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Conquest: An Invitation to Hearts

The date is still the first year of Umar's caliphate. Arabia, a place that had known no ruler, has become unified by Islam; the hearts and minds are open to the reality of Islam. Arabia now turns to the world geography to...

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Greeting Him on Eternal Mornings

The Prophet of mercy to the worlds who surrendered his soul to his Lord in Madina renews his existence on earth with every commemoration of the “Noble Birth.” He is remembered with great fervor in an expansive geography stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

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Ali: A Caliph beset by Crises

Hassan's pain was obvious in his eyes which had not seen sleep for days, and like all the people of Medina, he was breathing sadness. If the prayers of "if only" which were falling the mouth of Medina during those days had been accepted on the plane of...

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The Jamal Event: A Battle without an Enemy

The vacuum left by the departure of her soul mate grew with the passing years; the dynamism of youth, the ambition and fire gave way to maturity over the years, passing through the sieve of this absence, leaving behind the sediment of an anger that gathered slowly. The fuel, which was to be turned into a great fire by circumstances, was loaded upon Aisha.

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Medina Surrenders to Sedition

Rebellious crowds numbering between 600-1000 men Egypt, Kufa and Basra. Supposedly they had set out for the pilgrimage, but these caravans were in league with one another.

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Uthman: Rule of Benignity

One day the Prophet of Allah (pbuh) was resting at home with his dear wife Aisha. Prophet Muhammad was trying to cool himself Mecca's unbearable heat by slightly lifting his long gown leaving his legs bare.

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An Election in Medina

The masjid of the Prophet experiences a hectic day and hosts guests who have come distant lands. Nobody wants to leave the town without hearing the result. All the Muslims have awoken in Medina to a critical day...

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Umar: Grace within the Caliphate – II

Here we will examine Caliph Umar's rule of grace, which became the peak of Islamic history and civilization. We seek the traces of his transition a heart that did not shake while burying his daughter alive into a heart that sought a cure for the wounds of...

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Umar: Grace within the Caliphate

The sacred city of two religions with holy-scriptures, Jerusalem is under siege. Giving direction to world history up to that time, the Jews, Romans and Byzantines, respectively, governed this city as ancient as the history it glorified.

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A Few Long Moments in the Prophet’s Mosque

It was not yet dawn in Medina, the capital for the last ten years of land stretching Tripoli in the west to Kirman in the east. While Muslims removed the sleep their eyes with ablution, the muadhen was calling people to salvation with the morning adhan (call to prayer).

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