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MENA Artisan Initiative Empowers, Fosters Cultural Pride 

Jan 15, 2020

By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer When Arab Americans go to Arab countries to visit, they often come home with heavy bags full of mementos that represent their cultural heritage. The region produces stunning handicrafts that reflect the rich history(...)

The Answer is Palestine!

Jan 15, 2020

Popular Quiz Show ‘Jeopardy’ Got it Wrong—Jesus was not Born in Israel By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer The host of marathon quiz ‘Jeopardy,’ Alex Trebek, asked a contestant on last Friday’s broadcast of the show to identify the place(...)

Arab American Ramy Youssef Wins Best Actor Golden Globe Award

Jan 8, 2020

On Sunday, Egyptian American comedian and actor, Ramy Youssef, won the Golden Globe best actor in a musical or comedy series award for his work on the Hulu series “Ramy,” which he created, wrote, produced and directed. Accepting the award(...)

Burghul, the Noblest Food Achieved by Wheat

Jan 8, 2020

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer The hot Saskatchewan July wind made us uncomfortable as my brother and I went searching for wood scraps in the surrounding treeless prairie land. This was an important yearly task for us children in(...)

Malfouf--the Rice and Roll of the Middle East

Jan 8, 2020

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer The word “malfouf” in Arabic means both “cabbage” and “rolled.” So in Arab culture, cooks must have felt that it was only natural to roll up the cabbage around rice, and the popular dish(...)

The Beauty of Arab Traditional Attire of North Africa

Jan 8, 2020

By: Ala Abed-Rabbo/Arab America Contributing Writer Moroccan Traditional Thobes The beauty of traditional Arab attire is a foremost trait, especially in the North African Arab countries, such as Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Morocco, located, (see map below), in the extreme northwestern(...)

Five Important Points to know about the U. S. Takeout of Iranian General Soleimani

Jan 8, 2020

By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer The deadly removal of Iranian Al-Quds Force leader, Qassem Soleimani, by the U.S. government on Friday, January 3 has generated a new and dangerous Middle East-and-beyond geopolitical landscape. It has complicated the lives of(...)

Bahbah: Iran’s Retaliatory Options to Soleimani’s Assassination

Jan 8, 2020

By Bishara Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist Last Friday, the United States assassinated Iran’s most important and most visible military commander, the head of the Quds Brigade, along with a powerful Iraqi militia leader who was also a government official. Iran’s(...)

The United Nations at 75: A Time for Renewal and Innovation

Jan 8, 2020

By Elif Selin Calik/Arab America Contributing Writer On June 26, 2020, the international community will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations Charter. Recently, at the Doha Forum 2019, the leader of the UN discussed the UN’s future at(...)

Do you Want to Make Your Guests Feel Comfortable? Learn from the Arabs

Jan 1, 2020

By: Ala Abed-Rabbo/Arab America Contributing Writer Arabs and their Home Guests The Arab householders express a generous welcome through their efforts to make sure that guests feel comfortable and "at home." Lavish hospitality is one that is not only commendable(...)

Who Were the Greatest Arab Singers of the 20th Century?

Jan 1, 2020

By Randa Necola/Arab America Contributing Writer  Arabs are known for their love of music which is reflected in their successful music industry. The most famous Arab singers not only had the love of the Arab people but achieved success outside(...)

The Odyssey Of the Arabic Language and Its Script

Jan 1, 2020

By: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer The Arabic language is the youngest of Semitic idioms which include Aramaic, the Assyro-Babylonian tongues, Ethiopic, Hebrew and South Arabic like Sabean and Himyaritic. However, it is the nearest to the original archetype, ‘Ursemitisch’, from which(...)

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