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Arab people, also known as Arabs (Arabic: عرب‎, ʿarab), are a panethnicity[1] primarily living in the Arab world, which is located in Western Asia and North Africa. They are identified as such on one or more of genealogical, linguistic, or cultural grounds,[2] with tribal affiliations, and intra-tribal relationships playing an important part of Arab identity.[3]

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  2. Francis Mading Deng War of visions: conflict of identities in the Sudan, Brookings Institution Press, 1995, ISBN 0-8157-1793-8 p. 405
  3. Nicholas S. Hopkins, Saad Eddin Ibrahim eds., Arab society: class, gender, power, and development, American University in Cairo Press, 1997, p.6