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“What Has Happened To Me”; Amr Diab Posted by on Jan 24, 2016

    Ahlan, Arabic fans! Today I am presenting a beautiful love song by Amr Diab عــَـــمــْـــرو دِيــَـــاب . The song is entitled “جـرالـي إيـه /garaly eeh/” which translates literally as “What has happened to me?”. Like all of Amr’s songs, the song is on the Egyptian slang (dialect) Arabic which may be a problem…

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Naguib El-Rehani (1889 – 1949) Posted by on Jan 21, 2016

    Ahlan أهــْــلاً, Arabic lovers! As Google celebrated today the 127th birthday of Naguib El-Rehani نجيب الريحاني, I thought it might be interesting to write about his legacy especially for those of you who have never heard of him. Naguib El-Rehani was a famous Egyptian actor and comedian. He is considered the Father of…

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Nour Al-Sharif (1946 – 2015) Posted by on Aug 13, 2015

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Today, we are going to read a short biography السيرة الذاتية of one of the most influential artists فنانين in Egypt and the Arab world. Nour Al-Sharif نور الشريف , as he was nicknamed, is a famous contemporary معاصر Egyptian actor ممثل. His birth name is Muhammad Gabir Abdallah محمد…

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Arab Nobel Laureates Posted by on May 27, 2015

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! We all know or heard about the Nobel Prize that is given to astonishing works of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economic Sciences. Alfred Nobel (1833 – 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer and innovator. He invented Dynamite. On 27 November 1895, at the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris, Nobel…

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“Like Angels”; Amr Diab Posted by on May 17, 2015

    Ahlan Arabic fans! Today I am presenting a beautiful song by Amr Diab عــَـــمــْـــرو دِيــَـــاب . The song is widely known by the name “Like Angels زى الــمــلايــكــة” though in the album it has the name of “She is Indescribable مــا يــتــحــكــيــش عــلــيــهــا“. In the song, Amr compares his beloved to angels. He…

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Shadi Abdel-Salam: (1930 – 1986) Posted by on Mar 18, 2015

  Ahlan Arabic lovers! Last Sunday, Google showed a picture inspired by the pharaonic civilization showing a Pharaoh فــرعــون sitting on his throne عــرش with the crown تــاج on his head and the Lotus flower (symbol of life and eternity) under the throne. In front of the pharaoh but in a lower level, a person was…

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Arabic Translation Answers: ‘Mawaqif’ Posted by on Nov 27, 2014

   Ahlan Arabic fans! How did you do in the last translation post about Mawaqif? Here is the English translation answers of the Arabic Translation Exercise: “Mawaqif” that was written by the Egyptian writer and journalist Anis Mansour أنــيــس مــَــنــْــصــُـــور who used to write daily articles for Al-Ahram newspaper; الأهـــرام /Al-Ahram/ under one title; “Situations…

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