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 ›

Revisiting Abu Bakr’s Conversation With Umar And The Delegation(s): Ridda Wars

Kaleef K. Karim Few days ago I wrote an article on the Ridda wars, in relation to an incident in the life of the first Caliph Abu Bakr Siddiq. We found that a delegation were sent over to Abu Bakr to argue not pay any Zakat. As such the group(s) who did not want to… Read More ›

The Expedition Of Abu Bakr As-Siddiq To Banu Kilab

Abu Bakr (ra) was sent to Banu Kilab tribe, the reports on this expedition, don’t tell us a lot, other than the Muslims had a battle. It does not give us any more details. Sunan Abi Dawud: AbdurRahman ibn Tarafah said that his grandfather Arfajah ibn As’ad who had his nose cut off at the battle… Read More ›