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  Ali ibn Abi Talib - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ali's father, Abu Talib, was a member of the powerful tribe of the Quraysh, and an uncle to the young Muhammad.
The capital of the province of Syria, Damascus, was held by Mu'awiyah, the governor of Syria and a kinsman of Uthman, Ali's slain predecessor.
Ali suffered a mortal head wound on the 19th of Ramadan while he was performing morning prayers in mosque in the city of Kufa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ali   (3307 words)

 al-imam.net Ashoora Encyclopedia
Ibn Abbas was the Prophet (pbuhandhf) and Imam Ali's cousin.
When Muslim Ibn Aqeel came to Koofa and entered Taw'a's house, Muslim told her about all the events that he had gone trough and that the people of Ibn Ziyad were looking for him.
She was Khawla bint Jaafer Ibn Qays Ibn Salma Ibn Tha'lebeh, and her son Mohammed was among the bravest.
www.al-imam.net /encyclopedia.htm   (3535 words)

Ali bin Abi Talib was the first cousin of the Prophet (peace be on him).
Ali was also a great scholar of Arabic literature and pioneered in the field of grammar and rhetoric.
Ali felt that the tragic situation was mainly due to inept governors.
www.muslimaccess.com /sunnah/sahabah/Ali.htm   (1100 words)

 Imam Ali (A.S)
Amir al-Mu'minin, 'Ali (upon whom be peace) was the son of Abu Talib, the Shaykh of the Banu Hashim.
Abu Talib was the uncle and guardian of the Holy Prophet and the person who had brought the Prophet to his house and raised him like his own son.
Therefore, 'Ali was the first man in Islam to accept the faith and is the first among the followers of the Prophet to have never worshipped other than the One God.
www.hadith.net /english/ahl-al-bayt/emam-1.htm   (2500 words)

 Restatement of History of Islam and Muslims
Ali's parents were Abu Talib ibn Abdul Muttalib, and Fatima, the daughter of Asad, both of the clan of Hashim.
He (Ali) is the one for whom the House of Allah was turned into a maternity home; And he is the one who threw the idols out of that House; Ali was the first and the last child ever to be born in the Kaaba.
In the first place, Abu Talib was not in such dire straits that he could not feed a child of five; he was a man of rank and substance, and his caravans plied between Hijaz and Syria or between Hijaz and Yemen.
al-islam.org /restatement/7.htm   (1250 words)

 Nahjul Balagha - Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib - AhlulBayt Discussion Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ali (as) through Nahjul Balagha has touched many aspects of the Islamic doctrine and comprised many broad issues such as philosophy, theology, politics, science, morals and ethics down to more specific issues such as jurisprudence and still remains to be the most eloquent book within the Shia school of thought literature.
Ali (as) criticizes those who conspired against him and reaffirms the fact that this position which “Abu Quhafah (Abu Bakr) dressed himself” with to him is like an “axis in relation to the hand-mill”.
Ali (as) further explains that he did not rise against this injustice and chose patience and endurance instead.
www.shiachat.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=2995   (2913 words)

 ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (... -40 AH / 598-661 CE)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
'Ali ibn Abi Talib was a member of the House of Hashem, the first cousin of the Prophet, and the fourth Caliph.
‘Ali married the Prophet’s daughter Fatima, and it is from their two sons Al-Hassan and Al-Hussein that the Sharifs (nobles) and Sayyids (lords) descend respectively.
It is testimony to the Muslim armies that rule was not imposed by brute force alone; the armies were fairly small and in areas like Egypt and the Persian plateau the number of Muslim settlers was tiny in relation to the local population.
www.kinghussein.gov.jo /hash_ali.html   (261 words)

Ali (p) was always accompanying the prophet (p) even when the prophet (p) would leave to town and go to the mountain and desert.
Of the other glories of his holiness Ali (p) is his perfect courage in sleeping in the prophet's (p) bed, therefore, nullifing the plot of the idol- worshipers to kill the prophet; And, farthermore, prepared the ground for the prophet's (p) migration.
This holiness Ali was at his last moment of his life still thinking of the welfare and happiness of the peoples adviced his chidlren relatives and all the moslems saying : Idvice you of piety and to organize your deeds and always think of causing reconciliation among the moslems.
www.al-shia.com /html/eng/ahl/ma-02_h.htm   (1950 words)

 ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib
The fourth of the caliphs or successors of Muhammad, was born in Mecca.
Ali proved himself to be a brave and faithful soldier, and when Muhammad died without a male heir, some thought Ali to have the best claim to succeed Muhammad.
The question of Ali's right to succeed to the caliphate is an article of faith which divided the Muslim world into two great sects, the Sunni and the Shia.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/talib.html   (361 words)

