the first inhabitants of Medina to accept Islam.
any of those who helped Muhammad after he began his preaching.
- An·sar·i·an, adjective
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How to use Ansar in a sentence
Pakzad is referring to the head of Ansar-e-Hezbollah in Isfahan, who denies having heard the news.
Some local media also attributed claims of responsibility to Sinai-based militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis.
Harakat Ansar has made an appeal on Saudi websites for funding.
Similarly, whether other groups like Ansar al-Sharia in Benghazi can be considered part of al Qaeda is a factual question.
The notion that these groups might actually be al Qaeda is illustrated by Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST).
He had scarcely left the Khalifa's presence, when he was recalled and sent to the Saier, there to be "educated as a true Ansar."
It is quite an ordinary occurrence for the Ansar to relate dreams flattering to the Khalifa, in the hope of getting some bakshish.
Every evening Yakub entertained hundreds of the Ansar with rich food, and distributed several ardebs of dates.
On that day the Khalifa ordered that everyone should stand to his flag, and that all the Ansar should attend at the mosque.
Harry Feversham was standing under the trees, guarded by four of the Ansar soldiery.The Four Feathers | A. E. W. Mason