Category: Islamic History

From Abdullah bin Huzafa to the Muslim youth

These were many offers to a poor weak man, chained in captivity, owns nothing and death waits him. So, what did he say in this defining moment?! ... more

A Man loved by Allah and his Messenger

We place between your hands dear reader this splendid biography of the fourth Caliph and one of the dwellers of paradise. ... more

Examples of the Sahabah's Love of Allah

Examples of the Sahabah's Love of Allah and His Messanger

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Histroy Of Palestine

Shaykh Ali at-Timimi explains why Palestine and Masjid al-Aqsa are so close to the hearts of the Muslims. Shaykh Ali briefly highlights the main historical facts surrounding the land of Palestine and its religious roots.

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Abdullah Ibn Umm Maktum

Scanned from: "Companions of The Prophet", Vol. 1, By: Abdul Wahid Hamid.

Abdullah ibn Umm Maktum was a cousin of Khadijah bint Khuwaylid, Mother of the Believers, may God be pleased with her. His father was Qays ibn Za'id and his mother was Aatikah bint Abdullah. She was called Umm Maktum ...

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Of Malls and Mus'ab bin 'Umair

By: Umm Rashid

Big city, bright lights. Cars flash in fast lanes. Young Muslims are getting ready to hit the "night scene". Branded shoes and designer clothes in place, clutching the latest mobile gizmos and sporting the trendiest watches, their perfume smells --- more than anything else - of ...

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The Story of Abu Ghayth al-Makki and his wife Lubabah

Dr. Abu 'Abd Ar-Razzaq

Translated by: Ibrahim Hindy


In the name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful


From the signs of truthfulness is fear of Allah and asceticism in life; for the truthful with conviction fears consuming from what is impermissible and bears poverty and ...

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Muadh ibn Jabal

Muadh ibn Jabal was a young man growing up in Yathrib as the light of guidance and truth began to spread over the Arabian peninsula. He was a handsome and imposing character with black eyes and curly hair and immediately impressed whoever he met. He was already distinguished for the sharpness ... Continue Reading

Omar ibn al-Khattab Journey to Islam

     Omar was twenty seven when the Holy Prophet began his mission. Young Omar was one of those who did not care to listen to the message of Islam. He was for the old way of life. As years went by, Islam made a slow headway. This made Omar angry. Do what the Makkan(1)chiefs might, people who ... Continue Reading

The Truth Seeker : Salman Al-Farisi

                This is a story of a seeker of Truth, the story of Salman the Persian, gleaned, to begin with, from his own words:

I grew up in the town of Isfahan in Persia in the village of Jayyan. My father was the Dihqan or chief of the village. He was the richest person there and had ...

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