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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Yahoo Daily News 25 May 2020
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'Like an earthquake:' Karachi residents recall deadly plane crash

Arab News 24 May 2020
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Dubai leading fight against Covid-19 through latest technologies

Arabian Business 24 May 2020
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The mathematical model Pakistan is using to predict the course of COVID-19

Arab News 22 May 2020
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Patek Philippe clock featuring Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid's signature to be auctioned by Christie's

The National 19 May 2020
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Jerusalem Day 2020: Examining the city's developing ecosystem

The Jerusalem Post 19 May 2020
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10 Arab models from the Middle East rocking the global fashion scene

Gulf News 18 May 2020
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Coronavirus: UAE and fellow Gulf states well positioned to lead the global response to the pandemic

The National 17 May 2020
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Court calls former PMs, Zardari in Toshakhana gifts case

Dawn 16 May 2020
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Why There’s No Justice for Malki Roth

The Algemeiner 13 May 2020
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What Hariri's turn from Mr Reform to intransigent opposition means for Lebanon's rescue plan

The National 12 May 2020
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Libya’s Don Quixote Haftar

Middle East Monitor 11 May 2020
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HBMSU calls for innovation to re-engineer higher education

Gulf Daily News 10 May 2020
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