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Tag: Defense دفاع

Al-Hasan on Leaders: Obedience to them is hardship but rebellion is against Islam

June 14, 2014

Ibn Rajab reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said regarding the rulers, “They take charge of five matters: the Friday prayer, the congregational prayers, the Eid celebration, guarding the frontiers, and the legal punishments. By Allah, the religion will not be upright without them even if they are tyrannical and oppressive. By […]

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Umar on War: No permission to kill women, children, or non-combatants

April 20, 2014

Yahya ibn Yahya Al-Ghasani reported: I wrote to Umar ibn Abdul Aziz and I asked him about the verse, “Fight in the way of Allah those who fight you, but do not transgress,” (2:190) Umar wrote back to me, saying, “This refers to women, children, and whoever is not waging war against you among them.” […]

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Hadith on Honor: Allah will protect those who defend their brother’s reputation

September 22, 2013

Abu Ad-Darda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever defends the honor of his brother, then Allah will protect his face from the Hellfire on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1931 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَنْ رَدَّ […]

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Hadith on Providence: The worldly causes which benefit are from Allah’s divine decree

June 8, 2013

Abu Khizamah reported: His father asked, “O Messenger of Allah, the incantations we use, the medicines which heal us, and our fortifications against the enemy; do they repel anything from the providence of Allah?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “They are part of the providence of Allah.” Source: Sunan […]

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Hadith on Martyrdom: Permission to defend one’s wealth and property from aggression

May 8, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: A man came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, what do you think if a man comes to seize my wealth?” The Prophet said, “Do not give up your wealth.” The man said, “What if he fights me?” The Prophet […]

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Hadith on Martyrdom: Whoever is killed defending his property is a martyr

May 8, 2013

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Whoever is killed defending his wealth is a martyr.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 2348, Sahih Muslim 141 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Imam Muslim عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُمَا قَالَ سَمِعْتُ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى […]

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Hadith on Angels: The Holy Spirit is with Hassan as long as he defends the Prophet

January 17, 2013

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would set up a pulpit in the mosque for Hassan and he would stand on it and satirize whoever spoke badly of the Messenger of Allah. The Messenger of Allah said, “Verily, the holy spirit is with Hassan as long as he defends […]

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Hadith on Peace: Be like the son of Adam who was killed and he did not fight back

January 2, 2013

Khalid ibn Urfatah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to me, “O Khalid, after me there will be new affairs, tribulations, and differences. If you are able to be like the servant of Allah who was killed but did not kill, then do so.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 21993 Grade Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on War: Permission to tactically deceive the enemy during war time operations

January 2, 2013

Abdur Rahman ibn Ka’b reported: When the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, intended to go on an expedition, he would pretend to go somewhere else and he would say, “War is deception.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 2637 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ كَعْبِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ عَنْ أَبِيهِ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى […]

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Hadith on Pardon: The Prophet forgives his companion Hatib ibn Abu Balta’ah who betrayed the Muslims

November 2, 2012

Ali ibn Abu Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, sent for me an Az-Zubair ibn Al-Awwam while we were both on horseback and he said, “Go to such-and-such meadow. There is a woman there who has a letter with her from Hatib to the idolaters; bring her to me.” […]

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