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March, 2018

  • 6 March

    The angels of Allah spread their wings over Sham

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “How blessed is Sham!” The companions around asked: “Why is that?” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, “I see the angels of Allah spreading their wings over Sham.”

April, 2017

  • 3 April

    The land of Sham

    Question Referring to the Hadith where it is mentioned that the ‘best of places to live’ and ‘take refuge’ is in Syria and Yemen. In fact, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) made du’a, “Allahumma barik fi Shamina” and “Allahumma barik fi Yaminina”. How would one explain this Hadith in the present situation.

October, 2014

  • 14 October

    Popular Hadith regarding Sham (Syria)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? It is extensively shared on social media amongst the youth: Salamah bin Nufail (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: While I was sitting with the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) a man came to him and said, “O Messenger of Allah Horses are being humiliated (ignored), and weapons are being laid down and people are claiming there is no …