Ali, in Arabic, Ali ibn Abi Talib (600?-661), fourth caliph of Islam and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad.
Ali was one of the first converts to Islam and one of the most faithful followers of the Prophet.
Ali is the ancestor of the Fatimid line of caliphs, who traced their descent from Ali and Fatima.
mb-soft.com /believe/txh/ali.htm   (413 words)

 The Marriage of umm Kulthoom, daughter of ‘Ali, to ‘Umar
Another fact of history which clashes with the alleged persecution of ‘Ali and Fatimah by the Sahabah is the marriage of Umm Kulthoom, the daughter of ‘Ali and Fatimah, to ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab.
This marriage, in which ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib gave this daughter borne to him by Fatimah, in marriage to ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab—the very same man whom the Shi‘ah allege caused the death of Fatimah—assails the foundations of Shi‘ism in a way that few issues can.
‘Ali ibn Ibrahim is the author of an early Tafsir of the Shi‘ah, and is highly regarded by Shi‘i rijal critics such as an-Najashi and Ibn Mutahhar, who declare him to be "thiqatun fil hadith, thabt, mu’tamad, sahih al-madhhab" (reliable in hadith transmission, reliable dependable, correct in belief.) (Jami‘ ar-Ruwat vol.
islamicweb.com /beliefs/cults/ummkulthoom.htm   (5774 words)

 Najaf, Iraq
The shrine of Imam Ali is enclosed in a mosque in the city center named Al-Haidariya Shrine with resplendent golden dome made of 7,777 tiles of pure gold and two 35 meters high golden minarets each made of 40,000 gold tiles.
Historians say that the tomb of Imam Ali was first discovered around 750 AD (139 AH) by Dawood Bin Ali Al-Abbas, then built by Azod Eddowleh in 977; that it was burnt later and rebuilt by the Seljuk Malek Shah in 1086, and rebuilt yet again by Ismail Shah, the Safawid, in about 1500.
The facade of Ali's tomb, seen from the main or northern gateway, is richly beautiful- the gold tiles have darkened handsomely with age.
www.atlastours.net /iraq/najaf.html   (535 words)

 Ali ibn Abi Talib - Wikiquote
When Imam Ali, marching at the head of his army towards Syria, reached Ambar, the landlords of the place came out to meet him in zeal of their love, faithfulness and respect, no sooner had they seen Imam Ali they got down from their horses and started running in front of him.
Imam Ali was following a funeral and as it was passing along a road, somebody laughed loudly (a sign of discourtesy and lack of manner).
Imam Ali heard someone abusing and blaming the world and said to him, "O you, who are blaming the world, who have been allured and enticed by it, and have been tempted by its false pretenses.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Ali_ibn_Abi_Talib   (8654 words)

 Ali. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The debate over his right to the caliphate caused a major split in Islam into Sunni and Shiite branches, and he is regarded by the Shiites as the first Imam, or leader: Shiite derives from the phrase shi-at Ali [Ar.=the party of Ali].
He was the son of Abu Talib, Muhammad’s uncle, but was more closely related to the Prophet as the husband of Fatima.
Ali and his second son Husein (626–80) are the great martyrs of the Shiites.
www.bartleby.com /65/al/Ali.html   (216 words)

 Hazrat Ali's Famous Epistle To Malik Ashtar, Governor of Egypt
"Ali Ibn Abi Talib, radiya' llah Ta'aala anhu wa-Karrama wajhahu." (Ali Ibn Abi Talib, may God Almighty be pleased with him and honor him.) The script is Tawqi', structured into the shape of a lion.
Hazrat Ali, the Great Khalif of Islam, and the first in the line of the Imamat, apart from his abiding contribution to spiritual thought, is known to the Arabic world as a great jurist and man of letters.
Egypt), Hazarat Ali is credited with not less than 480 treaties, lectures and epistles on a variety of subjects dealing with philosophy, religion, law and politics, as collected by Zaid Ibn Wahab in the Imam's own life time.
www.amaana.org /ali/ismaali.html   (5291 words)

 Ali bin abi Talib
`Ali was a skilled and fearless fighter, and the Prophet gave him his standard to carry on the day of Badr and in subsequent battles.
Salama ibn `Amr narrated that the day of Khaybar, the Prophet summoned `Ali who came led by the hand, as he was suffering from inflammation of the eyes.
Ibn Muljam struck him on the head with a poisoned sword and was caught, while the other hit the arch of the gate and fled.
www.sunnah.org /publication/khulafa_rashideen/caliph4.htm   (2561 words)

