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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Emirati athletes hope more Arab women competing in sports hijabs will break barriers

The National 05 Aug 2021
Emirati Shahad Budebs hopes seeing more women in full body or hijab sports gear will encourage other Arab athletes to compete in the gruelling CrossFit games ... Athletes said it was crucial for the young to have Arab female sports role models growing up....
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Mubadala-backed Tabby raises $50m to value the start-up at $300m

The National 04 Aug 2021
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SHEIN launches exclusive summer 2021 collection in collaboration with Bahraini celebrity Almahra in the Middle East

Gulf News 04 Aug 2021
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How Arab connection to World Expos has evolved over time

Arab News 03 Aug 2021
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Swatch unveils 3rd Expo 2020 countdown clock in Dubai

Gulf Daily News 03 Aug 2021
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Cleveland Jewish News 03 Aug 2021
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In Kerala’s Kozhikode, company museum pays rich tribute to the dhow

Indian Express 02 Aug 2021
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Nuclear phase-out policy should be retracted

Korea Times 02 Aug 2021
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Tunisian journalist files court case to challenge power grab

The New Arab 01 Aug 2021
A prominent Tunisian journalist has taken to the court to challenge a set of controversial political decisions by President Kais Saied, which have raised the spectre of a coup in a country hailed a model of successful democratic transition in the Arab world since its revolution in 2011....
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Egyptian Publishers Association to organize training project ‘Cairo: Hope Begins’

Egypt Today 29 Jul 2021
The training project includes a session entitled "New Business Models", in partnership with the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Goethe-Institut in Cairo, and the Arab Voices project, on July 29, ......
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HUSSEIN IBISH: Tunisia’s litmus test for Arab politics

Business Day 28 Jul 2021
This is a battle that has played out repeatedly across the Arab world ... But in Tunisia, Ennahda seemed to be pointing towards a third way, a model for post-Islamist Arab politics ... And even if Ennahda’s transformation is incomplete or insufficient, it does offer a model for incorporating religious conservatives into constitutional Arab democracies....
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Archives of beauty and pain: A century of African women in photos

Al Jazeera 28 Jul 2021
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Meet the firm boosting Arabs in Israel's hi-tech field - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 26 Jul 2021
Takwin is determined to enhance the role and influence of Arab citizens in the continually expanding hi-tech field ... Successful companies founded and led by Israeli Arabs can serve as models, encouraging younger Arabs to pursue higher education studies in engineering and sciences, fields that traditionally have not been of interest....
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