Some Bedouin are involved in smuggling into the Gaza Strip and have become partners with Hamas in breaking the siege.
Israel has always tried to dictate to the Bedouin how they may live, with little or no input from members of the actual community.
Soon after Israel was founded, the government forcibly transferred more Bedouin to the area.
Israel recently advanced legislation calling for tens of thousands of Bedouin citizens to be uprooted and dispossessed.
Many of the Bedouin and Christians, especially, are doing their best to distance themselves from the violence.
Then the little heap of sand was raised, and four stone slabs were placed, according to Bedouin custom, upon the grave.
The lines of camp-fires begin to gleam from the transient Bedouin villages.
Secondly, we have the Arabs proper, a decidedly later importation into the country than the Bedouin.
Are thy relations with thy driver, I wonder, those of the Bedouin and his steed?
Mohammed Dukhi, noble though he is in point of blood, is not a fine specimen of a great Bedouin Sheykh.
c.1400, from Old French bedüin (Modern French bédouin), from colloquial Arabic badawin "desert-dwellers," plural of badawi, from badw "desert, camp." The Arabic plural suffix was mistaken for part of the word. A word from the Crusades, it probably was lost in English and then reborrowed from French c.1600. As an adjective from 1844.