Quraysh


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Quraysh:

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, ancient Bedouin tribe near Mecca to which Muhammad belonged. At one time camel drivers and caravan guides, they became, after acquiring custody of the Kaaba (5th cent.), one of the most powerful tribes in central Arabia and the chief family of Mecca.
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622: In a key battle of the early days of Islam, the Muslims of Medina under Muhammad defeated the Quraysh of Mecca at the Battle of Badr.
He summoned the people of Quraysh to the foot of a mountain and called out to them, saying: 'Would you believe me if I told you an enemy host was waiting behind this hill to attack you?
She was a savvy merchant whose trade caravans were worth more than those of the entire Quraysh tribe combined.
Mohamed is believed to have been born in Mecca in the year 570 in the tribe of Quraysh.
Umar's manhood, may Allah be pleased with him, was not in his physical strength nor chivalry - for there were those stronger than him among the Quraysh - but it manifested in his strength of faith; a quality that won him respect and honour.
Duri states that although this 'council of ten' had a very crucial position as they were mainly from the tribe of Quraysh, none of them had absolute hegemonic power.
The road extends from Sail Road to Awali, and from there to Batha Quraysh, Al Akishiyya and Umm Al Kattad through Al Hada Road, Jeddah Expressway, Old Jeddah Road, Umm Al Joud, and Al Umrah on Madinah Road.
It will extend from Sail Road to Awali, and from there to Batha Quraysh, Al-Akishiyya and Umm Al-Kattad through Al-Hada Road, Jeddah Expressway, Old Jeddah Road, Umm Al-Joud, and Al-Umrah on Madinah Road.
This Persian slave was freed by a woman from Ansar Thubaytah bint Yu'ar and adopted as a son by a noble of Quraysh Abu Hudhayfah b.
The former president is an old man, there is no benefit from serving his sentence," Moharram mentioned in her lawsuit, citing the incident when Prophet Muhammed pardoned Quraysh residents.
5) Salim Rashid, "Sura Quraysh," American Journal of Islamic Social Science 5, no.
She cited the example of Khadijah, the first wife of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), who was an esteemed and successful entrepreneur who ran a business larger than all of the Quraysh trades combined, at a time when society was largely male-dominated.