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Ali bin Abi Talib, the son of the Prophet's {Peace Be Upon Him} uncle, was the first Imam for the Shi'a, and the fourth of the Rightly Guided Khulafa' for the Sunni.

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What are these "pie" things in the Wikipedia picture of Ali slaying Jinn?

In this picture the Jinn appear to be throwing pie at Ali. What are these things and why are they throwing them? This image is used on the Wikipedia page Jinn. The description given is: Imam Ali ...
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Is it halal as a sunni to prefer Ali over Abu Bakr, Umar and Othman (Radiallahu anhum)

A salam Alaykum Basically that is my question, is it halal for sunnis to prefer Ali over them? Is it halal for me to say that if i was alive i would choose to support Ali for Khalifa over the other ...
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Ali's letter to his son - authentic?

Is the famous letter (filled with parental advice) attributed from Ali to his son al-Hasan an authentic piece? I am not aware of an isnad or a physical manuscript. Here's a link:
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Is the strage narration " should praise Allah and your anus" authentic?

Is this strange narration authentic?! One day ‘Ali attacked Amr ibn Aas, he threw a spear and Amr fell to the ground, Amr fell to the ground and he then exposed his buttocks. ‘Ali then turned away ...
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Sunni authenticity of this quote about zulfiqar

There is a saying attributed to the Prophet during the Battle of Uhud:  فتى إلا علي لا سيف إلا ذو الفقار‎ لا 'There is no hero like Ali; There is no sword like Dhu-l-Fiqar' Now the Shia say ...
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What is Shiite view on "Ali burning people"?

I was reading an answer to a question on this site. Here is it : The answer states that Ali burnt some people for a reason as : It is related from ‘Ikrima ...
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Where can I get authentic Info about the Caliphates of Abu Bakr, Umar, Uthman and Ali?

We have sahih hadiths to learn authentic info about the life of the prophet, do we have something equivalent in authority and reliability for those four caliphs ?
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Does Shi'is believe Ali can't forget?

Question for Shi'i Muslims: Can Ali (RA) forget (anything) according to Shi'i fiqh (authentic citations/references such as hadith/fiqhi opinions preferred rather than a straight answer)?
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