Arabs (/ˈærəbz/; Arabic: عرب, ‘arab) are a major panethnic group whose native language is Arabic, comprising the majority of the Arab world. They primarily inhabit Western Asia, North Africa, and parts of the Horn of Africa. Before the spread of Islam, Arab referred to any of the largely nomadic Semitic tribes inhabiting the northern and central Arabian Peninsula. In modern usage Arab refers to a heterogeneous collection of Arabic-speaking peoples in the Middle East and North Africa. The ties that bind Arabs are linguistic, cultural, and political, and to a lesser extent genetic, with Arabized Arabs displaying genetic admixture from the Arabian peninsula as well as indigenous elements. 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. Not all people who could be considered Arab identify as such. If the Arab panethnicity is regarded as a single population, then it constitutes the world's second largest group of people after the Han Chinese.

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Likely Houthi attack targets ship in Gulf of Aden as USS Eisenhower reportedly heads home

Stars and Stripes 22 Jun 2024
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A commercial ship traveling through the Gulf of Aden saw explosions near the vessel, authorities said Saturday, likely the latest attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels attempting to target the shipping lane ... Meanwhile, U.S. officials reportedly ordered the USS Dwight D ... They have seized one vessel and sunk two since November ... ....
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The UAE warned companies and social media influencers of a fine of up to 10,000 dirhams

Akhbrna 21 Jun 2024
In addition, the laws stipulated that in order to conduct business within the United Arab Emirates, news websites, electronic publishing outlets, and on-demand printing facilities, as well as commercial activities carried out through social media platforms, were required to get a license from the National Media Commission (NMC)....

10th International Day of Yoga: How yoga became popular in UAE

Gulf News 20 Jun 2024
Dubai ... Get exclusive content with Gulf News WhatsApp channel ... 10th International Day of Yoga events in UAE. Date. Saturday, June 22. Time. 5pm-7pm. Venue ... Date ... Its adaptability gives it a universal appeal,” said Dr Rathod, an active member of Arab Region Yoga Instructors Council, a non-commercial entity dedicated to the promotion of yoga in this region ... ....

QSE extends bull run to 12th day as index gains 20 points

Gulf-Times 19 Jun 2024
A higher than average demand, especially at the telecom, insurance and transport counters, led the 20-stock Qatar Index to settle 0.21% higher at 9,686.86 points, although it touched an intraday high of 9,712 points.The Arab individual investors were seen net buyers in the main ......

Newron Pharmaceuticals 2024 Investor Day on June 25, 2024, in New York City

Pharmiweb 18 Jun 2024
Xadago®/safinamide has received marketing authorization for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease in the European Union, Switzerland, the UK, the USA, Australia, Canada, Latin America, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Japan and South Korea, and is commercialized by Newron’s Partner Zambon....

Coke's attempt to ride anti-Israel wave in Bangladesh fizzles

Israel Hayom 17 Jun 2024
According to Arab News, Sohel Rahman, a businessman from Dhaka, described the advertisement as "an attempt to fool the audience" by distorting the facts ... Coca-Cola Bangladesh has not responded to repeated requests for comment about the commercial and its sales in the country, The Arab News reported....

US-Saudi Pact Seen as Potential Lifeline for Petrodollar

The Arabian Post 17 Jun 2024
Arabian Post -. Arabian Post Staff -Dubai ... Last week, reports surfaced that a key agreement between the US and Saudi Arabia, underpinning the petrodollar system, had expired ... While Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, a major lender in the United Arab Emirates, expects the peg to hold in the near to medium term, long-term forecasts are murkier....

Bangladesh Coke ad fizzles after Israel controversy

Israel Hayom 16 Jun 2024
According to Arab News, Sohel Rahman, a businessman from Dhaka, described the advertisement as "an attempt to fool the audience" by distorting the facts ... Coca-Cola Bangladesh has not responded to repeated requests for comment about the commercial and its sales in the country, The Arab News reported....

Tokyo to host 5th Arab-Japanese Economic Forum in July

The Peninsula 13 Jun 2024
The Arab League said, in a ... The statement added that an economic and commercial conference will be organized between the public and private sectors from the Arab and Japanese sides, as well as an exhibition for the participation of stakeholders from the Arab and Japanese sides....

The Houthis just scored their first drone boat hit on a Red Sea ship

Business Insider 13 Jun 2024
In this June 19, 2018 file photo, a boat that officials described as being a "drone boat" once loaded with explosives by Shiite rebels in Yemen, is on display at a military installation in the United Arab Emirates ... The Houthis used an uncrewed surface vessel to strike a commercial ship in the Red Sea on Wednesday, the US military revealed....

Concerns about PA's functioning, economy, says former Palestine Monetary Authority governor

The Jerusalem Post 11 Jun 2024
Even several Arab countries promised they would pay ... His career in banking is marked by pioneering reforms and leadership roles, including positions at the Bank of Palestine, Arab Bank (Palestine), Al-Quds Bank, and Palestine Commercial Bank....

New Entrants Shake Up Forbes's Top 100 MENA Companies Amid Declining Profits and Sales

Beijing News 10 Jun 2024
The United Arab Emirates leads with 32 companies, followed closely by Saudi Arabia with 31 ... arab national bank (anb) ... Arab Bank ... Commercial Bank ... Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) ... Commercial International Bank (CIB) ... Commercial Bank of Kuwait (Al-Tijari)....

UAE declares the first day of Eid al-Adha 2024

Al Wast 09 Jun 2024
The Cabinet of the United Arab Emirates has decided to grant public and commercial sector employees formal paid holidays in observance of Eid Al Adha. UAE announces Eid Al Adha 2024 Paid Holidays. The UAE government has announced official paid holidays for Eid Al-Adha for both the public and private sectors, following a decision by the Cabinet ... .......

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