Tag: Islam

Abu Lahab’s Wife Attempts To Murder The Prophet Muhammed

Abu Lahab’s wife, Umm Jamil – Her name was Arwah bint Harb bin Umayyah, she attempted to murder the Prophet Muhammed (p) when a verse of the Quran was revealed about her: “When Surat al-Masad (The Palm-Fibre) was revealed, the wife of Abu Lahab came looking out for the Prophet (pbuh) while she was carrying… Read More ›

Arqam Ibn Abi Arqam’s Treatment In Makkah And His Exile To Abyssinia

Arqam Ibn Abi Arqam relates how in the early days of Islam in Makkah he converted to Islam and kept it a secret for fear of him being persecuted or murdered by polytheists. When some polytheists found out he has converted to the new faith (i.e., Islam), they captured and jailed him. He eventually fled… Read More ›

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 ›

Khabbab Ibn Al-Aratt’s Life In Makkah: Conversion And Persecution

This is a continuation of a series of articles in regards to the lives of the early Muslims in Makkah. In this article we look at Khabbab Ibn al-Aratt’s early life in Makkah and how he was treated by the Quraysh idolaters as a result of his conversion to Islam. Khabbab relates a number of… Read More ›

How Abu Jahl Stirred Up The Meccans Against Innocent Muslims

The Quraysh idolaters persecuted early Muslims a lot. When their plans failed at times, they tried and attacking the most vulnerable of the Muslims i.e., those who did not have tribal protection. Those who did not have tribal protection were attacked, and at times murdered for merely abandoning their polytheistic beliefs for Islam. Abu Jahl,… Read More ›

Conversion To Islam And Persecution: Uthman Ibn Affan’s Early Life In Makkah

Uthman Ibn Affan in his early days in Makkah was was punched in the face by a qurayshi polytheist for merely having a different opinion to his. This is recorded by Ibn Ishaq (704 – 768 AD) : “[On another occasion when] Labid b. Rabi’a b. Malik b Ja’far b. Kilab was in an assembly of the… Read More ›

Zubayr Ibn Awwam Endures Torture In The Hands Of Quraysh

Zubayr Ibn Awwam endures torture in the hands of his uncle, who was a Qurayshi polytheist. The crime that Zubayr committed was that he abandoned his polytheistic belief, and converted to Islam. The following are historical sources which mention the details on Zubayr Ibn Awwam. Hilya – Abu Nu’aym (947 – 1038 AD): “Abul Aswad… Read More ›

Quraysh Mushriks Attempted To Murder A New Convert To Islam

Some Quraysh polytheists attempted to murder some new Converts To Islam, but failed as the tribe to protected him. The mushriks (polytheists) were on the mission of murdering this innocent Muslim, as a result of him changing his faith to Islam. The early classical biographer, Ibn Ishaq (704 – 768 AD) mentions this: “Al-Zubayr b…. Read More ›

TROP Misrepresentation Of Honor Killing And Reliance Of The Traveller

TROP Misrepresentation of Honor Killing and Reliance of the Traveller Introduction DTT Contributor: In the following text you will see that this website, “The Religion Of Peace”, run by the Christian missionary Glen Roberts, which claims to be “a non-partisan, fact-based site” has blatantly, and perhaps purposely, misrepresented what Islam actually teaches on the matter… Read More ›

6 Peaceful Facts About Islam

Rana Tarakji 6 Peaceful Facts About Islam Muslims are among the most misunderstood group of people in recent years. There are a lot of misconceptions around the religion of Islam, despite it being the religion of 23% of the world’s population. Nowadays, some Muslims even often experience discrimination. Among the biggest misconceptions is that Islam… Read More ›