Al-Malik Ath-Thaahir Rukn Ad-Deen Baybars Al-Bunduqdari, was the most eminent of the Mamluk Sultans of Egypt and Syria, which he ruled from 1260 to 1277 CE. He is renowned both for his military campaigns against the Mongols and Crusaders, and for his internal administrative reforms.
Baybars was born in the country of the Kipchak Turks on the northern.. More
Abu Bakr was a well-respected and rich merchant of Makkah, belonging to the Quraysh tribe. When Muhammad was bestowed prophethood, Abu Bakr was away in Yemen on business. When he came back, people gave him the astounding news that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi.. More
He is Sa‘d ibn ‘Ubaadah, May Allaah Be Pleased with him, the chief of the Khazraj, and the carrier of the banner of the Ansaar. His mother is ‘Amrah bint Mas’ood. He was nicknamed Abu Thaabit and Abu Qays. He embraced Islam very early, and attended the second ‘Aqabah Pledge of Allegiance along with seventy men and two women.. More
Muslims follow four major schools of jurisprudence in matters of legal and devotional details. Imaam Maalik Ibn Anas, may Allaah have mercy upom him, comes second in order from a chronological point of view. For Maalik ibn Anas, who is known as the scholar of Madeenah, was born in Madeenah in the year 93 A.H.
Imaam Maalik's mother advised him to join.. More
Salaahuddeen's full name in Arabic was Salaah Ad-Deen Yoosuf bin Ayyoob, also called Al-Malik An-Naasir Salaah Ad-Deen Yoosuf I. He was born in 1137/38 CE in Tikrit, Mesopotamia and died March 4, 1193,in Damascus. He later became the Muslim sultan of Egypt, Syria, Yemen, and Palestine, founder of the Ayyubid dynasty, and one of the most famous of Muslim.. More
We are now in a small town in a narrow valley. There is no vegetation, no livestock, no gardens, and no rivers. Desert after desert separates the town from the rest of the world. During the day, the heat of the sun is unbearable and the nights are still and lonely. Tribes flock to it like animals in the open country flock to a waterhole. No government.. More
‘Abbaad ibn Bishr ibn Waqish ibn Zaghbah ibn Zu‘awraa' ibn ‘Abd Al-Ashhal :
He was one of those who witnessed the Battle of Badr, and he was among the leaders of the tribe of Al-Aws. He is the one whose stick had lit up for him at night when he was returning to his home after accompanying the Prophet,.. More
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
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
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
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