Banu al-Nadir

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Jewish tribe of Medina. Contributed significantly to Medinan economy. Entered into a pact with Muhammad known as the Constitution of Medina. Besieged and expelled after the Battle of Uhud in 625 for suspected disloyalty. Chapter 59 in the Quran concerns their expulsion. In 627, planned siege of Medina with Quraysh against the Muslims.

Subjects: Islam.

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