Sharjah: Al-Qasimi family tree

The Al-Qasimi family has old origins, especially compared to some of the region’s younger ruling families. They are part of the Qawasim tribe, a leading sub-section of the widespread Sunni Huwalah. The Huwalah migrated between Persia and Arabia, and produced other well-known families, such as the famous Qatari merchants the Darwish. Members of the Qawasim are a key base of support for the Al-Qasimi.

Published as part of GSN 1000, 17 September 2015. This family tree can be accessed as part of a GSN subscription, or purchased seperately for £60.

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