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The Hawajir are an influential family in Kuwaiti politics, with 4,734 voters in the fifty district.
Outside of Kuwait the family is also called Bani Hajer (Family surnames: Al-Hajri, Hajeri, Hajr, Hajar, Hajir, Haji, Heji) and is a large tribe in Iraq, eastern Saudi Arabia and the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, mostly residing in Qatar and Bahrain.
They're known for their business among trade with other tribes, as well as bringing Foreign goods to Arabia.
- Arab Times Parliament Profile