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Reading Comprehension Answers: Zaha Hadid Posted by on Mar 31, 2016

   Ahlan, Arabic lovers! How was the reading comprehension exercise about the late famous architect Zaha Hadid? I hope you did fine. Anyway, here are the answers to the exercise for you to check. If you would like to view the Exercise and questions again, kindly, click here. الإجــابــات Answers توفيت المهندسة المعمارية “زها حديد”…

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The Other Fayrouz (1943 – 2016) Posted by on Feb 11, 2016

   Ahlan أهــْــلاً, Arabic lovers! In today’s post, I am going to give you a small synopsis about someone who left our world some days ago. “Miracle of the Egyptian Cinema مــعــجــزة الــســيــنــمــا الــمــصــريــة” was her nickname. Perouz Artin Kalfayan بــيــروز أرتــن كــالــفــايــان is her name as she was born to an Armenian family from…

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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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Sabah; Al-Shahrourah: (1927 – 2014) Posted by on Dec 10, 2014

   Ahlan Arabic lovers! Today, I am going to give you a short biography about one of the most famous Arab and Lebanese artists. It is said that Guinness World Record has contacted her family to add her name as the most dedicated artist around the world. Sabah صــَــبــاح  or Al-Sabbouha الــصــَــبــُّــوحــة  or Al-Shahroura الــشــَّــحــرورة…

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In Memory of Mai Ziyadah Posted by on Oct 17, 2012

      Although Mai Ziyadah passed away and left our world in a day like today, she still lives with us through her great works. Reading any of her works, makes us feel that she is still living with us in this world. She sometimes laughs and some other times cries. Sometimes you see her silent…

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The Legend of Love and Genius; Mai Ziyada (1886 – 1941) Posted by on Feb 23, 2012

The Legend of Love and Genius  أســْــطـــُــورَة الــحــُــبّ و الــنــُــبــُــوغ ; Mai Ziyada (1886 – 1941)     Born on the 11th of February, 1886, Mai Ziyada مـَـيّ  زيــَــادة  was a famous Arab Poet,  writer,  and  translator. She was a key figure of the Nahda نــَــهــْـــضــَـــة  (renaissance) of the nineteenth century Arabic literary scene. Her original name is Mary…

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