THE title al-Khulafa ar:Rashidun, or ‘the rightly. guided Khalifas’, is given to the four who immedi·. ~te1Y”’succeeded Mu1:Iammad-Abu Bakr,’Umar. ‘lJthman and . Those Caliphs who truly followed in the Prophet’s foot steps are called ‘The Rightly-Guided Caliphs’ (Al-Khulafa-ur Rashidun in Arabic). KHULAFA-E-RASHIDUN Khulafa or Caliphs are the leaders of an Islamic state or The period of rule of the Khulafa E Rashid or Khulafa ar Rashidun was of.

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Rashidun Caliphate

The ease with which this valuable province was wrenched from the Byzantine Empire appears to have been due to the treachery of the governor of Egypt, Cyrus[51] Melchite i.

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The primary responsibility of an Islamic government is still the same as it was in the days of the early Caliphs: The caliphate became a hereditary office or the prize of the strongest general after the Rashidun caliphate.

Ali was unable to convert enthusiasm for the principle inscribed on his banner into enthusiasm for his person. The cities were divided into quarters, and each quarter was reserved for particular tribes.

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He was the second cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad and one of the early converts of Islam. Religion proved for him a less trustworthy and more dangerous support. Reflect on the Quran and comprehend its verses. Others sided with the Rasuidun, hoping that they would provide a defense against the Arab invaders.

Succeeded by Hasanthen Muawiyah I — Retrieved from ” https: Shuaibia was the port for Mecca. Before his death Omar had nominated six of the leading Mohajir Emigrants who should choose the caliph from among themselves-Othroan, Ali, Zobair, Talha, Sa’d b. Quran Sunnah Hadith Tafsir Seerah. The treaty stated that Mu’awiya would not name a successor during his reign, and that he would let the Islamic World choose the next leader This treaty would later be broken by Mu’awiya as he names his son Yazid I successor.

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The First Ten Steps illustrated ed. A Study of the Early Caliphate. Abu Bakr Umar Uthman Ali.

After a protest turned into a siege, Uthman refused to initiate any military action, in order to avoid civil war between Muslims, and preferred negotiations. Under this weak sovereign the government of Islam fell entirely into the hands of the Korcish nobility.

They also possessed spears and daggers. Archived from the original on Jan 26, We are pleased with, and we submit to, Allah’s decree. This event has been narrated by both Shia and Sunni sources. Once fully engaged the enemy reserves were absorbed by the infantry and archers, and the Muslim cavalry was used as pincers like modern tank and mechanized divisions to attack the enemy from the sides or to attack enemy base camps.

In the quarters called Dar-ul-Amarat government offices and houses for the residence of officers were provided. Medina — Kufa — Ali’s son Hasan briefly succeeded as caliph before abdicating the caliphate in favour of Muawiyah I in order to end the civil war.

Once the rebellions had been put down, Abu Bakr began a war of conquest. This emboldened the protestors and they broke into Uthman’s house and killed him while he was reading the Qur’an. In addition to wells, the Muslims built many tanks and canals. Part of a series on Sunni Zr. He must be a free, male, adult Moslem; must have administrative ability; must be an effective governor and do justice to the wronged. The Rashidun Rashdiun at its peak numbered more thanmen.


At MosulArfaja al-Bariqiat the command of Umar, constructed a fort, a few churches, a lhulafa and a locality for the Jewish population. Hence Umar felt it necessary that the officers be treated in a strict way as to prevent the possible greed for money that may lead them to corruption. He was only 10 years old at the time of his conversion. This article needs additional citations for verification. The Rashidun Caliphate Arabic: He was ra by Abdur Rahman bin Awf and Muiqib.

In a short time they had taken from the Aryans all the principal old Semitic lands-Palestine, Syria, Mesopotamia, Assyria and Babylonia.

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This had led to variant readings of the Quran for those converts who knulafa not familiar with the language. The provinces were further xr into districts. This article has multiple issues. It is said that Caliph Umar did not wish to send his troops through the Zagros mountains and onto the Iranian plateau.

These devastating defeats ended Persian control over Iraq. Companion- versus Caliph-Oriented History: During Umar’s reign, the governor of Syria, Muawiyah Isent a request to build a naval force to invade the islands of the Mediterranean Sea but Umar rejected the proposal because of the risk of death of soldiers at sea.