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Bedouins have been referred to by various names throughout history, including Qedarites in the Old Testament and Arabaa by the Assyrians ( ar-ba-a-a being a nisba of the noun Arab , a name still used for Bedouins today). They are referred to as the ʾAʿrāb ( أعراب ) in the Quran .

Bedouin , also spelled Beduin, Arabic Badawi and plural Badw , Arabic -speaking nomadic peoples of the Middle Eastern deserts, especially of North Africa , the Arabian Peninsula , Egypt , Israel , Iraq , Syria , and Jordan .