Weak ahadeeth concerning the virtue of reading Surah al-Dukhaan

This is a collection of some of the weak hadeeths which are quoted regarding the virtue of reciting Surah al-Dukhaan.
These hadeeth are:
1. Whoever recites Ha-Meem (Surah) al-Dukhaan in the evening, seventy thousand angels will ask forgiveness for him until the morning.
2. Whoever recites Ha-Meem (Surah) al-Dukhaan on the night before Friday will be forgiven.
3. Whoever recites Surah al-Dukhaan on the night before Friday will be forgiven.
4. Whoever recites Ha-Meem al-Dukhaan on the night before Friday or on Friday, Allaah will build for him a house in Paradise.

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The Sun was held back for none except Prophet Joshua

The Prophet (صلي الله عليه وسلم) said:
“The sun has never been held back for a human being from setting except for Yoosha‘ (Joshua) on the day he was marching to Jerusalem (Bayt ul-Maqdis).”

We have not come across any basis for the story about the sun being held back from rising until Bilaal ibn Rabah (رضي الله عنه) gave the adhaan, in any saheeh or da‘eef report, or even in any fabricated (mawdoo‘) hadeeth that is known.

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Weak Hadeeth – Fasting a day is like fasting a year and Praying Tahajjud is like praying on Laylatul Qadr

This is a weak hadeeth.
Fasting any day during it is equivalent to fasting one year and to offer salatul tahajjud (late-night prayer) during one of its nights is like performing the late night prayer on the night of power. [i.e., Laylatul Qadr]

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Fabricated Hadeeth – Love for one’s Homeland is from Faith

The saying “Love for one’s homeland is from faith” is not the saying of Prophet Muhammad (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam) and is a very good example of fabrication and falsehood which are attributed to the Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam).

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Explanation of – Fasting is for Me and I shall reward for it

Shaykh Saalih ibn al-Fawzaan (hafidhahullah) and Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) explains as to what is special about fasting that Allaah has singled it out from other acts of worship by his statement “Fasting is for Me and I shall reward for it”?

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Weak Hadeeth – Beginning of Ramadan is Mercy, its Middle is Forgiveness and its End is freedom from the Fire

The alleged hadeeth “The first part of the month of Ramadaan is mercy, the middle of it is forgiveness and the end of it is freedom from the Fire” is a well known, albeit a very weak narration.

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