Tag: RAID

The Expedition Of Abu Ubaidah Ibn Al-Jarrah (Caravan)

The expedition of Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah to the tribe of Juhaynah, which was part of the Quraysh, who were the  arch-enemy of the Muslims. These people persecuted, and killed many Muslims, and continued to do so. Some have said that the aim of Ubaydah was to raid a caravan. This is an unsubstantiated claim…. Read More ›

Were They Sent To Batn Rabigh For A Caravan Raid?

No! The Prophet (p) sent an expedition under the leadership of Ubaydah Ibn al-Harith to Batn Rabigh, to confront Abu Sufyan Ibn Harb who was an arch enemy of the Muslims. Reports Al-Waqidi: “THE EXPEDITION (SARIYYA) OF UBAYDA B. AL-HARITH TO RABIGH The Prophet gave the flag to Ubayda b. al-Harith, in shawal, the eighth… 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 Buwat?

The Prophet (p) led an expedition to Buwat area in search of the Quraysh: Ibn Ishaq: “Then the apostle went raiding in the month of Rabi’u’l-Awwal making for Quraysh, until he reached Buwat in the neighbourhood of Radwa. Then he returned to Medina without fighting, and remained there for the rest of Rabi’u’l-Akhir and part… Read More ›

Property Of Muslims Stolen – Robbed By Quraysh In Makkah?

Kaleef K. Karim What did the generous Quraysh do when Muhammed (p) and his companions fled to Madinah from persecution? You read it right! They started stealing and ravishing the property of Muslims who fled persecution from Makkah to Madinah. Not only were they oppressors, tyrants and murderers, but they were also the biggest thieves…. Read More ›

Expedition Of Hamza To Al-Is – Caravan Raid?

The expedition led by Hamza (ra) who encountered Abu Jahl. The Prophet (p) sent Hamza on an expedition to Al-Is, near the seashore with thirty horsemen. It is reported from Ibn Ishaq that the Muslims met the Quraysh, their enemy who had persecuted the Muslims in the past and who continued to do so. A battle… Read More ›