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  The Islam Project
Quraysh was the tribe that took care of the sacred Ka’bah, or house of worship, and gave water and food to pilgrims who visited it.
Quraysh traced its ancestry to Abraham and his son Ishmael, and believed that the two of them founded Makkah and built the Ka’bah.
The Quraysh sought revenge in a second battle at Uhud, where many Muslims and Quraysh died, but the outcome was a standoff.
www.theislamproject.org /muhammad/muhammad_05_BioSketchofMuhammad.htm   (1712 words)

  
 An Introduction to the Seventh Group
The Quraysh are warned of the Day of Judgement, reprimanded for their hostile and rebellious attitude, and the paths to salvation and doom are explained to them in a categorical tone.
The Quraysh are reprimanded and threatened with reference to the incident of the elephant and urged in a categorical tone that they should fulfil the rights of the favours they enjoy on account of being the custodians of the Baytullah.
The leadership of the Quraysh are presented with a charge sheet of their crimes and threatened of the punishment they would encounter, and the Prophet (sws) is given glad tidings that the custodianship of the Baytullah would now be transferred to him, and that it is his enemies who would be totally humbled.
www.renaissance.com.pk /nodequr98.html   (955 words)

  
 The Message
Quraysh became sure that it was not at all possible to make Abu Talib agree to their suggestion and, although he did not declare openly to be a follower of Islam, he had a great faith in his nephew and dearly loved him.
Quraysh left the house while their faces and eyes were burning with anger and they were thinking about the means for achieving their object.
Till that time Quraysh had, during all their encounters with him, preserved his respect, but when they saw that all their conciliation offers had failed they were compelled to change the course of their thinking and to forestall the expansion of Islam at all costs and to utilize all means for this purpose.
www.al-shia.com /html/eng/books/message/16.htm   (6333 words)

  
 Islamic Forum -> Abu-l Aas Ibn Ar-rabiah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The Quraysh of course were known to be masters of the two annual trading expeditions, the winter expedition to the south, to Yemen, and the summer expedition to the north, to Syria.
Zaynab's husband however did not like leaving the religion of his forefathers and he refused to adopt the religion which his wife now followed although he was completely devoted to her and loved her dearly with a pure and sincere love.
The Quraysh felt that it was intolerable for their sons to remain married to Muhammad's daughters.
www.learn-islam.net /forum/index.php?showtopic=458&view=getlastpost   (1944 words)

  
 Islam's Holy Prophet Muhammad - Biography of the Holy Prophet - Repercussions by the Quraysh
Walid was the chief of Makhzum and unofficial leader of Quraysh.
When the Quraysh saw that she would never revoke Islam, they kidnapped her and fastened her tightly with rope on a camel’s back.
They directed the people of a caravan to let her starve of hunger and thirst till she died and then to throw her dead body in the desert to be eaten by wild beasts.
www.islamic-paths.org /Home/English/Muhammad/Book/Biography/Chapter_08.htm   (5383 words)

  
 Surah 106: Quraysh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
But whether Al-Fil and Quraysh are one surah or two separate ones, there is hardly any doubt that the latter is a continuation of the former, implying that God destroyed the Army of the Elephant "so that the Quraysh might remain secure" (see verse 1 below and the corresponding note).
1 Lit., "for the safeguarding of the Quraysh", i.e., as the custodians of the Kabah and the tribe in the midst of which the Last Prophet, Muhammad, was to appear.
Thus, the "security of the Quraysh" is a metonym for the security of the Kabah, the focal point of the Faith based on the concept of God's oneness, for the sake of which the army of Abrahah was destroyed (see introductory note as well as preceding surah).
www.geocities.com /masad02/106.html   (327 words)

  
 Welcome to IslamVision.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The Quraysh were in a dither when they learnt that the Apostle had pitched his camp so near Mecca.
The Prophet also asked 'Uthman to invite the Quraysh to Islam and to cheer the believing men and women still in Mecca with the glad tidings that God was about to make their religion victorious when they would not be required to conceal their faith.
The things got so bad that the Quraysh wrote to the Prophet (Peace be upon him), begging him by the ties of their kinship to him, to recall these highway men to Medinah and pledging to demand no more of those who escape to him in future.
www.islamvision.org /TruceofHudaibiyah.asp   (3256 words)

