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Ahmad Ibn Majid: One Of The Most Famous Arab Navigators Of All Times

Sep 30, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Shihab al-Din Ahmad ibn Majid al-Najdi, commonly known as Ibn Majid, was born in Julfar (today’s Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates) in the early 1430s and became a celebrity during the last half of that century.(...)

Arab American Perspectives on Pope Francis' U.S. Visit

Sep 23, 2015

BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer There is something to be said for a leader who can unite. There is something to be said for the head of one of the world’s largest and oldest institutions, being a figure who draws people in,(...)

Moroccan Diffa: The Mother of all Feasts

Sep 23, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer After a mouth-watering Moroccan meal, we sat enthralled as the Berber dancers swayed back and forth stamping their feet in a proud fashion. Their rousing steps, which had been incorporated into the flamenco during the centuries(...)

The Ancestors Of All Fine Horses - The Magnificent Arabian

Sep 16, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Swiftly riding across the barren endless waste, a Bedouin astride his beautiful Arabian (Arab horse) is a magnificent picture as old as time. The desert Arab's fortune and honour, this majestic creature was for untold centuries(...)

A Dedication for the Son of Syria

Sep 9, 2015

  Picture: Nizar Qabbani BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer When Nizar Qabbani, the Syrian writer and progressive thinker, lost his wife in the Lebanese Civil War, he wrote vividly of his anger at the entire Arab world for allowing for the possibility(...)

Coffee: Arabia’s Gift to the World

Sep 9, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer The vast majority of people in the Middle East and in the Western world are stimulated by coffee - many addicted to its very name. The alarm clock for many, the beverage to perk up the(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya: 7 ways with summer squash—kousa

Sep 9, 2015

Kousa is a prolific summer plant, just like zucchini, only Lebanese kousa is a light green variety similar to Mexican squash, which is also light in color. Lebanese kousa is favored because of the tender marrow without large seeds that(...)

Viral Photo Of Syrian Refugee Prompts Hundreds To Help

Aug 28, 2015

  BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer     At a moment when our country is marking ten years since the Hurricane Katrina disaster, we must ask ourselves, in the face of future calamity, will we once again stand idly by as(...)

Is learning Arabic the solution?

Aug 19, 2015

Dr. Hadia Attar discusses her role impacting Arabic language instruction with Arab America's Dr. Amal David BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer Tamer Ashraf, 48, of Springfield, VA understands the frustration of being an Arab-American who is unable to speak Arabic, or pass(...)

Arab Influences In The Culinary Art Of Mexico

Aug 19, 2015

    BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer During this century, the Arab emigrants from the Middle East to Mexico were surprised to find a number of foods which were not strange to their culinary taste. These dishes, with the exception of(...)

From Ancient Palmyra - Zenobia Still Lures The Travellers

Aug 12, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer From atop Qalaat Ibn Maani (Ibn Maani's castle), located on a hilltop overlooking the remains of Palmyra, known to the Arabs as Tadmur, I gazed in wonder at the majestic ruins of this city made famous(...)

Arab Spain's Poet King

Aug 5, 2015

    A VISIT TO THE TOMB OF AL-MU’TAMID IBN ‘ABBAD  BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer I was barely aware of my fellow passengers as my daughter and I waited near Jamaa el Fna, Marrakesh's most famous square, for our bus to(...)

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