Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
(Army) In a dream, ants represent weak and covetous people, an army, a family, or longevity.
Seeing a colony of ants entering a city in a dream means that an army will occupy that city.
A colony of ants in a dream also represents a heavy populated area.
Seeing ants over one’s bed in a dream means having many children.
If ants leave one’s house in a dream, it means that someone in the family will leave that house.
Ifthere is a sick person in a house and one sees ants flying in a dream, it means the death of such a person.
Ants leaving their colony in a dream means dying away of the population in that area, or that such a town may become a ghost town.
Seeing ants leaving their nest in a dream also means adversities or distress.
Though in this case, they represent the small and hard working people.
If a sick person sees ants walking over his body in a dream, it means his death. Flying ants in a dream also mean hardships during a journey.
Seeing winged ants in a dream means a war and destruction of a large army.
Ants in a dream also may signify prosperity.
They also represent the person seeing the dream or members of his family or relatives. Understanding the language of ants in a dream means sovereignty, leadership and prosperity.
If one sees ants entering his house and carrying food in a dream, it means prosperity in that family.
If one sees ants leaving his house and carrying food with them in a dream, it means poverty.
Seeing ants coming out of one’s nostrils, ears, mouth or any part of his body and rejoicing at that sight in the dream means martyrdom. However, if one seems unhappy to see that in his dream, it means dying in sin. Flying ants in a dream also represent a robbery. Killing ants in a dream means cruelty against weak people.