Battle o Badr

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Battle o Badr
Pairt o the Muslim-Quraish Wars
Date 13 March 624 CE/17 Ramadan, 2 AH
Location At the wells o Badr, 80 mi (130 km) soothwast o Medina
Result Decisive Muslim victory
Belligerents
Muslims o Medina Quraish o Mecca
Commanders an leaders
Muhammad
Hamza ibn Abd al-Muttalib
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Abu Jahl
Utba ibn Rabi'ah
Umayyah ibn Khalaf
Hind al-Hunnud
Strength
313 Infantry & Cavalry: 2 Horses an 70 camels 950 Infantry & Cavalry: 100 Horses an 170 Camels
Casualties an losses
14 killed 70 killed
(37 killed bi Ali)[1]

70 captured

The Battle o Badr (Arabic: غزوة بدر‎), foucht on Setturday, 13 Mairch 624 CE (17 Ramadan, 2 AH in the Islamic calendar) in the Hejaz region o wastren Arabie (present-day Saudi Arabie), wis a key battle in the early days o Islam an a turnin point in Muhammad's struggle wi his opponents amang the Quraish[2] in Mecca.

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  2. Quraish refers tae the tribe in control o Mecca. The plural an adjective are Quraishi. The terms "Quraishi" an "Meccan" are uised interchyngeably atween the Hijra in 622 an the Muslim Conquest o Mecca in 630.

Coordinates: 23°44′N 38°46′E / 23.733°N 38.767°E / 23.733; 38.767