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A martyr is a Muslim who gets killed in combat against the disbelievers. Such a person will be called and treated as a martyr in at least this life, such as in the funeral rites. In order to be a martyr in the sight of Allah, and hence be granted paradise, his intentions must be pure. His goal must have been the dominance of Islam and defeating of Kufr, not ...


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As far as the basic ruling is concerned, killing non-combatant women and children is prohibited, see What were the rules of engagement in military conflicts in the first centuries after Muhammad? However that ruling is with regards to deliberately killing them in a situation when it is possible to discriminate between who gets killed. On the other hand, ...


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This depends on the terms of the treaty and other circumstances surrounding it. In general, a temporary peace treaty is permissible when it is deemed necessary or would serve some interest. وإن جنحوا للسلم فاجنح لها وتوكل على الله إنه هو السميع العليم And if they incline to peace, then incline to it [also] and rely upon Allah. Indeed, it is He who is the ...


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Ruling on prisoners: Regarding prisoners, the stance of the majority including the four madhabs is that caliph has the right to do with prisoners according to what suits the interest of the Muslims and he has the right between effecting on them execution, enslavement, ransom or release. Just as your citation states: The majority of the jurists maintained ...


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Victory in battle is dependent on Allah's will. It is not obligatory that He grant it only to the Muslims, rather His sunnah is that He rotates it, granting it at times to the Muslims and at times to the disbelievers. Among the reasons that He does the latter include: to test the patience of the believers to punish them for their sins to take martyrs from ...


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It is reported on the authority of Sa'b b. Jaththama that the Prophet of Allah (ﷺ), when asked about the women and children of the polytheists being killed during the night raid, said: They are from them. (Sahih Muslim 1745 a) What Non-Muslims MISERABLY failed to understand is that children and women were being used against Muslims in the times of war. Young ...


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It’s all about their intention. Whoever sacrifice their Life for the sake of Allah swt will consider as a martyr. We can see some arab countries fighting for their nation freedom still they’re fighting to the enemies of islam. So in that case we can call them martyr. And the reward of martyr is giving ALLAH azwajal.That’s why i said it’s about their ...


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