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Why is the Moon so Important in Arab Culture?

Nov 6, 2019

By: Yaseen Rashed/ Arab America Contributing Writer The moon has always been symbolic and apparent in Arab culture. From holidays to music, to literature, to superstitions, the moon has manifested itself in many of the inner-workings of Arab existence. The(...)

Endless U.S. Money Flow of Military Aid to Israel is New Battleground for Democratic Presidential Candidates

Nov 6, 2019

By John Mason, Arab America Contributing Writer Certain U.S. democratic presidential candidates are leaning towards a restructuring of U.S. security aid to Israel. They would like to tie this aid to a more balanced policy of achieving a two-state solution(...)

Arab American Entrepreneur Extraordinaire Applies Arab Social Values in His Business and His Life

Oct 30, 2019

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer As Arab America entered the headquarters of Michael & Son, they were greeted cheerfully by several employees who were passing by. Then the president, Basim Mansour, warmly greeted them with running gear and proudly(...)

Madgooga "Madkooka" the Ancient Energy Bar of Iraq

Oct 30, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Middle Eastern desserts from centuries ago did not require many ingredients to create a rich yet healthful treat. Some desserts did not even require an oven, like the sweet Iraqi snack called “Madgooga”, also(...)

The Traditional Clothing of Palestine

Oct 30, 2019

By: Pamela Dimitrova/Arab America Contributing Writer The traditional clothing of Palestine is a reflection of a rich culture full of old traditions and love to the details, which is beautifully expressed in their traditional clothing. The clothing is extremely rich(...)

10 Modern Arab Writers Who Should Make Arabs Proud

Oct 30, 2019

By: Diana Adjadj/Arab America Contributing Writer Taking care of your heritage means that you need to nurture it. As much as the younger generations mostly want to fit in, our culture is what makes us who we are and we(...)

The Importance of American Diplomats for the Arab World

Oct 30, 2019

By Katie Teague/Arab America Contributing Writer The job of a diplomat is fundamental for globalization. As a foreign service officer, life revolves around promoting peaceful relations between another country and your own.  Such a position offers opportunities for professional travel(...)

Alhamdulillah? Arabs' Mention of God in Everyday Life

Oct 30, 2019

By: Yaseen Rashed/Arab America Contributing Writer One of the most notable phrases you could hear in any Arab country is “Alhamdulillah” which essentially translates to “thank god.” However, this phrase is used differently than simply thanking god. It is customary(...)

Following the Route of the Moroccan Sultans and Kings

Oct 30, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer When Idriss I, the great-grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, in the 8th century, established a Moroccan royal dynasty, little did he know that his kingdom would continue on until our times.  Yet, even though(...)

Three Takeaways from Tunisia's Presidential Elections

Oct 23, 2019

By Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer Advocates for a smooth transition to democratic governance are celebrating following the successful elections in Tunisia last week. I had the opportunity to hear first-hand about the presidential elections in Tunisia from recently elected(...)

Bahbah: A Message from the People of Lebanon: The Power of the People is Stronger than the People in Power

Oct 23, 2019

By: Bishara Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist The unfolding events in Lebanon and the recent elections in Tunisia are sending clear messages to Arab leaders – shape up or ship out! Over the past week, Lebanon was rocked with protests involving(...)

Arab Foods in Season this Fall

Oct 23, 2019

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Arab America Contributing Writer Forget about your lemons, melons, avocados, and nectarines. The Fall sesson has begun and with it comes sweet vegetables, hard fruit, and dry herbs. There is a misconception that fruit and vegetables are best(...)

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