Islam is a religion of peace, justice and mercy. It teaches us to worship Allah alone and to follow His messenger, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Islam also teaches us to strive in the way of Allah and to defend our faith and dignity against oppression and injustice. One of the most remarkable examples of this struggle is the battle of Badr, which was the first major battle fought by the Muslims against the Quraish of Mecca. In this article, we will learn about the background, events and outcomes of this historic battle, and how it changed the course of Islamic history.