Lessons learned from the Companions – Ayesha and the Battle for Basrah!

Over six hundred persons belonging to Basra or the neighboring tribes were executed or killed as the Qasas” for the blood of Othman. Supreme authority vested in Ayesha, and Talha and Zubair acted as her Ministers. The Baitul-Mal was seized, and the men of the pro-confederate group who had suffered loss of life or property were duly compensated. Ayesha wrote a letter to Muawiyah in Syria informing him how she and her men had taken vengeance for the blood of Othman. He was advised to undertake campaigns on similar lines to take vengeance for the blood of Othman.


About lailanasheeba

Laila Nasheeba is a graduate of Cleveland State University where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Communications and Ancient Civilizations.  She is also a certified Para-Legal.  She has studied Islam with concentration in AlHadis since the age of six from various others beginning with Imam Mutawwaf Abdus Shaheed to her present teacher, Shaykh Mustapha Morsy Abu AtTayyib -  who in turn gave her permission to teach from varous books of Aqeedah and Hadis, and due to her understanding of the Sunnah, permission to answer Questions about Islam.   Position at AlQuran wa Sunnah: Laila Nasheeba is the founder and Managing Director of AlQuran Wa Sunnah Islamic Site of Learning - an online Islamic Institute- wherein she devotes her time to teaching and calling the Muslims back to the Quran and Authentic sunnah.
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