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word search game – Happy new year! Answers Posted by on Dec 31, 2012

Here is the answer of the word search game presented in my previous post. Happy new year! سنة سعيدة أمنيات هدايا تهنئة حفل ضيوف ألعاب موسيقى زهور شيكولاتة   كل عام وأنتم بخير كيف ستحتفل بالعام الجديد؟ How are you celebrating the new year?      

word search game – Happy new year! Posted by on Dec 31, 2012

In this post, I have prepared an Arabic word search game for you. Can you find the 10 words below in the table? If you are not sure about the meaning of any word, look at the bottom of the page for the translation. All the words are related to new year. Happy new year!…

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Ahlan wa Sahlan 2013 Posted by on Dec 30, 2012

Ahlan wa Sahlan 2013!! (أهلاً وسهلآً سنة 2013) We bid you farewell 2012 and we dearly welcome 2013!! At this point every year, nearly everyone around the world rushes to make sense of the important highlights that took place in their lives in the last 365 days. Some of these moments bring happy memories, while…

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A Great and Tasty Vegetarian Dish Posted by on Dec 27, 2012

Today, I am going to teach you how to cook Loubieh Bi Zeit- Green Beans in oil (لوبية بالزيت) a vegetarian dish (صحن نباتي) to go along with tuna fish, pita bread, homemade hummus and French fries. I am sharing the recipe that I use to cook this tasty dish. We borrowed our recipe from…

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Bethlehem this Christmas Posted by on Dec 24, 2012

Bethlehem (بيت لحم) is holding a very special celebration this Christmas (عيد الميلاد).  A 15 meters long Christmas tree (شجرة عيد الميلاد) is lit, and a special mass (قداس) is held. Celebrating Christmas this year is very special at Bethlehem, as the Palestinians also celebrate the birth of their state after the UN has granted…

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Bread, Hashish and Moon Posted by on Dec 22, 2012

In this post, I want to introduce you to one of my favorite Arab poets, Nizar Qabbani (نزار قباني), and consequently some verses from one of his most famous poem called ‘ Bread, Hashish and Moon’ (خبز وحشيش وقمر) Born in Syria in 1923, Qabbani was a diplomat and poet. He was born into a middle-class…

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Finding your way Posted by on Dec 21, 2012

In some Arab countries, like Egypt, it is not easy to find your way. This is basically because street signs are not very accurate and sometime non-existent. Moreover, it is not very easy to find up-to-date maps that can help you find your way. On the other hand, it is easy to find your way…

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