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Ibn Sina: The Father of Early Modern Medicine

Apr 29, 2021

By: Ahmed Abu Sultan/Arab America Contributing Writer      Ibn Sina is a polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers, and writers of the Islamic Golden Age, and the father of early modern medicine.(...)

National Arab American Heritage Month: Celebrating the Contributions of Arab Americans--Event Recap

Apr 28, 2021

Celebrating the Contributions of Arab Americans. Photo Arab America By Ruqyah Sweidan/Arab America Contributing Writer We have just concluded our final Arab America Heritage Month event. Hooray! Throughout this two-hour celebration, nineteen speakers expressed pride, solidarity, and appreciation for Arab(...)

Happy Easter to Arab American Orthodox Christians

Apr 28, 2021

Compiled by Arab America On Sunday, Arab American Orthodox Christians will celebrate Easter and Arab America wishes all a blessed Easter. This year, many churches are allowing in-person participation on a limited basis due to the Covid pandemic. At the(...)

This Arab Teen Got the Whole World Jammin' to His Beat, 'HaDal Ahebek'

Apr 28, 2021

By: Noura Abou Hamze/Arab America Contributing Writer Despite all the difficulties the world is passing through with the pandemic, and especially the Arab World woes due to Covid, as well as other obstacles, the talents never fail to impress and(...)

A Short Journey into Moorish Spain

Apr 28, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer In the world today, if a man wants to travel back through history he would find no better place than Andalusia, a former Moorish land in southern Spain. In this part of the Iberian(...)

The Origin and Metamorphosis of Hummus

Apr 28, 2021

The wonderful dish of Hummus. Photo: Blanche Shaheen/Alamy By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: The Egyptians are not only known for their pyramids—but they have also been making and eating hummus for over 7000 years, so many believe hummus(...)

A Landmark for Arab Americans--deeply honored by President Biden and Recognition from across the Country

Apr 28, 2021

“This is the first time a sitting US president has recognized Arab Americans in celebrating their heritage" Photo coercioncode By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer This is a banner week and month for Arab Americans, what with President(...)
Traditional Arab Instruments: The Mijwiz

Traditional Arab Instruments: The Mijwiz

Apr 27, 2021

By: Lindsey Penn/Arab America Contributing Writer You may have heard of the qanun, oud, or the tabla as common Arab instruments. However, the mijwiz is another classic and traditional Arab instrument. Other than being a traditional instrument, the mijwiz is(...)

Tāriq ibn Ziyād: The Founding Father of Andalusia

Apr 27, 2021

By: Ahmed Abu Sultan/Arab America Contributing Writer Spain has been an independent state for the longest of time. It's culture has changed to levels where the original settlers would seem foreign. However, no era influenced the culture of Hispania as(...)
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Female Rappers from the Arab World Who Are Changing the Game

Apr 27, 2021

By: Dani Meyer/Arab America Contributing Writer The rap scene in the Arab world has been growing big in recent years, though it is mostly dominated by male rappers. Even in the United States, there are many more prominent male artists(...)

Breaking: President Joe Biden Recognizes National Arab American Heritage Month

Apr 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (WASHINGTON, DC) April 25, 2021 – In a letter to Arab America and the Arab America Foundation, the president of the United States, Joe Biden, recognized National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM). The letter was released at(...)

History of Arabic Alchemy

Apr 24, 2021

By: Pamela Dimitrova/ Arab American Writer It is not a secret that Arabs laid the foundations to many of the modern sciences - chemistry, physics, medicine, mathematics - and they greatly influenced the West. However, they were also masters in(...)

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