Tag: Syria الشام

Hadith on Sham: If the Syrian people are corrupted, the Ummah is corrupted

July 10, 2017

Qurrah ibn Iyas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the people of Syria (al-Shām) are corrupted, then there will be no good in you. A group among my nation will continue to be supported, unharmed by those who fail them until the establishment of the Hour.” Source: Sunan […]

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Umar on Providence: We run from the decree of Allah to the decree of Allah

April 10, 2017

Abdullah ibn Abbas reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, went out to Syria until he arrived at Sargh. The commanders of the army, Abu Ubaidah ibn Al-Jarrah and his companions, met him and told him that an epidemic had befallen the land of Syria. Umar announced to the people, “I will […]

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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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Ibn Asakir on Sin: Whoever commits a sin openly harms the entire community

January 4, 2014

Ibn Asakir reported: Bilal ibn Sa’eed said, “Verily, if someone commits an act of disobedience and hides it, then it will only harm the one who did it. But if he commits it openly and does not change it, then it will harm everyone.” Source: Ta’reekh Dimshaq 8924 عن ابن عساكر قَالَ بِلالُ بْنُ سَعْدٍ […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: The command to follow the Prophet before any other person

May 19, 2013

Salim ibn Abdullah reported: He heard a man from Syria asking Abdullah ibn Umar about continuing after Umrah until Hajj. Ibn Umar said, “It is lawful.” The man said, “But your father prohibited it.” Ibn Umar said, “Is the command to follow my father or to follow the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be […]

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Hadith on Love: Allah’s love is assured for those who love each other

February 23, 2013

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty said: My love is assured for those who love each other for my sake, who sit together for my sake, who visit each other for my sake, and who spend on each other for my sake.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad […]

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Umar on Humility: We will only be honored by Islam, nothing else

February 23, 2013

Tariq ibn Shihab reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, we were a disgraceful people and Allah honored us with Islam. If we seek honor from anything besides that with which Allah has honored us, then Allah will disgrace us.” Source: al-Mustadrak 214 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ طَارِقِ بْنِ […]

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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 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 Abraham: The story of Zaid ibn Amr’s search for the true religion of Abraham

October 25, 2012

Ibn Umar reported: Zaid ibn Amr ibn Nufail went to Syria to ask about a true religion to follow. He met a Jewish scholar and he asked them about their religion. Zaid said, “I intend to embrace your religion, so tell me something about it.” The Jew said, “You cannot embrace our religion until you […]

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