-Madeenah, when he heard that fighting broke out between 'Uthmaan Ibn Hunayf, his governor in Basrah, and the army of Talhah and Az-Zubayr, may Allah be pleased with them. 'Ali organized a ten thousand-man army to fight them. Al-Miqdaad Ibn Al-Aswad and.. More

  • A glimpse at the life of ‘Umar Ibn Al-Khattaab – III

    His checking on the situation of his people: Aslam, may Allah be pleased with him, who was the freed slave of 'Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, reported: “I accompanied `Umar Ibn Al-Khattaab, may Allah be pleased with him, to the marketplace. A woman came after him saying, ‘O Commander of the Believers! I am a widow and a mother.. More

  • The caliphate of 'Ali -III

    The battle of Siffeen (37 A.H.): After the Battle of the Camel, 'Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, prepared for fighting the people of Shaam (an area that used to include, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan and parts of Iraq). He, may Allah be pleased with him, said: "Mu'aawiya should pledge allegiance now." He organized an army to fight Mu'aawiya,.. More

  • The caliphate of 'Ali -IV

    The story of arbitration: The battle of Siffeen ended with arbitration. 'Ali, may Allah be pleased with him,accepted arbitration and returned to Koofah. Mu'aawiya, may Allah be pleased with him returned to Shaam (an area that included Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan and parts of Iraq. They agreed that arbitration should be conducted during.. More

  • The caliphate of Abu Bakr -II

    When Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, became the Caliph in 632 CE, the Islamic State was threatened with disunity and chaos. Within a year, Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, was strong enough to attack the Persian Empire in the north-east and the Byzantine Empire in the north-west. There were legitimate purposes for this conquest: 1-.. More

  • The caliphate of Abu Bakr -I

    Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, became the Caliph on June 8, 632 CE and he died on August 23, 634 CE. The period of his Caliphate covers two years, two months and fifteen days only. Judged by the usual standards, this period was too short to make an impact on history. However, the Caliphate of Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, did.. More

  • The caliphate of 'Uthmaan -V

    Abu ‘Ayyoob Al-Ansaari leads the Prayer In the wake of his inability to come to the mosque, the Caliph appointed Abu ‘Ayyoob Al-Ansaari, may Allah be pleased with him, to do the job. However, after a few days, Al-Ghaafiqi bin Harb, the chief of the rioters, started leading the prayers. Like Muhammad bin Abu Bakr, the governor of Egypt,.. More

  • The caliphate of 'Uthmaan -IV

    Edict of Uthmaan, 34 AH On the occasion of Hajj, 'Uthmaan bin 'Affaan, may Allah be pleased with him, announced his readiness to listen to complaints among the governors. Thus, following his orders, all the governors reached Makkah. In accordance with 'Abdullaah bin Saba’s scheme, his followers too set out from every province and center but.. More