Battle of the Camel

May 8, 2015

Attempts to reconcile

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Attempts to reconcile Before ‘Ali radiya Llahu ‘anhu moved towards Basrah with his army, he stayed in Dhu Qar for a few days. He tried, with all the powers and means at his disposal, to put an end to this division and turmoil by peaceful means and to spare the Muslims the evils of fighting and armed confrontation. The same is also true […]
May 8, 2015

Amir al-Mu’minin `Ali ibn Abi Talib radiya Llahu `anhu sets out for Kufah

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Amir al Mu’minin ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib radiya Llahu ‘anhu sets out for Kufah The Sahabah in Madinah did not approve of ‘Ali’s radiya Llahu ‘anhu leaving Madinah. That became clear when ‘Ali radiya Llahu ‘anhu decided to march to Syria, to visit its people and see what Muawiyah was thinking and doing.[1] He thought that at that stage, Madinah no longer possessed […]
May 8, 2015

Different views among the Sahabah concerning the way to carry out retaliation against the murderers of `Uthman radiya Llahu `anhu

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Different views among the Sahabah concerning the way to carry out retaliation against the murderers of ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu The difference that emerged between Amir al Mu’minin, on the one hand, and Talhah, Zubair and Aisha on the other, and after that between ‘Ali and Muawiyah, was not because these people rejected the khilafah and leadership of Amir al Mu’minin ‘Ali radiya […]
May 8, 2015

Impact of the Saba’iyyah in causing turmoil.

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Events that preceded the Battle of the Camel The murder of ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu was a cause of many other difficulties, and it cast its shadow over the turbulent events that followed. Many factors contributed to the murder of ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu, including: prosperity and its impact on society; changes in the nature of society during his reign; the fact that […]