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Ansari may refer to:

  • Ansar (Islam), an Islamic term that literally means "helpers" and denotes the Medinan citizens that helped the Islamic prophet Muhammad after the Hijra
    • Banu Aws, one of the main Arab tribes of Medina which, along with the Khazraj, constituted the Ansar ("helpers")
    • Tala' al Badru 'Alayna, a traditional Islamic song that the Ansar sang to Muhammad upon his arrival at Yathrib after completing the Hijra
  • Ansari, an alternate term for Alawites or Alawis
  • Ansar Imam Mahdi, a 21st-century Shia movement, who believe in Ahmad al-Hassan is the messenger of the 12th imam
  • Ansari (nesba), list of people with this surname
  • The Ansari mountains in Syria
  • Ansari X Prize, a space competition that was won on October 4, 2004 - named after Amir Ansari and Anousheh Ansari of the Ansari family,
  • Ansariye, Lebanon, a town in South Lebanon
  • Aziz Ansari American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director.
  • Banu Khazraj or Banu al-Khazraj, a Muslim ethnic group found in South Asia
  • Momin Ansari, a Muslim community, found mainly in West and North India and the province of Sindh in Pakistan

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