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The hadith is in Al-Hakim, and Mustadrak, by Ali may Allah be pleased with him. It basically says that the sufyani will be descendant of Khalid bin Yazid bin Abi Sfyan, he will emerge in Damascus, and he will kill many and the killing will be so bad that it will get to a point were women will be sliced open and the infants in them will be killed. The Hadith goes on, it is long, but I wonder what is the authenticity of it.

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Can you find any version of it in the major six books of ahadith? –  ashes999 Oct 16 '12 at 14:26
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@ashes999 no, i don't think so. in the Hadith above mentioned in my question, it talks about them and a army being swallowed by the desert. there is this hadith sunnah.com/riyadussaliheen/1/2 but it is not the same. –  Mujahid مجاهد Oct 16 '12 at 14:40

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يخرج رجل يقال له: السفياني في عمق دمشق، وعامة من يتبعه من كلب، فيقتل حتى يبقر بطون النساء، ويقتل الصبيان، فتجمع لهم قيس فيقتلها حتى لا يمنع ذنب تلعة، ويخرج رجل من أهل بيتي في الحرة فيبلغ السفياني، فيبعث إليه جندا من جنده فيهزمهم، فيسير إليه السفياني بمن معه حتى إذا صار ببيداء من الأرض خسف بهم، فلا ينجو منهم إلا المخبر عنهم

According to Al-Dhahabi, this hadith satisfies the criteria of Bukhari and Muslim.

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