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Did the Prophet Muhammad fast voluntarily during times of battle?

Islam has days for voluntary fasting, e.g., Mondays and Thursdays, and Muhammad was known to fast on these days (e.g. Aishah narrated: "The Prophet used to try to fast on Mondays and Thursdays." ...
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What is the authenticity of this hadith about an incident during the battle of Khandaq?

In his al-Bidaya wa-Nihaya ibn Kathir quotes a hadith he says that only al-Bazzar أبو بكر البزار has compiled it: وقال الحافظ أبو بكر البزار : حدثنا محمد بن معمر ، حدثنا مؤمل ، يعني ابن إسماعيل ،...
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Is it forbidden to destroy a mosque during times of battle?

In recent news, ISIS is reported to have destroyed the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraq. CNN reports: The United States and Iraq said ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ...
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Performing jumma prayer in the battle field

Is it permissible to offer jummah prayer behind a qualified imam in the battlefield when the regular salat is offered in individualistic approach?
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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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PreIslamic Battles of khalid ibn al-walid(RA)?

Khalid grew up embodying the war spirit of the Makhzumites and was trained extensively in swordsmanship, horseriding and in the use of the lance. According to the works of Ibn qutaibah and Ibn hisham; ...