Map of Ummayad Syria

Qays and Yaman tribes

[Arab geneologists] offer[] a scheme of the subdivision of patriarchal tribes by which all Arabs who possess a nisba or gentile name can trace back their genealogy to one of two ultimate stocks, the Yemenite…

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Sykes–Picot Agreement

The 1916 Sykes–Picot Agreement was a secret agreement between the British and French governments regarding the division of the Ottoman Empire’s territory if the Ottoman Empire were defeated by the Allies in World War I….