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The Art of Photo: The Winners of the Hamdan International Photography Awards

Sep 7, 2022

The Hamdan International Photo Awards (HIPA) are Dubai's way of recognizing achievement in photography and filmic artistry. (Photo: HIPA) By: Riley Bryant / Arab America Contributing Writer Every year, the Hamdan International Photography Awards (HIPA) brings together some of the(...)

Hammam: The Outstanding Traditional Bathing Method in North Africa

Sep 7, 2022

Hammam in Marrakech, Morocco -Photo By: Mariem Hamdi/ Arab America contributing writer When you walk across each of the North African neighborhoods, particularly in the old cities you will find one spot or two designed for Hammam (or Islamic bath-houses),(...)

The History of Traditional Egyptian Music and Dances Throughout Time

Sep 7, 2022

Photo: Farida Fahmy and the Reda Troupe participating in an Egyptian folklore dance / Source: Egyptian StreetsBy: Carrie Stewart / Arab America Contributing WriterMusic and Dance have traditionally brought people of specific cultures together. Whether it be to celebrate, show(...)

Repairing Colonial Wounds Questionable as Algeria Pivots from French to English

Sep 7, 2022

French President Emmanuel Macron and Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune shake hands during press conference in Algiers. Source: Ludovic Marin (AFP) By: Norah Soufraji / Arab America Contributing Writer Too Little, Too Late French President Macron’s recent overtures during a diplomatic(...)

10 Egyptian-Inspired Comic Book Characters

Sep 7, 2022

(Photo Credit: comicvine.gamespot.com) By Kimothy Wong / Arab America Contributing Writer The characters in comic books frequently borrow from mythology. You'd be astonished to learn how many superheroes, including Hawkman from DC and Apocalypse from Marvel, were influenced by Egyptian(...)

Tomatoes: The Most Versatile Food of Mankind

Sep 6, 2022

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer At one time, the most reviled fruit in the vegetable world, tomatoes are now a much sought-after garden produce. Among the vegetables grown in North America, they rank second to potatoes in popularity.  This(...)

Anaheim’s Recognition of “Little Arabia” is Historic for Arab Americans

Aug 31, 2022

The official logo of "Little Arabia" created by Arab American activists in Anaheim, California. Photo: Little Arabia District By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: On August 23, 2022, the Anaheim City Council in California voted to declare(...)

Eid Recognized in San Francisco Unified School District

Aug 31, 2022

Picture from the AROC Facebook Page By: Malorie Lewis / Arab America contributing writer Big news happening in California! The San Francisco Board of Education voted this month to acknowledge two Muslim holidays. As a result, Eid al-Fitr and Eid(...)

The Yemeni-American adolescent whose artwork will hang in the US Capitol

Aug 31, 2022

(Photo Credit: www.middleeasteye.net) By: Kimothy Wong/Arab America Contributing Writer Sally Almaklani was initially apprehensive about participating in the congressional art competition since she had only ever created two formal works of art. Since she could remember, the New York City(...)

Mental Health Trends in Arab Americans: Depression, Anxiety and Challenging the Stigma

Aug 31, 2022

Photo: Visualization of anxiety and depression / Source: Shutter Stock By: Carrie Stewart / Arab America Contributing Writer As mental health is discussed more and more in the media, the healthcare space, and in society in general, it is important(...)

As Turkish Economy Tanks, Syrian refugees face increased “Syriaphobia” and violence

Aug 31, 2022

Images of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey at a refugee camp for Syrians on the outskirts of Kahramanmaras, in southeastern Turkey Source: Mauricio Lima for The New York Times By: Norah Soufraji / Arab America Contributing Writer For Syrians(...)

Egyptian Bamiya Recipe - Okra Stew

Aug 31, 2022

Photo Credit: Wikipedia By: Caroline Umphlet / Arab America Contributing Writer Bamiya (البامية) stew is a favorite among Egyptians and across the Arab world. It can be enjoyed throughout the year as a comforting and hearty meal. There are numerous(...)

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