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Bibi Fatima Zehra s.a was Injured by Umar According to Ahl e Sunnat books.

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

Injuring of Bibi Fatima Zehra sa.

Abu-bakr and Umar want Ali to oath Abu bakr:

but Ali didn't:

Al-Bukhari narrated:

Umar said: "And no doubt after the death of the

Prophet we were informed that the Ansar disagreed with us and

gathered in the shed of Bani Sa'da.

'Ali and Zubair and whoever was with them, opposed us,

while the emigrants gathered with Abu Bakr."

Sunni Reference: Sahih al-Bukhari,

Arabic-English, v8,

Tradition #817

So Abubakar send Umar and someones to bring them to oath!

Now let us see what Umar ibn Khattab did on those days.

Sunni historians reported that:

When Umar came to the door of the house of Fatimah , he said:

"By Allah, I shall burn down (the house) over you unless you come out and give the oath of allegiance (to Abu Bakr) .

"Sunni Books References:

  1. History of Tabari (Arabic), v1, pp1118-1120 - History of Ibn Athir, v2, p325

  2. al-Isti'ab, by Ibn Abd al-Barr, v3, p975

  3. Tarikh al-Kulafa, by Ibn Qutaybah, v1, p20

  4. - al-Imamah wal-Siyasah, by Ibn Qutaybah, v1, pp 19-20

Some Ahl- sunnat scholars mention that: Umar went to Fatimah and

Umar said :

"O' daughter of the Prophet ! I didn't love anyone as much as I loved your father, nor anyone after him is more loving to me as you are.

But I swear by Allah that if these people assemble

here with you, then this love of mine would not

prevent me from setting your house on fire ."

Ahl Sunnah references:

  1. History of Tabari, in the events of the year 11 AH

  2. al-Imamah wa al-Siyasah by Ibn Qutaybah, v1, beginning of the book, and pp 19-20

  3. Izalatul Khilafa, by Shah Waliullah Muhaddith Dehlavi, v2, p362

  4. Iqd al-Farid, by Ibn Abd Rabbah al-Malik, v2,

chapter of Saqifah

Also it is reported that:

Umar said to Fatimah (who was behind the door

of her house): " I know that the Prophet of God did not love any one more than you , but this will not stop me to carry out my decision.

If these people stay in your house, I will burn the door in front of you ."

Ahl Sunnah book reference:

Kanz al-Ummal, v3, p140 Abu Bakr said (on his death bed):

"I wish I had not searched for Fatimah's house, and had not sent men to harass her, though it would have caused a war if her house would have continued to be used as a shelter."

Sunni books references:


  1. History of Ya'qubi, v2, pp 115-116

  2. Ansab Ashraf, by al-Baladhuri, v1, pp 582,586 The historian named the following people among those who attacked the house of Fatimah to disperse people who sheltered there:

  • Umar Ibn al-Khattab

  • Khalid Ibn Walid

  • Abdurrahman Ibn Ouf

  • Thabit Ibn Shammas - Ziad Ibn Labid

  • Muhammad Ibn Maslamah

  • Salamah Ibn Salem Ibn Waqash

  • Salamah Ibn Aslam

  • Usaid Ibn Hozair

  • Zaid Ibn Thabit Lets know more about how doneafter:

Umar asked for wood, and told those people

inside the house:

"I swear by Allah who has my soul in his hand, that if you

do not come out, I will burn the house.

" Someone told Umar that Fatimah was inside

the house.


Umar said: "So what! It doesn't matter to

me who is in the

house." Sunni reference:

  • Al-Imamah wa al-Siyasah by Ibn

  • Qutaybah, v1, pp 3,19-20 Also Jouhari in his book said:

"Umar and a few Muslims went to the house of

Fatimah to burn it down and to burn those who

were in opposition ."

Ibn Shahna said the same statement adding "to

burn the house and inhabitants". Furthermore, it is reported that:

Ali and Abbas were sitting inside the house of

Fatimah, Abu Bakr told Umar: "Go and bring them; if they refuse, kill them. " Umar brought fire to burn the house. Fatimah came near the door and said: "O

son of Khattab, have you come to burn our house on me

and my children?" Umar replied: " Yes I will , by Allah, until they come out

and pay allegiance

to the Prophet's Caliph.


" Sunni reference:

  1. Iqd al-Fareed, by Ibn Abd Rabb, Part 3, Pg. 63

  2. al-Ghurar, by Ibn Khazaben, related from Zayd Ibn Aslam

We read on Sahih Bukhari that:

Aisha said: Fatimah became angry with Abu Bakr and kept

away from him , and did not talk to him till she died. She remained alive for six months after the death of the Prophet. When she died, her husband 'Ali, buried her at night without informing Abu Bakr and

he said the funeral prayer by himself.

Sunni references:- Sahih al-Bukhari, Chapter of "The battle of Khaibar", Arabic-English,

v5, tradition #546, pp 381-383, also v4, Tradition #325

Take note that Fatimah was who that holy

Prophet (SAWAS) had frequently said:

"Fatimah is a part of me. Whoever makes her angry, makes me angry ."

Sunni references: -

  1. Sahih al-Bukhari, Arabic-English,v5,Traditions #61 and #111

  2. Sahih Muslim, section of virtues of Fatimah, v4,

رَبَّنَا تَقَبَّلْ مِنَّا إِنَّكَ أَنتَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ

اَللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلى مُحَمَّدٍ وَّآلِ مُحَمَّدٍ وَّعَجِّلْ فَرَجَهُمْ

وَالْعَنْ أَعْدَائَهُمْ اَجْمَعِيْن

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