List of battles fought during Ramadan by Muslims
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- 624 - Battle of Badr.
Versus the Makkan idolaters. "The great Battle of Badr", was the first battle between Muslims and non-Muslims.
- 627 - The Battle of the Ditch. Muslims trained for this battle
during Ramadan, though it occurred in the following month of Shawal.
- 630 - Battle of Tabouk (also called the Battle of Tabuk). The
soldiers of Islam, under the leadership of Muhammad, established a training and fighting camp in Tabouk during the month of fasting, the Byzantine army shown no aggression so the Muslims returned peacefully without fighting.
southern frontier cities on the Andalusian coast defeating [[King Roderick]]. They stayed for eight hundred years, disseminating Islam.
- 1099 - Battle of Ascalon. Took place on 22 Ramadan (August 12),
- 1187 - Battle of Hattin. Took place at dawn—after the
Night of Power (Lailat ul-Qadr) (or "Night of Destiny"). Sultan Saladin (Salah Al-Din Al-Ayubi) wiped out the Frankish army and went on to reclaim Jerusalem for Islam. The battle took place on July 4.
- 1962 to 1970 - Yemeni Civil War. Fighting continued through nine
- 1973 - Ramadan War (Elsewhere known as the Yom Kippur War).
- 1975 to 1990 - Lebanon's civil war. Fighting took place
over the course of seventeen Ramadans.
- 1981 - Iran rejected Iraqi offers for a Ramadan cease-fire.
- 1982 - Iran launched an attack on Iraq that they explicitly
called "Operation Ramadan."
- 1986 - Christian forces called for a Ramadan cease-fire, which lasted
- 1987 - Iran again rejected Iraqi offers for a Ramadan cease-fire.
- 1987 to 1993 - The first Palestinian Intifada was
waged over six Ramadans.
- 1990s - There were at least 20 examples of Ramadan violence by Muslims
during the Algerian civil war.
guerrillas in Jammu-Kashmir.
- 2003 to 2007 - Iraq War. Fighting took place over the course of
four Ramadans.[clarification needed]