19 May 2023
Ibn Fadlan’s Account of the Vikings
In the year 267H, Ibn Fadlan, an ambassador for the Caliph of Baghdad was dispatched on a diplomatic mission. Along the way, he encountered some Vikings. It is the earliestRead more..
27 Apr 2023
Malcolm X and his Salafi Mentor in Harlem, New York
Aḥmad Usmān, who meticulously planned Malcolm X’s Hajj emphasised the role of the Black Saudis Malcolm met – Muḥammad Surūr Sabbān, a poet, politician, and Saudi Arabia’s second Minister ofRead more..
05 Mar 2023
The Scholar Who Started His Studies After His Teens
In ‘Siyār Aʿlām al-Nubalá’ (13/547), al-Dhahabī narrated that Abū Muḥammad ʿAbdullāh ibn Muḥammad – said: “Ibn Hazm related to me the reason he began studying Fiqh. He was once at aRead more..
30 Jun 2020
They Claim the Companions al-Husayn and Abdullah ibn az-Zubayr Rebelled
They Claim the Companions al-Husayn and Abdullah ibn az-Zubayr Rebelled Shaykh Rabī’ bin Hādī, al-Madkhalī said: As for using the claim that some of the companions rebelled, then weRead more..
09 Jun 2020
Exonerating the two Hafizs – an-Nawawi & al-ʿAsqalani – from the beliefs of the Ashʿaris
A Clarification Exonerating the two Ḥāfiẓs – an-Nawawī & al-ʿAsqalānī – from the beliefs of the Ashʿarīs Shaykh ʿAbd al-Muḥsin al-ʿAbbād al-Badr wrote this article to evidently highlight the falseRead more..
09 Nov 2017
Is Aisha Invited too? The Prophets Treatment and Care of His Wife – Imam an-Nawawi
Anas reported that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ had a Persian neighbour who could prepare a good soup. One day he cooked soup for the Messenger of Allah ﷺ and cameRead more..
02 Nov 2017
Before his time, Moroccans were upon the creed of the Salaf – Shaykh Taqi ad-Din al-Hilali
Shaykh Muḥammad Taqī ad-Dīn al-Hilālī: After I settled down in Tétouan (a city in northern Morocco), I established a monthly magazine titled The Arabic Tongue within it I published articles clarifying the falsehood ofRead more..
25 Sep 2017
And This Continues to be the Way of Egyptian Women Until this Day – Ibn Kathir
After mentioning the drowning of Phirʿoan Ibn Kathīr (d. 774h) says; The king (Phirʿoan) along with his entourage, generals and soldiers were destroyed and none remained in Egypt except the generalRead more..
19 Sep 2017
This is Shaykh Rabi – Shaykh Ali ibn Yahya al-Hadadi
All praise belongs to Allāh ﷻ and peace and salutations are sent upon the Messenger of Allāh ﷺ, his Household, his Companions and whomsoever follows him, to proceed; Whilst itRead more..
09 Jul 2017
Fayruz al-Daylami, the Persian Companion
He was referred to as Abū ʿAbdillāh Fayrūz al-Daylamī, a descendant of the Persians who were sent by Khusraw to the Yemen, conquered it, and drove out the Abyssinians. According to ʿAbdRead more..