Sukut of Imam Abu Dawud

In this short Arabic article, Shaykh Uthman ibn Firoz discusses the status of the hadiths transmitted by Imam Abu Dawud in his Sunan without commenting on it. The article concludes that the silence of Imam Abu Dawud does not necessarily indicate that the hadith is suitable to be used as evidence.

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Narrations of Sawdah (may Allah be pleased with her) in Sihah Sittah

Narrations of Sawdah (may Allah be pleased with her) in Ṣīḥāḥ Sittah

Question

Are there any ḥadīths narrated by the mother of believers Sawdah (may Allah be pleased with her) in the Ṣiḥāḥ Sittah?

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Imam Abu Dawud’s View Regarding Amr Ibn Thabit

The following document in Arabic provides insight into the views of Imam Abu Dawud regarding a famous Shiite narrator ‘Amr Ibn Thabit and discusses the apparent contradiction in the statements of Imam Abu Dawud.

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Is it prohibited to use a knife?

I have heard that there is a Ḥadīth in Sunan Abū Dawūd that prohibits the use of a knife to cut meat whilst eating. Please can you explain if it is permissible to use a knife to cut meat and the meaning of this Ḥadīth.

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