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Listening Comprehension Exercise: The 2015 Temperatures Posted by on Aug 19, 2015

اِســتــمــع إلــى الــتــقــريــر ، ثــُــمَّ أجـِــبْ عـَــن الأســئــلــة الــتــَّــالــِــيــَـــة : Listen to the report and then answer the following questions: الأســـْـــئــِـــلــة Questions مــا هــى الــمــنــطــقــة الــتــي تــجــتــاحــهــا مــوجــة الــحــرّ الــغــيــر مــســبــوقــة؟       1) What is the area that is swept by the unrecorded heating wave? أيــن تــم تــســجــيــل عــدد مــن الــوفــيــات؟  2) Where were a…

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How Ancient Arabic Books Help Understand Today’s Weird Climate Change Posted by on Mar 1, 2012

  Who would have anticipated that كُتُبٌ عَرَبِيَّــــــــــة قَدِيــــــــــمة (old Arabic books), far from being “woefully outdated”, would maintain a thriving relevance for several centuries to come, and help humanity understand a world beyond the time and place they were written in—Our world today? Three days ago, the UK’s Daily Mail published an article citing an academic…

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Arabic Vocabulary: Climate Summit Posted by on Dec 20, 2009

The Copenhagen UN climate summit (مؤتمر الأمم المتحدة حول المناخ) has attracted a great deal of media and public attention. In this post, I provide some words and expressions related to the topic of the climate summit from news articles I read about the topic. I think these are timely, and I hope they would…

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