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19Sept 634 AD, Khalid Bin Walid Conquered #Damascus from Byzantine Empire. The legendary General #KhalidBinWalid took one of the biggest risks of his life to get historic city which later rose as the Capital of #Umayyad Muslim #Caliphate & became known as Urus-al-Bilad.
Fall of Damascus & The Love Story.
On Aug 21, 634, Siege of Damascus began. Khalid RA's Army encircled the city even without proper siege machinery, denying it supplies until the Byzantines capitulated on 19Sept. Bt Did u know the Story is told with a Romantic angle in Urdu Lit.
Damishq had 6 gates So Accordingly, Khalid RA divided his army into 6 parts
Gate of Thomas: Shurahbil
Jabiya Gate: Abu Ubaidah
Gate of Faradis: Amr
Keisan Gate: Yazid Bin Sufyan
Small Gate: Yazid Bin Sufyan
Eastern Gate: Rafay bin Umayr
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کربلا، عقل اورتاریخ
جزیرہ نماعرب ہمیشہ سےایک مشکل اورکٹھن جگہ رہی ہے. صحرا ہونےکی وجہ سےیہ کوئی بہت زرخیز اورمعاشی طور پر مضبوط بھی نہیں رہا. اور زندگی بھی مشکل تھی. اسی وجہ سے ماضی کی سپر پاورز نے اس پر قبضہ کی کوئی خاص کوششیں نہیں کیں.
@MaryamNSharif @CMShehbaz #Karbala #Yazid
نبی کریم(ص) جب فوت ہوئےتوجزیرہ نما عرب پراسلام غالب ہوچکاتھا اورآپ نےاس کوایک ریاست بنادیاتھاجس کادارالخلافہ مدینہ تھا. لیکن وفات کےساتھ ہی بہت سےقبائل نےبغاوت کردی اوربہت سےجھوٹے نبوت کےدعویدار بھی سامنے آگئے. حضرت ابوبکر(رض) کےتدبر اورجارحانہ حکمت عملی سےان بغاوتوں کوکچل دیاگیا
اورریاست مدینہ نہ صرف مضبوط بنیادوں پراستوار کی گئی بلکہ اسلامی خلافت کووسعت بھی دینا شروع کردیاگیا. اسکےلئےاس وقت کی دونوں سپرپاورز،ساسانیوں اوررومیوں سےبیک وقت محاذکھول دیاگیا.یہ کوئی معمولی بات نہیں کہ ایک نوزائدہ ریاست جس نےابھی بغاوتوں کوکچلاہووہ دوسپر پاورز سےٹاکراشروع کردے
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1. There are about 20 million people gathering to participate in the pilgrimage (ziyara) for #Arbaeen. It is in Commemoration of the death of #ImamHussein (Grandson of Mohammed the Prophet) and rightful Caliph/Imam. He had 72 against thousands, finally, alone on the battlefield..
2. He allegedly called out to God (Allah) 'Is there any soul to help me?' but he had been betrayed.
40 days after He was slain at the battle of #Karbala his sister #Zainab returned from imprisonment at the hands of Yazid, the tyrant in Damascus, (and enemy of the family ...
3. of the Prophet) with #Hussein severed head, to reunite it with his body.

This event is the crux of the rift in #Islam.

Caused by Greed, Hunger for Power and Glory, Self edification, Patriarchy. The legacy of #Yazid ......
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