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Afro-Arabs
Afro- Arabs
Arabs
are individuals and groups from Africa
Africa
who are of partial Arab descent. Most Afro- Arabs
Arabs
inhabit the Swahili Coast
Swahili Coast
in the African Great Lakes region, although some can also be found in parts of the Arab world.[1][2]Contents1 Overview 2 See also 3 Citations 4 References 5 External linksOverview[edit] Afro-Arab
Afro-Arab
man of the Congo (ca. 1942).By around the 10th century CE, Arabs
Arabs
had established commercial settlements on the Swahili Coast. The Portuguese conquered these trading centers after the discovery of the Cape Road
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North African Arabs
North African Arabs (Arabic: عرب شمال أفريقيا‎ "‘ Arab
Arab
Shamal Ifriqiya") or "Maghrebi Arabs" (Arabic: :العرب المغاربة‎ "al-‘ Arab
Arab

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Afro Iraqis
Afro-Iraqis are an ethnic group that is descended from people of Zanj heritage in Iraq. Most are found in the southern port city of Basra, with many speaking Arabic and adhering to Islam.[5][6] There are more than 500,000 Afro-Iraqis.[1][2][3][4]Contents1 History 2 Social condition 3 Heritage 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Most Afro-Iraqis are the descendants of sailors, traders and slaves that were brought to Iraq from the Zanj region. The term Zanj also used to describe them is attributed to Zanzibar, an island off of the coast of Tanzania. Slave trade begun by early Arab traders started in the 9th century and lasted over a millennium. Most of these slaves were imported to work in large dates and sugarcane plantations.[5] To protest their treatment, Zanj slaves from Basra staged a successful revolt against Baghdad the Muslim capital for 15 years (refer to Zanj Rebellion). During this period they created a city called Moktara
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Fann At-Tanbura
Fann, or FANN, may refer to:Fast Artificial Neural Network Fann WongThis disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Fann. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the
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Mizmar (dance)
Mizmar (Arabic: مزمار‎) is a folkloric dance native to the Hejaz region of Saudi Arabia. The dance involves moving while twirling a bamboo cane, to the music of drums. The dance and music have strong Bantu influences
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Tihamah
Tihamah
Tihamah
or Tihama (Arabic: تهامة‎ Tihāmah) refers to Red Sea coastal plain of Arabia
Arabia
from the Gulf of Aqaba
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Hejaz
The Hejaz
Hejaz
(Arabic: اَلْـحِـجَـاز‎, Al-Ḥijāz, literally "the Barrier"), is a region in the west of present-day Saudi Arabia. The region is so called as it separates the land of the Najd in the east from the land of Tihamah
Tihamah
in the west
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Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia[c] (/ˌsɔːdi əˈreɪbiə/ ( listen), /ˌsaʊ-/ ( listen)), officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA),[d] is a sovereign Arab
Arab
state in Western Asia
Western Asia
constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. With a land area of approximately 2,150,000 km2 (830,000 sq mi), Saudi Arabia
Arabia
is geographically the fifth-largest state in Asia
Asia
and second-largest state in the Arab
Arab
world after Algeria. Saudi Arabia
Arabia
is bordered by Jordan
Jordan
and Iraq
Iraq
to the north, Kuwait
Kuwait
to the northeast, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab
Arab
Emirates to the east, Oman
Oman
to the southeast and Yemen
Yemen
to the south
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Tunisia
Islam
Islam
(state religion; 99.1% Sunni[9] others (1%; including Christian, Jewish, Shia, Bahá'í)[9]Demonym TunisianGovernment Unitary semi-presidential republic[12][13]• PresidentBeji Caid Essebsi• Head of GovernmentYoussef ChahedLegislature Assembly of the Representatives of the PeopleFormation•  Husainid Dynasty
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Gnawa Music
Gnawa
Gnawa
music (Arabic. غْناوة or كْناوة) is a north african repertoire of ancient African spiritual religious songs and rhythms. Its well-preserved heritage combines ritual poetry with traditional music and dancing. The music is performed at lila, entire communal nights of celebration dedicated to prayer and healing guided by the Gnawa
Gnawa
maalem, or master musician, and their group of musicians and dancers. Though many of the influences that formed this music can be traced to sub-Saharan West-Africa. .[1] Nowadays, Gnawa
Gnawa
music has spread through many other countries in Africa and Europe, such as France.[2] The word "Gnawa", plural of "Gnawi", is taken to be derived from the Hausa-Fulani demonym "Kanawa" for the residents of Kano, the capital of the Hausa-Fulani Emirate
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Morocco
Coordinates: 32°N 6°W / 32°N 6°W / 32; -6Kingdom of Moroccoالمملكة المغربية (Arabic) ⵜⴰⴳⵍⴷⵉⵜ ⵏ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ (Berber)FlagCoat of armsMotto:  لله، الوطن، الملك  (Arabic) Allah, Al Watan, Al Malik ⴰⴽⵓⵛ, ⴰⵎⵓⵔ, ⴰⴳⵍⵍⵉⴷ (Berber)"God, Homeland, King"Anthem:  النشيد الوطني المغربي  (Arabic) ⵉⵣⵍⵉ ⴰⵏⴰⵎⵓⵔ ⵏ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ  (Berber) Cherifian AnthemDark green: Internationally recognized territory of Morocco. Lighter green: Western Sahara, a territory claimed and mostly controlled by Morocco
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West Africa
West
West
Africa, also called Western Africa
Africa
and the West
West
of Africa, is the westernmost region of Africa
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Afro-jordanian
Afro-Jordanian or African-Jordanian are an ethnic group that is descended from people of Black African heritage in Jordan
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African Union
The African Union
African Union
(AU) is a continental union consisting of all 55 countries on the African continent, extending slightly into Asia via the Sinai Peninsula
Sinai Peninsula
in Egypt. It was established on 26 May 2001 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and launched on 9 July 2002 in South Africa,[6] with the aim of replacing the Organisation of African Unity
Organisation of African Unity
(OAU) established on 25 May 1963 in Addis Ababa, with 32 signatory governments. The most important decisions of the AU are made by the Assembly of the African Union, a semi-annual meeting of the heads of state and government of its member states
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Arab Slave Trade
The Arab slave trade
Arab slave trade
was the practice of slavery in the Arab world, mainly in Western Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, Southeast Africa
Africa
and Europe.[1] This barter occurred chiefly between the medieval era and the early 20th century
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Black Guard
The Black Guard
Black Guard
(Arabic: عبيد البوخاري‎, meaning "slaves of al-Bukhari"), were the corps of West African and Moroccan soldiers assembled by the Alaouite
Alaouite
sultan of Morocco, Moulay Ismail (reigned 1672–1727).[1] The Black Guard
Black Guard
descended from tribes of the south brought to Morocco
Morocco
from southern Africa, who were settled with their families in a special colonies, at Mechra er-Remel, to have children and to work as indentured servants.[1] At age 10, they were trained in certain skills; the girls in domestic life or entertainments, and the boys in masonry, archery, horsemanship, and musketry. At age 15 those that were chosen entered the army
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