Muawiya had declared before the Battle of Basra his refusal to join the electors .. Ammar asked for a drink before he entered the decisive battle of Siffin during . The Battle of Siffin was fought in during the First Fitna (Islamic Civil War) and led to the establishment of the Umayyad Caliphate. The Battle of Șiffīn (Arabic: معركة صفين) was a battle between Imam Ali (a) and Mu’awiya b. Abi Sufyan occurred in Safar of 37/July in an.

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Hazrat Muawiyah left Damascus with an army of eighty-five thousand people.

Ali, the Chief of the Believers, informs you that he gave you every chance to verify the facts and to satisfy yourselves. But Abu Musa did not pay heed to this advice of sagacity, and said: The historians and traditionalists have recorded the famous prediction of the Messenger of Allah that Ammar ibn Yasir would be killed by men of error. He was of the best of the Qureshite warriors and very beloved by the Imam.

Any battl you add should be original, not copied from other sources. The Imam was the Caliph and Muawiya was only the governor of Syria.

Battle of Ṣiffīn

To assist in the quick expansion of the state, the Byzantine and the Persian tax collection systems were maintained and the people paid a poll tax lower than the one imposed under the Byzantines and the Persians. Ali also wanted to bring them siffni justice but the dispute was over the timing.

At the same time, the Syrians were racked with doubt. Abi Sufyanand 25, of whom were from the army of Imam Ali a. Thus Imam Ali a had to accept the arbitration. He generously proposed to save the blood of the Moslems by a single combat; but his trembling rival declined the challenge as a sentence of inevitable aiffin. In the battle of Basra, he had soffin an end to fighting by killing the camel which carried Ayesha on its back. Muawiya had declared before the Battle of Basra his refusal to join the electors of the Imam and his challenge to his authority.


Whoever ziffin to this course [of sectarianism], kill him, even though he may be under this headband of mine. It prohibits the demolishing of houses of the enemies and destruction of their orchards. I accepted their proposal so that their desire might be fulfilled, my intentions of accepting the principles of truth and justice and acting according to these principles might become clear and they might have no cause to complain against me.

Upon arrival in Siffin, Ali’s army found its access to the water-front barred by a strong contingent of the Syrian troops. Hazrat Ali sent envoys to Hazrat Muawiyah to dissuade him. In one of his letters to Mu’awiyya, Imam Ali a wrote:. Amr bin Aas had, of course, weighed all the options, and had decided in favor of Egypt. But Ali interposed between them, and said to the traitors: They resumed the battle on the following day and the right wing of the Imam’s army was defeated and ran away.

There was another category of people who were anxious to stop the fight led by conspirators who were collaborating with the enemy believing their co-operation with the enemy will bring them some material wealth or high positions. The place of their meeting will be equal in distance between Kufa and Damascus and Hijaz. Victory eluded Ali’s grasp, and thenceforth he was to be on the defensive in a losing war against Muawiya.


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You should beware of division because the one isolated from the group is a prey to Satan just as the one isolated from the flock of sheep is a prey isffin the wolf. Take it easy “Abu Yaqthan” Ammar’s code name. All this so that obedience and unity occur. I say this and I ask Allah’s forgiveness for me and you.

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They considered anyone who was not part of their group as an unbeliever. The arbitrators, it appears, forgot both the commandment of God quoted in the foregoing verse, and their own commitment.

Tie the copies of the Quran to the ends of the spears. Participating in the Battle of Khandaq and killing ‘Amr b.

sifin Amr with a great weight of horse, bore down upon the Kufa wing which gave away; and Ali was exposed to imminent peril, both from thick showers of arrows and from close encounter It was also the high point of the political and military careers of both Ali and Malik, as events were very soon to show. The battle of Siffin was over. Prevent them from water as they prevented us from water.