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AlNassiri or (Alnassery) tribe

The Nassiri (AlNasery) was the most powerful tribe of north Baghdad area, the tribe controlled Iraq for over 30 years, through the former 2 president of Iraq “Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr” and “Saddam Hussein” and many more powerful leaders and rolled the region for many many years before that.

‘Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr‘ was the fourth President of Iraq, from 17 July 1968 until 16 July 1979. 

Saddam Hussein’ was the fifth President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.—Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup that brought the party to power in Iraq.

The noble tribe (alNassiri) was named after the prince Ahmed (Nasser Al-Din or Nassir Aldin), this is according to many old original document dated to 1661 AD.

Prince AlNassir the son of the great Prince Hussein al-Iraqi Governor of al-Basra at that time. which was pointed as prince and ruler of north Baghdad region, and was given the name Bage by the ottoman empire

 Which he was the sons of  Sirs (Zine El Abidine) bin Ali the son of Sir Hussein, the son of Sir Ali bin Abi Talib May Allah honor his face (R.A) .

Ali ibn Abi Talib  عَلِيّ ٱبْن أَبِي طَالِب, (R.A) who was the cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad (all prayers and blessings of allah may be upon him (S.A.W)) who ruled as the fourth caliph from 656 to 661AD. the fourth of the Rightly Guided Caliphs in Islam.

Ali ibn Abi Talib (R.A) is the paternal cousin of Prophet Mohammed (S.A.W)  , as they both shared grandfather Abdul-Mutalib ibn Hakim.

Abdul-Mutalib is one of the most important members of the Banu Hashim clan of the Quraysh (Kuraysh) tribe, Quraysh was  the direct descendants of Ismael (the prophet Ismā’īl (A.S)) the son  of our prophet Abrahem (Ibrahim (A.S)).   

Quraysh one of the most important and famous chiefs in Arabia who dominated the Arabian Peninsula before the rise of Islam.

Al Nassiri tribe maintains the same traditions as semi-legendary ancestral, and the powerful influence inherited generation by generation as we were named bayjat by the The Ottoman Empire as sign of honor leadership of north Bagdad area 

Religious affiliation is essential in our believes, and of that the believe that every thing happened for reason as most of life’s events are orchestrated by God for reason. What happened after the fall of Saddam Hussein’s in 2003, as a new realities and challenges emerged in tribe in relation to restructuring the political system and creating new power-sharing agreements between Iran and USA. 

Our tribe severed most after 2003 like most of the Iraqi people as we were forced to leave our houses and land, confiscate most of our belonging, killed, tortured, kidnaped and until today after 14 years still many of us still in the prison. 

Furthermore, before 2003 we were no merchant, as we were not allowed to practice any trading, most of us are solders or government employee this why trading was not allowed.

However, besides faith, family is the second most important element to us.  Family loyalty and obligations take precedence over loyalty and obligations to one’s personal needs. This why we helped each other.

The family structure is tight-knit and deep in our mind is one of the major determining factors of personal status, followed by individual character and achievement. A person’s honor and dignity come from their family.

In generally we are socially-oriented. however we are committed with our tribal affiliation with high degree of liability and discipline which hold us accountable toward our community despite bearing an enormous grievous burden on our shoulders.

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