got Juwairiya on that day. Nafi said that Ibn Omar had told him the above narration and that Ibn 'Omar was in that army.
In this war, says the Muslim chronicler, "600 were taken prisoners by the Muslims. Among the booty there were, 2,000 camels and 5,000 goats."50
The world is shocked Muslim terrorists kill children
and the Muslim apologists are quick to announce that killing children in Islam is prohibited. The Truth is Muhammad allowed killing children during night raids.
('… so long as it is not done deliberately'
hadith 4324 '… it was with the permission of Allah so that He may disgrace the evil-doers[disbelievers]')
It is reported on the authority of Sa'b b. Jaththama that the Prophet of Allâh (may peace be upon him), when asked about the women and children of the polytheists being killed during the night raid, said: They are from them
. [belong to them]
The objective of Muhammad's raids was primarily to loot. A number of sources considered authoritative by virtually all Muslims attest that in order to win, the Prophet took advantage of the element of surprise:
To justify such dastardly attacks on civilians
Ibn 'Aun reported: I wrote to Nafi' inquiring from him wether it was necesarry to extend (to the disbelievers) an invitation to accept (Islam) before meeting them in fight [9:29].
He wrote (in reply) te me that it was necesarry in the early days of Islam. The Messenger of Allâh (may peace be upon him) made a raid upon Banu Mustaliq
while they were unaware and their cattle were having a drink at the water. He
[Muhammad] killed those who fought and imprisoned others
. On that very day, he captured Juwairiya bint al-Harith. Nafi' said that this tradition was related to him
[Muhammad] by Abdullah b. Omar who (himself) was among the raiding troops.
, Muslim historians have often accused their victims of conspiring against Islam. However, there is no reason to believe that any Arab tribe would have benefited by invading the Muslims, who had become a strong group of bandits. Contrary to this claim, many tribes adopted policies of appeasement vis-à-vis Musims by signing peace treaties with Muhammad in order to stay safe. Those treaties were later broken by the prophet when he became powerful