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PEID: 12282

ROP: 106046

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Arabian

Language: Mehri - (gdq)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Yemen

Also found in: Oman; Saudi Arabia

Population: 56,000

Global Population: 196,500

PEID: 12282

ROP: 106046

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Mahra of Yemen, numbering 56,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 196,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Mehri. The primary religion practiced by the Mahra 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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