First Expedition to Badr

The First Expedition to Badr[1] (Arabic: غزوة سفوان ghazwa Safawān) or the Preliminary Badr Invasion[2] occurred in year 2 AH of the Islamic calendar, in Rabi ul Awal (September 623). Kurz ibn Jabir al-Fihri raided Muslim territory and stole pasturing camels belonging to Madinah.[1] Muhammad was a three days distance away.[1][unreliable source?] Muhammad mobilized 70 men.[2] By the time Muhammad reached the valley of Safawan, al-Fihri fled.[1] Once they passed Al Haja, they proceed to al Kut, also known today as Kuwait.

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  1. ^ a b c d Hajjah Amina Adil (2002), Muhammad, the Messenger of Islam: His Life & Prophecy, Islamic Supreme Council of America, p. 292, ISBN 1-930409-11-7
  2. ^ a b Safiurahman Al-Mubaraki (1996), The Sealed Nectar, Dar-us-Salam, p. 203, ISBN 9781484974858