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The Ancient City of Fes فاس Posted by on May 17, 2022

In this post, we’ll learn about the ancient city of Fes in Morocco مدينة فاس القديمة في المغرب. It’s history تاريخها dates back over a thousand years ألف سنة. Fes فاس is filled with souks أسواق, cafes مقاهي, Islamic architecture العمارة الإسلامية, and mosques المساجد. We’ll begin with watching a clip about what makes مدينة…

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The Royal Opera House in Muscat Posted by on Apr 5, 2022

In this post, we’ll be learning about The Royal Opera House in Muscat, دار الأوبرا السلطانية في مسقط the capital of the Sultanate of Oman عُمان. It’s truly a magical place. I would love to attend a show عرض there if I ever get a chance to visit عُمان. Below is an excerpt in Arabic…

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Hamza Namira: “Free for a bit?” فاضي شويّة؟ Posted by on Mar 31, 2022

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending a live performance by the Egyptian artist Hamza Namira in London حضور أداء موسيقي حيّ للفنّان المصري حمزة نمرة في لندن. It was a lovely night that it made me want to share one of his hit songs titled: ‘Fadhy Shwayya‘ – ‘Free for a bit?‘…

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The Jordanian Christian Community Part Two Posted by on Mar 30, 2022

:من خطاب الملك عبدالله الثاني عن المسيحيون الأردنيون إننا ندعم كل جهد للحفاظ على الهوية المسيحية العربية التاريخية. وصون حق حرية العبادة إنطلاقاً من قاعدة إيمانية إسلامية ومسيحية تقوم على حب الله وحب الجار In this part two post about the Jordanian Christian community, we begin by listening to part of a speech by King…

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The Christian Community in Jordan Posted by on Mar 23, 2022

In part one of this post, we’ll be learning about Arab Christians المسيحيون العرب in Jordan. We’ll watch a clip in Modern Standard Arabic that lists the different Christian sects الطوائف المسيحية existing in Jordan, the churches الكنائس in each area, and the holidays الأعياد they celebrate. In the next post, we’ll learn about their…

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Song: My beloved mother أمي الحبيبة Posted by on Mar 21, 2022

Welcome to a new post 🙂 Today is Mother’s Day in the Arab world اليوم هو يوم الأم / عيد الأم في الوطن العربي. To celebrate this day, I’d like to share with you a lovely song, in Egyptian Arabic, by the amazing singer: Hisham Abbas هشام عبّاس. The song is short and not quick-pacd…

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International Women’s Day: Break the Bias Posted by on Mar 8, 2022

I’d like to send love and respect to women all over the world. Today is the International Women’s Day يوم المرأة العالمي/ اليوم العالمي للمرأة. As is the case every year, the United Nations هيئة الأمم المتحدة designates تُخَصِّص this day of every year to clebrate women لِتَحْتَفِي بَالنِّسَاء , and their achievements, in all walks of…

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