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A Journey to Nizwa – Oman’s Historic Capital Turned into A Tourist Mecca

Sep 28, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “I can’t believe it! Today, we’ll be travelling into Arab history.”  My daughter Muna was excited as we left our Hotel, one of the top abodes in Muscat, Oman’s spread-out capital. In a few(...)
Marwan Hamed: Glimpse of the Egyptian Director

Marwan Hamed: Glimpse of the Egyptian Director

Sep 27, 2021

By: Noureldin Mohamed/Arab America Contributing Writer The young Egyptian director Marwan Hamed has directed some of Egypt’s greatest films such as Yacoubian Building (2006), which was considered at the time the largest budget by an Egyptian film. Some of his(...)

Why Do So Many Muslim Students Attend Catholic Colleges and Universities in the United States?

Sep 24, 2021

Muslim students graduating from college. Photo: Global Village Space By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Over the last decade, an interesting trend has been happening in higher education, and that is the increased enrollment of Muslim students(...)

How the Arab World Influences African American History

Sep 22, 2021

By: Nadia Reese/Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: The Arab world has made grand influences in African Diasporac history for centuries, which means that there is an influence in African American culture. Between the arts, language, fashion, and food, the Arab community(...)

Palestinian Twins Muna and Mohammed El-Kurd: Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2021

Sep 22, 2021

Leyelle Mosallam / Arab America Contributing Writer Palestinian twins Mohammed and Muna El-Kurd are featured in TIME Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people of 2021. This past May, the El-Kurd family, and several others were being forcibly displaced from(...)

Famous Cities in Morocco Series (Episode 11 of 13): Ouarzazate

Sep 22, 2021

The magnificent Moroccan desert architecture of kasbahs in Ouarzazate. Photo: Agoda By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: The country of Morocco has so many interesting towns and cities as well as beautiful landmarks. From the astonishing city(...)

Tit for tat or business as usual? AOC vows to block U.S. missile sales to Israel as Prime Minister Bennett says no to a Palestinian state

Sep 22, 2021

A progressive group in the U.S. House of Representatives has tried to block weapons exports to Israel Photo outsidethebeltway.com By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer AOC vows to block U.S. missile sales to Israel as Prime Minister Bennett(...)

Emotional Strength and Mental Toughness of Arab American Immigrants

Sep 22, 2021

Gaza Covid-19 Moghitha Alkibsi / Arab America Contributing Writer Our brains interact with our environment and are affected by external events.  As we experience the COVID-19 crises, the CDC has declared depression and anxiety at the top of mental health(...)

Jordan's National Dish: Mansaf

Sep 22, 2021

Credit: Amira's Pantry By: Waverly Nohr/ Arab America contributing writer Mansaf is an extremely popular rice and meat dish in the Arab world. So much so that it is Jordan’s national dish. Although the dish requires a variety of ingredients,(...)

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(...)

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