fitna

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fitna

(ˈfɪtnɑː)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a state of trouble or chaos
[Arabic]
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Allam stated during the interview that the incident is simply a crime that aims "to sow fitnah (rift) amongst the Egyptian population.
And fight them until there is no more fitnah (disbelief and worshipping of others apart from Allah) and worship is for Allah alone.
In order to prevent fitnah (strife) among Muslims, Abu Bakr designated "Umar as his successor; but even if his community asked Umar to designate a caliph after him he refused to do this" (pp.
To them, the vast corpus of hadith literature and Qur'anic dictums forbidding committing fitnah and fasad, let alone suicide attacks, have no meanings.
This is especially so if his residence in the lands of disbelief will involve him in fitnah (trouble for his religion).
People of Islam and the Sunnah must collaborate with their rulers to maintain their identity, security and stability against all those who incite fitnah (evil), said the grand mufti.
the Messenger of Allah said: "If there comes to you one with whose character and religious commitment you are pleased, then marry (your daughter or female relative under your care) to him, for if you do not do that there will be Fitnah in the land and widespread corruption.
First there was the fitnah of Mucawiyya, who took the
Negara Islam Indonesia: Antara Fitnah & Realita [Islamic State of Indonesia: Between slander and reality].
And fight them until there is no fitnah and [until] the religion, all of it, is for Allah.
With the heart of a believer in the Almighty Allah who says in His Book: "And fear a trial which will not strike those who have wronged among you exclusively, and know that Allah is severe in penalty" and "and fitnah (trial) is worse than killing.
As Iraq could not transform into a "republic of freedom", then even sympathetic Arab thinkers started to view it as an example of fitnah (p.