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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Russia Today 05 Aug 2020
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Cleveland Jewish News 05 Aug 2020
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Press TV 03 Aug 2020
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Arab News 01 Aug 2020
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The American Israelite 30 Jul 2020
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Press TV 30 Jul 2020
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First 5 Rafale jets take off from France, likely to reach India on July 29 27 Jul 2020
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Dr. Anne Speckhard, the Woman Who Faces Down Terrorists

The Jerusalem Post 26 Jul 2020
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Red Bluff Daily News 25 Jul 2020
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Top US military general visits Israel, stresses 'need to pressure Iran'

Press TV 25 Jul 2020
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The Jakarta Post 24 Jul 2020
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Voa News 21 Jul 2020
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