Banu Najjar

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The Banu Najjar were the maternal tribe of the Prophet's grandfather Abdul-Muttalib, they resided in Madinah, and after the Prophet's emigration from Makkah he settled with them in Madinah, and it is at their settlement that the current Mosque of the Prophet stands.

Not to be confused with Banu Nadir, the Jewish tribe.



  1. ^ a b biography at MSA West Compendium of Muslim Texts