Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 7 months ago

The attackers wanted to start a fight among Muslims, while Imam Ali (AS) was following the orders of the Prophet (SAWA) not to fight because fighting them will lead to civil war among Muslims which will weaken the Muslim society and the religion of Islam which was facing many enemies from non believers and hypocrites. Imam Ali (AS) did not fight against them for very important reason which is obeying the order of the Prophet (SAWA) to avoid civil war.