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April, 8, 876 A.D.:
Abbasids defeat Saffarids

(Wikipedia) - The Battle of Dayr al-‘Aqul was fought ...

April, 8, 876 A.D.: Abbasids defeat Saffarids (Wikipedia) - The Battle of Dayr al-‘Aqul was fought on April 8, 876 between forces of the Saffarid amirYa'qub ibn Laith and the Abbasid Caliphate. Taking place some 80 km southeast (downstream) ofBaghdad, the battle ended in a decisive victory for theAbbasids, forcing Ya`qub to halt his advance intoIraq. The town of Dayr al-‘Aqul (lite...

The Column of al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad in the gardens of the Royal Palace (Alcazar Real) in Seville.

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The Column of al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad in the gardens of the Royal Palace (Alcazar Real) in Seville. In 1091 al-Mu'tamid called for help from the Murabitun of North Africa to fight against Castile, declaring "I am loath to have my name cursed in every Muslim pulpit. And, for my part, I would rather be a camel-driver in Africa than a swineherd in Castile."

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Hamas who controls Gaza is instructed by Iran to send civilians and terrorists to ...

Good versus Evil Hamas who controls Gaza is instructed by Iran to send civilians and terrorists to the borders to incite violence while they are distracting their real intentions in digging tunnels, supplying more rockets and bombs, getting World attentions to their next acts of evil. They know they can never win a war with Israel or USA so the only solution, get the World to react against Is...

By 1050, Islamic Spain was hanging on a thread, it was so close to fall to the hands of the Crusaders...

By 1050, Islamic Spain was hanging on a thread, it was so close to fall to the hands of the Crusaders, the Crusaders had no real opposition since Islamic Spain was divided into several weak Taifas (city states), ruled by bickering secular apostate rulers who removed themselves from the Islamic Caliphate in Baghdad. In 1085, the ruler of Taifa of Seville, al-Mu'tamid, requested help from Yusuf ...

HAPPY MONDAY & WELCOME FEBRUARY .

HAPPY MONDAY & WELCOME FEBRUARY . "Almond trees in bloom. It is this very old legend of the almond and was assigned to many regions. It seems that it has its earliest origins in Persia, traditional Country of almond fields and pleasantries. However, it appears also in Turkey. and the Middle East. In Spain it was assigned to the cities of Cordoba and Seville, in relation to Al-Mu'tamid. Rather,...

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By 1050, Islamic Spain was hanging on a thread, it was so close to fall to the hands of the Crusaders...

By 1050, Islamic Spain was hanging on a thread, it was so close to fall to the hands of the Crusaders, the Crusaders had no real opposition since Islamic Spain was divided into several weak Taifas (city states), ruled by bickering secular apostate rulers who removed themselves from the Islamic Caliphate in Baghdad. In 1085, the ruler of Taifa of Seville, al-Mu'tamid, requested help from Yusuf ...

The foundation of advocacy system and Hazrat Imam Hassan Askari

A teacher of seminary of Isfahan, Ayatollah...

The foundation of advocacy system and Hazrat Imam Hassan Askari A teacher of seminary of Isfahan, Ayatollah Syed Muhammad Mosavi gave an interview to correspondent of Shabestan news agency. He offered his condolences to the whole Shia Muslim nation in relation to the day of Martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hassan Askari (AS). Hazrat Imam Hassan Askari (AS) was the 11th Imam of Twelver Shia Islam, afte...

BECK index

'Abbasids, Buyids, and Seljuqs 750-1095

by Sanderson Beck

'Abbasid Caliphate 750-809
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BECK index 'Abbasids, Buyids, and Seljuqs 750-1095 by Sanderson Beck 'Abbasid Caliphate 750-809 ‘Abbasid Caliphate 809-945 Umayyad Spain Samanids, Ghaznavids, Buyids, and Seljuqs Mirrors for Princes Nizam al-Mulk's Rules for Kings Firdausi's Shah-nameh Sufis: Rabi'a, Al-Hallaj, and Qushayri Al-Razi, Al-Farabi, and Miskawayh Avicenna, Ibn Hazm, and ibn Gabirol 1001 Nights and 'Umar Khayy...

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The #Decision to Pardon All Individuals Nakith (who broke the Oath), Tarik...

Bismillah Al-Rahman Al-Raheem The #Decision to Pardon All Individuals Nakith (who broke the Oath), Tarik (who left the Party), or are Mu’akab (Punished) (Translated) ============ Alhamdulilah, and peace and prayers be on the Messenger of Allah and upon his family and companions and those who follow him, I have received messages from some brothers asking me to reconsider (the decision) on all ...

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The Eleventh Imam, Hasan ibn ‘Ali (al-Askari) (as)
The Twelfth Imam, Muhammad ibn al-Hasan (Al-Mahdi...

The Eleventh Imam, Hasan ibn ‘Ali (al-Askari) (as) The Twelfth Imam, Muhammad ibn al-Hasan (Al-Mahdi-Sahibuz Zaman) (The hidden Imam who is expected to return) The Twelfth Imam, Muhammad ibn al-Hasan (Al-Mahdi-Sahibuz Zaman) (The hidden Imam who is expected to return) “The world will not come to an end,” said the Prophet Muhammad, “ until a man from my family (Ahlul Bayt) and of my nam...

Police to investigate abuse caught on video showing officers kicking, punching and slapping Rohingya...

Police to investigate abuse caught on video showing officers kicking, punching and slapping Rohingya Muslims http://aje.io/smfk

The answer to July's History Mystery was Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad.
I tried to go a bit easier on this one...

The answer to July's History Mystery was Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad. I tried to go a bit easier on this one, yet still, no one got it.

"The battleground was later called *الزلاقة* ("slippery ground") because the warriors were slipping all over the ground due to the tremendous amount of blood shed that day (...) The battle was a decisive victory for the Almoravids but their losses meant that it was not possible to follow it up ..." 23 October 1086 http://goo.gl/M65AsF