Bedouins

Bedouins in Egypt retreat to more traditional way of life to face COVID-19

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the Bedouin community in Egypt, mainly in southern Sinai, that heavily relied on tourism to make ends meet, is retreating deep into the mountains and the desert to live a more traditional life.

A correspondent in Egypt | Bedouins | Oct 5, 2020
al-monitor A Bedouin man runs with his camel as he prepares it to take part in a race in Egypt's southern Sinai desert, after more than six months of hiatus due to the coronavirus outbreak, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo by KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images.