For articles on a possible influence of Satan on Muhammad's life, see the entry Muhammad and Satan.

Iblis is the Islamic name for Satan. The Qur'an and the authoritative hadiths provide a set of interesting exploits of Satan: puts knots, stays in nose at night, touch babies, make babies cry, cast aspersions into prophecy, tries to steal a hearing, urinates into ears, laugh at one who yawns and enters a person when yawning.

The figure of Satan is somewhat controversial in the Qur'an; was he a jinn or a fallen angel who became a jinn later? Some of the problems of Satan's role in the story of creation and fall are outlined in Allah, Adam, and the Angels.

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