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Arabs: Arabic-speaking ethnic and national groups, originally from the Arabian Peninsula
The Arabs also known as the Arab people are an ethnic group and nation mainly inhabiting the Arab world in Western Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and the Western Indian Ocean islands. The Arab diaspora is established around the world in significant numbers, in the Americas, Western Europe, Indonesia, Pakistan, Turkey, India and Iran. In modern usage the term refers to those whose native language is Arabic and identify as such, this contrasts with the narrower traditional definition which referred to the descendants of the Tribes of the Arabian Peninsula. Islam started in Arabia, Arabic is the language of Islamic scripture, and most Arabs are Muslims. However, only about 20% of Muslims are Arabs.

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These women took center-stage in Tunisian protests [Video]

These women took center-stage in Tunisian protests

Women took a prominent role in the latest bout of Tunisian protests on July 25, reflecting the country's reputation as a leader on women's rights. Lucy Fielder reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:34Published

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