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Moon Knight and the Importance of Representation

Jun 22, 2022

Layla el Fouly By: Malorie Lewis / Arab America contributing writer WARNING: Possible spoilers ahead! “Enti superhero masriya?” (Are you an Egyptian Superhero?) a young girl asked, after being saved by the lead female role, Layla el Fouly, in the(...)

Street in front of Saudi Embassy in DC renamed “Jamal Khashoggi Way”

Jun 22, 2022

Raed Jarrar, advocacy director at Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN), holds up the Jamal Khashoggi Way street sign. (Photo: MEE/Umar Farooq) By: Riley Bryant / Arab America Contributing Writer It's never uncommon to see streets named after people.(...)

Al-Taghrooda Poetry: Traditional Bedouin Chanted Poetry

Jun 22, 2022

Al-taghrooda poetry, the bedouin tradition chanted poetry By: Arab America Contributing Writer / Antonia Wagura Did you know? One of the distinguishing features of Al-Taghrooda is the exaggeration and extension of the Arabic vowel sounds as the lines of verse(...)

Story of the Most Famous Arab Poet, Imruʾ al-Qays ibn Ḥujr

Jun 22, 2022

Imruʾ al-Qays ibn Ḥujr By: Kimothy Wong / Arab America Contributing Writer Background Imruʾ al-Qays ibn Ḥujr (501 AD - 544 AD) was acknowledged as one of the most influential poets of pre-Islamic Arabia. He was known as the father(...)

The Story of Arab Flags: Red, White, Black, and Green. Colonial Colors? Or Ancient Arabic Poetry?

Jun 22, 2022

By: Mohammed Abduljabbar / Arab America Contributing Writer Quick Synopsis: Flags represent the national and cultural identity of countries. As a matter of fact, not only countries but virtually any entity. Humans have used icons, symbols, patterns, and colors for(...)

If You Haven't Tried this Egyptian Sweet, You’re Missing Out - Basbousa Recipe

Jun 22, 2022

A tray of basbousa, Photo Credit: Chef Lamees By: Caroline Umphlet / Arab America Contributing Writer The Arab World sure does know how to make sweets, from kunafa to baklawa to Om Ali. They all are lovely in their own(...)

MBS gets away with Murder while Biden goes Beyond Trump's Commitment in Defending some Saudi and Gulf Countries

Jun 22, 2022

Biden is poised to visit the Middle East in July--is he ready to give too much to Saudi and Israel? Photo -- HuffPost By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer Disturbingly, President Biden is following ex-president Trump’s path. First,(...)

Chop an Onion then Figure out What to Cook

Jun 21, 2022

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer A staple ingredient in cooking since the dawn of civilization, the onion (allium cepa) has been available as a food for thousands of years by all strata of society - from peasant to royalty.(...)

A Travel Guide to Dahab, Egypt

Jun 15, 2022

The Coast of Dahab, Photo: Tayara Muse By: Caroline Umphlet / Arab America Contributing Writer Egypt's Paradise on Earth: Dahab Egypt has a deeply rich culture and fascinating history, but it is certainly not known for its bright blue water(...)

Father’s Day: A daughter’s first true love

Jun 15, 2022

Father and daughter playing-Photo pin.it/6C8nSW6 By: Mariem Hamdi/ Arab America contributing writer “Baba’s day”, the day celebrating fathers is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in most countries like The United States and many North African countries. In the(...)

Israeli Lobby Supports Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s Black Opponent in Michigan Election

Jun 15, 2022

U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, popular Rep. for Michigan's District 12, has a primary opponent supported by pro-Israel PACs - Photo: Detroit Free Press By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer A new political action committee of Black and Jewish(...)

A Fearsome Predator in the Arab world: The Sahara-Horned Viper

Jun 15, 2022

The Sahara-horned Viper. By: Antonia Wagura / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction The Sahara-horned viper is a venomous snake found in the desert of North Africa and parts of the Middle East. Its most distinct feature is the pair of(...)

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