The conversion of Hamza bin Abdul Muttalib and Umar bin Alkhattab had a profound effect on the situation of the early Muslims, but the Quraysh persisted upon the religion of their fore fathers and began making plans to stop the prophet peace be upon him from continuing his mission.
After multiple failed attempts of stopping the prophet peace be upon him from preaching Islam, the Quraysh decided to boycott him and his tribesmen. They all swore not to have any business interactions with Bani Hashim and Bani Muttalib. They even stopped marrying from their tribes and broke all their relations with them. A parchment regarding the boycott was written down and hung in the Ka’bah. All children, women, old and even sick of Bani Hashim and Muttalib were forced to retire to the narrow pass (Shib Abi Talib) in the outskirts of Makkah. The siege started in the…
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