Battle of al-Qaryatayn

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For the battle during the Syrian Civil War, see Battle of Al-Qaryatayn (August 2015).
Battle of al-Qaryatayn
Part of Campaigns of Khalid ibn al-Walid
Date June 634
Location Syria
Result Muslim victory
Rashidun Caliphate Ghassanids
Commanders and leaders
Khalid ibn al-Walid Unknown
9,000 10,000
Casualties and losses
Very few Unknown but more than Muslims

Battle of al-Qaryatayn was a minor battle between the Ghassanid Arab allies of the Byzantine empire, and the Rashidun Caliphate army. It was fought after Khalid ibn Walid had conquered Tadmur in Syria. His army marched to al-Qaryatayn, the inhabitants of which resisted the Muslims. They were fought, defeated and plundered.


  • A.I. Akram, The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns, Nat. Publishing. House, Rawalpindi (1970) ISBN 0-7101-0104-X.

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