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Moorish Spain's Love Affair Par-Excellence

Oct 28, 2015

  BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer The December day was sunny but cold as our family strolled the streets of Cordova enjoying that city's latent charm while we reflected on its majestic history. There was much to savour in this city that(...)

Arab America Exclusive Interview with Naji Abu Nowar, Director of "Theeb," Jordan's Official Submission to the Academy Awards

Oct 28, 2015

Theeb director Naji Abu Nowar BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer Theeb opens with scenes of Bedouin life in the early part of the twentieth century, during the Arab rebellions against the Ottoman Empire. Though the desert setting provides plenty of rich(...)

Arab Americans and the Coming 2016 Election

Oct 21, 2015

BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contrubuting Writer We have for the last few months been in the election season. A season that, not unlike the approaching holiday season, is all about marketing and lasts entirely too long. The question is one of how each(...)

Ugarit - The Birthplace Of The Western Alphabet

Oct 21, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer The first time that I visited the ruins of Ugarit, today known as Ras Shamra, in the early 1970s, it was with a friend, who was at that time a professor of languages in one of the(...)

USA for UNHCR Launches Syrian Refugee Campaign with the Washington Post

Oct 14, 2015

  BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer As time passes and the refugee crisis continues without an end in near sight, it is important to maintain a high level of exposure for the plight of the Syrian refugees. The public can quickly fatigue(...)

Searching For The Traditional Flamenco

Oct 14, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer It had been some years back, but I had never forgotten that entrancing flamenco evening in the Santa Cruz district of old Seville. The voice of the male singer seemed to hypnotize his audience into a state(...)

YazTheSpaz: Muslim-American YouTube Celebrity Speaks to Arab America

Oct 7, 2015

BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer Women who chose to wear the hijab understand what it is to live life simultaneously as a person and as a symbol. Whether well-intentioned or otherwise there are those within and outside of the Muslim community who(...)

GoRemy Youtube celebrity Remy Munasifi: “I love the autonomy of YouTube and how closely connected you are to everyone watching”

Sep 30, 2015

“I love the autonomy of YouTube and how closely connected you are to everyone watching. I don’t anticipate ever wanting to leave.” Remy Munasifi, creator of the popular GoRemy YouTube channel, has been making videos roughly since YouTube came into(...)

Ahmad Ibn Majid: One Of The Most Famous Arab Navigators Of All Times

Sep 30, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Shihab al-Din Ahmad ibn Majid al-Najdi, commonly known as Ibn Majid, was born in Julfar (today’s Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates) in the early 1430s and became a celebrity during the last half of that century.(...)

Arab American Perspectives on Pope Francis' U.S. Visit

Sep 23, 2015

BY: Adrian Tafesh/Contributing Writer There is something to be said for a leader who can unite. There is something to be said for the head of one of the world’s largest and oldest institutions, being a figure who draws people in,(...)

Moroccan Diffa: The Mother of all Feasts

Sep 23, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer After a mouth-watering Moroccan meal, we sat enthralled as the Berber dancers swayed back and forth stamping their feet in a proud fashion. Their rousing steps, which had been incorporated into the flamenco during the centuries(...)

The Ancestors Of All Fine Horses - The Magnificent Arabian

Sep 16, 2015

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Swiftly riding across the barren endless waste, a Bedouin astride his beautiful Arabian (Arab horse) is a magnificent picture as old as time. The desert Arab's fortune and honour, this majestic creature was for untold centuries(...)

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