Arabs in India

A small but recognizable people with Arab origins have over time settled in the India.Many who arrived in Gujarat were later recruited to the army. Most Gujarati Arabs were traders, and business men who sold or traded silk, diamonds and other valuables resulting in wealthy business men. The city of Surat and villages within the city are notorious for Arab settlements. Variav and Randev are the few villages that Arabs started their lives in. In Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Iraqis arrived in 15th and 16th century from Sindh, Pakistan. These people claim ancestry from Arab tribe of Bani Tamim.In Hyderabad, Chaush are Arab community of Hadhrami descent whose ancestors were recruited as soldier by Nizam of Hyderabad. In Kerala, Syed Thangals of Hadhrami descent settled around 17th century as missionaries to propagate Islam. There are also Shia Sayyids in Northern region of country who claim descent from Wasit, Iraq like Zaidis. Sunni Sayyid of the country also claim Arab descent from Sufi missionaries but it is hard to say that every Sufi really belonged to Arab. Most of the Sufis migrated from Persia. Sunni Sayyid also include converts from higher Hindu castes like Brahmin and Kshatriya. Sunni Sheikhs also claim Arab descent from Sufis or migrants but it remains hoax. They don't know their tribe but trace lineage from Umar, Abu Bakr and Uthman, the Rashidun Caliphate. Many of present Sheikhs converted from Hindu castes such as Kayasth and Rajput.

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Pakistan woman mobbed for wearing attire with Arabic prints. What happened next

Hindustan Times 26 Feb 2024
A woman in Pakistan's Lahore was rescued by police after she was mobbed by a group of people for wearing attire with Arabic prints on it ... Woman wearing the outfit with Arabic print is seen in a screengrab from the video shared online.(X/ Barister Sidra Qayyum) ... That's just simple Arabic words not regarding religion....
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Hindustan Times 26 Feb 2024
On Thursday, ED conducted searches at four premises linked to the Hiranandani Group and its group entities in connection with its probe ... A woman in Pakistan's Lahore was rescued by police after she was mobbed by a group of people for wearing attire with Arabic prints on it....
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Sheikh Mohammed crowns Iraqi pharmacist Tala Al Khalil winner of Arab Hope Maker in Dubai

Gulf Today 25 Feb 2024
The closing ceremony witnessed the presence of an elite group of influential media, humanitarian and cultural figures in the Arab world ... The ceremony reviewed inspiring humanitarian stories that shed light on a group of humanitarian soldiers who harnessed their efforts and ......
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2 civilians killed, 5 injured in YPG/PKK attack in eastern Syria

Anadolu Agency 25 Feb 2024
Arabs make up the entire population of Deir ez-Zor, which the terrorist group occupied with the support of US forces under the pretext of fighting the Daesh/ISIS terrorist group....
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Palestinian leaders have brought a ‘nakba’ to their people

Cleveland Jewish News 25 Feb 2024
Nearly four months after Hamas declared war on Israel, Palestinians and other Arabs are finally speaking out against the Iran-backed terror group, holding it responsible for bringing a new nakba (catastrophe) upon the two million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip ... The loser is Palestine and all the Arabs....
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Broad consensus in Iraq on pullout of US-led foreign forces: Top security official

Press TV 25 Feb 2024
Iraqi National Security Advisor Qasim al-Araji says there is a broad consensus among all political factions of the Arab country on the need to end the presence of the US-led military coalition purportedly formed to fight the Daesh terrorist group ... its presence in the Arab country....
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Unveiling the Israeli Influence: The Hidden Role in Ending Omani Rule in Zanzibar

Watan 25 Feb 2024
The Arab leader Ali Mohsen Al-Barwani had a relationship with Gamal Abdel Nasser, which motivated various forces to unite against Arab rule in Zanzibar (Britain, Israel, Nyerere the ruler of Tanganyika, and Abdulrahman Babu, the leader of the communist movement in Zanzibar, who trained with his group for the revolution against Arab rule in Cuba)....
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Palestinian officials deny reports of PA gov resignation

The New Arab 25 Feb 2024
Meanwhile, a Hamas official denied any discussions about forming a technocratic Palestinian government in the near future, according to a report by The New Arab's Arabic language sister site Al-Araby Al-Jadeed on Sunday. The group's spokesman Jihad Taha told Al-Araby Al-Jadeed that the current priority was stopping Israel's war on Gaza....
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Iraqi Resistance not done yet with US over deadly airstrikes: Nujaba

Press TV 25 Feb 2024
Kaabi further underscored that Iraqi resistance groups will continue their operations with the intention of driving US-led foreign forces out of the Arab country and to target Israeli interests across the West Asia region ... However, they have repeatedly targeted anti-terror groups integrated into the official Iraqi armed forces....
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Kuwaiti designers center partake in Design Doha Biennale in Qatar

Kuna 25 Feb 2024
DOHA, Feb 25 (KUNA) -- A group of artists from Kuwaiti designers center sponsored by National Council for Culture, Arts, and Literature (NCCAL) and in cooperation with Khaleejesque cultural institute are participating in the first edition of the ......
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The Coming Showdown Over Rafah

Time Magazine 25 Feb 2024
Or perhaps Hamas will end this war by freeing all the hostages? That could be part of a deal in which the Islamic radical group’s leaders would be allowed to leave for exile, probably in some Arab country—which is what the PLO’s Yasser Arafat chose to do, departing Lebanon after the IDF invaded that country in 1982....
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PA gov’t could make place for Hamas-backed technocrats ‘within days’

Cleveland Jewish News 25 Feb 2024
Following Abbas’s trip, Hamas reportedly approved a three-step plan leading to “complete reconciliation [with the Palestinian Authority]” and the terrorist group joining the Palestine Liberation Organization, which controls the P.A., under a “unified Palestinian-Arab vision.”....
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Michigan governor says not voting for Biden over Gaza war ‘supports second Trump term’

The Observer 25 Feb 2024
Tlaib’s sister, Layla Elabed, is the campaign manager for Listen to Michigan, the group that has been leading the effort to get people to vote uncommitted. The group has the support of 30 elected officials across south-east Michigan, including Abdullah Hammoud, the mayor of Dearborn, which has a large Arab American population....

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