Tribes and Tribalism: Dawasir Tribe

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TRIBES AND TRIBALISM: DAWASIR TRIBE

A sharif tribe of central Saudi Arabia, centered in the Wadi al-Dawasir south of Riyadh.

The Dawasir are notable for their great success as landowners and oil contractors and for their maintenance of tribal solidarity. The Al Sudayri family is the most famous to have come from the tribe; through it the tribe's influence has been felt throughout Saudi Arabia.

see also al sudayri family.

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