Laila Nasheeba

Lessons learned from the Companions – Ali’s loss of Egypt and Muawiya’s Gain!

Muawiyah commissioned ‘Amr b Al-A’as to conquer Egypt. When ‘Amr departed at the head of on army on the expedition of Egypt Muawiyah said to him, “Amr you were the first conqueror of Egypt, go and reconquer Egypt. “The plan of the pro-Othman party was that while Muawiyah would attack Muhammad b Abu Bakr in Egypt itself, ‘Amr should lead the attack from across the borders.

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