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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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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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Song: Thursday is lovely الخميس حَبُّوب Posted by on Sep 13, 2021

Thursdays are very special in the Arab world (or they were until recently). Today’s post is dedicated to a song about Thursdays. The song is about the great musician الموسيقي and composer الملحّن Mohamed Rahim محمد رحيم. The song is in Egyptian Arabic and it’s so much fun! Before we study the lyrics, I’ll start…

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Song: “A piece of my heart” حِتَّه من قلبي Posted by on Aug 2, 2021

Welcome to a new post  🙂 مرحبا بكم في مدوّنة جديدة. I have a new song for you today , a recent one that got released by the great Emirati singer – Hussain El Jassmi. It seems like every summer, he keeps delighting يستمر في إسعاد his audience جمهوره  with a new song أغنية/surprise مفاجأة (You can…

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Motivational song: “Stay steel” by Tamer Hosny Posted by on Jul 12, 2021

Welcome to a new post  🙂 مرحبا بكم في مدوّنة جديدة. Today, I would like to share with you a song that has been released by the iconic Egyptian singer المغنّي المصري المعروف: Tamer Hosny تامر حسني at the beginning of this year في بداية هذا العام. I came across this song quite recently and thought…

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Arabic Song about keeping dignity (3) Posted by on Jun 11, 2021

Welcome to the second part of this log post series where we talk about common expressions around the concept of dignity الكرامة, in Arabic. Please refer back to the first and second part of this blog post to read more about the concept in Arabic and some of the common vernacular proverbs that Arab speaking…

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