Murad (tribe)

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The Murad are an Arab tribe of eastern Yemen.[1] The tribe belong to the great southern group of the Madhhidj.[2] Several Islamic scholars have cited the name Murad as a nickname and that their own name for themselves are the Yuhabir.[2] They are described as retaining a typically Beduin character and their territory called al-Djawf, placed to the east of Nadjran and Ma'rib.[2]


  1. ^ Peterson, John (1982). Yemen, the search for a modern state. Croom Helm. p. 81. ISBN 978-0-7099-2003-8. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Houtsma, M. Th (1993). First encyclopaedia of Islam: 1913-1936. BRILL. p. 726. ISBN 978-90-04-09796-4. Retrieved 4 October 2011.