High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Bani Assad or Banu Assad is an Arab tribe in Iraq. They are Adnanite Arabs, they powerful and one of the most famous tribes. They are widley respected by many Arab tribes, respected by Shia Muslims, because they have buried the body of Imam Husayn, his family and companions with the help of Imam Ali b. Husayn, Zayn al- Abidin, the son of the Imam, and many martyres from the Battle of Karbala are from the tribe. Today, many members of the tribe live in many Iraqi cities of Basra, Najaf, Kufa, Karbala, Nasariyah, Amara, Kut, Hilla, Diyala, Baghdad. There are people from Banu Assad in Lebanon ,Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Egypt in Sina desert who have all migrated from Iraq. There are also members of Bani Assad tribe in Khuzestan, Ahwaz in Iran which was previously an Arab State occupied by Iran located with neighboring tribes of Banu Tamim, Banu Malik, Banu Kaab and other notable Arab Tribes.