Although the Muslims took every precaution to secure their internal front and defend Islam and Madeenah against the advancing army of confederates, the established way of Allah on earth requires that victory should be preceded by suffering and ease by adversity, and the more victory draws closer, the more trial and testing increase in intensity. However, the aggravation of the Muslims’ affliction in the battle of Al-Khandaq was due to many ...

The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, negotiated with them over his offer to make a separate peace treaty with Ghatafaan. The agreement draft included the following articles: a- A separate peace treaty shall be signed between the Muslims and the Ghatafaan tribe whose forces form a part of the armies of confederates. b- Ghatafaan shall maintain peace with the Muslims and cease any military operation against them in ...

First: The Date of the Battle and Its Causes 1- The Date of the Battle According to the majority of prophetic biography and battle historians, the Battle of Al-Ahzaab took place in the month of Shawwaal, in the fifth year of Hijrah (emigration). Al-Waaqidi, may Allah have mercy upon him, said, “It was on Tuesday the eighth of Thul-Qa‘dah in the fifth year of Hijrah.” Ibn Sa‘d, may Allah have mercy upon him, said...

4- The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, asking ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, about the accusation No revelation regarding my case came to him for a month. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, recited the Shahaadah [None has the right to be worshipped but Allah, and Muhammad is His Messenger], and then said: “O ‘Aa’ishah, I was informed of such-and-such a...

It was during this battle that the hypocrites fabricated the Incident of Slander after the failure of their first attempt to arouse the haughtiness of Jaahiliyyah (pre-Islamic ignorance). The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and his household were afflicted with this great ordeal that was intended to defame the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and his pure household. Historians of prophetic biography and battles unanimou...

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Pearls of wisdom

"Had this world been, in the sight of Allah, equal to even a mosquito's wing, He would not have provided the disbeliever with even a sip of water thereof." [At-Tirmithi and others]...... More

Lessons from his life

Some more of the admirable qualities of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam as a leader: · Recognition of talent in some of his followers and encouraging them in fields where they excelled or showed interest: For example, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,...... More
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