Sallus Sinan

January 19, 2016

The Eleventh Allegation

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The Eleventh Allegation   The Condemnation of Muawiyah by Abu Bakrah, Hassan al Basri and al Aswad ibn Yazid   As for the narration of Abu Bakrah it has been narrated by Ibn ‘Asakir in Tarikh Dimashq (62/217) and al Mizzi in Tahdhib al Kamal (30/7) by way of Howdhah ibn Khalifah — who said — ‘Awf ibn narrated to me — from […]
January 19, 2016

The Tenth Allegation

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The Tenth Allegation   The Allegation That Muawiyah Instituted the Cursing of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib   There is no reliable report that Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhu cursed ‘Ali radiya Llahu ‘anhu; this has been clearly mentioned by al Qurtubi and Ibn Kathir. Al Qurtubi states in al Mufhim (6/278):   It is farfetched that Muawiyah would openly curse and abuse him on […]
January 19, 2016

The Ninth Allegation

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The Ninth Allegation   The Allegation of Muawiyah Killing al Ashtar Malik Ibn al Harith al Nakha’i   This is from the fabrications that have been conjured up regarding Muawiyah radiya Llahu ‘anhu and how many they are! It appears in the Tabaqat of Ibn Sa’d (6/213):   Al Ashtar was from the companions of ‘Ali and he witnessed al Jamal, Siffin and […]
January 19, 2016

The Eighth Allegation

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The Eighth Allegation   Muawiyah’s Killing of Hujr Ibn ‘Adi   There is a difference of opinion regarding the status of Hujr Ibn ‘Adi, whether he is a Sahabi or a Tabi’i. Ibn Sa’d has mentioned him in the fourth category of Sahabah and has mentioned that he had once visited the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Thereafter he mentioned him in […]
January 19, 2016

The Seventh Allegation

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   The Seventh Allegation Muawiyah Killed ‘Abdur Rahman ibn Khalid ibn al Walid[1]   To respond to this false allegation I say: al Tabari has narrated in his Tarikh (3/202) by way of ‘Umar ibn Shabbah — from ‘Ali ibn Muhammad al Mada’ini — from Maslamah ibn Muharib:   ‘Abdur Rahman ibn Khalid ibn al Walid had gained much prominence in al Sham, and […]