  
 Muslim American Society
The Quraysh also had done their scouting: Abu Sufyan, the caravan leader, sent a messenger to Makkah for reinforcements, as he himself was lightly guarded.
The Quraysh, ostensibly to punish Muhammad (pbuh) for migrating from the city, forbade all Muslims from entering the sanctuary on the grounds that they had turned their backs on the deities.
The Quraysh finally realized that trying to hold on to new Muslims only created new enemies for them, and that it was in their interest to let them migrate.
www.masnet.org /spirit.asp?id=840   (14800 words)

  
 The Message
In the beginning he declined to represent Quraysh as he could very well see how they had behaved with their former representatives, but they assured him that his position in their eyes was fully established and they would not accuse him of breach of trust.
Quraysh and the Muslims agree that they will not fight or commit aggression against each other for a period of ten years so that social security and general peace may be established at various places in Arabia.
Quraysh witnessed that in concluding the pact and accepting its forced clauses, he differed with the views of a large number of his own companions and preferred the honour of the Haram and the Ka'bah, and of his own birth-place (Makkah) to the inclinations of a group of his.
www.al-shia.com /html/eng/books/message/42.htm   (6653 words)

  
 Welcome to IslamVision.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The persecutors of the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) were consumed by a rancor disregard for every consideration of humanitarianism and kinship; their torture was embittered by the refinements of cruelty and their misbehavior and rudeness was helpless and ineffective enough to pollute the sacred asylum held as the holiest sanctum by the Arabs.
The Quraysh were put to a great loss by the conversion of a man of unquestionable character and legendary courage.
The Quraysh felt that it was a workable proposition and allowed 'Utba to negotiate with the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) on their behalf.
www.islamvision.org /QurayshInaFix.asp   (1221 words)

  
 The Treaty Of Al-Hudaybiyah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Quraysh meanwhile flirted with the idea of fighting the Muslims till it throws them away, even if this meant perishing itself, but this idea soon evaporated for they knew that the Muslims were formidable opponents.
Quraysh, however, managed to calm him by changing their tune to a conciliatory one, and they asked him for extra time in the hope of obtaining more acceptable terms.
That is why he wanted to sign a treaty with Quraysh and hold a truce which would put a halt to their war; as for the hajj and the ‘umrah, he could always perform that next year.
www.hizb-ut-tahrir.org /english/books/state/chapter_22.html   (3142 words)

  
 Islam Online
The tribe of Quraysh was scattered throughout Hijaz until the time of Qusayy bin Kilab, the ancestor of the Holy Prophet (upon whom be Allah's peace).
That is why the Quraysh felt no fear that their caravans would be robbed or harmed any where on the way.
That is how the four brothers became famous as traders and began to be called ashab al-ilaf (generators of love and affection) on account of their friendly relations with the tribes and states of the surrounding lands.
www.islamonline.net /surah/english/viewSurah.asp?hSurahID=105   (1066 words)

  
 Lessons from the Prophet Muhammad's Diplomacy - Middle East Quarterly - September 1999
The Quraysh leaders viewed the upstart prophet as a direct threat to their interests for his monotheistic message undermined Mecca's status as a pilgrimage destination for followers of the polytheistic Arabian religions.
Tensions between Quraysh and the nascent Muslim community eventually forced Muhammad to flee the city in 622 c.e., when he found refuge in Medina, a town to the north of Mecca.
In response, Quraysh sent a delegation to Muhammad, petitioning him to maintain the treaty and offering (as was the Arabian fashion) material compensation for the lives of the dead men.
www.meforum.org /article/480   (4201 words)

  
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She was at that time the most honoured woman among the Quraysh because of her lineage, the highest in nobility, and the richest in property; for this everybody envied her.
The Quraysh now felt it necessary to rebuild the Kaba and roof it in, but they were afraid to demolish it, because there was a serpent which always came up to the wall to warm itself.
The Quraysh had decided that different parts of the Kaba should be demolished by different sections of the community, but the people were still afraid to destroy the edifice.
www.faithfreedom.org /Articles/sira/02.htm   (1716 words)

