Regarding Hadith 962 in Sunan Nasai, there is a narrator ‘Abdul ‘Aziz ibn ‘Ayyash. Is he reliable?
‘Abdul ‘Aziz ibn ‘Ayyash Al Hijazi Al Madani was a Tab’ut Tabi’i who reported Hadith from ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdil ‘Aziz and others. He has been declared reliable (ثقة) by Imam Ibn Hibban.
(Kitabuth Thiqat, vol. 7 pg. 112. Also see: Tahdhibul Kamal, vol. 18 pg. 182, Taqribut Tahdhib: 4115)
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