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WHERE WERE SOME OF THE FAMOUS SCHOLARS OF ISLAM BORN?

The following is a map of the birth places of the founders of the 4 schools of thought and the compilers of the 6 major books of Hadith:

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Source: ilmfeed.com

By: Abu Safiyyah

Imam Abu Hanifah – Kufa, Iraq (80-148 AH)
Imam Malik – Madinah, Saudi Arabia (93-179 AH)
Imam Ash Shafi’i – Gaza, Palestine (150-204 AH)
Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal – Baghdad, Iraq (164-241 AH)

Imam Bukhari – Bukhara, Uzbekistan (194-256 AH)
Imam Abu Dawud – Sistan, Iran/Afghanistan (202-275 AH)
Imam Muslim – Neyshabur, Iran (204-261 AH)
Imam ibn Majah – Qazwin, Iran (209-273 AH)
Imam At Tirmidhi – Termiz, Uzbekistan (209-279 AH)
Imam An Nasai – Nasa, Turkmenistan (215-303 AH)

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Pop singer Zayn Malik receives death threats after Palestine tweet

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By: Rose Powell

Source:  smh.com.au

Zayn Malik probably thought about his tweet for a long time before firing it off to his 13 million followers.

It was just one hashtag of two words, the incendiary combination of #FreePalestine. Part lament and part rallying call, the hashtag has been trending for weeks

The popstar’s legion of followers are an engaged bunch. Even a simple smiley emoticon issued from his account clocks up 180,000 retweets.

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