Quran 3:140 – 143 Battle Of Uhud

Background Exegesis on the Quran say these verses were revealed concerning the battle of Uhud (Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Tafsir al-Jalalayn, Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn ‘Abbas, and Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi). The battle of Uhud took place as a consequence of the Quraysh losing at battle of Badr. The enemies having lost at Badr, they sought to revenge… Read More ›

Nejd (Najd) Caravan Raid?

The interception of the caravan in Najd (Nejd) took place in the 3 AH (624 AD). The Quraysh sent Safwan Ibn Umayyah to Syria for trade. In reference to Quraysh, they had persecuted and murdered many Muslims. As a result of these actions of the Quraysh, the Muslims fought back against them. As a consequence… 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 ›

Expedition Of Sa’d B. Waqqas – Kharar Caravan Raid?

The Prophet sent Sa’d B. Waqqas on an expedition to al-Kharrar, to confront the hostile Quraysh. It is claimed by some that the Prophet sent Sa’d b. Abu Waqqas solely on this mission to raid a caravan. However, no such thing is reported in Ibn Ishaq. In fact, all it tells us is that the Prophet… Read More ›

Invasion of Dul Ashir (Al-Ashayra) – Quraysh’s Caravan?

Ibn Ishaq: “THE RAID ON AL-USHAYRA Then he raided the Quraysh. … He made a treaty of friendship there with B. Mundlij and their allies B. Damra and then he returned to Medina without a fight.” [1] The raids on Quraysh criminals were done at a time when they had declared war on the Muslims (see… 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 ›

Scholars Perspectives On The Expedition Of Nakhlah

Shaykh Allamah Shibli Nomani: “A few days later, in the succeeding month of Rajab of the same year, the Prophet (p) sent Abdullah Ibn Jahash with twelve persons to a place known as Batn Nakhlah. It was situated midway between Mecca at Ta’if, a day and a night’s journey each way. The Prophet (p) had… Read More ›