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Knafeh: The Iconic Dessert of the Arab World

Dec 22, 2021

By: Blanche Shaheen / Arab America Contributing Writer Ask any Arab from any continent, what their favorite dessert is, and they will most likely respond: Kanafeh. This iconic pastry, spelled a myriad of ways, from knafeh to knafuh to kanafeh,(...)

Chile’s New President is Staunchly Pro-Palestine

Dec 22, 2021

By: Omar Mansour / Arab America Contributing Writer Gabriel Boric, a left-wing lawmaker who is very critical of Israel and supports boycotts against goods from Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine has been elected the new president of Chile, defeating his(...)

Christmas Breakfast from an Ancient Land

Dec 21, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer I enjoyed what was to me the 'mother of all Arab breakfasts' during my first trip in the early 1960s to Damascus, Syria's capital. In my many following trips to the Middle East, I(...)

Oasis Across The Middle East North Africa

Dec 20, 2021

By: Anthony Bayyouk / Arab America Contributing Writer The Sahara Desert is the largest desert in the world located in Northern Africa. The desert covers most of Northern Africa and is set to be larger than the United States and(...)

Numidia- Ancient Kingdom and Neighbor of Rome

Dec 17, 2021

By: Lyric ludwig/Arab America Contributing Writer The Maghreb is a region with a rich and complex history going back many thousands of years, containing a plethora of historical events and peoples, from the rise of Islam in the region following(...)

Cuisine of Comoros

Dec 17, 2021

Some examples of the wonderful cuisine in Comoros. Photo: Sporcle By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Comoros is a nation of islands, and it is also the only country in the Arab League that is in the(...)

Israeli Colonialism and the Erasure of Palestinian Identity at the Miss Universe 2021 Pageant

Dec 15, 2021

By: Omar Mansour / Arab America Contributing Writer The unapologetic erasure of Palestinian culture and identity by the Israeli state and Miss Universe contestants caused social media outrage over the week, as photos emerged of them participating in a "visit(...)

Arab Gulf States Ban West Side Story--Finding its Transgender Character Unacceptable

Dec 15, 2021

Spielberg's 2021 version of West Side Story has faced resistance in certain Arab countries. Photo- Huffpost By John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer Steven Spielberg’s new version of West Side Story has hit certain Arab countries with a thud,(...)

How Do You Like Your Batatas?: Different Ways to Make Potatoes in the Arab World

Dec 15, 2021

By: Leyelle Mosallam / Arab America Contributing Writer Every culture has very distinct dishes containing potatoes. In the Arab world, there are many different ways you can make potatoes. These dishes can be categorized as “comfort foods” because they can(...)

The Historian’s Toolkit—Tools of the Trade (Episode 3 of 3): The Book Review and Traditional Moroccan Dress

Dec 15, 2021

An old historical map and magnifying glass. Photo: Brewminate By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Welcome to The Historian’s Toolkit! This is a three-part series focusing on the tools of the trade that historians use to study(...)

Dearborn, Michigan: The Hollywood of Arab America

Dec 15, 2021

By: Anthony Bayyouk / Arab America Contributing Writer. Throughout the many years of emigration, Arabs have created communities across the United States. These hubs are filled with thousands of Arabs owned businesses, schools with a large Arab student body, Arab(...)

Celebrating the 48th United Nations Arabic Language Day

Dec 15, 2021

Spiegel by Jaume Plensa at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, United Kingdom. PHOTO:  puffin11k/Flickr   By: Khalid Kishawi / Arab America Contributing Writer   World Arabic Language Day is celebrated every year on 18 December since 2012. The date coincides with the(...)

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