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‘A Diplomat for the World and a Window into Lebanon’s Beauty’: A Book Review of “The Heart of Lebanon” by Ameen Rihani with a New English Translation by Dr. Roger Allen

Apr 21, 2021

"The Heart of Lebanon," one of Ameen Rihani's monumental works with a new English translation by Dr. Roger Allen, Professor of Arabic Literature and Language at the University of Pennsylvania is due to be released on May 15, 2021. Photo:(...)

Recap: National Arab American Heritage Month-- Celebrating Arab American Literature, Poetry, Art and Music

Apr 21, 2021

By Ruqyah Sweidan / Arab America Contributing Writer On Sunday, April 18, 2021, our Arab American Heritage Month event featured talented Arab Americans from the Arts. Our distinguished guests spoke about their experiences and achievements in Visual Arts, Literature and(...)

The Meaning Behind Common Arabic Names Part 1

Apr 20, 2021

By: Lindsey Penn/Arab America Contributing Writer In every culture, names have significance. Understanding these names can give a lot of insight into the culture, showing what is important to them in terms of qualities, history, and more. The Arab world(...)

Democracy Destroyed: Stories of American Sponsored Coups - Iran

Apr 19, 2021

By: Noah Robertson/Arab America Contributing Writer Iran has made headlines for years with their aggressive internal and external policies and actions, but who/what contributed to the lack of democracy in the country and their current government? The actions of Iran’s(...)

The Unique Magic of Arabic Art

Apr 19, 2021

By: Pamela Dimtirova/ Arab America Contributing Writer Art has always been one of the strongest weapons to fight the brutal face of reality and to bring people closer together. And wile most of the galleries around the world are proudly(...)

How to Teach Your Parents About Racism

Apr 19, 2021

By: Dani Meyer/Arab America Contributing Writer As the Black Lives Matter movement becomes part of what we talk about every day, so do conversations about anti-racism. Without a doubt, these conversations can be uncomfortable, especially when it comes to calling(...)

The Conqueror of Jerusalem: Salah ad-Din

Apr 17, 2021

Salah ed-Din el Ayyubi is a legend among legends in our history. His life from beginning to end set an example that many attempted to follow in vein. This serves as a small research into the events of interest that(...)

Organizations Fighting Against Sexual Abuse in the Arab World

Apr 17, 2021

By: Dani Meyer/Arab America Contributing Writer According to the UN, one in three women across the world have experienced some form of physical or sexual abuse. Though data is hard to find due to a lack of research, this number(...)
Can You Guess These Arab Landmarks?

Can You Guess These Arab Landmarks?

Apr 16, 2021

By: Yaseen Rashed/Arab America Contributing writer The Middle East is home to countless iconic landmarks that have defined and influenced culture. From the pyramids in Giza, Egypt to the skyscrapers of Dubai, there’s an array of landmarks that are representative(...)

Bringing people and cultures together.... Why? 'Because Baseball'

Apr 16, 2021

By: Pamela Dimtirova/Arab America Contributing Writer In an age when the East and the West are culturally and socially divided, one organization strives to build bridges among families, communities, and cultures through one unique method - baseball. 'Because Baseball' is(...)

America Should Learn to Love Lamb

Apr 14, 2021

A beautiful rack of lamb By: Noah Robertson/Arab America Contributing Writer One of the first animals to be domesticated and eaten in large quantities was sheep. This mostly docile, easy-to-care-for animal was domesticated thousands of years ago. Unlike dogs, domesticated(...)

Greater Syrian Diaspora at 78RPM: Samy Attaya

Apr 14, 2021

By: Richard Breaux/Arab America Contributing Writer What do you do when you find several dozen 78 rpm records all in Arabic and you can neither read, nor speak the language? You research the musicians and record labels and write about(...)

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