Martyrdom of Ammaar

February 23, 2015

The Martyrdom of Sayyiduna `Ammar ibn Yasir and the role of the Saba’iyyah

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The Martyrdom of Sayyidina ‘Ammar ibn Yasir and the role of the Saba’iyyah     O ‘Ammar! My companions will not kill you. You will be murdered by a Fi’at al Baghiyyah (group of rebels). (hadith)   Sayyidina ‘Ammar ibn Yasir radiya Llahu ‘anhu was an illustrious Sahabi. He was amongst the first few to embrace Islam and is counted amongst the senior […]
February 23, 2015

History also bears witness to the killers of `Uthman being the rebels

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   History also bears witness to the killers of ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu being the rebels   ‘Abdullah ibn Saba’ was a Jew from Yemen and the founder of the extremist Shia faction known as the Saba’iyyah. His mother was of African origin. He had outwardly embraced Islam and then proceeded to travel to various regions of the Muslim world, with the sole purpose […]
February 23, 2015

The causes which led to and the outcome of the Battle of Jamal

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The causes which led to and the outcome of the Battle of Jamal   The Battle of Jamal, and likewise the Battle of Siffin, were fought due to the planning and plotting of the rebels, and were based upon difference of opinion or ijtihad amongst the Sahabah and Tabi’in. However, the ummah has not recovered from the wounds caused by the sectarianism and […]
February 23, 2015

The rebels secretly incite the fighting

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The rebels secretly incite the fighting   If ‘Ali radiya Llahu ‘anhu were to have met with Talhah and Zubair radiya Llahu ‘anhuma in private, they would have quickly come to realise that they were not enemies to each other. Each of them only wished to uphold the commands of Allah and they all had one common enemy, namely the Sabaʼiyyah, who were […]
February 23, 2015

The causes which led to the Battle of Siffin

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The causes which led to the Battle of Siffin   On account of Sayyidina Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhu, the cousin of ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu with whom ‘Uthman’s son had also taken refuge, stipulating that he would only pledge his allegiance to ‘Ali radiya Llahu ‘anhu if the rebels were brought to justice; preparations were already underway to march on Syria before the […]