Battle of al-Qaryatayn
|Battle of al-Qaryatayn|
|Part of Campaigns of Khalid ibn al-Walid|
|Commanders and leaders|
Khalid ibn al-Walid||
|Casualties and losses|
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.