Uqba Ibn Abi Mu’ait Attempted To Murder Prophet Muhammed

Kaleef K. Karim Uqba bin Abi Muayt is portrayed by critics as an innocent Qurayshi polytheist who did not deserve to be dealt with in the battle of Badr. In the following historical sources, we provide dozen or more historical reports where Uqba attempted to murder the Prophet Muhammed (p). Other times where he didn’t… Read More ›

Surah 8:69 – Prisoners From The Battle Of Badr

Background Madinan verse (Al-Wahidi, Ibn Kathir, Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “So consume what you have taken of war booty [as being] lawful and good, and fear Allah . Indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. O Prophet, say to whoever is in your hands of the captives, “If Allah knows [any] good in… Read More ›

Quran 8:61 – 75 Battle Of Badr

Background These verses refer to the battle of Badr (624 AD) and those who migrated to Madinah, fleeing persecution. Analysing Verses 8:61 And if they incline to peace, then incline to it [also] and rely upon Allah. Indeed, it is He who is the Hearing, the Knowing. 8:65 O Prophet, urge the believers to battle…. Read More ›

The Open Hostility Of Quraish

Dr. Ali Muhammad Sallabi As soon as the Muslims, under the leadership of the Prophet achieved a sense of stability in Al-Madeenah, they had to prepare for a long and hard struggle against both the Quraish and other enemies. The leaders of the Quraish were not satisfied with persecuting Muslims within Makkah; they also didn’t… Read More ›

Review Of The Battle Of Badr

Shaykh Allamah Shibli Nomani Having given a bare description of events, we now proceed to a critical examination of the question whether the battle of Badr was a defensive measure against the Quraish or, as generally stated by historians, a high-way robbery directed against a trade-caravan. I know there is a difference between history and… Read More ›

Invasion Of Badr (Third Badr)?

Some scholars’ say this is the second Badr, which happened in the year 4 Hijri. But there are enough evidences to say that this is the third Badr. After the battle of Uhud, Abu Sufyan told the Muslims that they will come to Badr the following year and fight them. So when time passed, and was… Read More ›

Did Quraysh Persecute Muslims When They Fled To Madinah?

Kaleef K. Karim & Aliyu Musa Misau Introduction: Missionaries and other critics often repeat the baseless ‘claim’ of ‘atrocities’ committed by Muhammad (p) against Quraysh, glossing over the fact that these incidents they injudiciously referred to as “atrocities” were nothing but just responses to the attacks initiated by the Quraysh, and continued even when the… Read More ›

Quraysh Declared War Against Muslims Before The Battle Of Badr

On Sa’d ibn Mua’dh’s visit to Mecca to do Umrah, the Quraysh declared war against the Muslims! Sahih al-Bukhari: “Sa`d bin Mu`adh came to Mecca with the intention of performing `Umra, and stayed at the house of Umaiya bin Khalaf Abi Safwan, for Umaiya himself used to stay at Sa`d’s house when he passed by… Read More ›