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What Should You Know about the Arab Spring? Posted by on Oct 14, 2014

Marhaba! Millions of Arabs took to the streets and toppled what they viewed as authoritarian and unrepresentative regimes (أنظمة). With the plethora of news outlets reporting from Tunisia (تونس), Egypt (مصر), and Libya (ليبيا) during the high tide of the ongoing revolutions (ثورات), it is impossible not to have seen a glimpse of these protests…

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Arab Women Film-makers In the Spotlight Again Posted by on Apr 9, 2013

Marhaba (مرحبا)! I hope you found the excerpt from the article I discussed in the previous post interesting and useful. I am confident you have all worked hard to answer the questions. After presenting you with the answers and the translation of some key words, I have added two YouTube videos that portray the work…

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Why do we find Arab Women Film-makers In the Spotlight Again? Posted by on Apr 8, 2013

Marhaba (مرحبا)! In this post, I am sharing an important and new article about Arab women film-makers and the obstacles they have surmounted to discuss more social issues like inequality, oppression and corruption. In a nutshell and not to spoil the message behind the article, these courageous Arabic Women Film-makers are gaining the spotlight following…

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New “Arabic Twitter” To Bring “Arab Spring 2.0”? Posted by on Apr 17, 2012

If you’ve never used Twitter before, maybe it’s time for you to open a new account—in Arabic! Gulf News has revealed today some news that is likely to cheer up all of you who love Arabic in general, and who enjoy to learn Arabic in particular: After the phenomenal growth of Facebook in Arabic, and barely weeks…

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