  
 Life Of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
The descendants of his son Ishmael (Isma’il) formed the tribe of Quraysh, which is the tribe of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
ABU TALIB ;: The Prophet's uncle, father of ‘Ali, one of the respected men of Quraysh He took care of the Prophet (pbuh) after his grandfather died and continued to protect him until his own death.
QURAYSH : The descendants of Ishmael, son of Abraham, who became the most important tribe in Mecca.
www.geocities.com /islamicmessage/lopm/glossary.htm   (1236 words)

  
 The Message
However the chiefs of Quraysh were reminded of the fact that they had also a mortal enemy like the tribe of Bani Bakr and it was quite possible that they might attack them from behind.
Quraysh have not at all expressed faith in a religion and have not fallen from the zenith of glory to the abyss of degradation.
Before coming face to face with Quraysh he had spoken to the Muslims in these terms: Allah has promised to grant you victory over one of the two bands (the caravan and those who had come to defend it) but you wished to fight the one that was unarmed.
www.balagh.net /english/ahl_bayt/the_message/31.htm   (8293 words)

  
 Islamic Forum -> Ikrimah Ibn Abi Jahl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
At the battle of the Ditch, the Quraysh mushrikun besieged Madinah.
The Quraysh saw them approaching and decided to leave the way open for them because they knew that the Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam had given instructions to his commanders not to open hostilities.
The Prophet, peace be upon him, entered Makkah and gave a general pardon and amnesty to all Quraysh who entered the sacred mosque, or who stayed in their houses or who went to the house of Abu Sufyan, the paramount Quraysh leader.
www.learn-islam.net /forum/index.php?showtopic=570   (2043 words)

  
 Quraysh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
These sources report that tensions with the pagan Quraysh tribe that controlled Mecca forced Muhammad to flee Mecca in 622.
By 628 he had enough strength to challenge Quraysh; in the Treaty of Hudaybiah, the two sides "agreed to remove war from the people for 10 years." Both the Muslims and Quraysh formed alliances with tribes with a history of feuding.
Quraysh entreaties to keep the treaty in effect failed.
www.tzemachdovid.org /Facts/quraysh.shtml   (321 words)

  
 Companions of the Prophet part 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Badil met the Prophet and when he returned to the Quraysh and informed them of the peaceful intentions of the Prophet and his companions, they did not believe him because they said he was from the Khuzaah who were allies of Muhammad.
Back with the Quraysh, Urwah showed that he was obviously impressed: "By God, O people of the Quraysh, I have been to Chosroes in his kingdom and I have seen Caesar the Byzantine emperor in the plenitude of his power, but never have I seen a king among his people like Muhammad among his companions.
In the eighth year after the Hijrah however the Quraysh broke the terms of the treaty by supporting the Banu Bakr in a bloody aggression against the Khuzaah who had chosen to be allies of the Prophet.
www.angelfire.com /on/ummiby1/companions5.html   (22035 words)

  
 A MANIFEST VICTORY - Reflections on the Hudaibiyah Treaty
But the Quraysh had already decided to cease the Muslims from entering into Makkah; they dispatched Khalid Ibn Waleed (who was still a disbeliever) with two hundred horsemen to attack the Muslim surprisingly during the Dhuhr (afternoon) Salaat.
When the Quraysh saw the firm determination of the Muslims to die for the revenge of their brother and their love and loyalty to the Prophet (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam); they realized that the Muslims could not be frightened or driven back by these tricks.
The Quraysh did not keep up with the terms of the peace treaty and along with Banu Bakr (who had joined the Quraysh in the peace treaty) in attacked Banu Khuza'ah (who had joined Allah's Messenger (sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam) in the peace treaty).
www.ahya.org /amm/modules.php?name=Sections&op=viewarticle&artid=140   (3686 words)

