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Following two decades of religious, political, and military activity and invitation in Arab Africa and al– Maghrib, the 5 Vol.2Spring2002,Serial.No.9 Fatimis succeeded to establish their Khilafah in Ghairuwan in modern Tunisia in 297A. H. One factor that contributed to the establishment of this Khilafah was the favorable commercial situation of Arab Africa and Arab Maghrib whichenjoyed major transportation routes and trade centers. The special trade status of these regions practically provided ideal territories for the establishment of the Fatimi
Khilafah. This article tries to examine the role that the trade routes and centers of Arab Africa and Maghrib had played in the establishment of the Fatimi Khilafah.