Quraysh

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Quraysh:

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, ancient Bedouin tribe near Mecca to which Muhammad belonged. At one time camel drivers and caravan guides, they became, after acquiring custody of the Kaaba (5th cent.), one of the most powerful tribes in central Arabia and the chief family of Mecca.
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The forces conducted the operation at Mohammad Zai, Quraish Abad, Shah Pur, Behzadi Chikar Kote and Oblan Afghan refugee camp areas against the criminals and succeeded in arresting 87 criminals including the proclaimed offenders and illegal afghan immigrants.
The Holy Prophet said that there would be 12 Caliphs after him and all of them would belong to the tribe of Quraish.
This stopped when Abu Rabea Abdullah Bin Amr Al Makhzoumi, who was a very wealthy man, offered to take turns with the Quraish tribes in providing the Kiswa.
The Civil Defense authority said the landslide caused the ceiling of the four story building in the Batha Quraish area to collapse, injuring a man and woman.
Ebtisam Quraish and Undersecretary of the Ministry, that the meeting came within framework of following up progress of work , providing requirements of work and presenting proposals on provision of the best services in fields of researches and studies to be conducted by the Corporation experts.
We might read the depth of his anxiety in his prayer before the beginning of the battle when he stood up supplicating his Lord: "God this is Quraish.
Baghdadi claims descent from the Prophet Muhammad and his Quraish tribe, which is not true, and he asserts that "we are the soldiers in the mission declared by the Prophet".
Uthman responded by commissioning a group to come together, organize the Qur'an according to the dialect of the tribe of Quraish, and spread the Quraishi dialect to all parts of the empire.
Mohamed Abu Quraish, president of the TE Workers' Independent Syndicate and head of the Scientific Society of Telecom Engineers (SSTE) said that the crisis started when the first licence for a mobile company was given to the private sector.
He added that the military units of the Command killed a number of terrorists, by attempting by the enemy to attack on one of the units in the village of Quraish, and also burned a vehicle type pickup carrying machine guns, and burned another vehicle and killed those in it in Tikrit gate.
Seeing the size of this huge army camping on the outskirts of Makkah and knowing their intentions, one of the most respected nobles among the Quraish tribe of Makkah, Hazrat Abdul-Muttalib, the grandfather of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), felt quite helpless.
Atifa Quraish, who has been running a business firm for the last five years, said the major problem they faced was finding market for their products.