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The Hijra

After Muhammad sent seventy of his followers off to the northern town of Yathrib, which was later to be renamed Medina (“The City”). Later, in the early fall of 622, he learned of a plot to murder him and, with his closest friend, Abu Bakr al-Siddiq, set off to join the emigrants.   Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version... read more
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