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  Battle of Siffin
Battle of 657, fought between the forces of Caliph Ali and troops of Mu'awiyya, governor of Damascus.
The battle had important consquences for Islam, causing its first schism when the group of Kharijis leaft the main fold of Islam, as well as paving the ground for the Umayyad Dynasty.
The background for the battle was the situation after the assassination of Caliph Uthman in 656, a kinsman of Mu'awiyya.
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 Battle_of_siffin info here at en.13-year.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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This dispute culminated in the Battle of Siffin in 657.
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 Battle of Siffin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Siffin (May-July 657 CE) occurred during the First Fitna, or First Muslim civil war, with the main engagement taking place from July 26 to July 28.
The events surrounding the battle are highly controversial between Sunni and Shia.
Although Ali got the better of the actual fighting, and the end result of the battle was inconclusive, it was in fact Muawiyah who emerged from the battle in much the stronger position.
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In the battle of Siffin between Ali (R.A.) and Muawiyah, majority of fighters on the side of Ali (R.A.) were considering him fourth caliph, i.e.
Battle of Siffin occurred because Muaviyah’s was brutally killing those Ashabs of Rasoolallah (PBUH) who does not support him.
Siffin was a long battle around 70,000 fighters were killed from both sides.
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 Ali in Iraq
Because during this battle a Muslim was against brother Muslim, Ali the idealist did not allow any spoils of war to be gained by those who fought on his side.
Siffin to discover Mu'awiya had arrived ahead of them and had cut off the water supply from them.
The sound and fury of the battle was ominous and to see death beaming in the eye is a frightening experience.
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 Restatement of History of Islam and Muslims
For him the battle of Siffin was redolent of the battle of Badr.
The battle that Malik was fighting, is famous in history as the "Battle of Layla-tul-Harir." It was the climax of the grim contest in the plain of Siffin on the bank of the Euphrates.
The Battle of Siffin was officially over but Malik ibn Ashter, now "the chained dragon of the Arabs," resolutely refused to witness the document of agreement.
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 The battle of Islam at Siffin (Saffin), Muawiyah ibn Abu Sufyan (Muawiya Ibn Abi Sufian)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The battle of Islam at Siffin (Saffin), Muawiyah ibn Abu Sufyan (Muawiya Ibn Abi Sufian)
After the battle of Jamal was over, Imam Ali (A.S.) returned from Basra to Kufa in Rajab of 36 A.H. He decided to transfer the capital of his government to Kufa from Madina because it was more centrally placed in the Muslim Empire, and he could halt Muawiya's progress into Iraq.
The battles were mostly restricted to single combats or small groups fighting because Imam Ali (A.S.) was trying to avoid the serious loss of Muslim lives that would have resulted from a full scale battle.
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 Muawiya; The Cursed - www.sdol.org
The termination of the battle in this manner and the consequences thereof proved to be disastrous to say the least, especially for Ahlul Bayt and Islam.
In this battle 45,000 men lost their lives in Mu'awiya's camp, and about 25,000 in Ali's (a.s.) camp.
Joda was asked a small favor, i.e., to put a little poison in Al-Hasan's food, and in return Mu'awiya would give her a large sum of money and also make her wife of his son Yazid.
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 BATTLE OF THE CAMEL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A bloody battle took place near Basrah on the 9th of December 656 A.C. This battle was sparked off by a third force who was the real troublemakers.
Just before the battle, both parties had already reached an agreement to settle the dispute.
She was riding a camel during the battle-hence the name "Battle of the Camel".
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In this battle, Hazrat Aly won; Talha and Zubair were killed and Aayesha was sent back to Mecca in retirement.
During this battle, the standard bearer of the Imam, his half brother, Hazrat Abbas, showed such heroism before he died, that to this day, he is the inspiring hero of all Shia soldiers.
In the battle of Karbala, most of Hazrat Aly's family was killed.
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Pick the odd name out: Badr, Ahad, Siffin, Khandaq, Khaybar A: Siffin (not fought during the time of the Holy Prophet) Q: 7.
