The Cowboys of the Middle East

Ali Abdullah Shab, 26, is one of more than 150 members of the Cowboys Club or known as the Cowboys in Bahrain.
This American culture found a home in the Budaiya village in Bahrain, where young horse lovers gather to ride horses and do many activities inspired by the Western Cowboys culture, on top of which are rodeo competitions.
We went to Bahrain to meet these young people who are brought together by brothers of a special kind, to find out the reasons for their fondness for this culture.
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  • Not a single female

    WayaWayaDag sedan
  • Grew up in Bahrain... lol Wow 🤠

    JJ MagnificentJJ Magnificent5 dagar sedan
  • At first I was like “you gotta be fucking kidding me” but after watching , I respect them lol that’s kinda cool that they get to escape through the cowboy stuff. Haha too cool

    Armando SerranoArmando Serrano5 dagar sedan
  • I'm surprised vice didn't label white supremacists.

    Norman ValtierraNorman Valtierra5 dagar sedan
  • Cuando llegas a Tamaulipas 2:09 🤣

    GROGU & LUKEGROGU & LUKE6 dagar sedan
  • You have to own a cow to be a cowboy

    Favour AsuqoFavour Asuqo7 dagar sedan
  • Someone needs to hook them up with Red Dead Redemption

    Shane HarringtonShane Harrington7 dagar sedan
  • Cultural appropriation!

    llook05llook058 dagar sedan
  • That guy is dressed like a tamalipeco cowboy.

    Elpidio VillarrealElpidio Villarreal9 dagar sedan
  • Blend right in with Northern Mexico. After Spain was Arabic for a century

    Piper PruiksmaPiper Pruiksma10 dagar sedan
  • Finally a VICE video that doesn’t spread hate.

  • ولله انصدمت من قال بحريني انه ... لهجته عراقية بحت 😂❤️🔥

    Ali AhmadAli Ahmad10 dagar sedan
  • Lol. This is hilarious.

    SoldaggSoldagg11 dagar sedan
  • 😢

    Toutai PaluToutai Palu13 dagar sedan
  • Lol 😂

    Spaceman JohnSpaceman John14 dagar sedan
  • It's beautiful that you show the normal part of the middle east

    Gabriel HereraGabriel Herera15 dagar sedan
  • You can say mexicans and middle eastern men are well sort of alike

    Ralp Joseph JavelosaRalp Joseph Javelosa15 dagar sedan
  • Well that settles it. Wearing jeans in a first world country after 2020 is officially a form of cosplay.

    Satellite Sound LabSatellite Sound Lab15 dagar sedan
  • Muhammad Eastwood comment is a classic 🤣

    Dave RandleDave Randle16 dagar sedan
  • at least they would fit in if they moved to the south.

    JuanitoJuanito16 dagar sedan
  • F****** racist culturally appropriating my heritage the mind vice led him have it oh wait they ain't white

    John SmithJohn Smith17 dagar sedan
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  • RDR3 looking pretty different.

    Ahmad SulemanAhmad Suleman19 dagar sedan
  • Well that was wholesome and adorable

    Jess GJess G20 dagar sedan
  • The Middle East gave Mexicans al pastor, so we gladly give them cowboy culture 😂😂💀

    User 1User 121 dag sedan
  • You could get real cowboys all you need is oil

    Rowan HendersonRowan Henderson21 dag sedan
  • I'm from Mexico and I didn't know all my tíos spoke arabic lol

    AzuriteAzurite21 dag sedan
  • But why?

    SaifSaif21 dag sedan
    • It's good

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    • It's great

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  • USA here, this is a good thing, with possible optimistic ramifications. Fucking cute !!! Interesting

    Christopher GarrChristopher Garr22 dagar sedan
  • “¡Órale !” 😂

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  • How to grow beard?

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  • Arabian Cowboys

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  • As a Mexican, as soon as I heard "orale" from these middle eastern cowboys I lost it 😂

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  • Lol fake hahahaha

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    Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams23 dagar sedan
  • Islam is still not cool

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    • , if religion is bad this is not mean all who follow that path are bad too !

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    • The religion still has nothing to do with cowboys lol

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  • Bull riding when??

    Check It OutCheck It Out24 dagar sedan
  • Brethren’s from Mexico finally realized their roots came down to z Middle East more than Spain 😂

    Mohamed SalemMohamed Salem24 dagar sedan
    • Cowboy was Made by Spain and not Mexico tho

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  • Arabic "cowboys" saying õrale....they got it aaaallll fuxked up

    Gage WadeGage Wade24 dagar sedan
  • Love this !

    Samantha RobertsonSamantha Robertson24 dagar sedan
  • Cowboy culture and Bedouin Arab culture are practically the same thing

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    • The closest thing I would say for a western to understand Bedouin culture it's like mixing (the Sicilian mafia) in Scilly, NOT ITALIAN AMERICAN, in terms of families loyalty, attitude of respect etc, mixed up with mexican cowboy culture, it would the mixture of both that would be the closest thing to give an example on.

