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PEID: 12178

ROP: 105735

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Bedouin, Arabian

Language: Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Arabic - (avl)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Syria

Also found in: Israel

Population: 89,500

Global Population: 216,500

PEID: 12178

ROP: 105735

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Levantine Bedawi Arabs of Syria, numbering 89,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bedouin, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 216,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Levantine Bedawi Arabs is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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