The Arabs are not a distinct ethnic group, since there are both white Arabs and black arabs.Some of the Nor is language a sufficient criterion of Arabness since there are many Arabic-speaking jews who are not normally called Arabs.
Baldwin draws a marked distinction between the modern Mahomedan Semitic population of Arabia and their great Cushite, Hamite, or Ethiopian predecessors.
The former, he says, ‘are comparatively modern in Arabia,’ they have ‘appropriated the reputation of the old race,’ and have unduly occupied the chief attention of modern scholars.”-- Charles Hardwick (1872) “Among ‘these Negroid features which may be counted normal in Arabs are the full,rather everted lips, shortness and width of nose, certain blanks in the bearded areas of the face between the lower lip and chin and on the cheeks; large, luscious,gazelle-like eyes, a dark brown complexion, and a tendency for the hair to grow in ringlets.
By the date that this panel was carved, the Arab tribes of northern Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Sinai were becoming increasingly important.
They relied for long-distance travel and rapid movement on the one-humped camel or dromedary, which had been domesticated in Arabia.
Thus we are American Indians, Berbers, Egyptians, Persians, and even Jews.
(It is interesting to note that the Albino people calling themselves Jews are really just another Turkic tribe (the Khazars).
Modern Arab intellectuals are well aware of the difficulty in defining an Arab.
As long ago as December, 1938, a conference of Arab students in Europe, held in Brussels, declared that Click here for article online Which is really another way for the Albino people to say that "We are whatever People we say we are".
The figure of a hundred million come from the populations of the states in the Arab League.
For membership ln the Arab League the primary criterion appears to be language: but, despite the presence of Lebanon, which is half Christian, this tends to be coupled with the acceptance of Arab-Islamic culture.
Men of big bone , they have long faces long narrow jaws, noses of a refined shape long curly hair and brown skin.”--Richmond Palmer (1929) “Mahra is the Arab name for the Bedouin tribes who are different in appearance to other Arabs, having almost beardless faces, fuzzy hair and dark pigmentation – such as the Qarra, Mahra and Harasis…