Shia view of Muawiyah I
Muawiyah I (Arabic: معاوية ابن أبي سفيان‎ Muʿāwiyah ibn ʾAbī Sufyān; 602 – April 29 or May 1, 680) established the Umayyad Dynasty of the caliphate, and was the second caliph from the U...
Shia view of the Sahabah
The term aṣ-ṣaḥābah (Arabic: الصحابة‎ meaning "the companions", from the verb صَحِبَ meaning "accompany", "keep company with", "associate with") refers to the companions, disciples, scribes...
Shia view of the Sahabah - Wikipedia
Sahabah
The term aṣ-ṣaḥābah (Arabic: الصحابة‎ meaning "the companions", from the verb صَحِبَ meaning "accompany", "keep company with", "associate with") refers to the companions, disciples, scribes...
Hadith of the succession of Abu Bakr
Hadith of the succession of Abu Bakr, is a famous recorded oral tradition among Muslims, relates the succession to Abu Bakr, the first Sunni Caliph.Although the narration is prominently quoted and ref...
Views on Shi'a Islam
The Shia (/ˈʃiːə/; Arabic: شيعة‎ Shīʿah), or the Shiites (/ˈʃiːaɪts/), represent the second largest denomination of Islam.Adherents of Shia Islam are called Shias or the Shi'a as a collectiv...
Views on Shi'a Islam - Wikipedia
List of Shia titles for Fatimah
Muslims express their love and devotion to pivotal figures in Islamic history by giving these figures titles. Shi'a Muslims hold Fatimah Zahra, Muhammad's daughter, in special reverence, and give her ...
List of Shia titles for Fatimah - Wikipedia
Fatimah
Fāṭimah bint Muḥammad (/ˈfætəmə, ˈfɑːtiːˌmɑː/; Arabic: فاطمة‎ Fāṭimah; born c. 605 or 615 – died 28 August 632) was a daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and Khadijah, wife of Ali ...
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Shia view of Ali
Ali was the cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and a member of the Ahl al-Bayt. Ali is regarded as the first Imam and is considered, along with his descendants, to be one of the di...
Shia view of Ali - Wikipedia
The election of Uthman
Uthman ibn Affan, the third caliph, was chosen by a council meeting in Medina, in northwestern Arabia, in AH 23 (643/644). The second caliph, Umar ibn al-Khattab, was stabbed by an angry Persian slave...
The election of Uthman - Wikipedia
Shia view of Umar
Umar ibn al-Khattab was one of the earliest figures in the history of Islam. However, the Shia have traditionally asserted that the Sunni perspective of Umar, including ideas inadvertently borrowed by...
Ali
Ali ibn Abi Talib (/ˈɑːli, ɑːˈliː/; Arabic: علي بن أبي طالب, translit.: ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, [ʕæliː ibn ʔæbiː t̪ˤæːlib]; 13th Rajab, 22 or 16 BH – 21st Ramaḍān, 40 AH; September 20, 601 or Ju...
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Zayd ibn al-Khattab
Zayd ibn al-Khattab was a Sahabi (companion) of Muhammad and the elder brother of the second Caliph Umar ibn al-Khattab, also known as Amir al-Mu'minin ("Commander of the Faithful").In the beginning ...
Hijra (Islam)
The "Hijra" (Arabic: هِجْرَة‎ hijrah), also Hijrat or Hegira, is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina in June 622 CE.
In 622 CE...
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Fadak
Fadak (Arabic: فدك‎) was a garden oasis in Khaybar, a tract of land in northern Arabia; it is now part of Saudi Arabia. Situated approximately thirty miles from Medina, Fadak was known for i...
Hadith of the pen and paper
The Hadith of the pen and paper is a hadith in Islam about an event when the Islamic prophet Muhammad expressed a wish to write something down. The hadith is referenced in both Shia and Sunni traditio...
Hadith of the pen and paper - Wikipedia
Zayd ibn Suhan
Zayd ibn Suhan (Arabic: زيد بن صوحان‎) was a companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and is revered by Shia Muslims. He was the brother of Sa'sa'a bin Sohan. He is mentioned in Sahih al-B...
Umar at Fatimah's house
Umar at Fatimah's house (in Arabic حرق الدار, means the burnt house) refers to the controversial event where Umar came to the house of Fatimah, the daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, in order t...
Ziyad ibn Abi Sufyan
Ziyad ibn Abih (Arabic: زياد بن أبيه‎) (d. 673 AD) was a Muslim general and administrator and a member of the clan of the Umayyads.
Ziyad ibn Abi Sufyan was adopted by Abu Sufyan and was...
Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan
Yazid ibn Abu Sufyan (Arabic: يزيد بن أبي سفيان‎) was one of the companions of Muhammad
Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan was the son of Abu Sufyan ibn Harb and Zaynab bint Nawfal, hence a paternal b...
Hasan ibn Ali
Hasan ibn `Ali ibn Abi Ṭalib (Arabic: الحسن بن علي بن أبي طالب ‎, 625–670 CE), commonly called Hasan, was the second Shiite Imam, succeeding his father Ali and preceding his younger brother...
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Shia view of Abu Bakr

Abu Bakr is reported to have been an acquaintance of the Prophet Muhammad before the Prophet announced his Prophethood. Beyond this not much is known about Abu Bakr's early life except that he wa...
Dua Sanamain Quraish
Sunni and Shia Islam are the two major denominations of Islam. The demographic breakdown between the two denominations is difficult to assess and varies by source, but a good approximation is that 85–...
Succession to Muhammad
The succession to Muhammad concerns the varying aspects of successorship of Muhammad after his death, comprising who might be considered as his successor to lead the Muslims, how that person should be...
Succession to Muhammad - Wikipedia
Hadith of Umar's ban on hadith
Some recorded oral tradition among Muslims (Arabic: hadith‎) is about Umar the second Caliph of Rashidun Caliphate, who ruled from 634 to 644 CE, and his ban on hadith.Although the narration...
Zayd ibn Harithah
Zayd ibn Harithah (Arabic: زيد بن حارثة‎) or Zayd mawla Muhammad (c. 581 – 629 CE) was a companion of Muhammad who was at one stage regarded as his (adoptive) son. He is the only companion w...
Zayd ibn Harithah - Wikipedia
Rashidun
The Rashidun Caliphs (meaning "Rightly Guided", "Righteously Guided", "Righteous" Caliphs; Arabic: الخلفاء الراشدون‎ al-Khulafāʾu ar-Rāshidūn), often simply called, collectively, "the Rashi...
Rashidun - Wikipedia
Fatimid
The Fatimid Caliphate (Arabic: الفاطميون‎, al-Fāṭimīyūn) was a Shia Islamic caliphate, which spanned a large area of North Africa, from the Red Sea in the east to the Atlantic Ocean...
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Ahl al-Bayt
Ahl-ul Baytṫ (Arabic: أهل البيت‎) is a phrase meaning, literally, "People of the House" or "Family of the House". Within the Islamic tradition, the term refers to the family of the Islamic p...