      Mohd EbrahimMohd Ebrahim17 dagar sedan
  • Boys without cows

    the consciousnessthe consciousness26 dagar sedan
  • Mute the audio and you'll think this is Mexico

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  • Isn’t this “cultural appropriation” 😬😂

    Tommy OhlrichTommy Ohlrich27 dagar sedan
  • reject human turn to hors

    Kelly OubreKelly Oubre27 dagar sedan
    • Horses are better than humans tho

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  • Identity crisis and the aftermath of globalisation

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  • Finally, a Halal Cowboy

    Daveid ManafeDaveid Manafe27 dagar sedan
  • Man they look Mexicano

    MrBakedDailyMrBakedDaily27 dagar sedan
  • Aw this is oddly heartwarming

    CarlosCarlos27 dagar sedan
  • this is crazy wholesome

    EugeneHerbsmanEugeneHerbsman27 dagar sedan
  • He said Orale 😂

    IzzyIzzy27 dagar sedan
  • If these are the cowboys, I wonder what the Indians look like.

    BryanBryan27 dagar sedan
  • Wana bees ha ha very cool

    Darren AntoineDarren Antoine27 dagar sedan
  • In guessing no cow girls allowed ?

    Rig BarRig Bar28 dagar sedan
    • They're definitely allowed, they just don't come as much as men do. most of the girls are kids going with their fathers.

      Ahmed AlmandeelAhmed Almandeel28 dagar sedan
  • This is truly awesome 👏🏽

    Kalle SvenssonKalle Svensson28 dagar sedan
  • Where do I sign up🥰

    Nikki ZwijaczNikki Zwijacz28 dagar sedan
  • i only saw one woman and it was the blonde gringo... bit disappointed.

    Kevin TsuiKevin Tsui28 dagar sedan
  • Raise a beer!

    meleecriticalmeleecritical28 dagar sedan
  • From camels to horses 😄 Its crazy how a few of them look like my tios

    Jaziel TorresJaziel Torres28 dagar sedan
  • Bahrain's environment sure looks diverse for a country often labelled as "Desert".

    Lea Hozhan TortuneLea Hozhan Tortune28 dagar sedan
    • It never were a desert it's an island

      Mohd EbrahimMohd Ebrahim17 dagar sedan
  • cant have Arab and cowboy in the same word but they have done it coming from an Alabamian

    Francis McCoreyFrancis McCorey28 dagar sedan
  • Lmfao... That "Oralé" got me.. sounded like oh relay?

    EddieEddie29 dagar sedan
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  • This is fucking amazing

    Talal AlzoozTalal Alzooz29 dagar sedan
  • This looks a lobby server of a roleplay

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  • These cowboys have absolutely no finesse or real horsemanship. It is sad to see the barbaric ways in which they ride the horses.

    Cristina FarmerCristina Farmer29 dagar sedan
  • Where are the beaches and beer? ;)

    Nick HersheysNick Hersheys29 dagar sedan
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  • Bahrain is always full of surprises ❤️🇧🇭❤️

    Alaa علاءAlaa علاء29 dagar sedan
  • Vice comes to Bahrain to interview cowboys Cowboys: You wanna see our gallows?!?!

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  • It's great that they're embracing another culture, but it would be better if they could ride their horses more kindly. (eg 3.08)

    Ro MoRo Mo29 dagar sedan
  • This is great.... got to love when others adopt and celebrate another’s culture/traditions.

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  • Coltural Celebration

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  • This is awesome! These are folks just trying to live and make it fun without messing with others.

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  • I want to live with them

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  • This is amazing

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  • Very nice video, good to see positive things for young men in the Middle East

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  • Eat their horses and ride breakfast.

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  • Love it

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  • Parecen regios jajajajjss

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  • Bruh said ORALE.....chale homes hahahaaa

    Robert RobertRobert RobertMånad sedan
  • I keep getting thrown off when they talk lol. They look just like Northern Mexicans.

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  • Cowboys are always cool.

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  • This is awesome too see cowboys cowboyin in a different countree👍🏻👍🏻 yee haaw

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  • That is so awesome. Love this!

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  • Cowboys are actually Mexican. 🇲🇽

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  • 😅😅😅 😒

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  • Red Dead Saudi Arabia

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  • Me and the boys after playing Red Dead Redemption

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  • I'm from Texas. If you shut off the audio, this looks like a regular day in the Valley. Just a lot more beer with the latter :-)

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  • This is so cool!!!

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  • I can dig it

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  • عايشين احلامي

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  • Saddest thing I've ever seen. Thanks VICE for bringing it to my attention. The masters of the horse was the Arab nations. The master of all horses Arabian horses. Yet they want to honor the western cowboy. A cowboy is a RACIST based construct. Arabs have a reputation of being racist so I guess it makes sense. A western USA Cowboy is : one who uses guns and aggression to steal the land of others in order to house their cattle, horses, family and Christian faith. They have no love for outsiders not of their faith, family or the land they have stolen. Mexicans had their things stolen by cowboys so many joined and became them. African descendants of stolen people also got guns and over time became cowboys. American Natives were masters of horses and war, yet many admire the cowboy Hawaiians had their land stolen as well yet love cowboys and country music. Arabs have joined in. Admiring a thing that hates you. How? I just don't get it. Saddest thing I've seen.

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  • I hear that Germans have a similar obsession with the cowboy culture as well.

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    • I think everyone does who doesn’t like a good western movie

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