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Story of Hudhaifah ibn Al-Yaman - A Man of Insight

Story of Hudhaifah ibn Al-Yaman - A Man of Insight

Thousands of people rushed to the outskirts of the town to welcome the new governor appointed by Caliph Umar. They were all very anxious to see this well-known companion of the Prophet (peace be upon him).

Story of Umar and the Roman Ambassador

Story of Umar and the Roman Ambassador

Once the ambassador of the Emperor of Rome came to Madinah with many gifts, he inquired from the people the whereabouts of the palace of the King. The people replied…

Breaking Bottles – Story of Umar with Alcohol

Breaking Bottles – Story of Umar with Alcohol

Before Islam, Umar was a drinker, actually many of the companions were drinkers. When Umar came back to Allah, he sincerely wanted to make sure that he was leaving behind anything that would be objectionable and anything that he had to do away with…

10 Classic Qualities of Abd Allah Ibn Umar

10 Classic Qualities of Abd Allah Ibn Umar

His life story highlights those classic qualities he learned from the greatest of mentors. And this outstanding nature led him to become a distinguished mentor in the society. Every Muslim Youth seeking for excellence should study and understand…

Caliph Omar & Freedom of Faith in Jerusalem

Caliph Umar & Freedom of Faith in Jerusalem

The Treaty of Umar allowed the Christians of Jerusalem religious freedom, as is dictated in the Quran and the sayings of Muhammad. This was one of the first and most significant guarantees of religious freedom in history.

The Companions of the Prophet in Sunni Islam - About Islam

The Companions of the Prophet in Sunni Islam

Asalamu AlaikumSyed, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. I can tell from your tone and use of titles of respect that you have an open mind to the Sunni position regarding the Companions of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him-PBUH). Perhaps one of the most valuable tools that Allah Almighty …

Umar ibn Abdul Aziz: The Rightly Guided Reformer - About Islam

Umar ibn Abdul Aziz: The Rightly Guided Reformer

Umar’s efforts to transform the Islamic Empire into a well-run Islamic community knew no bounds. Just as he transformed his life he also transformed the empire. Umar undertook extensive public works throughout the empire, in Persia, Khorasan (includes parts of modern day Iran, Afghanistan and central Asia) and across North Africa.



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