Uqba ibn Abu Mu'ayt
Who was Uqba ibn Abu Mu'ayt?
Uqba assaulted Muhammad because he was preaching monotheism He also constantly ridiculed Muhammad when the latter was preaching in Mecca. On one occasion, Uqba spat on Muhammad's face at the incitement of his friend Ubay ibn Khalaf. According to the Islamic tradition, the Quranic verse [ ] was revealed at that moment to Muhammad regarding Uqba and Ubay.
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