Recite! In the name of thy Lord and Cherisher, who created man out of a clinging substance. Recite! And thy Lord Is Most Bountiful! He who taught the use of the pen taught man that which he knew not
There is no God but Allah, and we must devote our lives to Him
Prophet Mohammad continued preaching until his death. He was the last of the prophets
After Prophet Muhammad passed away, a series of caliphs (leaders) became his successors. The first of them was Abu Bakr who was later succeeded by Caliph Omar. After Omar's assassination, Uthman took his place. After his death, Ali was elected to be the new caliph. Together, Arab Muslims had conquered many regions in the Middle East such as Syria and Palestine. Islam had also spread to Europe, Asia and Africa.