Ali Ibn Abi Talib


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Ali Ibn Abi Talib

 

Died 661. The fourth caliph (after 656); first cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad.

Ali ibn Abi Talib was elected caliph after the death of the caliph Othman (644–656) in Medina. During his struggle for power with his rivals from the house of the Umayyads, Ali was killed by one of the Kharijites, who had been discontented with his attempts to compromise with the Umayyads after their defeat at Siffin (657). The Shiites declared Ali their first imam. Some sects of “extreme Shiites” have deified Ali and revere him above Muhammad.

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Enquanto que na tradicao dos xiitas duodecimanos ha uma forte representacao iconografica de membros da familia de Muhammad, como Ali Ibn Abi Talib e seus filhos Hassan e Hussein (genro e netos do Profeta, respectivamente), o carater mistico do grupo, permite que, por exemplo, atribuam aos shiaykh (lideres religiosos) ou aos Imams descendentes de Ali Ibn Abi Talib a realizacao de milagres.
The methodology comprised careful reading of Quranic Verses in the context of this paper and an in-depth study of a seminal order issued, during his Caliphate, by Ali ibn Abi Talib to governor-designate of Egypt.
The text he offers as evidence is a speech about the inferiority of women by Caliph Ali Ibn Abi Talib made after he defeated in battle Aisha, one of the Prophet's wives.
The Charter of Malik al-Ashtar is meant by the famous letter of Islamic Caliph Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib to Egypt's Governor at that time, Malik al-Ashtar, concerning principles of good governance.
Then after him come, in this respect, Umar ibn Khattab, Uthman ibn Affan, and Ali ibn Abi Talib. These are the four rightly guided caliphs.
BAHRAIN'S Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Shaikh Humood bin Abdulla Al Khalifa expressed condolences and sympathy to the Saudi leadership, people and the bereaved families of victims of the heinous crime which targeted "Ali Ibn Abi Talib" mosque in Al Kudeeh village in Qatif.
The term originated in the 8thcentury in Arabia, when it was used to refer to Muslims who rejected the leadership of the Islamic Caliphate of Ali ibn Abi Talib.
He said that the mosques of Abu Bakr, Omar ibn Al-Khattab, Ali ibn Abi Talib, Al-Ejaba and Abu Dhar (Al-Sajdah) would remain intact because they are outside the boundaries of the expansion area.
Shiite Muslims believe Muhammad designated Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib, his son-in-law, as the leader of the Islamic society.
Il y'a trois ans de cela, deux eleves du college Mohamed Abdou avaient ete grievement blesses apres la chute d'un poteau electrique pres de la rue Ali Ibn Abi Talib a .
According to reports by online media, foreign-backed militants in Syria have raided the mausoleum of Hujr ibn Adi, a close companion of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and a loyal supporter of the first Shia Imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH), in the Damascus suburb of Adra and transferred his remains to an unknown location.