After an eight-day journey, the Prophet arrived at Quba' on Rabia al-Awwal 8, the 14th year of Prophethood (corresponding to September 23, 622 CE) at noon. Quba' lies at a distance of a few miles from Al-Madeenah and was generally taken as the locality of Al-Madeenah. It was largely inhabited by Banu Amr bin Auf (an Arabic.. More
Relations between the Muslims and the Romans were strained, for the Romans together with their Arab allies used to aggravate and provoke the Muslims by any means. This was particularly apparent in their frequent attempts to attack the Muslim merchandise coming from Ash-Shaam (Greater Syria) and the plundering of the caravans threading their roads, not.. More
“I was shown the land where you shall emigrate to and it had palm trees - it is Al-Madeenah.” This was the vision that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, had. It was like a rescue boat that would save the Muslims from the harm and persecution meted out by Quraysh, and would take them to the land of freedom and security that.. More
At the beginning of the month of Ramadan, 2 AH, news came to Al-Madeenah that a Makkan caravan was coming from Syria which would pass by Al-Madeenah. In order to instill fear in the disbelievers and also to reply to Kurz ibn Jaabir's attack, the Prophet, sallalahu alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) asked a party of the Muhajireen (immigrants).. More
Now the disbelievers launched a full-scale attack and the Muslim troops also moved forward to face their enemies. Both sides showed great valor. As the day of Badr drew towards its close, the defeated disbelievers fled the battlefield leaving behind seventy men slain and seventy as prisoners. When the fighting started, the Prophet, sallalahu alayhi.. More
The names of some of the battles that occurred during the lifetime of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and his Companions, may Allaah be pleased with them, were derived from the extent of suffering and hardship experienced by them for the sake of Da‘wah (calling to Islam) and for the sake of spreading it.
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A Charter of Islamic Alliance:
Just as the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) had established a code of brotherhood amongst the believers, he was also keen on establishing friendly relations between the Muslims and non-Muslim tribes of Arabia. He established a treaty aimed at ruling out all pre-Islamic rancor.. More
We have already mentioned in the previous article that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) arrived in Al-Madeenah on Friday, Rabee’ Al-Awwal 12, 1 AH, i.e. September 27, 622 CE and took the lower portion of the house of Abu Ayyoob, may Allah be pleased with him, as a temporary residence.
According to the terms of the treaty of Hudaybiyah, the Arab tribes were given the option to join either of the parties with which they desired to enter into treaty alliance, the Prophet's sallalahu alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) or the Quraysh's. As a consequence, Banu Bakr joined the Quraysh, and Khuzaa'ah joined the Prophet,.. More
Abu Sufyaan honored
Al-'Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him, appeared before the Prophet of Allah, sallalahu alayhi wa sallam, and submitted, "Abu Sufyaan is a person who loves honor, so would you please give him some special honor." At this he, sallalahu alayhi wa sallam, said, "He who enters the Sacred Mosque will be safe, he who enters.. More
Soon after emigrating to Madeenah and making sure that the pillars of the new Islamic community were well established on strong bases of administrative, political and ideological unity, the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, embarked upon the task of establishing regular and clearly-defined relations with the non-Muslims there, who comprised.. More
After an eight-day journey, the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, arrived at Quba' on Rabia al-Awwal 8, the 14th year of Prophethood (corresponding to September 23, 622 CE) at noon. Quba' lies at...More