Battles: The Kharijites were a group of Muslims who seceded from Hazrat Ali\'s army in the battle of Siffin; against whom was Hazrat Ali fighting this battle ?
Battles: The Prophet would call them the first amongst the youths to enter Paradise; he would call them his children (Ayah al-Mubahila); he would love them dearly and they were called the \"Husnayn\".
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Having encamped at Siffin ahead of Imam Ali, Mu'awiya stationed some troops in such a way as to prevent Ali and his forces from reaching the water of the Euphrates.
He knew that Mu'awiya had literally lost the Battle of Siffin and that the lifting of the Qurans at the tip of spears was a deception to save Mu'awiya's neck.
Ash'ath was the main General who forced the stopping of the battle and urging for arbitration, it is said he was a secret agent for Mu'awiya.
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 Arbitrators Battle at Local.co.uk
Caliph of Islam Battle of Camel Kufa - a new capital Battle of Siffin Appointment of Arbitrators Battle of Naharwan...
(one of the arbitrators at the Battle of Siffin) who were, in their view, the main sources of...
SCHOOL janitors today claimed victory in their battle over pay after arbitrators said they were right.
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 Battle of Siffin (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab5.csail.mit.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
At long last, Ali decided on a general engagement, and thus the battle of Siffin broke out on 8th Safar, 36/July 26, 657.
A fierce battle was fought between them on the whole day, and it even continued in the darkness of that night, which is known as laila'tul harir (the night of clangour).
Ali's supporters during the battle of Siffin were called ahel-i Iraq, or Shiat'i Ali, while his opponents became known as ahel-i Sham, or Shiat'i Uthman and Shiat'i Muawiya.
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 Tabi‘in - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ali Akbar ibn Husayn was killed at the Battle of Karbala.
Uwais was killed fighting on the side of Ali during the Battle of Siffin.
Abdul Rahman ibn Khalid ibn Walid fought against Ali as a general under Muawiya at the Battle of Siffin.
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 Battle of Naharwan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The name khariji (pl. khawarij) has been held to mean, "seceder" or "deserter." They are those who have "gone out against" (kharaja 'ala) Ali, or "went out" and "made a secession" from the camp of Ali in the sense of rebelling against him.
Ali's decision to submit the fate of the battle of Siffin to Arbitration did not meet with the approval of his Iraqian soldiers, and about 12,000 of whom deserted and rebelled against him on the march back to Kufa, known as the Kharijis.
With the battle cry, the Kharijis rushed on Ali's troops.
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 AlMujtaba Islamic Articles
He reminded them that they had pressed for the arbitration and had forced him to appoint Abu Musa Ash'ari as their representative.
There was some reluctance in the army of Imam Ali (A.S.) to fight the Kharjites, because they had been their companions against Muawiya at Siffin.
The battle took place on the 9th Safar, 38 A.H. Two years later, in 40 A.H., it was the Kharjites who sent out three assassins to kill Imam Ali (A.S.), Muawiya and Amr al-Aas.
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 THE ROLE OF AISHAH IN THE HISTORY OF ISLAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
1-One of the bitter results of the battle of al-Jamal was the kindling of the fire of the Siffin battle, for this battle served as a complement to the former battle and one of its ill-omened vestiges.
These two battles were connected together with a firm cord, one end of which Basra was tied and the other end Siffin the middle of which was in 'A'ishah's hand, pulling both ends together.
These two battles joined together to produce a third battle called the battle of an-Nahrawan, in which again a number of Muslims were killed.
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 Letters of Imam Ali b
While facing defeat in the Battle of Siffin, Mu’awiya following Amr bin Aas tied some scraps of paper to the spears of his soldiers and raising them declared that it was the Holy Qur'an and that they wanted the Holy Book to act as an arbitrator between him and Imam Ali (a).
I know you all and appreciate the sincerity of those who are faithful to me and the excellence of those who come to me with their sincere advice and good wishes.
After returning from the Battle of Siffin, Imam Ali (a) gave certain pieces of advice to one of his sons.
