Battle of the Camel

May 8, 2015

Biography and martyrdom of Talhah ibn `Ubayd Allah

If one were to scan through the annals of history, one would find the life stories of many great personalities. Men who influenced the lives of those around them, creating a new way of thinking and in all formed new ideologies. However, most of their lives have been tainted with stories of their greed, lust and hunger for power. As one continues to search through the books of our past, […]
May 8, 2015

The life and martyrdom of Zubayr ibn al-`Awwam

If one were to scan through the annals of history, one would find the life stories of many great personalities. Men who influenced the lives of those around them, creating a new way of thinking and in all formed new ideologies. However, most of their lives have been tainted with stories of their greed, lust and hunger for power. As one continues to search through the books of our past, […]
May 8, 2015

The allegiance of the people of Basrah

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The allegiance of the people of Basrah Amir al-Mu’minin `Ali radiya Llahu `anhu was very keen to unite the people, to respect the people under his authority and to treat them honourably. This treatment had a far reaching effect by convincing the people of Basrah to swear allegiance to Amir al-Mu’minin `Ali radiya Llahu `anhu.In the evening following the Battle of the Camel, […]
May 8, 2015

`A’ishah the Mother of the Believers and Amir al-Mu’minin `Ali ibn Abi Talib

If one were to scan through the annals of history, one would find the life stories of many great personalities. Men who influenced the lives of those around them, creating a new way of thinking and in all formed new ideologies. However, most of their lives have been tainted with stories of their greed, lust and hunger for power. As one continues to search through the books of our past, […]
May 8, 2015

The outbreak of fighting

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The outbreak of fighting The role of the Saba’iyyah in the outbreak of fighting In the camp of `Ali radiya Llahu `anhu, there were some of those evildoers and rebels who had killed `Uthman radiya Llahu `anhu. There were those who were not known by name, those who were known but were protected by their tribes, those concerning whom there was no evidence […]