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7th pledge of Allegiance Anniversary ذكرى البيعة السابعة Posted by on Nov 22, 2021

Two weeks ago, Saudis celebrated احتفل السعوديون بـ the 7th. anniversary الذكرى السابعة of the time when they first pledged تعهّدوا للمرة الأولى allegiance بالولاء to king Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud الملك سلمان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود back in November, 2014. His official ascension to the throne تولّيه الرسمي العرش took place in…

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Children’s Song in Lebanese Arabic Posted by on Nov 15, 2021

Today’s post is dedicated to an old children’s song that I used to listen to and enjoy as a kid! The song titled: جدّي عندو جنينة My grandpa has a small farm and it’s in Lebanese Arabic. The song used to be streamed as part of the Lebanese children’s programme برنامج الأطفال اللبناني called: “How…

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Libyan Porridge: ʕASSeedah عَصيدَه Posted by on Nov 8, 2021

In this post, you will be introduced to the Libyan version النسخة الليبية of porridge من العصيدة. I decided to dedicate this post to this dessert as the Islamic world celebrated بما أن العالم الإسلامي قد احتفل the birth of the Prophet Muhammad مولد الرسول محمد (صلّى الله عليه وسلّم) (Peace be upon him) a…

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World Mental Health Day يوم الصحة النفسية العالمي – Part 2 Posted by on Nov 1, 2021

Welcome to the 2nd. part of this blog post. Last week, we started learning about the topic of mental health الصحة النفسية as it’s celebrated internationally يُحتَفَل بها حول العالم in the month of October في شهر أكتوبر. In the previous post, we focused on the main vocabulary around the topic, through watching a short…

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World Mental Health Day يوم الصحة النفسية العالمي – Part 1 Posted by on Oct 25, 2021

In this month, the world celebrates يَحْتَفِل العَالَمُ بِـ the Mental Health Day يوم الصحة النفسية. It is celebrated on the 10th. October of each year.  This post (made up of 2 parts) studies a short video clip, produced by BBC Arabic, which discusses (in Standard Arabic) five ways in which خمس طرق التي يستطيع…

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Song: ‘We love you بِنْحِبِّكْ’ *Egypt مَصْرْ* Posted by on Oct 4, 2021

Today, I would like to share with you a patriotic song. أغنية وطنية, by the iconic Syrian singer – Assala Nasri أصالة نصري. The song is in Egyptian Arabic and was released last summer. Apart from the fact that most Arabs love Egypt, Assala has a special bond with Egypt as she has settled in…

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Domestic tourism in Covid-19 times السياحة الداخلية (2) Posted by on Sep 27, 2021

Welcome to the 2nd part of this blog post مرحبًا بكم في الجزء الثاني من هذه المدونة. Last week, we started talking about domestic/ local tourism السِّيَاحَة الدَّاخِلِيَّة that has been quite popular lately because of the pandemic. We started focusing on article from BBC Arabic that focuses on the tourism situation within the UK…

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