), also known as Jebour, Jibour, Jubour, Jabur, Jaburi, Jebouri, and Jabara, is the largest Arab tribe in Iraq
that scattered throughout central Iraq
. Part of the tribe settled in Hawija
in the eighteenth century. Al-Jiburi, along with the 'Azza, Dulaim
, Janabi and Obaidi
federations, are sub-groups of the Zubaydi
tribe, which is one of the Yemeni
Arab tribal groups of Iraq.
The Jubour were originally Sunni Muslims
until the 19th century when few of them started to convert to Shia Islam
, especially in the mid-Euphrates region of southern Iraq. A large majority of them are still Sunni.