The indigenous peoples of the Middle East, identified by the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), include : the Marsh Dwellers (Arabs) - the Jahalin Bedouin of West Bank (Palestine) - the Arab-Bedouins of the Negev desert in Israel -. Assyrian peoples are also indigenous to areas which are now parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey. Many suffer from the repercussions of unresolved conflicts aftecting their home or temporary residences.
Sources on the free web
The Bodleian Law Library has some journals that include relevant articles on indigneous peoples of the Middle East:
The Palestine Yearbook of International Law: shelfmark Internat 300 P10
International Journal on Minority and Group Rights: shelfmark General 300 I124.6 (see vol. 13 (2006) Also available online to holders of an Oxford SSO