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Rosetta (Rasheed) Posted by on Sep 20, 2012

   Rasheed or Rashid  رشــــيــد or what is known in the west as Rosette or Rosetta is a city in the governorate of Beheira, Egypt. It is an old port that lies at the mouth of the western part of the Nile where it meets with the Mediterranean Sea. It is considered one of the…

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Top Ten Arabic Blog Articles Posted by on Dec 31, 2011

Hi friends and Arabic fans ! Today, is the last day of 2011, so we wish you all a Happy New Year. In today’s post I am going to go over the top ten Arabic Blog articles.      1- The first top post was about the Arabic Numbers from 1 – 100 . You can…

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Alexandria الإسكندرية /Al-iskandariya/ (Part 3) Posted by on Jul 30, 2011

          Most of the citizens of Alexandria adhere to the religion of Islam and the most famous mosque there is the El-Morsi Abo El-Abbas Mosque in the Bahary neighborhood. There are Christians too. After Rome, Alexandria was considered the major seat of Christianity in the world. The Pope of Alexandria was the second among equals…

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Alexandria الإسكندرية /Al-iskandariya/ (Part 2) Posted by on Jul 29, 2011

      Alexandria passed formally under Roman jurisdiction in 80 BC and after it had been under Roman influence for more than a hundred years. It was captured by Julius Caesar in 47 BC during a Roman intervention in the domestic civil war حرب أهلية between king Ptolemy XIII and his advisers, and the fabled queen…

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Famous Cities: Alexandria الإسكندرية /Al-iskandariya/ (Part 1) Posted by on Jul 27, 2011

       Nicknamed the “Bride of the Mediterranean عروس البحر المتوسط  “, Alexandria is the second largest city of Egypt with a population of about 4 million extending along 32 km along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea البحر المتوسط in the north central part of the country. It is also the largest city lying directly on…

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Famous Cities : Cairo القاهرة /Al-Qaahira/ Posted by on Jun 7, 2011

Cairo is the capital of Egypt and is also the largest city in Egypt and in all Africa. Its Arabic name القاهرة /Al-Qahira/ literally means ” The Conqueror” as it has conquered all invaders along history. It has the nickname of “The City of the Thousand Minarets مدينة الألف مئذنة “. Cairo is also one…

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