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As far as I have researched these are words of Thabit b. Qays b. Shammas not that of the Prophet (PBUH). The Arabic text is available here and the English translation here: ومن كفر جاهدناه في الله أبدا وكان قتله علينا يسيرا as for the one who disbelieves, we will fight him forever in the cause of God and killing him is a small matter to us The ...


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In the name of Allah the compassionate the merciful Yes, The holy prophet (Peace be upon him and his household) took the life of Ubayy bin Khalaf. It is narrated from Jabir as such: Some one had domesticated a horse in Mecca. When ever the holy prophet used to pass by his place, he used to tell him: "I will kill you mounted on this beast" In the ...


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Abandoning Jihad does not delay your death from appointed time nor does participating in it hasten your death. Allah says in Qur'an: وَلِيَعْلَمَ الَّذِينَ نَافَقُوا وَقِيلَ لَهُمْ تَعَالَوْا قَاتِلُوا فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّـهِ أَوِ ادْفَعُوا قَالُوا لَوْ نَعْلَمُ قِتَالًا لَّاتَّبَعْنَاكُمْ هُمْ لِلْكُفْرِ‌ يَوْمَئِذٍ أَقْرَ‌بُ مِنْهُمْ لِلْإِيمَانِ ...


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1."Mofradat Raghib" defines the word "ثخن" saying: "ثخن الشیء فهو ثخین" means: that thing became so thick that could not be flowing anymore; it stopped running. So Prophet's "اثخان" in the verse "ما کان لنبی ان یکون له اسری حتی یثخن فی الارض" means the time when his religion gets strong, powerful and dominant as if it became a thick and almost solid matter ...


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It really depends on the circumstances. There can be no absolute ruling on this question. But this must be strongly reminded that Islam is predominantly a religion of mercy and forgiveness. Revenge and punishment are reserved only for exceptional situations when all peaceful means are already exhausted but still a severe and very likely hazard remains ...


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Although this incident is true, but it was specific to the battle of Bader. So you can generalize this to all battles because in the Quran there are verses that mention war prisoners: Feeding war prisoners: And they give food in spite of love for it to the needy, the orphan, and the captive http://quran.com/76/8 Replacing war prisoners with money: So ...


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Dear brother in humanity, Did you even take the time to read the previous verse or the complete verse at least? Never mind, the Quran does not encourage Muslims to fight non-belivers, however Islam is not a pacifist religion and states that there are times where it is neccasary to defend ones self, community and family. If you read the verse previous to ...


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Both ghazawat (sing. ghazwah) and saraya (sing. sariyyah) are types of expeditions, some military, some diplomatic, some economic, etc. An expedition in which the Prophet (saws) personally participated (i.e. travelled with) is called a ghazwah and an expedition that he (saws) ordered but didn't personally participate in it and rather appointed others to lead ...


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What really happened is that the Muslim army included big number of الطلقاء, people who the Prophet forgave when he conquered Mekkah. They were either new muslims with no deep belief in Allah, or hypocrites who were just waiting for a chance to fail muslims. When the arrows of Hawazen army came like falling rains, most of those الطلقاء flew away either ...


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The meaning fatwa in this webpage. Zaid was asked how many Ghazwa (غزوة) did the prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم have? He answered 19, then He was asked about the number of times that he was with the prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم. He said 17. And Ahl al seer اهل السير said that it was 25, and some people said 27, and some people said 29. And ...


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There is a complete list with all the details in this Wikipedia article. According to this source, nabi Muhammad did 100 expeditions, and 27 of them were wars and conflicts.


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I don't think there is a straightforward answer to this question. This very question came up within 30 years of the passing of the Prophet (saws). Today, we see who we consider some of the wisest Sahaba as having abstained from taking sides in that fitnah (of course, this is the Sunni perspective). There was no way to get clear information about what was ...


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Well a few months ago I read this hadith which shows that the right age where our Messenger (peace be upon him) accepted young boys to join in to fight in Jihad is 15 years, which is also considered as the minimum age according to this Fatwa! but in some cases the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) accepted some younger boys like Samara ibn Jundub (May ...


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Islam is not a religion of peace in at least the sense that there are major voices in the schools of law that say Islam commands aggressive war against the Non-Muslims on a regular basis. Some of the verses you quote are employed in the derivations of these legal opinions. I will talk about jihad in its martial sense; as with most issues, there is ...


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An important angle to consider is that in Islam, nationalism or tribalism is if not outright haram extremely disliked. "The believing men and believing women are allies of one another. They enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and establish prayer and give zakah and obey Allah and His Messenger. Those - Allah will have mercy upon them. Indeed, ...


