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The Disputed Dish- Knafeh

Sep 8, 2021

The Palestinian way of knafeh. Credit: CleoButtera By: Waverly Nohr/ Arab America Contributing Writer Knafeh is a dish that can be found throughout the Arab world. Although its main components are fairly standard, many countries have imparted their own twists(...)

20 Years out from 9/11, Islamophobia still on the rise

Sep 8, 2021

9/11 created a whole new world for Muslim Americans to cope with Illustration: Pinterest By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer Imagine, 20 years ago this week—the horrific attack on the twin towers. Terrorist-manipulated planes hit New York’s twin(...)

The Six Palestinian Prisoner's who Escaped Gilboa

Sep 8, 2021

The tunnel the Palestinian prisoners used to make their escape By: Leyelle Mosallam / Arab America Contributing Writer ​​Early in the morning on Monday, September 6th, six Palestinian prisoners escaped out of Israel's highest security prison, Gilboa. Israeli authorities reported(...)

Famous Cities in Morocco Series (Episode 9 of 13): Taliouine

Sep 8, 2021

The beautiful Tislit Gorges in Taliouine, MoroccoPhoto: Wikimedia Commons By: Claire Boyle / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Morocco has so many interesting towns and cities as well as beautiful landmarks. From the astonishing city of Casablanca to Marrakech, Fes,(...)

Bayan Galal: Yale's First Arab Student Government President

Sep 8, 2021

Bayan Galal By: Omar Mansour / Arab America Contributing Writer Yale University is the third-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, established 320 years ago in 1701. Part of a select group of private, mostly out of reach(...)

A look into the Proud Past: Omar Al Mukhtar: Teacher, Resistance Leader, "Lion of the Desert"

Sep 7, 2021

By Ruqyah Sweidan, Arab America Contributing Writer Sheikh Omar. Source: 5Pillars. It is often difficult for both Arabs and Americans to realize the gravity of Arab heroism when its history is shrouded by current conflicts. Libya, for example, is embroiled(...)

Salads from Biblical Lands

Sep 7, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer In the countries of the Middle East where civilization goes back to the dawn of history, the inhabitants have enjoyed vegetarian salads, simple yet nourishing. From the days of Sumer and the Pharaohs until(...)

How Similar are the Arabic and Persian Languages

Sep 6, 2021

Source: Discover Discomfort By Evan Ploeckelman / Arab America Contributing Writer Arabic and Persian are two of the most important and widely spoken languages in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asian regions. One might think they would be(...)

Meet Two Amazing Moroccans: The Stories of Mohammed Abed al-Jabri and Merieme Chadid

Sep 6, 2021

Two famous Moroccans: Philosopher, Mohammed Abed al-Jabri and Astronomer/Explorer, Merieme Chadid. Photos: Inside Arabia and Twitter. By: Claire Boyle/Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Morocco is famous for many things: its beautiful architecture, food, desert, culture, and many other things, but(...)

How Backgammon, or Tawla, Became Popular in the Arab World

Sep 3, 2021

Backgammon, one of the most popular games in the Arab World. Source: Wikipedia By Evan Ploeckelman / Arab America Contributing Writer Tawla, Arabic for backgammon, is arguably the most popular board game in the Arab world, with people idling for(...)

Ahmed Adaweyah: King of Shaabi Music

Sep 1, 2021

Adaweyah performing in the 1970's. Credit: Ahram Online Ahmed Adaweyah brought the Egyptian musical genre of Shaabi to the mainstream, making it a global sensation. This new genre of music has defined Egyptian popular music to this day, creating a(...)

Famous Cities in Morocco Series (Episode 8 of 13): Agadir

Sep 1, 2021

The exquisite blue shores of Agadir, MoroccoPhoto: Azamara 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 astonishing city of Casablanca to(...)

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