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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Deccan Herald 06 Dec 2019
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The News International 05 Dec 2019
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In debate tents, Lebanese discuss ‘roadmap for revolution’

Gulf News 04 Dec 2019
Tripoli. A secular state, early elections, solving poverty ... Lebanese gather at a debate tent. Image Credit. AFP ... ‘They’d lost all trust’ ... Read more. ... Image Credit ... “They’d lost all trust in the political class,” she said in classical Arabic ... Noha Raad, a 49-year-old Arabic language teacher, said she was delighted to be learning something new every evening ... ....

Emiratis in the UK gather for National Day celebration

The National 04 Dec 2019
Hundreds of people gathered in London on Tuesday as the UAE embassy in the United Kingdom hosted a final event to round off National Day celebrations. Guests were treated to an evening celebrating traditional Emirati culture ... Traditional dancing and classical Arabic music entertained the dignitaries and guests who attended ... Read More ... Updated ... SHARE. ....

EMET Prize to be awarded: ‘Israel’s Nobel Prize’ goes to 11 winners

The Jerusalem Post 04 Dec 2019
The judges said that Kochavi “has turned the vocation of translation into a combination of mission and creation by translating a local world rich with textual memories, and creating a thorough acquaintance between Hebrew readers and modern Arabic poetry and drama, alongside her translations of classics in other languages.”....

A tribute to the history and culture of Krakow

Gulf Daily News 03 Dec 2019
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History of the kandura: how the traditional Emirati dress has evolved in the last 100 years

The National 02 Dec 2019
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Meet Rania Ali- The top International TV and events presenter

Mid Day 28 Nov 2019
Her fluency in English, as well as the Arabic language, has seen her host many events ... She is also a phenomenal voice-over artist who is capable of recording in classic Arabic, Lebanese, Egyptian and Khaliji which has made her the apt choice for TV and Radio voice-over recording....

National Day tribute to Bahrain’s heritage

Gulf Daily News 26 Nov 2019
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Riyadh Car Show attracts thousands of enthusiasts to Janadriyah

Arab News 25 Nov 2019
Riyadh Car Show, a unique exhibition featuring more than 1,200 classic and rare cars, attracted thousands of enthusiasts to Janadriyah on the northern outskirts of Riyadh ... exhibiting new, rare, historic and classic cars, Basem Al-Madfaa, project coordinator of the GEA told Arab News....

Dh8 million up for grabs for best teachers in the Middle East

The National 24 Nov 2019
And last month, Arabic ... On receiving the award, Ms Alyammahi, who teaches at the Murbah Secondary School for Girls in Fujairah, said the classical Arabic language "is fading away among the new generations" and it is up to teachers to find solutions to keep it alive....

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News-Press Now 24 Nov 2019
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The Jerusalem Post 23 Nov 2019
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