The Prophet Muhammad’s migration to Madinah marked a new beginning. After a decade of persecution in Makkah, the Prophet and his budding community were eager for a life of peace.
Two years after their migration, on the seventeenth of Ramadan, the Muslims witnessed an event that became a turning point in the history of Islam.
That event was the Battle of Badr. It was the first major battle between the Muslims and the pagan Quraysh of Makkah. Critics accuse the Prophet Muhammad of causing the battle, but authentic records tell us a different story.
Who waged the battle and what exactly transpired? In this folder, you’ll be able to closely examine the facts and events that led up to the battle.