Battle of Heliopolis
The Battle of Heliopolis, or "Ayn Shams," was a decisive battle between Arab Muslim armies and Byzantine forces for the control of Egypt. Though there were several major skirmishes after this battle, ...
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Discovery of oldest Qur’an fragments could resolve enigmatic history of holy text
For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Qur’an is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial. But in ...
2 Suspects Dead After Gunfire Outside Muhammad Cartoon Exhibit
GARLAND, Texas — Two suspects were killed after they opened fire Sunday in a parking lot outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, authorities said. Garland's city ...
Muhammad
THE COMPLETE LIFE OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD ( SAW). A MUST WATCH DOCUMENTARY FOR MUSLIMS AND VERY INFORMATIVE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE CONVERTED OR PLANNING TO CONVERT ...
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THE COMPLETE LIFE OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD ( SAW). A MUST WATCH DOCUMENTARY FOR MUSLIMS AND VERY INFORMATIVE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE CONVERTED OR PLANNING TO CONVERT ...
Muhammad
Muhammad (Arabic: محمد‎; c. 570 – 8 June 632), full name Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāshim (ابو القاسم محمد ابن عبد الله ابن عبد المطلب اب...
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Muslim conquest of Egypt
At the commencement of the Muslim conquest of Egypt, Egypt was part of the Byzantine/Eastern Roman Empire, which had its capital at Constantinople. Egypt had been conquered just a decade before by the...
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History of Arab Egypt
During the initial Islamic invasion in 639 AD, Egypt was ruled at first by governors acting in the name of the Righteous Caliphs, and then the Ummayad Caliphs in Damascus but, in 747, the Ummayads we...
History of Arab Egypt - Wikipedia
Expedition of Khalid ibn al-Walid (Najran)
Expedition of Khalid ibn al-Walid, to Najran, took place in 10AH of the Islamic Calendar, Around June 631 AD. The event is mentioned partly in the Quran verse 3:61. The event is also mentioned by the ...
The verse of purification
The verse of purification is part of the 33rd verse of Surah al-Ahzab of Qur'an, which says:33:30 "O wives of the Prophet, whoever of you should commit a clear immorality - for her the punishment woul...
Raid of Amr ibn al-As
The raid of Amr ibn al-As, to Ruhat, took place in January 630 AD, 8AH, 9th month, of the Islamic Calendar.
In the same month the idol al-Uzza was demolished by Khalid ibn al-Walid, ‘Amr bin Al-‘A...
Discovery of oldest Qur’an fragments could resolve enigmatic history of holy text
For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Qur’an is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial. But in ...
Ja'far ibn Abī Tālib
Ja’far ibn Abi Talib (c.590–629 CE), also known as Ja’far al-Tayyar, was a companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and an older brother of Ali.
Ja’far was the third son of Abu Talib ibn Abdul Mu...
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Categories of Hadith
Different categories of hadith (sayings attributed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad) have been used by various scholars. The muhaddithun (experts in the science of hadith criticism) generally use...
Sources of Islamic law
Various sources of sharia are used by Islamic jurisprudence to elucidate the sharia, the body of Islamic law. The primary sources, accepted universally by all Muslims, are the Qur'an and Sunnah. The Q...
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Banu Awf
The Banu Awf (Arabic: بنو عوف‎, Banu ‘Awf) was one of the Jewish tribes of Arabia during Muhammad's era.The Banu Awf were an Arab tribe who wished to settle in the Jewish-ruled Tayma. The po...
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Abu Dharr al-Ghifari
Abū Dhar al-Ghifari al-Kinani ( أبو ذر الغفاري الكناني), also Jundub ibn Junādah ibn Sufian (جُندب بن جَنادة), was the fourth or fifth person converting to Islam. He belonged to the Banu Ghifar, the K...
The Quest for the Historical Muhammad (Ibn Warraq)
The Quest for the Historical Muhammad (2000), edited by Ibn Warraq, is an anthology of 15 studies examining the origins of Islam and the Qur'an. The contributors argue that traditional Islamic account...
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List of Sahaba not giving bay'ah to Abu Bakr
This is a list of Sahaba not giving bay'ah to Abu Bakr. The Sahaba were the companions of Muhammad; bay'ah is the Islamic term for a formal oath of allegiance.
After the death of the Muhammad, Abu...
List of Sahaba not giving bay'ah to Abu Bakr - Wikipedia
Muhammad ibn Abdullah al-Aftah
Muhammad ibn Abdullah al-Aftah ibn Ja'far al-Sadiq was a figure whose existence is contested: a portion of the Fathite Shia Muslims (followers of Abdullah al-Aftah ibn Ja'far al-Sadiq), believed that ...
Al-Istibsar
Al-Istibsar is the fourth important book of Shi'a Islamic Hadith. It was written by Abu Ja'far al-Tusi.
Ikrimah ibn Abi-Jahl
Ikrimah ibn Abi Jahl (d. 636 CE), was an important early Muslim leader and companion of Muhammad. As the son of Amr ibn Hisham, Ikrimah was at first, one of the chief Mecca opponents to Muhammad.Ikrim...
Hadith of Muhammad's inheritance
Muhammad's inheritance is a well-documented and controversial topic, both then and at the present.
Muhammad's inheritance did not occur as is prescribed in the Qur'an, since Abu Bakr, one of Muham...
Sunan al-Darimi
Sunan al-Darimi (Arabic: سنن الدارمي‎) or Musnad al-Darimi by `Abd Allah ibn `Abd al-Rahman al-Darimi (181H–255H) is a hadith collection considered by Sunnis to be among the prominent...
Demolition of Dhul Khalasa
The Demolition of Dhul Khalasa occurred in April and May 632 AD, in 10AH of the Islamic Calendar. Dhul Khalasa is referred to both as an idol and a temple, and was known by some as the Ka'ba of Yemen,...
Abu Dawood
Abu Dawud Sulaymān ibn al-Ashʿath al-Azdi as-Sijistani Arabic: أبو داود سليمان بن الأشعث الأزدي السجستاني‎), commonly known simply as Abu Dawud, was a noted collector of prophetic hadi...
Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy
Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy (Arabic: عبد الله بن أبي بن سلول‎, died 631), also called ibn Salul in reference to his mother, was a chief of the Arab tribe Banu Khazraj and one of the leading men of M...
Muhammad's views on Jews
Muhammad's views on Jews were demonstrated through the contact he had with Jewish tribes living in and around Medina. His views on Jews include his theological teaching of them as People of the Book (...