First Expedition to Badr
The First Expedition to Badr (Arabic: غزوة سفوان ghazwa Safawān) or the Preliminary Badr Invasion occurred in year 2 AH of the Islamic calendar, in Rabi ul Awal (September 623). Kurz ibn Jabir al-Fihri raided Muslim territory and stole pasturing camels belonging to Madinah. Muhammad was a three days distance away.[unreliable source?] Muhammad mobilized 70 men. By the time Muhammad reached the valley of Safawan, al-Fihri fled. Once they passed Al Haja, they proceed to al Kut, also known today as Kuwait.
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