Battle of the Ditch, (ad ), Arabic Al-Khandaq (The Ditch), an early Muslim victory that ultimately forced the Meccans to recognize the political and religious. 5th year of the Migration 29 Shawwal / January ) The Battle of Khandaq, which took place two years after the Battle of Uhud, is one of the important battles . The Battle of Khandaq. At this time, there was growing peace and security in Medina. However, a Jewish tribe called Banu Nadir attempted to.

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Similarly, Sons of Qurayza asked hostages from Ghatafans.

Battle of Ahzab (Tribes), Battle of Khandaq (Ditch, Moat, Trench), War against Islam

We had never had such a dark and stormy night before. I have some food. Ahtab to the Qurayshis and asked for one hundred people from polytheists and one hundred people from Ghatafan in order to attack Madinah at night. The men from Banu Khuza’a reached Muhammad in four days, warning kf of the Confederate armies that were to arrive in a week.

Since Muslims’ anxiety was more about Banu Qurayza attack to women and children rather than about Quraysh attacks to themselves, they recited takbir until morning.

If you had not shown us the true path, we would neither give sadaqah nor perform prayers. The crops had been collected from the fields about a month ago; so the food of the horses and camels of the enemy army finished and the animals faced starvation. And if he is a liar and he is not a prophet the bandits and thieves of Arabs will save you from his mischief. He had his companions stand there, preventing others from attempting to follow Amr.

Battle of the Ditch

Neither you remained with Muhammad nor joined the Quraish. If they leave some people as hostages, they will not leave you alone and they will not flee. Even if they tried to pass through those orchards, they would have to scatter and pass in a single line, which would be stopped and defeated by a small platoon. He spoke as follows without causing any doubt:. They praised and thanked their Lord in tranquility because they obtained the fruit of their hard and tiring work and their steadfast and courageous fight in such a nice way.


On the other hand, the harvest had been gathered and the besiegers had some trouble finding food for their horses, which proved of no use to them in the attack.

Ibn Ishaq describes the killing of the Banu Qurayza men as follows:. And you atttribute one sentence on Ali killing Amr.

Medina was under their siege, and its inhabitants did not possess the courage to come out of it. Being exiled by the Prophet s owing to their disloyalty, Banu Nadir tribe went to Khaybar and instigated other Jews to arrange a war against Muslims.

And if an entry had been effected to them from the sides of the cityand they had been incited to sedition, they would certainly have brought it to pass, with none but a brief delay! The Prophet s had selected Ibn Maktum as his stand-in in Medina. Then Khalid bin Walid said to Abu Sufyan: However, they did not heed what the Companions said and declared openly that they had violated the treaty. Once the enemies threw a lot of arrows at the tent of the Messenger of God during the besiege.

This war is named as al-Khandaq trench because Muslims dug a trench. The Messenger commanded the Muslims who were about three thousands to implement the plan. We guarded the Prophet one by one. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Nuaym repeated the same message to other tribes in the Confederacy. Besides, the Prophet had entrance places built through the appropriate places of the trench.

I saw that they had prepared a fire which went of and on. We deleted 4 spam messages. Their response to the invitation was prompt, and without hesitation, they mobilized four thousand fighters. Sahih al-Bukhari1: When they came upon you from above you and from below you, and when the eyes turned dull, and the hearts rose up to the throats, and you began to think diverse thoughts of Allah.


The women and children that did not take part in the battle were placed in the castle and fortresses. Only at night, when the attacks stopped due to darkness, could they resume their regular worship. The Prophet took the bread out of the oven with his hands and broke some pieces from the bread. Quraysh tribe became united with all its allies including polytheist ‘Arab tribes in order to eradicate Islam. On the other hand the Messenger of Allah S was praying: Some enemy cavalrymen managed to jump over the narrow place and passed behind the trench; they asked individuals to fight one on one.

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The Prophet SAW lifted his spade and struck down on the rock, and in an instant it transformed into a loose sand dune.

Then he had it announced to people to come and take breakfast.

The idolators came and made camp to the north of Al-Madinah, near Uhud, and some of them camped on the high ground overlooking Al-Madinah, as Allah says:. However, the pot was still full and the bread was still khancaq. They only sought to flee.

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They will also ask Muhammad to allow Sons of Nadr to return to their land. As following plans, Jews mentioned earlier met Ghatafan tribe, led by ‘Uyayna b. The Headquarters of the Enemy Army The plain was filled with enemy tents immediately after the trench was dug.