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Submitted by Roger Williams (United States), Dec 2, 2006 at 17:48

Muslims like to play on the fact that many people are ignorant of history by claiming that Islam spread peacefully. That is, putting it bluntly and hostestly, a lie, pure and simple. This is how Islam spread by sword. So much for religion of peace. Submit to arab way of life(Islam) or die.

Muslims' movement speak for itself, even today after 1400 years of bloodshed.

570 - Birth of Muhammad in Mecca into the tribe of Quraish. 577 - Muhammads mother dies 580 - Death of Abdul Muttalib, Muhammads grandfather. 583 - First journey to Syria with a trading Caravan 595 - Muhammad marries Khadijah a rich widow several years older than him. 595 - Second journey to Syria 598 - His son, Qasim, is born 600 - His daughter, Zainab, is born 603 - His daughter, Um-e-Kalthum, is born 604 - His daughter, Ruqayya, is born 605 - Placement of Black Stone in Kaaba. 605 - His daughter, Fatima, is born 610 - Mohammed, in a cave on Mt. Hira, hears the angel Gabriel tell him that Allah is the only true God. 613 - Muhammads first public preaching of Islam at Mt. Hira. Gets few converts. 615 - Muslims persecuted by the Quraish. 619 - Marries Sauda and Aisha (9 years old) 620 - Institution of five daily prayers 622 - Muhammad immigrates from Mecca to Medina, which was then called Yathrib, gets more converts. Power of Sword 623 - Battle of Waddan 623 - Battle of Safwan 623 - Battle of Dul-Ashir 624 - Muhammad and converts begin raids on caravans to fund the movement. 624 - Zakat becomes mandatory 624 - Battle of Badr 624 - Battle of Bani Salim 624 - Battle of Eid-ul-Fitr and Zakat-ul-Fitr 624 - Battle of Bani Qainuqa 624 - Battle of Sawiq 624 - Battle of Ghatfan 624 - Battle of Bahran 625 - Battle of Uhud. 70 Muslims are killed. 625 - Battle of Humra-ul-Asad 625 - Battle of Banu Nudair 625 - Battle of Dhatur-Riqa 626 - Battle of Badru-Ukhra 626 - Battle of Dumatul-Jandal 626 - Battle of Banu Mustalaq Nikah 627 - Battle of the Trench 627 - Battle of Ahzab 627 - Battle of Bani Quraiza 627 - Battle of Bani Lahyan 627 - Battle of Ghaiba 627 - Battle of Khaibar 628 - Muhammad signs treaty with Quraish. 630 - Muhammad conquers Mecca. 630 - Battle of Hunsin. 630 - Battle of Tabuk 632 - Muhammad dies. 632 - Abu-Bakr, Muhammads father-in-law, along with Umar, begin a military move to enforce Islam in Arabia. 633 - Battle at Oman 633 - Battle at Hadramaut. 633 - Battle of Kazima 633 - Battle of Walaja 633 - Battle of Ulleis 633 - Battle of Anbar 634 - Battle of Basra, 634 - Battle of Damascus 634 - Battle of Ajnadin. 634 - Death of Hadrat Abu Bakr. Hadrat Umar Farooq becomes the Caliph. 634 - Battle of Namaraq 634 - Battle of Saqatia. 635 - Battle of Bridge. 635 - Battle of Buwaib. 635 - Conquest of Damascus. 635 - Battle of Fahl. 636 - Battle of Yermuk. 636 - Battle of Qadsiyia. 636 - Conquest of Madain. 637 - Battle of Jalula. 638 - Battle of Yarmouk. 638 - The Muslims defeat the Romans and enter Jerusalem. 638 - Conquest of Jazirah. 639 - Conquest of Khuizistan and movement into Egypt. 641 - Battle of Nihawand 642 - Battle of Ray in Persia 643 - Conquest of Azarbaijan 644 - Conquest of Fars 644 - Conquest of Kharan. 644 - Umar is murdered. Othman becomes the Caliph. 647 - Conquest of the island of Cypress 644 - Uman dies and is succeeded by Caliph Uthman. 648 - Campaign against the Byzantines. 651 - Naval battle against the Byzantines. 654 - Islam spreads into North Africa 656 - Uthman is murdered. Ali become Caliph. 658 - Battle of Nahrawan. 659 - Conquest of Egypt 661 - Ali is murdered. 662 - Egypt falls to Islam rule. 666 - Sicily is attacked by Muslims 677 - Siege of Constantinople 687 - Battle of Kufa 691 - Battle of Deir ul Jaliq 700 - Sufism takes root as a sect of Islam 700 - Military campaigns in North Africa 702 - Battle of Deir ul Jamira 711 - Muslims invade Gibraltar 711 - Conquest of Spain 713 - Conquest of Multan 716 - Invasion of Constantinople 732 - Battle of Tours in France. 740 - Battle of the Nobles. 741 - Battle of Bagdoura in North Africa 744 - Battle of Ain al Jurr. 746 - Battle of Rupar Thutha 748 - Battle of Rayy. 749 - Battle of lsfahan 749 - Battle of Nihawand 750 - Battle of Zab 772 - Battle of Janbi in North Africa 777 - Battle of Saragossa in Spain Islam spread by the sword. Took political control of areas; reduced non-Muslims to abused second-class citizens and then waited for people to convert out of political and economic necessity.

There was nothing peaceful about the Muslim conquest of much of the world -- including the near conquest of Europe. Thank God for Charles Martel! And they call it, " 'Islam', Religion of Peace ".

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