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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GAFI, UAE-South African consortium partner to establish financial hub in New Administrative Capital

Egypt Today 01 Oct 2023
The General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) announced plans to create a financial hub in the Financial and Business District of the New Administrative Capital. The hub is in partnership with a consortium from the United Arab Emirates ......

COP28 President-Designate calls on energy and hard-to-abate industries to work together to drive decarbonisation

Urdu Point 01 Oct 2023
ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 01st Oct, 2023) Dr ... As Dr. Al Jaber described to attendees, a “Majlis” is an Arabic term that means sitting room, or a place where people come together to discuss shared interests. A Majlis serves an important role both in the home and for business meetings in the UAE and the Arab world ... Dr ... Faster....

UAE: COP28 chief Sultan Al Jaber calls on select industries to lead decarbonisation

Gulf News 01 Oct 2023
Abu Dhabi ... Fast-Tracking the Energy Transition’. He added ... As Dr Al Jaber described to attendees, a majlis is an Arabic term that means sitting room, or a place where people come together to discuss shared interests. A majlis serves an important role both in the home and for business meetings in the UAE and the Arab world ... WAM. 2030 target ... He continued ... ....

Why Arabs should pay attention to Africa

Gulf News 30 Sep 2023
For most Arab countries, Africa remains an enigma ... Yes, the Arabs had historical links with East and West Africa — albeit sometimes, it’s not something to discuss ... The Arab world should hear these voices and find a way to respond. Almost half of the Arab world is in North Africa, which we tend to disassociate from the rest of the continent....

Moving mango trees to Dubai, Bangladeshi farmers take wing in Middle East

Arab News 30 Sep 2023
“Since 2019, I have exported around 150,000 saplings to UAE, Qatar, and Oman,” he told Arab News. “All these plants are grown now and offer the taste of Bangladeshi fruits to Arabs ... For Bangladeshi growers, the business has potential ... “We have been exporting saplings in larger volumes for the last four-five years,” Hasan told Arab News....

The Yemeni sailors who found a new berth in the Great Lakes

The National 30 Sep 2023
In 'Dearborn', Ghassan Zeineddine tells bittersweet tales from Arab America capital ... For decades, generations of Yemeni and other Arab sailors have worked on ships traversing the Great Lakes of the cold north, bringing essential raw materials and foodstuffs to businesses across the region in a little-known aspect of Arab-American history....

Op-ed: JPEX – A crypto scandal that shakes Hong Kong’s reputation

Cryptoslate 30 Sep 2023
Moreover, the regime only covers platforms that trade at least one security token, a type of crypto asset representing ownership or rights in an underlying asset or business ... Dubai, part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been attracting crypto businesses with its low taxes, lax regulations, and friendly attitude ... .......

Alipay+ Partners with Global Brands in #MoneyCannotBuy Initiative to Attract E-Wallet Users across Asia

The Galveston Daily News 29 Sep 2023
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 28, 2023-- ... Business Wire) ... Small and medium-sized businesses may use Alipay+ digital tools to enhance efficiency and achieve omni-channel growth ... Small and medium-sized businesses may use Alipay+ digital tools to enhance efficiency and achieve omni-channel growth ... Copyright Business Wire 2023....

UAE Cyber Security Council joins inaugural Jordan Cyber Security Summit 2023

Beijing News 29 Sep 2023
... Council of the United Arab Emirates, in the context of the country's proactive efforts to confront the challenges imposed by rapidly advancing digital technologies, with the aim of providing digital protection and securing advanced infrastructure to ensure business continuity."....

The UAE Is Fueling Russia’s War Machine

The American Spectator 29 Sep 2023
According to British academic Matthew Hedges, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has deepened its friendship with the Russian Federation since Russia invaded Ukraine ... 14, that target “more than 150 businesses and people from Russia to Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and Georgia” that sell Western technology to Russia for its war effort....

Saudi Arabia's unemployment rate drops further to 4.9% in second quarter

The National 28 Sep 2023
UAE and Saudi Arabia non-oil business activity strengthens ... The kingdom has been working to diversify its economy from oil, with a number of government programmes to spur business and create jobs ... The Arab world's biggest economy grew by 1.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2023, ......

Apple News Allowed Article by Author Who Spewed Horrible Anti-Jewish Rhetoric

The Algemeiner 28 Sep 2023
Atwan, who is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Arabic news site, also contributed a few insights of his own, like citing William Shakespeare’s 16th century portrayal of Shylock and his “documentation of usury” as justification for Abbas’ bigotry. ... [Translations and emphases by CAMERA Arabic.]....

Sharjah Publishing City showcases its unique services, offerings at Amman International Book Fair 2023

Beijing News 28 Sep 2023
... noted that the participation in Amman International Book Fair 2023 promotes the free zone's strategy to boost its business contributions to the Arab region, particularly in publishing and creative industries, and attract more publishers from different countries to Sharjah....