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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
    
@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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there are different and both authentic and not authentic ahadith about sufyani. you should specify hadith with reference and chain of narrators. –  Battle of Karbala Oct 16 '12 at 15:11
    
@Ahmadi from the book in which I read the Hadith it only says Ali may Allah be pleased with him said it. So it is not from the Prophet, Peace be Upon Him. –  Mujahid مجاهد Oct 16 '12 at 15:14
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