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Do I Look White to You?: The “White Arab" Myth in America

Aug 2, 2021

Photo by Enayet Raheem on Unsplash By: Qaïs S. Ahmadī / Arab America Contributing Writer White or Wrong? There was an alleged mass shooting at a Boulder, Colorado grocery store on March 22, 2021. This followed the Atlanta, Georgia spa shooting by(...)

The Mystery Behind the Eye of the Sahara

Aug 2, 2021

The Eye of the Sahara from space. Source: India Times By Evan Ploeckelman / Arab America Contributing Writer Situated in the nearly empty desert of northern Mauritania, the Eye of the Sahara, known more formally as the Richat Structure, has(...)

Somalia: A Country Rich in Oral Tradition and Mythology

Aug 2, 2021

Rock paintings in the Las Geel cave, a type of literature found in Somalia. Photo: Wikipedia By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Somalia has, unfortunately, over the years been known for its numerous civil wars, failed governments,(...)
8 Egyptian Female Writers You Should Check Out!

Eight Egyptian Female Writers You Should Check Out

Jul 30, 2021

By: Noureldin Mohamed/Arab America Contributing Writer Literature in the Arab world is one of the most important aspects of the culture where writers and authors express their ideas, opinions, and values. Specifically, writing in Egypt is a popular way of(...)

12 Fun Facts About Tunisia You Probably Didn’t Know

Jul 29, 2021

By: Lindsey Penn/Arab America Contributing Writer Tunisia is known by many people as the country that started the Arab Spring or its ancient Roman ruins, but there’s so much more to the country than that. The beautiful Tunisian coast attracts(...)

Zahrawi: The Father of Operative Surgery

Jul 29, 2021

By: Ahmed Abu Sultan/Arab America Contributing Writer        Abū al-Qāsim Khalaf ibn al-'Abbās al-Zahrāwī al-Ansari, popularly known as Al-Zahrawi, was an Arab Andalusian physician, surgeon, and chemist. Considered to be the greatest surgeon of the Middle Ages, he(...)

Hospitality on the Way to the Liwa - The United Arab Emirates' Desert Garden

Jul 28, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer "Desert!  What do you mean?  Our country a desert land?  Make a trip to the Liwa and see how our nation has been turned into a world of greenery!"  Jassim, my Emirate friend appeared(...)

Death Knell of the Iraqi Democratic State—Premature? We Hope So

Jul 28, 2021

Shock and Awe--U.S. Attack on Saddam Hussein's Iraq, 3/20/2003 in the hope of building democracy there Photo Pinterest By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer A recent, dire report has emerged that questions Iraq’s continuation as a democracy. The(...)

Plastic Surgery in the Arab World—Things are Changing

Jul 28, 2021

Fairouz, A popular singer that normalized getting a nose job. By Waverly Nohr/ Arab America contributing writer In the Arab World, women and men have been pursuing plastic surgery since the 1960s. This has had an enormous effect on how teens and young adults(...)

Tunisian Ahmed Hafnaoui Earns Gold in Upset 400 Meter Swim Victory

Jul 28, 2021

Source: Yahoo The dreaded outside lanes of the pool are where the slowest seeded swimmers are placed in any given swimming race. As such, those swimmers tend to get overlooked in races, as they often do not have a shot(...)

Bahbah: The Ice Cream War: Israel vs. Ben & Jerry’s

Jul 28, 2021

Source: Middle East Eye MEE/illustration by Mohamad Elaasar) By: Bishara A Bahba / Arab America Featured Columnist It is incredulous to hear and read about the ongoing war between Israel and Ben & Jerry’s famous Vermont-based ice cream!  Israel and(...)

Famous Cities in Morocco Series (Episode 3 of 13): Fes

Jul 28, 2021

The stunning city of Fes, MoroccoPhoto: Much Morocco By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Morocco has so many interesting towns and cities as well as beautiful landmarks. From the astonishing city of Casablanca to Marrakech, Fes, and(...)

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