 The Story of Adam
Ali faced the threat with such cool courage that the Quraish had to leave him alone.
Ali was one of the scribes of the Revelations.
Ali had talks with those of the Companions who were still in Medina.
www.geocities.com /sjalam/kh-ali.htm   (5826 words)

Then Imam Ali asked him: "Didn't you find in one of your books that Moses, the son of Imran, peace be on him, was sitting down one day when an angel came to him from the East.
If they thought about their advice, they have discarded the fact that the blood-wit is required of you as the one responsible for the death of the unborn child because his killing was as a result of a mistake connected with you".
Imam Ali (AS) greeted him and asked him whether there was water near his residence that would quench the thirst of his soldiers.
www.aljaafaria.com /aljaafaria-old/imamali.html   (3455 words)

 Jafar Ibn Abi Talib
As-Saib ibn Ubayd, the grandfather of Imam ash Shafi: al-Hasan ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet, who resembled him most of all; and Jafar ibn Abi Talib.
They sent two of their most formidable men, Amr ibn al-Aas and Abdullah ibn Abi Rabiah, to accomplish this task and loaded them with valuable and much sought after presents for the Negus and his bishops.
Jafar ibn Abi Talib then advanced and made a speech that was moving and eloquent and which is still one of the most compelling descriptions of Islam.
anwary-islam.com /companion/s_jafar-ibn-abi-talib.htm   (2625 words)

 Talk:Ali ibn Abi Talib - Wikiquote
If it is not in the public domain so extensive an extraction would not be appropriate for posting here.
Even if it is in the public domain a less extensive selection of the sayings might be preferable to give an introduction to the expressions of Ali.
I will not immediately remove anything, but I definitely feel that more information on the copyright status of this translation will be required, or an extensive editing and paring down of what has been provided will be appropriate.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Talk:Ali_ibn_Abi_Talib   (284 words)

 Ali ibn Abi Talib
Jurmuz said: "I saw `Ali coming out of his palace wearing a waist-cloth that reached to the middle of his shank and an outer garment tucked up at the sleeves, walking in the marketplace while hitting a small drum (dirra) and enjoining upon people Godwariness and honesty in transactions.
From al-Husayn ibn `Ali: "The most sincere of people in their actions and the most knowledgeable of Allah are those who are strongest in their love and awe for the sanctity of the people of lâ ilâha illallâh."
From `Asim ibn Damura: "The true, the real faqîh is he who does not push people to despair from Allah’s mercy, nor lulls them into a false sense of safety from His Punishment, nor gives them licenses to disobey Allah, nor leaves the Qur’an for something else.
www.rbpn.org.uk /abi_talib.htm   (2580 words)

 Math Problems solved by Hazrat Ali ibn Abi Talib (RA) - Ummah.com
Ali Looked back at him and said, "Take the number of days in a year and
So they all came to the door of Ali (RATA) and put forward their problem.
He was a genius, a truly blessed slave of Allah's and a great companion to Prophet Muhammad (May Allah Bless and Have Mercy and Peace on Him and His Family!) and one of the most chivalrous men that ever lived in the world.........
www.ummah.net /forum/showthread.php?t=33556   (559 words)

 AlMujtaba.Com > Imam Ali (AS) Martyrdom Anniversary Season
Ali (a.s.) The True Successor of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.)
Ali Is With The Quran And The Quran Is With Ali
The Birth of Imam Ali, Ameer - al - Mu'mineen (a.s.)
www.almujtaba.com /1/ali.html   (726 words)

 Sayings of Imam Ali (AS)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the 40th year of Hijri, in the early hours of the morning of 19th Ramadhan, Imam Ali (AS) was struck with a poisoned sword by the Kharijite Ibn Muljim (may the curse of Allah be upon him) while leading prayers in the Masjid of Kufa.
There are four things that make the heart die: wrong action followed by wrong action, playing around with foolish people, spending a lot of time with women, and sitting with the dead.
Imam Ali (as) wrote to Salman al Farsi (ra) : To continue, surely, the likeness of this world is that of a snake: it is soft to touch, and deadly poisonous.
www.shia.org /sayings.html   (1521 words)

 Ali Ibn Abi Talib (Fourth Caliph) - Page 2 - LI Islamic Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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www.islamicboard.com /biographies-islamic-figures/386-ali-ibn-abi-talib-fourth-caliph-2.html   (211 words)

 International Islamic University Malaysia :: Mahallah Ali Ibn Abi Talib
Welcome to the first Mahallah Ali Ibn Abi Talib web TV.
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Ali Web TV Official web Aliman for Mahallah Ali Ibn Talib developed by zamri mohamad
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