Quran 3:121 – The Battle Of Uhud

Background There is a agreement among scholars that these verses were revealed concerning the battle of Uhud (Tafsir al-Jalalayn, Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn ‘Abbas, Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi and Tafsir Ibn Kathir) Previously, having written about the Battle of Uhud, this conflict took place as a consequence of the Quraysh declaring war against the Muslims,… Read More ›

Early Expeditions And Battles Of Islam

Kaleef K. Karim & Aliyu Musa Misau This series of articles follows the expeditions of the Prophet Muhammad (p), which he ordered or participated in during his lifetime. It fulfils a burgeoning need at a time when critics and Orientalists alike have developed a culture of misrepresenting the life of the Prophet, casting him in… Read More ›

The Battle Of Hunayn (Hunain)

Prophet Muhammad and his Companions conquered Makkah peacefully. This was the home of the Prophet (p) and its companions who were persecuted and pursued even when they left to find safe sanctuary in Madinah. The conquest of Makkah took place as a consequence of the Quraysh, they instigated the banu Bakr in fighting against Khuza’a,… 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 ›