Revisiting Banu Nadir Affair: Countering Myths

Salaam Zaid Al-Iraqi & Kaleef K. Karim Introduction: This article is a refutation to “The Religion Of Peace” (TROP) website, where the Christian missionary by the name of Glen Roberts dedicated an article to one of our article’s. Much of Glen Roberts article is no more than just his own commentary on the Banu Nadir incident… Read More ›

Banu Nadir’s Treachery: Quran 59:2-14

Background These verses were revealed concerning a Jewish tribe Banu Nadir, who resided in Madinah (Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi, Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi, Asad, Tafsir al-Jalalayn, Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn ‘Abbas). The Banu Nadir were banished from Madinah as a consequence of them breaking the treaty, siding with the enemies against the Muslims in… Read More ›

Battle Of The Trench (al-Khandaq – al-Ahzab)

The Fifth Year (5 A.H./627 A.D.) The Battle of the trench (Ghazwa Khandaq) happened as a consequence of Banu Nadir tribe getting expelled from Madinah, for their treachery and waging war against the Muslims. And now Banu Nadir’s chief leaders were making alliances with other enemies in Arabia against Muslims. This tribe now aided and… Read More ›

Scholars On Khaybar Incident

Scholars Dr. Shawqi Abu Khalil: “The Jews of Khaibar contacted the people of the Ghatafan tribe, who were known to be mercenaries for hire. As a reward for fighting the Muslims, the Jews of Khaibar offered them a percentage of their yearly harvest, which consisted mainly of fruits and dates. They furthermore established alliances with… Read More ›

Scholars On The Battle Of Ditch (Khandaq)

Muhammad Al-Ghazali THE BATTLE OF THE DITCH / CONFEDERATES The groups of unbelievers were certain that they would not be able to vanquish Islam if they fought it separately, but they might achieve their aim if they all attacked Islam as one alliance. The Jewish leaders in the peninsula were more conscious of this fact… Read More ›

Invasion of Sawiq?

The incident at Sawiq took place because of the continued hostilities and aggression of the Quraysh against the Muslims. When they lost at the battle of Badr, Abu Sufyan couldn’t accept it. Not long after the battle of badr, he set out with his companions, murdered two innocent men and set fire to houses and… Read More ›

Analysing The Banu Nadir Incident

Kaleef K. Karim When the Muslims fled persecution at the hands of Quraysh, and came to Madinah for safety. Not long after settling, the Muslims made pact(s) with various tribes in Madinah. One of the first who joined this pact was the Banu Nadir tribe. Part of the agreement was that those who agreed to… Read More ›