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  • Hadith and Protection of Makkah and Madina from Plague

    Hadith and Protection of Makkah and Madina from Plague5

    Waqar Akbar Cheema Abstract The article is about hadith reports mentioning protection for Makkah and Madina from plague. Relevant reports have been critically analysed to show how the spread of pandemics such as COVID-19 to Makkah and Madina casts no aspersions on sayings authentically reported from Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ). [divider]  1. Introduction We have earlier explored

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  • Authentic or otherwise? Biting Words of ‘Umar’s Wife

    Authentic or otherwise? Biting Words of ‘Umar’s Wife0

    Waqar Akbar Cheema [divider] A story is popularly quoted on social media and in the cyberspace in general mentioning how a person came to ‘Umar b. al-Khattab (d. 23/644) – may Allah be pleased with him – complaining of the attitude of his wife and as he came to the house of ‘Umar he heard

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