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Kurdish Gazan families interwoven in Palestine’s national fabric

Kurds came to Palestine for several purposes over the centuries. They then continued to flock for trade and work in the Ottoman and Mamluk eras, when they merged and built archeological sites in Palestine.
Gaza Kurds

Kurds are one of the most prominent ethnic groups in Palestinian society, going back to the era of Saladin al-Ayyubi, when they flocked to Palestine to liberate it from the crusaders.

They also headed to Palestine during the rule of Najm al-Din Ayyub, the Ottoman Caliphate, and the Mamluks era. They are mostly concentrated in Gaza, which was the trade link between Damascus, Cairo and Europe.

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