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The verse you've quoted yourself is the most explicit reference to "prisoners of war" that I am aware of. وما ملكت يمينك مما أفاء الله عليك and those your right hand possesses from what Allah has returned to you [of captives] — Quran 33:50 ; Word for Word The verb أفاء is derived from the root فيء , and is used as a synonym for war booty (...


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The holy Quran answers your question itself: By having accepted the first verse (8:16) and the fact that: 1) Whoever turns his back to the disbelievers and escapes from them in a war, will go to the hell. Let’s have a look at the second verse (9:25) and its following two verses(9:26 and 9:27) لَقَدْ نَصَرَ‌كُمُ اللَّـهُ فِي مَوَاطِنَ كَثِيرَ‌ةٍ ۙ ...


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It is not permissible. Joining non-Muslims in war against Muslims is the clearest form of taking them as allies instead of the believers: O you who have believed, do not take the disbelievers as allies instead of the believers. Do you wish to give Allah against yourselves a clear case? 4:144 https://legacy.quran.com/4/144 O you who have believed,...


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As enslave means: To make someone (a free person) his slave: the answer is no. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Allah, the Exalted, says: 'I will contend on the Day of Resurrection against three (types of) people: One who makes a covenant in My Name and then breaks it; one who sells a free man as a ...


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Well it's haraam for Muslims to fight each other and take each others properties. But besides the scenario, it's permitted to have Muslim/Mumin slaves. Allah speaks about believing slaves in several ayahs of the Quran. In Surah al-Baqara 2:221 = And do not marry polytheistic women until they believe. And a believing slave woman is better than a ...


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First of all, I suggest you to read the verses of Surah al-Nisa which are as shown in below (that are related to your question): إِذَا ضَرَبْتُمْ فِي الْأَرْضِ فَلَيْسَ عَلَيْكُمْ جُنَاحٌ أَن تَقْصُرُوا مِنَ الصَّلَاةِ إِنْ خِفْتُمْ أَن يَفْتِنَكُمُ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا ۚ إِنَّ الْكَافِرِينَ كَانُوا لَكُمْ عَدُوًّا مُّبِينًا ﴿١٠١﴾ وَإِذَا كُنتَ ...


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بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم In the name of Allah the merciful the compassionate Islamic nation should act based on Islamic teachings. There is no verse or hadith explicitly allowing beheading of war prisoners. As for historical proof, we see that the prophet never beheaded any one when he conquested Mecca, although they were clearly idolaters (he only ordered ...


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Well I’m not sure about the specific hadith or Qur’anic justification but IF the prisoner has committed the crime punishable by beheading then yes, the state can punish the prisoner according to its law! BUT the punishment must be from the ruling state or the proper authority (courts etc. depending upon the state law), and not from any individual who takes ...


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Here's an response from a historical perspective. For starters, it's not considered academically judicious to explain religious concepts using contemporary political movements. Go to the scriptural texts for your authentic answer. The older it is, the closer you will be to the source. Having said that, during the first battle of Islam - known as the ...


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Is there any account about these children ? Meaning, when reaching an adult age, were they offered freedom ? We have at least two witnesses of the people of banu Quraydha or Qurayza whom some of us may know. One is the later wife of the Messenger of Allah (Peace be upon him) -some scholars say she was only his concubine- Rayhana ريحانة بنت زيد (May Allah be ...


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This took a lot of research and reading about the incidents you mentioned, but it is very difficult to know exactly which part of an event you are referring to with only the information you have provided. I could not find any of the events you are referring to in the manner you mentioned in books that are accepted by Muslims as references. I will give an ...


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Basically the answer yes of course they were allowed and encouraged to buy slaves and set them free especially if these slaves were believers and also as a way to repent from sins or as a kafara (expiation). Therefore freeing slaves (either the own ones or by buying those of others) was considered a good deed or one of the highest levels of expiation and a ...


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Absolutely Not, they can influence the policymaker or authority by writing, peaceful demonstration and be participating in election etc. Muslims are also not allowed to go against a Muslim state or just rulers


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On the authority of Abu Sa`eed al-Khudree (may Allah be pleased with him) who said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) say, “Whosoever of you sees an evil, let him change it with his hand; and if he is not able to do so, then [let him change it] with his tongue; and if he is not able to do so, then with his heart — and that is the weakest of faith.” (...


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Ghazwatul Hind is a prophecy that occurs in various hadith, such as: عن ثوبان مولى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم عصابتان من أمتي أحرزهما الله من النار عصابة تغزو الهند وعصابة تكون مع عيسى ابن مريم عليهما السلام It was narrated that Thawban, the freed slave of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ), said: The Messenger of ...


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