Question 498: Are Ya’jooj and Ma’jooj (Gog and Magog) from Banu Adam (human beings, descendents from Prophet Aadam)?
Answer: Ya’jooj and Ma’jooj are two great nations from the descendents of Prophet Aadam (peace be upon him). At the end of time, they will emerge and will cause mischief. Allaah (Exalted be He) will destroy them all in one night when `Eesaa (Jesus – peace be upon him), the son of Mary, descends. Their appearance is one of the major signs of the Hour as mentioned in the Qur’aan and the authentic Sunnah (whatever is reported from the Prophet). There are many Hadeeth that indicate that they are from the descendents of Aadam (peace be upon him). It was authentically reported on the authority of Aboo Sa`eed Al-Khudree (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him) said... read more here.