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The Meaning Behind Common Arabic Names Part 1

Apr 20, 2021

By: Lindsey Penn/Arab America Contributing Writer In every culture, names have significance. Understanding these names can give a lot of insight into the culture, showing what is important to them in terms of qualities, history, and more. The Arab world(...)

Democracy Destroyed: Stories of American Sponsored Coups - Iran

Apr 19, 2021

By: Noah Robertson/Arab America Contributing Writer Iran has made headlines for years with their aggressive internal and external policies and actions, but who/what contributed to the lack of democracy in the country and their current government? The actions of Iran’s(...)

The Unique Magic of Arabic Art

Apr 19, 2021

By: Pamela Dimtirova/ Arab America Contributing Writer Art has always been one of the strongest weapons to fight the brutal face of reality and to bring people closer together. And wile most of the galleries around the world are proudly(...)

How to Teach Your Parents About Racism

Apr 19, 2021

By: Dani Meyer/Arab America Contributing Writer As the Black Lives Matter movement becomes part of what we talk about every day, so do conversations about anti-racism. Without a doubt, these conversations can be uncomfortable, especially when it comes to calling(...)

The Conqueror of Jerusalem: Salah ad-Din

Apr 17, 2021

Salah ed-Din el Ayyubi is a legend among legends in our history. His life from beginning to end set an example that many attempted to follow in vein. This serves as a small research into the events of interest that(...)

Organizations Fighting Against Sexual Abuse in the Arab World

Apr 17, 2021

By: Dani Meyer/Arab America Contributing Writer According to the UN, one in three women across the world have experienced some form of physical or sexual abuse. Though data is hard to find due to a lack of research, this number(...)
Can You Guess These Arab Landmarks?

Can You Guess These Arab Landmarks?

Apr 16, 2021

By: Yaseen Rashed/Arab America Contributing writer The Middle East is home to countless iconic landmarks that have defined and influenced culture. From the pyramids in Giza, Egypt to the skyscrapers of Dubai, there’s an array of landmarks that are representative(...)

Bringing people and cultures together.... Why? 'Because Baseball'

Apr 16, 2021

By: Pamela Dimtirova/Arab America Contributing Writer In an age when the East and the West are culturally and socially divided, one organization strives to build bridges among families, communities, and cultures through one unique method - baseball. 'Because Baseball' is(...)

America Should Learn to Love Lamb

Apr 14, 2021

A beautiful rack of lamb By: Noah Robertson/Arab America Contributing Writer One of the first animals to be domesticated and eaten in large quantities was sheep. This mostly docile, easy-to-care-for animal was domesticated thousands of years ago. Unlike dogs, domesticated(...)

Greater Syrian Diaspora at 78RPM: Samy Attaya

Apr 14, 2021

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(...)

Basra: The 'Venice' of the East

Apr 14, 2021

By: Pamela Dimitrova / Arab America Contributing Writer Basra has a long history with a rich culture and an identity distinct from its more northern cousin Baghdad. While Baghdad developed the busy urban character typical of capital cities, this city(...)

Arab America Wishes Arab American Muslims--Ramadan Kareem

Apr 14, 2021

On Monday, Muslims across the globe began the observance of Ramadan. The month of Ramadan marks a time for reflection, cleansing, sacrifice, and charity. As Muslims are called upon to refrain from food, water, negative thoughts, and harmful habits for(...)

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