Al Eisa

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Al Eisa (العيسى) is an old Arab clan who live in the village of Jammain, a suburb of the city of Nablus in the West Bank. They belong to the mother tribe of Al Zeitawi. Al Zeitawi is an old Arab tribe that arrived to the area after coming from Mecca. It is believed that[by whom?] the Zeitawi tribe are direct descendants of the Prophet Muhammad.

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