Zayd ibn Suhan

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Zayd ibn Suhan (Arabic: زيد بن صوحان‎‎) was a companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and is revered by Shia Muslims. He was the brother of Sa'sa'a bin Sohan. He is mentioned in Sahih al-Bukhari.[1] He was killed in the Battle of the Camel by Amr Al Yathribi.[2]

Zayd originated from the city of Qatif, Saudi Arabia.

His grave and shrine lies in the village of Malkiya in Bahrain. He is sometimes referred to as "Ameer Zayd"


  1. ^ "48: Book of Lost Property". Sahih al-Bukhari. Retrieved 19 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Madelung, Wilferd (2001). "Shi'ism in the Age of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs". In Lynda Clarke. Shīʻite Heritage: Essays on Classical and Modern Traditions. Global Academic Publishing. p. 13. ISBN 978-1-58684-066-2.