Who are the companions of the elephant mentioned in Surah Al-Fil (The Elephant), what was their treacherous plan and how did it go astray?


The companions of the elephant refer to the army of Abraha, so-called because it included a number of war elephants. He felt slighted by the Quraysh, and planned to exact revenge by destroying the kaaba.

He didn't succeed.

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  • he felt because kaaba more popular than his site. – Ahmad Azwar Anas Jun 17 '13 at 2:59

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