Nick Redfern recently posted this story about a possible connection between abductions and the Jinn, supernatural creatures known from the Quran.  There are a number of things said about the Jinn in the Quran that fit abductee narratives. That said, the article Nick points to isn’t that useful for learning about the Jinn. Here is an excerpt from an online Encyclopedia of Islam that breaks down the Quranic material about the Jinn, complete with Quran citations:

Unseen beings, who, like humans, are given the power to choose between right and wrong, Surah 72 is surat Al-Jinn. See. here for more information on the origin of this word