Canadian children sang the same song for refugees that was sung to Mohamed when he sought refuge

The first plane of Syrian refugees landed in Toronto late on Thursday, and Canada has wasted no time in welcoming them.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the airport to personally welcome the 163 new arrivals from Beirut, helping distribute warm winter coats.

On Friday, a video of a children's choir singing a beautiful song in Arabic at a holiday concert the week before surfaced.

The traditional song 'Tala' al-Badru 'Alayna' is one of the oldest in Islam. It was sung by the Ansar (Helpers) to the Prophet Mohamed when he sought refuge in their city of Medina and its message is one of welcome and hope.

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Source:independent.co.uk