His Eminence Sheikh Osama ibn Abdullah Khayyat –May Allah protect him– delivered this Friday khutbah entitled “The Code of Ethics of the Prophet(?) in Peace and War.” He talked about the blessing of the bi’thah of the Prophet –May Allah’s Salat and Peace be upon him–to all mankind,and it is the best blessing, as it represents the value of compassion encompassingall aspects of life and benefiting the whole social spectrum. Then, the Sheikh explained one aspect of this blessing as reflected in the Prophet’s –May Allah’s Salat and Peace be upon him– code ofethics in peace and war. He showed how he was keen onsparinglives and protecting property. The same applies to his Companions –May Allah be pleased with them all– and those who righteously followed in their footsteps.