The Expedition Of Abu Musa Al-Ashari (Hunayn)

The expedition (sariyyah) of Abu Musa al-Ashari, took place as consequence of the league of tribes who had mobilized to attack the Muslim community. With the Muslims having the upper-hand at the battle of Hunayn, the enemy retreated to Awtas area to mobilize, attack and use this place for military purposes against the Muslims. While, Abu… Read More ›

The Expedition Of Bashir Ibn Sa’d al-Ansari To Yemen

An attack was on the way from polytheist’s side, they were planning to attack the outskirts of Madinah. With the news reaching the Prophet (p) he despatched his Companions to engage the enemy. Kitab al-tabaqat al-kabir – Ibn Sa’d: “THE SARIYYAH OF BASHIR IBN SA’D AL-ANSARI TOWARDS YAMAN AND JAMAR Then (occurred) the sariyyah of… Read More ›

The Expedition Of Uyainah Bin Hisn (Banu Tamim)

A Platoon was sent to deal with hostile Banu Tamim tribe. The Banu Tamim refused to pay tax , which was a crime against the state. This tax which is called ‘Jizya’ is levied on non-Muslims who were under the protection of the Muslim rule. This kind of compulsory tax was also levied on Muslims, Muslims themselves… Read More ›

Expedition Of Ghalib Ibn Abdullah Al-Laithi To Mayfah

It is claimed by some that one of the main reasons Ghalib Ibn Abdullah al-Laithi was sent to attack Banu Awal and Banu Thalabah was to steal from them. This claim has no bearing on this incident historically speaking. Just made up to degrade Islam. Kitab al-tabaqat al-kabir – Ibn Sa’d: “THE SARRIYAH OF GHALIB… Read More ›

Third Expedition Of Dhu Qarad In Ghaba Area

Some thieves killed the Prophet’s (p) herdsman, and hence he sent out his Companions in puruit of these criminals to be brought to justice. Report Tabari: “THE EXPEDITION OF DHU QARAD …We returned to Medina with the Messenger of God – that is, after the peace of al-Hudaybiyah. The Messenger of God sent out his… Read More ›

The Expedition Of Dahhak al-Kilabi

Some critics have claimed that the sole purpose of Dahhak al-Kalbi’s  expedition was to force the Banu Kilab tribe to embrace Islam. There is no truth to this. The reason companions of the Prophet (p) were despatched was for missionary purposes i.e., preaching the message of Islam. They did exactly that in a peaceful way, but… Read More ›

Second Raid On Banu Thalabah? – Abu Ubaydah Bin Al-Jarrah

The first expedition to banu Thalabah was as a result of this tribe’s continued hostilities. Unfortunately, while Muhammad Ibn Maslama was sent to the area where the enemy was, they were ambushed from every side. All the Muslims were killed, only Muhammed Ibn Maslamah escaped alive. Now, the second expedition was sent out under the… Read More ›

First Raid On Banu Thalabah? – Muhammed Ibn Maslamah

The Banu Thalaba incident at Dhu Qassah took place as a consequence of this tribe’s continued hostilities against the believers. The Prophet (p) sent out his companions to engage the enemy. While the Muslims came near the habitation of the enemy, they were ambushed. All the Muslims were killed, except for one. This is not… Read More ›

Ali B. Abi Talib’s Expedition Of Fadak (Fidak)

News reached Prophet Muhammed (p) that Banu Sa’d bin Bakr tribe were planning to help the Jews of Khaybar, who were the enemy of Mohammed, to attack the Muslim community. The Prophet in turn sent out his companions to counter them. Historical reports Kitab al-tabaqat al-kabir – Ibn Sa’d: “THE SARIYYAH OF ALI IBN ABI… Read More ›

Expedition of Zaid ibn Haritha (Al-Jumum) To Banu Sulaym

Year 6 AH (628 AD) Banu sulaym (or Banu saleem – salim) had plotted attempts to attack Muslims before this. In fact, on some of these incidents they killed many Muslims. This expedition to Al-Jumum (Al-Jamum) led by Zaid ibn Haritha was most probably continuation of ongoing Battles against the enemy (Banu Sulaym). Imam Zaid… Read More ›