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Islamic History Podcast

Jan 10, 2017

As Ali struggled against the Khawarij, his grip on the Caliphate began to slip.

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Jan 2, 2017

After defeating Aisha at the Battle of the Camel, Ali held most of the Islamic Empire. The only holdout, was Muawiyyah, the powerful governor of Syria.

But things soon started to unravel for Ali.

He was having trouble maintaining control of Egypt, and Muawiyyah was making some strong allies. Nonetheless, the two parties...