A Restatement of the History of Islam and Muslims

A new story of Islam. The story of the movement which was launched by Muhammad (s) in Makkah, and was consummated with the support of his cousin, collaborator, and vicegerent 'Ali ibn Abi Talib (a). It covers a period of ninety years from A.D. 570 to A.D. 661.

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  1. Introduction
  2. The Geography of Arabia
  3. Arabia before Islam
  4. Banu Hashim - Before the Birth of Islam
  5. The Birth of Muhammad and the Early Years of his Life
  6. The Marriage of Muhammad Mustafa and Khadija
  7. The birth of Ali ibn Abi Talib
  8. On the Eve of the Proclamation of His Mission
  9. The Birth of Islam and the Proclamation by Muhammad of his Mission
  10. Early Converts to Islam and their persecution
  11. The Two Migrations of Muslims to Abyssinia
  12. Hamza Accepts Islam
  13. Umar's Conversion to Islam
  14. The Economic and Social Boycott of the Banu Hashim
  15. The Deaths of Khadija and Abu Talib
  16. Muhammad's Visit to Ta'if
  17. The New Horizons of Islam
  18. The Hijra (Migration)
  19. The First Year of Hijra
  20. The Battles of Islam
  21. The Second Year of the Hijra
  22. The Battle of Badr
  23. The Marriage of Fatima Zahra and Ali ibn Abi Talib
  24. The Battle of Uhud
  25. The Birth of Hasan and Husain
  26. The Death of Fatima bint Asad, the Mother of Ali ibn Abi Talib
  27. The Battle of the Trench
  28. The Muslims and the Jews
  29. The Treaty of Hudaybiyya
  30. The Conquest of Khyber
  31. Letters of the Prophet to the Rulers of Neighboring Countries
  32. The Battle of Mootah
  33. The Campaign of Dhat es-Salasil
  34. The Conquest of Makkah
  35. The Battle of Hunayn
  36. The Expedition of Tabuk
  37. The Proclamation of Surah Bara'ah or Al Tawbah
  38. The Last Expedition
  39. The Farewell Pilgrimage
  40. The Coronation of Ali ibn Abi Talib as the Future Sovereign of the Muslims and as Head of the Islamic State
  41. Usama's Expedition
  42. Abu Bakr as Leader in Prayers
  43. The Unwritten Testament of the Messenger of God
  44. The Wives of the Muhammad the Apostle of God
  45. The Death of Muhammad, the Messenger of God
  46. The Reaction of the Family and the Companions of Muhammad Mustafa to his Death
  47. Muhammad Mustafa and his Succession
  48. The Sunni Theory of Government
  49. The Struggle for Power 1
  50. The Struggle for Power 2
  51. The Struggle for Power 3
  52. The Struggle for Power 4
  53. A Critique of Saqifa
  54. Saqifa and the Logic of History
  55. Saad ibn Ubada, the Ansari Candidate for Caliphate
  56. Abu Bakr the first Khalifa of the Muslims
  57. Principal Events of the Caliphate of Abu Bakr
  58. Democracy and the Muslims
  59. Umar bin al-Khattab, the Second Khalifa of the Muslims
  60. Uthman, the Third Khalifa of the Muslims
  61. Ali ibn Abi Talib, the Fourth Caliph of the Muslims
  62. Prelude to the War
  63. The Battle of Basra (the battle of Camel)
  64. The Change of Capital from Medina to Kufa
  65. The Revival of the Umayyads
  66. The Battle of Siffin
  67. The Death of Malik al-Ashtar and the Loss of Egypt
  68. The Assassination of Ali
  69. Some Reflections on Ali's Caliphate
  70. Ali's Internal and External Policy
  71. Ali as an Apostle of Peace
  72. Ali and the Ideals of Freedom and Liberty
  73. A List of “Firsts” in Islam
  74. The “Indispensability Equation” of Islam
  75. The Sacrifices of Muhammad for Islam
  76. The Major Failure of Abu Bakr and Umar
  77. Who Wrote the History of Islam and How?