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TikTok in the Gulf : A Global Controversy

Jul 21, 2021

Courtesy of Shutterstock By: Noura Abou Hamze/Arab America Contributing Writer Just like other markets, TikTok has created a wave in the Middle East, especially among Generation Z users who have taken to the platform to create and watch fun content.(...)
Famous Cities in Morocco (Episode 2 of 13) – Marrakech

Famous Cities in Morocco Series (Episode 2 of 13): Marrakech

Jul 21, 2021

A collage of the famous places to go to in Marrakech, MoroccoPhoto: Wikipedia By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: The country of Morocco has so many interesting towns and cities as well as beautiful landmarks. From the(...)

Kefta - The Enhanced Middle Eastern Hamburger

Jul 21, 2021

Beef kefta brochettes. Credit: Feast In The Middle East: A Personal Journey of Family and Cuisine By: Blanche Shaheen/ Arab America Contributing Writer Kefta elevates average ground meat to a completely different level of flavor, through the addition of extra(...)

Eid Al Adha 2021

Jul 21, 2021

By: Waverly Nohr/ Arab America Contributing Writer Identity is made up of so many factors. According to Psychology Today, “Identity encompasses the memories, experiences, relationships, and values that create one's sense of self.”  Keeping that in mind, religion is a huge determinant of(...)

Yemeni Immigrants Stranded under the Muslim Ban finally Welcomed to the U.S., while their Home Country is in Tatters

Jul 21, 2021

Yemenis finally earned Temporary Protected Status under Biden Photo Igrafed.com By: John P. Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer As the civil war in their country continued unabated, Yemeni Arabs initially blocked from the U.S. by the Trump Muslim Ban(...)

The Meaning and History behind the Pan-Arab Colors

Jul 21, 2021

The Pan-Arab colors. Source: Transparent Language Blog By Evan Ploeckelman / Arab America Contributing Writer Many people know the pan-Arab colors - Black, White, Red, and Green - and the places where they are used, such as on the flags(...)

Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center: Largest in the Arab World!

Jul 20, 2021

Image 1: Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre JACC Exterior. Source: kuna.net. By Ruqyah Sweidan / Arab America Contributing Writer Around the world, artistic expression is a vital component of life. Art gives people community, identity and richness. Arabs are no(...)

The Formation of Saudi Arabia

Jul 20, 2021

By Arab America Contributing Author/ Christian Jimenez Saudi Arabia is one of the most powerful countries in the Middle East today, containing large quantities of oil and involved with most numerous conflicts across the region as they are now in(...)

The Pre-Islamic Religion of the Arabs

Jul 19, 2021

The goddess al-Lat, engraved in stone. Photo: Lumen Learning By Evan Ploeckelman / Arab America Contributing Writer While the pre-Islamic Arabs practiced many different religions, such as Judaism, Christianity, and Zoroastrianism, they actually did have their own native religion. This(...)

What is a Marabout in Morocco and Who Were the Seven Saints of Marrakech?

Jul 19, 2021

A Marabout's (saint's) tomb in Morocco. Photo: Wikipedia By: Claire Boyle/Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: The country of Morocco has drawn its religious influences from many nations, cultures, and systems. Morocco’s official religion is Islam, but because of its Berber(...)

White House Virtual Conversation: Building Vaccine Confidence in the Arab American Community

Jul 16, 2021

On Wednesday, July 21st from 3-4 pm, the White House will convene a special event to discuss the current vaccine situation in the Arab American Community. Invitation and registration information is below. All, On behalf of the White House COVID-19(...)

Does Ancient Egyptian and Coptic live on in Egyptian Arabic?

Jul 16, 2021

Coptic, the final stage of the Egyptian language. Source: Biblical Archaeology Society By Evan Ploeckelman / Arab America Contributing Writer Egyptian Arabic is one of the most well known dialects of Arabic around the world, as many Arab films and(...)

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