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Top Ten Arabic Blog Articles Posted by on Dec 31, 2011

Hi friends and Arabic fans ! Today, is the last day of 2011, so we wish you all a Happy New Year. In today’s post I am going to go over the top ten Arabic Blog articles.      1- The first top post was about the Arabic Numbers from 1 – 100 . You can…

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Alexandria الإسكندرية /Al-iskandariya/ (Part 3) Posted by on Jul 30, 2011

          Most of the citizens of Alexandria adhere to the religion of Islam and the most famous mosque there is the El-Morsi Abo El-Abbas Mosque in the Bahary neighborhood. There are Christians too. After Rome, Alexandria was considered the major seat of Christianity in the world. The Pope of Alexandria was the second among equals…

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Alexandria الإسكندرية /Al-iskandariya/ (Part 2) Posted by on Jul 29, 2011

      Alexandria passed formally under Roman jurisdiction in 80 BC and after it had been under Roman influence for more than a hundred years. It was captured by Julius Caesar in 47 BC during a Roman intervention in the domestic civil war حرب أهلية between king Ptolemy XIII and his advisers, and the fabled queen…

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Famous Cities: Alexandria الإسكندرية /Al-iskandariya/ (Part 1) Posted by on Jul 27, 2011

       Nicknamed the “Bride of the Mediterranean عروس البحر المتوسط  “, Alexandria is the second largest city of Egypt with a population of about 4 million extending along 32 km along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea البحر المتوسط in the north central part of the country. It is also the largest city lying directly on…

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Alexandria – Olden Days Posted by on Oct 12, 2010

In this post, I write about my home town. Alexandria (الإسكندرية) is the second-largest city in Egypt, and is the country’s largest seaport, serving approximately 80% of Egypt’s imports and exports. Alexandria is also an important tourist resort. Alexandria extends about 32 km along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in north-central Egypt. It is…

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