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The Phenomenon of Abu Simbel Posted by on Nov 10, 2012

        The two temples at Abu Simbel أبو سمبل are among the most magnificent monuments آثار in the world. Their removal and reconstruction was a historic event in itself. When the temples (280 km from Aswan) were threatened by submersion الغمر – الغرق in Lake Nasser, due to the construction of the High Dam السد…

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On Love Posted by on Nov 8, 2012

Gibran Khalil Gibran is one of the most recognized poets in the world. He was not only a poet, but also an artist, painter, sculptor (نَحَّات), theologian, and more importantly a prolific writer. He was born on January 6, 1883 in Lebanon and passed away on April 10, 1931 in New York City. Born in…

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Practice Feminine Plurals – Answers Posted by on Nov 7, 2012

In this post, I give the answers of the exercises that deal with feminine Plurals (جمع المؤنث السالم) presented yesterday. Here are the feminine plural forms: They   (fem. Pl.) هن Them   (fem. Pl.) ـهن Their   (fem. Pl.) ـهن You   – subject pronoun (fem. Pl.) أنتن Your   (fem. Pl.) ـكن…

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Practice feminine plurals Posted by on Nov 6, 2012

Feminine Plurals (جمع المؤنث السالم) are formed by replacing the suffix (ة) at the end of feminine words by the suffix (ات) First, do you remember feminine plural forms? They   (fem. Pl.) هن Them   (fem. Pl.) ـهن Their   (fem. Pl.) ـهن You   – subject pronoun (fem. Pl.) أنتن Your   (fem…

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Algeria’s Story of Independence Posted by on Nov 2, 2012

    Like yesterday in November, 1954 the Algerian Liberation Revolution ثــورة الـتــحـــــريــــر الــجــــزائـــريــــة broke out against the French colonization إســتــعـــمــــار that started in 1830. The revolution of the Algerian people lasted for nearly seven years of political and armed struggle. The revolution ended with the declaration of Algeria’s Independence إســتــقـــلال on 5 July, 1962. Nearly…

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