  
 ummah.com forum - Ikrimah: A Noble Companion of the Prophet (PBUH)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
At the battle of the Ditch, the Quraysh polytheists besieged Madinah.
The Quraysh saw them approaching and decided to leave the way open for them because they knew that the Prophet had given instructions to his commanders not to open hostilities.
The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) entered Makkah and gave a general pardon and amnesty to all Quraysh who entered the Sacred Mosque, or who stayed in their houses or who went to the house of Abu Sufyan, the paramount Quraysh leader.
www.ummah.net /forum/printthread.php?t=50063   (2027 words)

  
 julqur99
This verse explains that the association under discussion is the one the Quraysh have with their trade journeyings of summers and winters.
In other words, the Quraysh are reminded of their past that they had been settled here for a special purpose.
The Quraysh are admonished here to be grateful to the Almighty and remain aware that this gratitude entails His worship, not revolt, vanity or disobedience.
www.renaissance.com.pk /julqur99.html   (1783 words)

  
 The Islam Project
Furthermore, the denial of entry to the pilgrims was a clear violation of Quraysh’s traditional role as host of the pilgrimage, just as Quraysh’s leadership in battle and position as head of tribal alliances had been destroyed by their inability to defeat the Muslims.
Finally, the treaty committed Quraysh to conditions that didn’t allow them to continue to pressure the Muslims.
While the Quraysh position had become steadily weaker, militarily, economically and politically.
www.theislamproject.org /muhammad/muhammad_10_MajorEventsintheRiseofIslam.htm   (796 words)

  
 The Conquest Of Makkah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
When the Muslims returned from the battle of Mu’tah, having suffered a large number of casualties, Quraysh thought that the Muslims were finished, so they motivated the tribe of Banu Bakr against Khuza’ah and supplied them with weapons.
Quraysh became afraid of the consequences of breaking the treaty, so they sent Abu Sufyan to Madinah with the aim of strengthening the treaty by asking for an extension.
He was riding the Messenger of Allah’s white mule on an errand to warn Quraysh to seek protection or face annihilation from the Muslims, since Quraysh were not in a position to stand in the Messenger of Allah’s way.
www.hizb-ut-tahrir.org /english/books/state/chapter_26.html   (1511 words)

  
 Abu-l Aas ibn ar-Rabiah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The Quraysh of course were known to be masters of the two annual trading expeditions.
The Prophet fixed amounts for the ransom of the prisoners of war varying from one thousand to four thousand dirhams, according to the wealth and social standing of the prisoner.
He prepared provisions and a mount for her and instructed his brother, Amr ibn ar-Rabi'ah, to accompany her and hand her over personally to the Prophet's emissaries.
web.umr.edu /~msaumr/reference/companions/English/arrabiah.html   (1777 words)

  
 Treaty of Hudaibiyah
Upon finding the pilgrims in their Ihram (pilgrim’s garb) and their intention not to fight, the fears and anxieties of the Quraysh were abated; and they were forced to think of the consequences if the pilgrims were turned back without performing the rites.
The Quraysh realizing their mistake and the risk of losing important allies, came to an agreement with the Prophet.
If a Quraysh person comes to Muhammad (i.e., after accepting Islam) without the permission of his guardian, Muhammad shall return him to them, but if one of the Muhammad’s people come to the Quraysh, he shall not be returned.
www.cyberistan.org /islamic/treaty28.html   (688 words)

  
 Quraysh Ali -- 18th Annual Literary Festival -- Old Dominion University -- World Voice -- October 3-5, 1995
Quraysh Ali is a native of Sheba by way of Enid, Oklahoma.
He has nine years of professional journalism experience in print and broadcast journalism, but eventually left Babylon’s mouthpiece to rediscover his own.
Quraysh Ali is executive director of Kuntu Drama, Inc. and programming director of the Guild Complex; Midwest Consultant for Poets and Writers, Inc.; artist-in-residence at Chicago’s Donoghue and Manierre Elementary Schools; and a teaching artist and lecturer at several public schools and universities throughout the country.
www.lib.odu.edu /litfest/18th/qurayshali.html   (165 words)

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