Tag: Iraq العراق

Ibn Kathir on Khawarij: The Kharijites commit mass murder of men, women, and children

August 22, 2014

Ibn Kathir said, “If the Kharijites ever gained power, they would corrupt the entire land, Iraq and Syria. They would not leave a boy or a girl or a man or a woman, for in their view the people have become so corrupt that they cannot be reformed except by mass killing.” Source: Al-Bidayah wa […]

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Hadith on Iraq: From there will rise the horn of Satan

February 21, 2013

Ibn Umar reported: I saw the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, pointing in the direction of ‘Irāq and saying three times, “Verily, the tribulation will come from there. From there will rise the horn of Satan.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 6266 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ رَأَيْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ […]

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Ibn Abu Layli on Arabs: Most of the jurists were non-Arabs, to the displeasure of Arab tribalists

February 13, 2013

Ibn Abu Layli reported: Eisa ibn Musa said to me, and he was a religious man who was severe in his tribalism toward the Arabs, “Who is the jurist of Basra?” I said, “Al-Hasan ibn Abu Al-Hasan and Muhammad ibn Sireen.” He said, “What are these two?” I said, “They are both not Arabs.” He […]

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Hadith on Revelation: The Quran was revealed gradually by the wisdom of Allah

January 9, 2013

Yusuf ibn Mahak reported: I was in the presence of Aisha, the mother of the believers, when an Iraqi person came and he said, “What type of shroud is best?” She said, “May Allah have mercy on you! What does it matter?” He said, “O mother of the believers, show me your scripture.” She asked […]

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Hadith on Satan: Beware the trials of Satan among persecutions, civil wars, and strife

December 27, 2012

Ibn Umar reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, bless us in our Syria. O Allah, bless us in our Yemen.” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, and in our Najd.” The Prophet said, “O Allah, bless us in our Syria. O Allah, bless us in our Yemen.” They said, […]

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Hadith on Rebels: They will leave Islam just as an arrow pierces through its target

November 25, 2012

Yusair ibn Amr reported: I said to Sahl ibn Hunaif, “Have you heard anything about the rebels (khawarij) from the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him?” Sahl said, “I heard the Prophet saying while pointing with his hand towards Iraq: There will appear in it some people who will recite the Quran but it […]

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Al-Hajjaj on Uthman: The martyrdom of Uthman is in the likeness of Jesus son of Mary

September 17, 2012

Awf reported: I heard Al-Hajjaj giving a sermon and he was saying, “Verily, the likeness of Uthman with Allah is the likeness of Jesus son of Mary.” Then he recited these verses and he explained them, “Allah said: O Jesus, verily, I will cause you to die and will raise you to Myself and purify […]

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Umar on Judgment: The Caliph is impressed by a judge who rules against him

August 21, 2012

Ash-Sha’bi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, took a horse from a man and while he was test-riding it, the horse slipped and damaged its leg. The man wanted a judgment concerning it. Umar said, “Let a man judge between us.” The man said, “Indeed, I would be satisfied with Shuraih […]

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Hadith of Najd: From Najd in Iraq would emerge the Kharijites who rebelled against Ali ibn Abu Talib

May 20, 2012

Salim Abdullah ibn Umar said: O people of Iraq, how strange that you ask about minor sins while committing major sins! I heard from my father Abdullah ibn Umar that the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said while pointing to the East, “Verily, the trial will come from this side where […]

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