THE CONQUEST OF AL-SHAM


  Description Al-Sham (Greater Syria) is bordered by the Euphrates River on the northeast and by Egypt on the southwest. It extends from the mountains of Tai’ in the southeast to the Mediterranean and the Anadol Mountains in the northwest.   Major cities Its major cities are Damascus, Jerusalem, Nabulus, Homs, Hemah, Halab, Amman, Beirut,…

THE CONQUEST OF JERUJALEM


  It was previously called Iliya’. Dhul Isba’ said, “O Messenger of Allah (Sallallahu a’laihi wa sallam), if we live after you are deceased, where do you order us to go?” The Prophet (Sallallahu a’laihi wa sallam) said, “Go to Jerusalem, perhaps Allah will give you offspring that go back and forth to it.” And…

NATIONALISM SINCE THE DISMANTLEMENT OF THE KHILAFAH STATE IN 1924


  The end of Islamic rule in 1924 created many artificial Muslim states that used nationalism as the basis for their existence. However, these states were far from the ‘independence’ that their creators fought for against the Uthmani Khilafah. Indeed, the promises of independence by the West were outright lies and in reality, it was…

THE CONQUEST OF KHURASAN


  The Battle of Tuburstan The battle took place in 30 A.H. Tuburstan was an ancient Iranian province southeast of the Caspian Sea. It was bordered by Kilan (or Jilan) on the west, Iraq on the south, and Khurasan on the east. Among its towns were Istrabadh and Dinbawand (or Dimaqand). Its name meant “the…