The term 'Bedouin the Arabic language refers to one who lives out in the open, in the desert. The Arabic word 'Badawi',is a generic name for a desert-dweller and the English word ‘Bedouin’ is the derived from this,in ancient times, most people settled near rivers but the Bedouin people preferred to live in the open desert. Bedouins mainly live in the Arab Peninsula and there are Bedouin communities in many countries, including south Israel, Jordan, Egypt ,syria Yemen and Iraq in the Middle East and Morocco, Sudan, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya in North Africa. Altogether, the Bedouin population numbers about 100 million.
The Bedouins are seen as Arab culture’s purest representatives and the Bedouins continue to be hailed by other Arabs as “ideal” Arabs, especially because of their rich oral poetic tradition, their herding lifestyle and their