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Exploring Jordan's Umayyad Castles

Sep 21, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer "This is going to be one of the high points in my life", Muna, my daughter, was excited as we set out from Amman, Jordan's fast expanding capital. Our goal was the area of(...)

Discovering Tenerife: A One Day Journey Through a Miniature Continent

Sep 21, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer The ancient Greeks and Romans described the Canary Islands as ‘the Fortunate Isles’ and at other times as ‘Isles of the Blest’. Shrouded by an aura of myth and romance, their history became wrapped(...)

Arabs in Indonesia: Historical and Modern Arab Influence

Sep 20, 2021

By Evan Ploeckelman / Arab America Contributing Writer Islands in the Indonesian Archipelago, https://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/indonesia.htm Indonesia is an archipelago nation in southeast Asia with the fourth highest population in the world. Did you know, though, that Indonesia has the highest population(...)

Palestinian Crooner Omar Kamal, Debuts at Lincoln Center, October 18th

Sep 17, 2021

OMAR KAMAL Monday, October 18, 2021 The Appel Room--7 pm Jazz at Lincoln Center Omar Kamal has a voice that transcends borders and decades. Kamal's honest, pure power and capacity for connection is the same genius that has defined the careers of(...)

8 Amazing and Beautiful National Flowers of the Arab World

Sep 17, 2021

Various flower varieties on display. Photo: Grower Direct By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Did you know that countries throughout the world have their own official and national state flower? Well, the Arab World is no different.(...)

Why are Middle East Airlines so Good?

Sep 16, 2021

Qatar Airways fly over Doha By: Leyelle Mosallam / Arab America Contributing Writer The three Middle East airlines — Etihad, Qatar Airways, and Fly Emirates — are commonly known as the ME3 carriers and have become particularly dominant airlines over(...)

Deep Dive Dubai: What's the Hype?

Sep 15, 2021

Credit: CNN By Waverly Nohr/ Arab America Contributing Writer The Arab World now has yet another notch under its belt. It can now say it is home to the deepest diving pool in the world. This record was formerly held(...)

Darkoum – Agadir’s Moorish Restaurant

Sep 15, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer In Morocco, every large city has a number of restaurants specializing in Moroccan food which is served amid Moorish-Andalusian décor – a world of colourful inlaid tiled walls and pillars, plaster filigreed ceilings and(...)

Little Baghdad: the Hidden Chaldean Community of San Diego

Sep 15, 2021

Chaldeans protesting the Iraqi Government in El Cajon, Nov. 10, 2019. (Claire Trageser) By: Mohamed Erekat/Arab America Contributing Writer When one thinks about San Diego, one may imagine vibrant beaches, a hot summer sun, and Sea World. But hidden in(...)

New hope for Lebanon? Near collapse, can a new government save the country?

Sep 15, 2021

Beirut, Lebanon-was once known as "The Paris of the Middle East"--now in a state of disrepair awaiting return to its former fame Photo Pinterest By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer Lebanon faces major challenges as it nears an(...)

Mohamed Salah: Egypt's Soccer Hero

Sep 15, 2021

Mohamed Salah: Egypt's Soccer Superstar. Photo: Sky Sports By: Christian Jimenez/Arab America Contributing Writer The sport of soccer is the most popular in the world and it is enjoyed by billions across every country.  With everyone excited for the next(...)

Khajur Burfi- A Dessert Symbolizing the Arab and Indian Spice Trade

Sep 15, 2021

By: Blanche Shaheen / Arab America Contributing Writer While Arab food and Indian food have distinct differences, their ancient past reveals a common thread shared by their love of spices. According to historical texts, both India and the Arab world(...)

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