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Abu Lahab’s Wife Attempts To Murder The Prophet Muhammed

Kaleef K. Karim Abu Lahab’s wife, Umm Jamil – Her name was Arwah bint Harb bin Umayyah, she attempted to murder the Prophet Muhammed (p) when a verse of the Quran was revealed about her: “When Surat al-Masad (The Palm-Fibre) was revealed, the wife of Abu Lahab came looking out for the Prophet (pbuh) while… Read More ›

Arqam Ibn Abi Arqam’s Treatment In Makkah And His Exile To Abyssinia

Arqam Ibn Abi Arqam relates how in the early days of Islam in Makkah he converted to Islam and kept it a secret for fear of him being persecuted or murdered by polytheists. When some polytheists found out he has converted to the new faith (i.e., Islam), they captured and jailed him. He eventually fled… Read More ›

Abu Bakr And Talha Ibn Ubaydullah Tied Together

Early Muslim converts to Islam were treated harshly by the polytheists. Their crime? Believing that there is One God,  and that Muhammed is His Messenger. Some of the ordeals early Muslims faced were very harsh, at times the early converts were murdered for holding on to their new beliefs. Among those who were mistreated is… Read More ›

Abu Jahl’s Attempt To Assassinate The Prophet Muhammed

The Quraysh polytheists sent for Prophet Muhammed (p), threatening to destroy him (and trying to bribe the Prophet with money, wealth and make him King, in order to stop him from preaching Monotheism) and at the same time when he refused one of their leaders, Abu Jahl went out the next morning attempted to smash… Read More ›

Israeli Government Ministers “Oppose A Palestinian State”

Israeli government ministers “oppose a Palestinian state”. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan “I think all the members of the cabinet oppose a Palestinian state, and the Prime Minister first among them.” – Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan (“Erdan: No minister, including Netanyahu, wants a Palestinian state soon”, online source, http://www.timesofisrael.com/erdan-no-minister-including-netanyahu-wants-a-palestinian-state-soon/ ) Transport Minister Yisrael Katz:… Read More ›

Khabbab Ibn Al-Aratt’s Life In Makkah: Conversion And Persecution

This is a continuation of a series of articles in regards to the lives of the early Muslims in Makkah. In this article we look at Khabbab Ibn al-Aratt’s early life in Makkah and how he was treated by the Quraysh idolaters as a result of his conversion to Islam. Khabbab relates a number of… Read More ›

How Abu Jahl Stirred Up The Meccans Against Innocent Muslims

The Quraysh idolaters persecuted early Muslims a lot. When their plans failed at times, they tried and attacking the most vulnerable of the Muslims i.e., those who did not have tribal protection. Those who did not have tribal protection were attacked, and at times murdered for merely abandoning their polytheistic beliefs for Islam. Abu Jahl,… Read More ›

Murdered Pakistani Girl Zainab, Christian Missionaries and Bible Forgeries

A Christian lady begins by talking compassionately and commendably about a little girl who was abducted, raped and killed in a Pakistan. Christian lady: Earlier this month, a 6 year old girl, Zainab, was abducted after attending a tuition centre near her home town of Kasur in Pakistan, then raped, killed and thrown on a… Read More ›

Conversion To Islam And Persecution: Uthman Ibn Affan’s Early Life In Makkah

Uthman Ibn Affan in his early days in Makkah was was punched in the face by a qurayshi polytheist for merely having a different opinion to his. This is recorded by Ibn Ishaq (704 – 768 AD) : “[On another occasion when] Labid b. Rabi’a b. Malik b Ja’far b. Kilab was in an assembly of the… Read More ›

Zubayr Ibn Awwam Endures Torture In The Hands Of Quraysh

Zubayr Ibn Awwam endures torture in the hands of his uncle, who was a Qurayshi polytheist. The crime that Zubayr committed was that he abandoned his polytheistic belief, and converted to Islam. The following are historical sources which mention the details on Zubayr Ibn Awwam. Hilya – Abu Nu’aym (947 – 1038 AD): “Abul Aswad… Read More ›