Chronology of Conquests in the Name of Allah
See also Glossary of Islamic Terms
570: Muhammad born in Mecca.
610: Muhammad receives revelations written in the Quran. He began to preach and soon built a significant following.
622: The Flight (Hegira). Prophet Muhammad flees Mecca and finds refuge in Yathrib (Medina). Muslim calendars are dated from this year.
630-631: Unification of the Arabian peninsula under Caliphs.
632: Muhammad's death.
635-650: Conquest of Syria, Palestine, the Persian Empire, Egypt and parts of North Africa, West Africa and Spain. A bloodbath followed in the wake of Islamic victories around the Mediterranean Sea. Countless large Christian and Jewish communities destroyed, and the land promised to God's people in Old Testament days was wrenched from them.
638: The capture of Jerusalem.
650: The final text of the Quran is established.
656: The murder of the third caliph, Othman, who was succeeded by Ali, Muhammad's son-in-law. Civil war.
661: Ali assassinated. His rival, Muawiya, takes his place as caliph. Muslim loyalties split, but most remained Sunnis. Ali's descendant led the splinter group, the Shi'ites (about 10% of Muslims).
650-732: Expansion into Eastern Turkey, India and China.
673-797: Repeated attempts to penetrate deeper into Europe and capture Constantinople (Istanbul), the capital of the Greek Byzantine Empire. Leo IV defeats the Muslim swordsmen twice, then dies of Anthrax in 780 AD at the age of 30.
1453: Collapse of the Byzantine Empire when the Ottoman Turks finally captured Constantinople, renamed Istanbul. [The 16th Century painting above by Tintoretto shows Muslim warriors climbing the city wall and conquering Istanbul.]
1669: The Mediterranean island of Crete is conquered by the Ottoman Turks.
1915-16: A million Armenians killed by Ottoman Turks.
1920. Mohammad Haj Amin al-Husseini, soon to be Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, prompted the first large-scale pogrom against Jewish settlers in Palestine. Thousands of innocent Jewish settlers (along with their moderate Muslim neighbors) were slaughtered.
1983: "...more people were killed or injured by international terrorists 'than in any year in which governments began keeping records... The United States is the favorite target of terror.' ...Some two hundred of the five hundred terrorists attacks worldwide in 1983 were against U.S. facilities and personnel."
1984: "...he number of terrorist attacks increased to 652, according to State Department figures."
1990-2001: Over two million Christians in the Sudan have been killed and many more sold into slavery.
1941-1945: See The Nazi/Arab plots to exterminate Jews
Since 1975: Indonesian Muslims kill over 300,000 East Timorese Catholics.
Islam's self-described drive toward World Conquest:
Muslims shout at Jesus' home: 'Islam will dominate the world': "The Islamic Movement, the main Muslim political party in Nazareth, said it organized yesterday's march to celebrate Eid ul-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, which commemorates the Muslim belief Abraham was willing to sacrifice his son Ishmael for Allah. Christian and Jewish faith dictates it was Isaac, not Ishmael, whom Abraham almost sacrificed....
"Young Muslim men in battle gear marched and beat drums as a man on loudspeaker repeatedly exclaimed in Arabic, 'Allah is great.' Hundreds of activists strutted screaming Islamist epithets, including 'Islam is the only truth' and 'Islam shall rule all.'...
"'The march is meant to intimidate Christians,' said Saleem, a Nazareth Christian resident who asked that his last name be withheld for fear of what he said was 'Muslim retaliation' for speaking out. 'It's part of the methods used by the Muslims in very obvious ways to create an atmosphere where the Christians should know the Muslims are the main power and we are not welcome anymore." ...the majority of anti-Christian violence in Nazareth goes unreported because local Christians are too afraid to report crimes."
The Islamic Tide: "[Muslims have] a saying. 'First comes Saturday, then comes Sunday.' According to Brigitte Gabriel, a survivor of the Muslim terror in Lebanon, this saying means, 'first we fight the Jews, then we come for the Christians.' It must be admitted, of course, that Muslims haven’t waited for Israel’s defeat to begin attacking Christians.'
"Once upon a time the peaceful Christians of Lebanon built a democracy with open borders in the Middle East, and the Muslims destroyed it.... One day they began murdering Christians until the country was no longer recognizable. Christians fled the rubble of their homes.....
"In Iraq, under a Muslim majority, democracy signifies nothing more than the unleashing of Islamic gangs that authorities either cannot or will not control. While the neo-communists and their useful idiots around the world decry U.S. war crimes against Muslims, the Muslims have been perpetrating crimes against Christians.... And don’t imagine the U.S. military has intervened to save the Christians. The American military is weak because it is governed by political correctness. The commander-in-chief has already declared that Islam is 'a religion of peace.'...
“Whether motivated by naďve wishful thinking or rigid political correctness,' wrote Brigitte Gabriel, 'they assert that Islam is a ‘moderate,’ ‘tolerant,’ ‘peaceful’ religion that has been hijacked by ‘extremists.’
"'Their grievance is our freedom of religion.... 'We must not forget that Allah’s rules have to be established in all lands, and all our efforts should lead to that direction,' [says the "moderate" Muzammil H. Siddiqi, leader of the Islamic Society of North America]."
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