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 Academy For Learning Islam
After the battle of Jamal was over, Imam Ali (A) moved to Kûfa in Rajab of 36 A.H. He decided to set up the capital of his government here because it was more centrally placed in the Muslim Empire, and he could rein the mischief from Mu'âwiyah.
"Seventy veterans of the battle of Badr and 250 Companions of the Tree of Fealty marched under his flag with the army along the banks of the Euphrates toward Siffîn." (Mustadrak, v.
The death of Khuzayma and 'Uways so exasperated Ali that he sent word to Mu'âwiyah to come out and fight in person, and thereby save the lives of thousands of Muslims who were dying on both sides.
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 "Judgment Belongs to God Alone": The Battle and Arbitration at Siffin
The Battle of Siffin became a defining moment in the development of the Islamic state.
When Ali and Muawiya confronted each other at Siffin, they hesitated to fight because many of their soldiers felt strongly that Muslims should not shed the blood of other Muslims.
The furious battle came to a sudden halt in July when Muawiya's soldiers held up pages of the Qur'an on the ends of their spears and appealed for arbitration.
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 Comparative Index to Islam : SIFFIN, BATTLE OF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Comparative Index to Islam : SIFFIN, BATTLE OF Mu'awiya (the Muslim Governor of Damascus) attempted to take the Caliphate from 'Ali (Muhammad's son-in-law and the 4th "orthodox" Caliph).
'Ali won the Battle of Siffin (657 A.D.) but eventually lost when he was compelled, by Mu'awiyah, to submit his claim to the Caliphate to arbitration.
The Caliphate: Its Rise, Decline, and Fall, Chapter 37
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 The Kharijites and their impact on Contemporary Islam
After the Battle of Hunain the Prophet (s) - in distributing the booty - gave preference to a number of non-Muslims.
It is significant that this selfsame Hurqus was elected as one of the heads of the Kharijites after the Battle of Siffin.
The Battle of Siffin was a battle for Muslim leadership, with Sayyidna Ali on the one side and Muawiyyah on the other.
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 Tthornton : The Gulf Wars, 2002-03
In a "friendly fire incident," a British warplane was shot down by an American patriot missile killing two British airmen, and the U.S.101st Airborne Division suffered a "fragging" incident: an American Army sergeant tossed three grenades into a tent killing two officers and wounding fourteen others.
In the battle areas, the most severe sandstorms in living memory hampered the advance, and a looming humanitarian emergency in Basra, where there was no water or electricity, moved U.S. officials to begin preparing the American public for a more difficult war than many had anticipated.
On March 26, in the biggest battle of the war to date near Najaf, hundreds of Iraqi soldiers were killed by American forces.
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Next to the battle field went the sons of Imam Al-Hasan and Zainab and their cousins (about 17 of them).
They were all in their teens but each stood bravely, believing in the mission, facing a formidable enemy, and showed no less enthusiasm in their quest to embrace the martyrdom.
Afterwards, the people of the tribe of Bani-Asad, who were not far away from the battle field, helped bury them.
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 14.To his soldiers before the Battle of Siffin. || Imam Reza (A.S.) Network
Home » Islamic Library » Nahjul Balagha » Letters » 14.To his soldiers before the Battle of Siffin.
Their keenness to begin a battle will be another proof of your sincere belief in the orders of Allah.
During the days of the Holy Prophet (peace of Allah be upon him and his descendants) we had strict orders not to touch, molest or insult women though they were unbelievers.
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 July 26 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab5.csail.mit.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining.
811 - Battle of Pliska; Byzantine emperor Nicephorus I is slain, his heir Stauracius is seriously wounded.
1469 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Edgecote Moor - Pitting the forces of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick against those of King Edward IV.
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 Timeline 600CE to 999CE (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab5.csail.mit.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
657 Jul 26, Mu'awiyan defeated Caliph Ali in the Battle of Siffin in Mesopotamia.
The Battle of Ardabil lasted three days, and resulted in the death of a major Arab general named Jarrah.
Islam's westward spread was stopped by the Franks at the Battle of Tours (also known as the Battle of Poitiers).
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