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bedouin

be doh uhn

  • n  a member of a nomadic tribe of Arabs

  • Saddam was injured in the gunfight and fled, dressing as a bedouin and escaping Baghdad on horseback.
  • With melted snow dripping into the conference hall, decorated in burlap sacking to evoke the inside of a bedouin tent, the setting could hardly have born less resemblence to the .
News & Articles

  • From the Negev to S.F. — joint focus on senior care
    Eight American visitors bounced around in jeeps until they reached a remote Bedouin village in Israel’s Negev region. There, inside a shabby lean-to, they met with a Jewish doctor and his patient: an elderly Arab man, bedridden and ill.
    June 20, 2013 - J Weekly
  • Unpromised Land: Eritrean Refugees in Israel
    The journey is harrowing; the threat of kidnap and torture at the hands of Bedouins is ever present. But every year, thousands of Eritrean refugees travel hundreds of miles over land, some on foot -- across northern Africa, through the Sinai Peninsula -- seeking safety and opportunity. Some end up in Israel. View full content
    June 20, 2013 - The Online NewsHour
  • Bookmarked: Elusive Kingdom
    Zoë Ferraris, author of Finding Nouf, and City Of Veils, returns with a third novel, Kingdom of Strangers, published last week by Back Bay Books. Set in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where Ferraris lived for about a year as an American wife of a Saudi-Palestinian Bedouin man, police officer Ibrahim Zahrani and his team come across 19 mutilated female bodies buried in the desert. A serial killer ...
    June 18, 2013 - Philly.com
Quotes

  • Guy Garvey in Chester Evening Leader
    Guy told reporters: "I would look at it (the award) in the same way as certain Bedouin tribes, I think, like a bowl of milk. Something that does not occur very often but tastes all the sweeter."
  • John Boehner in Lebanon Western Star
    We just head south and south and south and south,Boehner, R-West Chester, said. "Past the sheep with the Bedouin herder, past the goats, past the herd of camels and through a couple of security checkpoints and here's a great big white tent...
  • Gary McCord in Quad City Times
    We were like a Bedouin society going around from palm tree to palm tree with no money,McCord told Golf Magazine in February.

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