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DIY Arab Arts & Crafts At Home!

Jun 11, 2021

By: Dani Meyer/Arab America Contributing Writer The Arab world is full of rich cultural heritage and arts. There are lots of great crafts that you can do at home that are inspired by the Arab world. Here is a list(...)

Items Traded by the Ancient Arabs

Jun 11, 2021

By: Pamela Dimitrova/ Arab America Contributing Writer From ancient times, trade has always been central to the Arab World, quickly turning them into one of the most important figures in the world's ancient history. This began way back in time(...)

Is water a source of concern for the Middle East?

Jun 11, 2021

By: Yaseen Rashed/Arab America Contributing writer The Middle East is one of the richest areas in the world in natural resources. The region is primarily known for its production of oil and gas as 80% of the world’s oil use(...)
Depiction of Greek Fire being used for the first time at the First Arab Siege of Constantinople

Turning Points in History: The First Arab Siege of Constantinople

Jun 10, 2021

Depiction of Greek Fire By Steven Brander/ Arab America Contributing Writer This series will explore moments in history in which the fates of civilizations and regions teeter upon a knife’s edge. Here, we will delve into those key moments in(...)

8 Ancient sites you won't believe exist in Bahrain

Jun 10, 2021

Bahrain. Photo: Nations Online By: Wael Sultan/Arab America Contributing Writer Situated in the Arabian peninsula's eastern portion, right off the Persian Gulf's warm shores, is The Kingdom of Bahrain. A collection of islands comprises a small archipelago made up of(...)

Delightful Eggplant Dishes from the Middle East and North Africa

Jun 9, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer From large round or egg-shaped to small and thin, the attractiveness of the many varieties of eggplants on vegetable shelves has been catching the fancy of increasing numbers of consumers and housewives. From black(...)
Traditional Shoes in the Arab World

Traditional Shoes of the Arab World

Jun 9, 2021

By: Lindsey Penn / Arab America Contributing Writer Shoes may seem insignificant because we wear them every day, but the reality is that they can provide an into a culture. Before the spread of the more “typical” shoes we see(...)

Arab America Interviews Rising Vocalist, Issam Al-Najjar

Jun 9, 2021

Issam Al Najjar/ Portrait By Noura Abou Hamze/ Arab America Contributing Writer Issam Al Najjar is an 18-year-old rising singer who is originally from Jaffa, Palestine. He was born in Jordan and grew up there. His family has been living(...)

The Lebanese Rocket Society: Lebanon's Forgotten Space Program

Jun 9, 2021

Group portrait taken before the launch of Cedar 3, 1962. Image from the Lebanese Rocket Society Archive, ©DR By: Omar Mansour / Arab America Contributing Writer During the 1960s, the US and the Soviet Union competed for space supremacy. But(...)

Falafel: The Original Arab Nugget

Jun 9, 2021

Falafel, the original Arab nugget. Photo: Blanche Shaheen By: Blanche Shaheen / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: Before chicken nuggets existed, there was falafel. The perfect falafel is browned and crunchy on the outside, and chewy on the inside, flecked(...)

Two Steps Forward—One Step Back: Palestinian Americans Protest U.S. Policy towards Israel-Palestine

Jun 9, 2021

By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer Secretary of State Blinken may have started off on the right foot with Palestinians, but it's not clear he meant it Photo larenota Recent optimism for Palestinians has recently been offset by(...)

A History of Egyptian Revival Architecture and the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb, Illinois

Jun 8, 2021

The front entrance and marquee sign of the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb, Illinois. Photo: GuideStar By: Claire Boyle/Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: What is Egyptian Revival architecture? Where can you find examples of this interesting and intriguing style within the(...)

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