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Reading Comprehension Answers: Hany El-Masry Posted by on Aug 27, 2015

   Ahlan, Arabic lovers! How did you do on the last reading exercise about the famous Egyptian artist; Hany El-Masry? Well done! Ok, here are the answers for you all to check. If you want to have another look at the exercise, please click here. الإجــابــات Answers ولــِــدَ الــفــنــان هــانــى الــمــصــرى فــى الــقــاهــرة – مصر…

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Reading Comprehension Exercise: Hany El-Masry Posted by on Aug 27, 2015

اِقــرأ الـقــطـــعــــة  الـتــالــيـــة ثــم أجـــب عـــن الأســئــلـــــــة Read the and following passage and then answer the questions:       “فى يوم الاثنين الماضى الموافق 24 / 8 / 2015 توفى الفنان المصرى الشهير هانى المصرى. يعتبر هانى المصرى أول فنان مصرى يعمل فى استديوهات والت ديزنى للرسوم المتحركة فى هوليوود بالولايات المتحدة الأمريكية. و هو فنان…

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The 8 Must Know Arabic Phrases for Visiting a Museum Posted by on Jun 16, 2015

Marhaba! As you can see from my earlier posts on essential phrases for traveling and dining in the Arab world, I am hoping to provide you all with a useful and basic guide that will allow you to chat with locals in any Arab country that you plan to visit and hence, allow you to…

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The Egyptian Cinderella Posted by on May 21, 2014

Soad Hosny (سعاد حسني) was an Egyptian actress and singer born in Cairo on the 26th of January 1943.  She was known as the “Cinderella of Egyptian cinema” and one of the most influential actresses in the Middle East. She ascended to stardom in the end of the 1950s, performing in more than 83 films…

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Warda Posted by on Mar 21, 2014

Warda Al-Jazairia (وردة الجزائرية) was an Algerian-Lebanese singer who was well known for her Arabic songs and music. Her name literally meant Warda the Algerian, but she was commonly referred to as just Warda. Her name in Arabic وردة  means “Rose”.   Warda was born on July 22, 1939, in Puteaux, France, to a Lebanese…

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Resitance Songs Posted by on Feb 15, 2014

In my previous post, I invited you to think about the situation in Egypt and what is happening there. Today, I write about one of the impacts of the coup that took place in Egypt on the 3rd of July 2013, and resulted in ousting the first civilian democratically elected president of Egypt after one…

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On Love Posted by on Nov 8, 2012

Gibran Khalil Gibran is one of the most recognized poets in the world. He was not only a poet, but also an artist, painter, sculptor (نَحَّات), theologian, and more importantly a prolific writer. He was born on January 6, 1883 in Lebanon and passed away on April 10, 1931 in New York City. Born in…

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