The Banu Nadir (Arabic: بنو النظير ) were a Jewish tribe who lived in northern Arabia until the 7th century at the oasis of Yathrib (now known as Medina). The tribe challenged Muhammad as the leader of Medina. and planned along with allied nomads to attack Muhammad and were expelled from Medina as a result. The Banu Nadir then planned the battle of the Trench together with the Quraysh. They later participated in the battle of Khaybar.
Read more about Banu Nadir: Early History, Tribal Warfare, Arrival of Muhammad, Reaction To The Expulsion of The Banu Qaynuqa, Assassination of Ka'b Ibn Al-Ashraf, Expulsion From Medina, Battle of Trench: 627, Battle of Khaybar: 628
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