Muhammad ibn Maslamah Al-Ansaari :
His nickname is Abu ‘Abdullaah. He was from the tribe of Bani Haarithah, and an ally to the tribe of Bani ‘Abdil-Ash-hal. He was born twenty-two years before the Prophetic mission, and he had ten sons and six daughters. He accepted Islam at the hands of Mus‘ab ibn.. More
Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq :
His name is ‘Abdullaah ibn Abi Quhaafah and the name of Abu Quhaafah (i.e., his father) is ‘Uthmaan ibn Ka’b At-Taymi Al-Qurashi. His mother is Salma bint Sakhr ibn ‘Aamir At-Taymi.
Abu Bakr was among those.. More
After the defeat of Buwayb, the Persian chiefs and nobles buried their differences and mobilized their forces to serve their country even in the face of death. Rustam and Fayrouz (prime minister of the Persian Empire) were the pillars of the State, but a violent friction raged between them. Now both of them were persuaded to shake hands in the interest.. More
Before his death (13 AH), Abu Bakr named 'Umar as his successor. The Muslims at large took Bay’ah (oath of allegiance) at the hand of 'Umar in Al-Madeenah on Tuesday, 23 Jumaadaa Al-Aakhirah, 13 AH. After accepting the oath of allegiance for his Caliphate, 'Umar aroused in the people.. More
Conquest of Jerusalem, 15 AH/ 636 AD
In course of time, when Muslim troops were winning victories in Antakiyah and its suburbs, Yazeed bin Abu Sufyaan the governor of Damascus sent his brother, Mu'aawiyah bin Abu Sufyaan towards Qaisariyah (Caesarea or Kayseri) as per the Caliph's.. More
He is Abu Ayyoob Al-Ansaari Khaalid ibn Zayd, May Allaah Be Pleased with him. He was the grandson of Maalik ibn An-Najjaar and his mother was Hind bint Sa‘eed. The Prophet made him the brother of Mus‘ab ibn ‘Umayr, May Allaah Be Pleased with them. He witnessed the Second Pledge of Al-‘Aqabah.
When Abdullaah Ibn 'Amr joined the Muslim army in the battle of Uhud, he left in Madeenah his son Jaabir to take care of the family. Abdullaah had many daughters; he ordered his only son to take care of them, and did not allow him to join the fighters. The Muslims returned defeated from.. More
When Al-Hasan saw the signed and stamped paper brought by 'Abdullaah Ibn 'Aamir from Mu'aawiyah he objected to the condition that the caliphate would be restored to him after the demise of Mu'aawiyah. He said, "I strongly dislike the condition of my being chosen Caliph.. More
Al-Hasan Ibn Ali Ibn Abu Taalib was the last of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs. He was born in the middle of Sha'ban 3 AH. He resembled the Prophet who named him Al-Al-Hasan, and nobody had this name during the Age of Ignorance. 'Abdullah Ibn Az-Zubayr is reported.. More
He is the honorable Companion Abu Hurayrah, May Allaah Be Pleased with him. Before embracing Islam, he was called ‘Abd Shams (slave of the sun). After he embraced Islam, the Prophet called him ‘Abdul-Rahmaan (Slave of The Most-Merciful) and gave him the nickname of Abu Hurayrah (the father of a kitten)... More
One day, his father and his family asked him to join them on a picnic but he suddenly disappeared, so they had to go out without him. When they came back at the end of the day, they blamed him for not going out with them. He said, pointing to a book in his hand: "You did not benefit anything from your trip, whereas I memorized all this book in.. More
For eight centuries, the conquest of Constantinople, now Istanbul, Turkey, was a dream for the Muslim commanders. Ever since the era of the revered companion, Mu`aawiyah Ibn Abu Sufyaan, there had been many attempts to conquer it, but none had succeeded.
Every Muslim commander wanted to be the conqueror praised in the narration in which the Prophet,.. More
There have been people who insisted on leaving their imprints on life, and this is why history has immortalized their mention. They formed the civilization of their Ummah (nation); their renaissance became a source of goodness and light for the entire world, and they were the lanterns which lit the way for the West during their age of darkness.
Have you heard about the pearl whose name is Umm Shurayk ? She was one of the early converts to Islam along with her husband. Come and attentively hear what she says. She relates her story by herself and says,
When I embraced Islam, I heard a Hadeeth (narration) from the Prophet .. More
His skin's color was pale and his hair was knotted. But it was his skinny frame that made those who did not know him turn away from him in disapproval. Yet it was he who had defeated one hundred of the knights in duels, to say nothing of those whom he had slain in battle.
He was the courageous, ferocious champion at.. More