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The Prefix “Abu” and "Um" in the Arab Culture

Jan 19, 2022

Photo: http://engrave.in BY: Sara Alsayed / Arab America Contributing Writer Calling out one's name has always been by using that person's name and in some cases Mr, Mrs, Ma'am, etc. However, have you ever heard the word (Abu or Um)(...)

Meet Huwaida Arraf, the Palestinian-American Running for Congress

Jan 19, 2022

By: Omar Mansour / Arab America Contributing Writer With a focus on class politics and social justice, Huwaida Arraf, a first-generation Palestinian-American is leading a strong congressional battle in Michigan. She is intent to run a people-centered, people-powered campaign that(...)

Death of 80-year-old Palestinian American Retiree following Military Detention in West Bank—May it Help Humanize all Palestinians

Jan 19, 2022

Body of Palestinian American Omar Abdalmajeed As'ad, 80-year-old retiree to West Bank village--he was detained by Israeli soldiers, supposedly released, but died of uncertain cause Photo Reuters By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer 80-year-old Palestinian American, Omar Abdalmajeed(...)

What to Expect at a Moroccan Dinner Party

Jan 19, 2022

Photo: Moroccan Food Tour By: Nouha Elyazidi / Arab America Contributing Writer Congratulations, you have been invited to a feast unlike any other. You will experience an evening of exceptional hospitality, lots of laughs, and great meals (yes, meals plural!)(...)

The Passing of Acclaimed Vocalist Fadwa Abeid: From Performing in the U.S. at an Early Age to an Accomplished Career in the Arab World

Jan 19, 2022

A young Fadwa Abeid at the outset of her music career in the U.S. Arab American acclaimed vocalist Fadwa Abeid, who went from performing in the U.S. at a young age to becoming an accomplished vocalist in the Arab world,(...)

The Battle that Ended Portugal's Days of Glory – Qasr Al-Kabir

Jan 18, 2022

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer In the annals of mankind there are only a number of battles which have decided the fate of civilizations for decades or, even for centuries to come.  Among these are the well-know ‘Battel of(...)

The Queen of Sheba in Pop culture: Her Origins & Influence

Jan 18, 2022

By: Menal Elmaliki / Arab America Contributing Writer There’s a fight in the café where a woman sits hogging an entire table, a man sits near her, and she smacks her lips. The man bewildered, and slightly annoyed, replies sarcastically,(...)

Arab America Foundation Launches 20 Under 20 for 2022

Jan 12, 2022

For Immediate Release Washington DC (Wednesday, January 12, 2022): The Arab America Foundation announced today that nominations are open for 20 Under 20, applications are now being accepted until Friday, February 4, 2022.  20 Under 20 is a celebration of(...)

My Journey: Steps in Memorizing Arabic

Jan 12, 2022

By: Menal Elmaliki / Arab America Contributing Writer I was recently invited to a family member's Melwee, which is a traditional party a Yemeni bride has before her wedding. I walked into the large gathering, and was greeted with a(...)

Why do Moroccans Pour Their Tea So High?

Jan 12, 2022

Photo: Moroccan Min Tea By: Nouha Elyazidi / Arab America Contributing Writer If you ever enter the home of a Moroccan, visit Morocco, or go to a Moroccan restaurant, chances are you will be served traditional Moroccan mint tea. This(...)

Custom And Culture Guild For The Middle East

Jan 12, 2022

Queen Alia International Amman, Jordan By: Anthony Bayyouk / Arab America Contributing writer From Morocco to Kuwait, the Arab world covers 22 countries and has become a popular destination for many travelers. These are endless reasons why someone may visit(...)

Recently Deceased Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s Pro-Palestinian Stance Faces Pushback from American and Israeli Jews, who Accuse him of Anti-Semitism

Jan 12, 2022

Recently deceased Archbishop Tutu was a lifelong supporter of Palestinians Photo Zimbio By John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s death on December 26, 2021, has brought forth both praise and damnation of this conciliator who attempted(...)

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