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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
  • Ansari (nesba), people known as Ansari or Al-Ansari as a nesba
  • Ansari (surname), contemporary people known as Ansari or Al-Ansari as a surname
    • Banu Aws, one of the main Arab tribes of Medina which, along with the Khazraj, constituted the Ansar ("helpers")
  • Momin Ansari, a Muslim community, found mainly in the world and West and North India and the province of Sindh in Pakistan
  • Ansari, an alternate term for Alawites or Alawis


Other uses[edit]

  • Ansari X Prize, a former space competition
  • Ansar Imam Mahdi, a 21st-century Shia movement that believes Ahmad al-Hassan is the messenger of the 12th imam

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