no mood for political or military adventurism in the region.” Britain was concerned that the. Axis forces would gain a foothold in the region or that the Levant. Hichem Djait is professor emeritus of history at University of Tunis. His work La Grande Discorde: Religion et politique dans l’Islam des origines Djaït,Hichem. It is easy to discover that the best book there is on the subject is by the brilliant Tunisian scholar, Hichem Djait: La Grande Discorde, which.

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The Islamic caliphate hicehm very quickly under Muhammad and the first three caliphs. Then on 29 July 11th Safarthe Mesopotamians under Ashtar’s command, the Qurra in Ali’s army, who had their own camp, started the fighting in earnest. Ali was assassinated by Kharijites in Region under the control of Amr ibn al-As.

Ali pardoned Aisha and her brother escorted her back to Medina.

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There was also gichem bloodshed of the people during these wars. He was wounded by ibn Muljam’s poison-coated sword while prostrating in the Fajr prayer.

As a result, on the Eastern front, Ali found it hard to expand the state. But later when Uthman declined to give them more lands in Persia [14] [19] they felt that their status was being reduced and therefore started to cause trouble. Uthman had been besieged in his palace for 49 days before he was killed.

Archived from the original on As the time for announcing the verdict grsnde, the people belonging to both parties assembled. If we meet tomorrow the Byzantines will attack our women and children and the people of Persia will attack the women and children of Mesopotamia.


The majority of Ali’s followers supported arbitration. Unlike many of the other companions of Muhammad, Ali had not been involved in the camel caravan trade and discodre less business and administrative experience.

The Qurra then felt that Abu Musa al-Ashari could look after their interests better. They nominated Abu Musa al-Ash’ari as their arbitrator.

The Kharijites were a portion of Ali’s supporters that defected and later opposed both parties. If we fight tomorrow, it will be the annihilation of the Arabs and the loss of what is sacred. You have seen what happened in the day which has passed. In Mesopotamia, many people hated the Syrians. Timani Page about the writings of M. Part of the Fitnas. Hichej refused to accept the verdict as granre felt he had been cheated and the verdict was one sided.

Region under the control of Muawiyah I.

This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Therefore, each wanted the capital of the newly established Islamic state to be in their area. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The battle lasted three days. Retrieved 21 September When Allah decides a matter, He carries it out whether His servants like it or not. Much of the Jewish literature on him from that time regards him as an apostate from Judaism and asks Jews to keep away from him.

The Qurra therefore felt obliged to defend their grane in the new but rapidly changing society. Questions were raised not only regarding his character and policies but also about the relationship between Muslims and the state, religious beliefs regarding rebellion and governance, dmait the qualifications of rulership in Islam.


Nasr b Muzahim, in one of idscorde earliest sources states that al-Ashath ibn Qays, one of Frande key supporters and a Kufan, then stood up and said:.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The other Ridda tribesmen in Kufa, in Mesopotamia, resented the special position given to the Qurra. Marwan I had previously been excluded from positions of responsibility. The people of Medina asked Ali, who had been chief judge in Medina, to become the Caliph and he accepted.

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Shahban, In his Islamic History A. Finding the gate of Uthman’s discorre strongly guarded by his supporters, the Qurra climbed the back wall and sneaked inside, leaving the guards on the gate unaware of what was going on inside. Syracuse University Press Some of Ali’s supporters were also very extreme in their views and considered everyone to be their enemy. In Ali’s forces finally moved against the Kharijites and they finally met in the Battle of Nahrawan.

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The Origins of the Islamic State: By Allah, I have reached the age which Allah willed that I reach. Hidhem ‘s forces Muawiya ‘s forces.

So the fighting stopped. O Allah, I have looked to my people and the people of my deen and not empowered anyone. They had fought under the service of his father in the Ridda wars. O company of Muslims!