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Arabs are descendants of the Semitic race. The original Arabs lived in the Arabian Peninsula, either as town-dwellers or as nomads, Bedouins. Brave and enterprising by nature, waves of them migrated and settled a vast area stretching from the Nile to the Tigris and Euphrates basin. When, in the seventh century, the Arab Empire began to grow in size and strength, other peoples of these newly-conquered lands became Arabized.

Today, all of them are Arabs.

The Arabs form a multi-religious nation where individuals of different creeds and sects live side by side. All sects of Islam, Christianity and Judaism are represented in the Arab Nation.

Not all Arabs are Muslims and not all Muslims are Arabs. An Arab can be either Muslim, Christian or Jewish.

The best definition of an Arab is: he/she  who considers himself/herself a member of the Arab Nation, enjoying a common heritage, language, culture and sharing a common destiny.

The Arab world is the cradle of the great monotheistic religions and the birthplace of many ancient civilizations-among them the Egyptian, Sumerian, Babylonian, Canaanite and Phoenician. The Arabs are thus justifiably proud of their glorious past and their cultural heritage.

While the Arab world has come under the direct or indirect influence of many peoples, including the Persians, the Greeks, the Romans and, in recent decades, the British, French and Italians, they have responded to these contacts by selecting the best and incorporating them into their own distinctive culture.


 Countries That are NOT Arabs


These countries are commonly mistaken for Arab countries because of the religious factor.