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  1. Arabsnoun

    plural of Arab


  1. Arabs

    Arabs, also known as Arab peoples or Arabic-speaking peoples are a major ethnolinguistic group primarily inhabiting Western Asia, North Africa, and parts of the Horn of Africa, grouped under the geographical term of Arab World. Arabic-speaking populations in general are a highly heterogeneous collection of peoples, with differing ancestral origins and identities. The ties that bind the Arab peoples are a veneer of shared heritage by virtue of common linguistic, cultural, and political traditions. As such, Arab identity is based on one or more of genealogical, linguistic or cultural grounds, although with competing identities often taking a more prominent role, based on considerations including regional, national, clan, kin, sect, and tribe affiliations and relationships. If the Arab panethnicity is regarded as a single population, then it constitutes one of the world's largest groups after Han Chinese. The Arabian Peninsula itself was not originally entirely Arabic-speaking, and there the language shift to Arabic displaced the indigenous South Semitic Old South Arabian languages of what is today Yemen and Oman. These were the languages spoken in the civilisations of Sheba, Ubar, Magan, Dilmun, and Meluhha—which were spread via migrants from the Arabian peninsula, together with written script, in the 8th and 7th centuries BC to the Horn of Africa.

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  1. Arabs

    Members of a Semitic people inhabiting the Arabian peninsula or other countries of the Middle East and North Africa. The term may be used with reference to ancient, medieval, or modern ethnic or cultural groups. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)

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  1. sabra

  2. Basra

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arabs in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arabs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Jamil Abu Bakr:

    Sykes-Picot partitioned the Arab world and prepared the ground to absorb the Zionist entity and execute the plot to set it up and to keep Arabs weak.

  2. Ryan Mauro:

    The barbaric acts committed by ISIS make the majority of Muslims and Arabs hate them and what they stand for, but ISIS isn’t concerned with expanding their appeal -- they have millions and millions of supporters. Their immediate objective is to get the radical minority to actually pick up a gun and come join them.

  3. Ofer Toder:

    The Arabs are being ignored. we really invest a lot of money in Arab neighborhoods.

  4. Paul Wolfowitz:

    These are Arabs, 23 million of the most educated people in the Arab world, who are going to welcome us as liberators. And when the message gets out to the whole Arab world, it's going to be a powerful counter to Osama bin Laden ... It will be a great step forward.

  5. Zuhair Bahloul:

    I felt like someone stuck a knife in my heart because I am always pushing for equality between Arabs and Jews, there is a bit of a feeling of despair because the prime minister is not the prime minister of all citizens, and the right is trying to push the Arabs aside.

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