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  • Authority of the Sunnah - I

    I - Introduction The noble Sunnah is part of the revelation given to Prophet Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) and it is for this reason that some scholars call it, 'the half-sister of the Quran.’ Sunnah is also similar to the Quran in authority and power over Muslims’ actions and practice and together they are the total source.. More

  • The Prophethood of Muhammad

    Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, was the final Prophet of Allah who was singled out to carry a divine message — the influence of which is still dynamic in today's society. Allah sent Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to convey His message to mankind at a time when the doctrine of monotheism had lost its practical.. More

  • Jurisprudential Rulings Derived from the Treaty of Al-Hudaybiyah-II

    4- The permissibility of and the duration of a truce between Muslims and their enemies: The Al-Hudaybiyah peace treaty provides evidence to religious scholars and Imaams of the permissibility of making a truce between Muslims and their enemies for a specific term, whether or not it is in return for compensation to be taken from them. The permissibility.. More

  • Jurisprudential Rulings Derived from the Treaty of Al-Hudaybiyah-I

    1- The story of Ka‘b bin ‘Ujrah and the revelation of the Verse of Ransom: It is narrated on the authority of Ka‘b bin ‘Ujrah, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said, “The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, stood beside me at Al-Hudaybiyah, and lice were falling from my head. He asked me: “Are.. More

  • The Greed of ‘Aamir bin At-Tufayl and the Calamity of Bi’r Ma‘oonah-II

    (Continued) 4- Fulfillment of the promise: ‘Amr bin Umayyah Adh-Dhamri, may Allah be pleased with him, was taken captive during the Battle of Bi’r Ma‘oonah. When ‘Aamir bin At-Tufayl knew that ‘Amr was from Mudhar, he released him and shaved his forelock. He released him in return for a slave, whom he claimed that his.. More

  • The Greed of ‘Aamir bin At-Tufayl and the Calamity of Bi’r Ma‘oonah-I

    ‘Aamir bin At-Tufayl was one of the leaders of the Banu ‘Aamir. He was haughty, arrogant and greedy for power. He believed that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, would have dominion over the whole Arabian Peninsula and hence, this polytheist went to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and said, 1) “Choose.. More

  • The Treachery of the Tribes of ‘Adhl and Al-Qaarah, and the Catastrophe of Ar-Rajee’-I

    There is a difference in the narrations of the expedition of Ar-Rajee‘ regarding the reason for which the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, dispatched it. While Al-Bukhari, may Allah have mercy upon him, mentioned that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, sent some reconnoiterers to gather information about the enemy,.. More

  • The Treachery of the Tribes of ‘Adhl and Al-Qaarah, and the Catastrophe of Ar-Rajee’-II

    This incident implies lessons and benefits including: 1- Ibn Hajar, may Allah have mercy upon him, mentioned some of these benefits saying, “The captive is permitted not to surrender to the enemy, even if he would be killed, so as not to be under the control of a non-Muslim. This is in case he is capable of exposing himself to hardship. However,.. More

  • Negotiations Between the Messenger and the Quraysh - II

    The Mediation of ‘Urwah bin Mas‘ood Ath-Thaqafi ‘Urwah bin Mas‘ood failed in his negotiations and returned to the Makkans to warn them not to enter into an armed conflict with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and his Companions. He addressed them, O people! By Allah, I have been to kings including Caesar,.. More

  • Negotiations Between the Messenger and the Quraysh - I - a

    The Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, did his best to let Quraysh understand that he did not want to engage in a war with them and that he simply wanted to visit and glorify the Sacred Mosque, which was a right that was as due on Muslims as it was to non-Muslims. When Quraysh were satisfied with this, they sent some people to negotiate.. More

  • The Mu’tah Expedition (8 AH) - II

    The Muslims Select Khaalid bin Al-Waleed, may Allah be pleased with him, to Lead Them When ‘Abdullaah bin Rawaahah, may Allah be pleased with him, was martyred, the banner of the ‎Muslim army fell to the ground but was promptly picked up by ‎Thaabit bin Aqram bin Tha‘labah bin ‘Adiyy bin Al-‘Ajlaan Al-Balawi ‎Al-Ansaari,.. More

  • The Mu’tah Expedition (8 AH) - I

    Its Causes and Date The Arabs of Ash-Shaam (greater Syria) incited war between the Muslims and the Byzantines. ‎The tribe of Kalb, a branch of the greater Qudhaa‘ah tribe, which was living at Doomat Al-Jandal, kept creating problems for the ‎Muslims. It tried to impose a type of economic ‎embargo against the Muslims by attacking merchants.. More

  • 'Umrat-ul Qadhaa' (The Compensatory ‘Umrah) - II

    (Continued) The Marriage of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, to Maymoonah bint Al-Haarith, May Allah Be Pleased with Her Maymoonah, a 26-year-old woman, was the sister of Umm Al-Fadhl, may Allah be pleased with her, the wife of Al-‘Abbaas bin Abdul-Muttalib, may Allah be pleased with him. After the death of her husband, Abu Ruhm.. More

  • 'Umrat ul-Qadhaa' (The Compensatory 'Umrah) - I

    The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, set out for Makkah to perform 'Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in the month of Thu’l Qi‘dah, 7 AH as he had agreed with Quraysh by virtue of The Al-Hudaybiyah Peace Treaty. The number of Muslims who attended 'Umrat-ul Qadhaa' were two thousand, excluding women and children. All the Muslims who witnessed.. More

  • Suhayl bin ‘Amr negotiates with the Messenger of Allah - II

    The Al-Hudaybiyah Peace Treaty Reflecting on the texts of the agreement which took place in Al-Hudaybiyah, we deduce the following benefits: 1- The preamble of the Islamic treaties would begin with, “In the Name of Allah” or, “In Your Name, O Allah.” In phrasing treaties, International Law states that treaties should start.. More