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Kahlil Gibran and Some of His Philosophical Quotes Explained

Nov 26, 2020

By: Nana Osei/Arab America Contributing Writer      Kahlil Gibran is an Arab American of many talents. Born in the Bsharri, Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate on January 6, 1883, he discovered his artistic and creative ability at a young age. Gibran(...)

10 Ways Arab Americans Can Safely Celebrate Thanksgiving Amid COVID-19 Surge

Nov 25, 2020

By: Safa M. Qureshi/Arab America Contributing Writer Arab Americans may have bigger gatherings than the average household; they love to have family and friends at home gatherings throughout the year, especially, during the holidays. Remember, their life revolves around social(...)

The University of al-Qarawiyyin: The Oldest University in The World

Nov 25, 2020

By: Yidan Fan/Arab America Contributing Writer Do you know which university is the oldest one in the world? Located in Fez, Morocco, and founded by a Muslim woman, the University of al-Qarawiyyin is the oldest university in the whole wide(...)

Greater Syrian Diaspora at 78RPM: Louis Wardini

Nov 25, 2020

By: Richard Breaux/Arab America Contributing Writer What do you do when you find several dozen 78 rpm records all in Arabic and you can neither read, nor speak the language? You research the musicians and record labels and write about(...)

Al-Mutanabbī

Nov 25, 2020

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributor The desert sands know me well, the night, the mounted men, The battlefield, the sword, the paper, and pen…… So wrote the 10th century Ahmad ibn al-Ḥusayn ibn al-Ḥasan ibn Abbasid al-Ṣamad al-Jacfī Abū al-Ṭayyib(...)

This Thanksgiving: Perfecting Potatoes with Za’atar

Nov 25, 2020

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer There is a miraculous spice blend in the Arab world that is not only versatile in seasoning a variety of foods but is also touted as an herbal remedy. That spice blend is za’atar.(...)

Evolution of the Abaya: The Black Cloak of The Past

Nov 24, 2020

By: Safa M. Qureshi/Arab America Contributing Writer          The abaya is a long, cardigan-like garment that is meant to cover a woman's whole body, so as not to reveal her body shape or what she is wearing underneath.(...)

Libyan Tourist Landscapes Unknown by Many

Nov 24, 2020

By: Yasmina Hage/ Arab America Contributing Writer Most of Libya's stories rarely leave the political context, forgetting that Libya is home to extraordinary wealth. But, if you are looking for information about Libya, you will find mostly political content, which(...)

10 Podcasts To Listen To if You Want To Learn More About the Middle East

Nov 23, 2020

By: Dani Meyer/Arab America Contributing Writer If you're looking for a new podcast to try, we have you covered. The Middle East is a great place to learn more about through podcasts. But, with so many to choose from, how(...)

Michigan State Board of Canvassers will Certify this Year's Election Results on Monday

Nov 22, 2020

Tomorrow, the Michigan State Board of Canvassers will certify this year's election results in what is usually an uneventful formality. But this year, rampant disinformation has been spread in an attempt to undermine public confidence in the integrity of the(...)

Arwa al-Sulayhi: The Longest Reigning Queen of Yemen

Nov 20, 2020

By: Ahmed Abu Sultan/Arab America Contributing Writer Throughout history, there were a few instances where women were in a position of power and authority. In many of these cases that power was inherited and in other cases it was assigned(...)
Christians in the Arab World: Coptic Cairo

Christians in the Arab World: Coptic Cairo

Nov 20, 2020

By: Lindsey Penn/Arab America Contributing Writer The modern Arab world may be a Muslim majority, however, there is still a significant presence of Christian Arabs. Christians have been present in the Middle East for centuries, and one of the oldest(...)

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