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Brave Hearts: Stories from Islamic History
When the believers saw the confederate forces, they said: This is what God and His Apostle had promised us. And God and His Apostle told us what is true. And it only added to their faith and their zeal in obedience. "Among the believers are men who have been true to their covenant with God: Of them some have completed their vow (to the extreme), and some (still) wait; but they have never changed (their determination) in the least." (33:23)

The battle of Badr was the most important among the Islamic battles of Destiny. For the first time the followers of the new faith were put into a serious test.

The detail of single combat between Ali and Amr bin Abdu Wud. Amr was famous for his strength and skill. It was said that he was equal to 500 horsemen..

Abu Bakr looked for a moment at Qaqa. Then he said, "No army can be defeated if its ranks possess the likes of this man." And Qaqa bin Amr rode away to reinforce the army of Khalid!


I am the death of the Pale Ones;
I am the killer of the Romans;
I am a scourge sent upon you;
I am Dhiraar bin Al Azwar!

"I am Khaulah, sister of Dhiraar. My brother has been captured, and I must fight to set him free."

Praising his character, the Prophet(pbuh) said:
"Every Ummah has a trustworthy man; Abu 'Ubaidah is the trustworthy man of this Ummah."

A tyrant dies and his rule ends
A martyr dies and his rule begins...