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What Were the Three Regrets that Abu Bakr Had When He Was on His Deathbed?

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SHAFAQNA - With WikiShia : Today, the 22th of the month Jumâdâ ath-Thânîya, is the anniversary of the death of Abū Bakr b. Abī Quḥāfa, who after the decease of the prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.a.), with the help of some other companions…

A Critical Analysis of Early Caliphate in Islam - Selection of the First Six Caliphs

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SHAFAQNA - Somewhere along the line of Muslim history, a misconception arose that the caliphate was first instituted by shura (free and popular election). Although, this misconception concurs very well with contemporary democratic theories…

A Critical Analysis of Early Caliphate in Islam - POLITICAL PRACTICES OF QURAYSH

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SHAFAQNA - After securing the caliphate, the Quraysh group turned its attention to seizing authority of the various regions. Thus, whoever posed a threat or was uncooperative with the new powers was quickly removed from their positions. This…