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From Beirut to Paris to Baghdad to Damascus…the recurring nightmare Posted by on Nov 14, 2015

Marhaba! What’s happening to the world? News of violence, crime, and hatred are flooding internet websites, Facebook posts, political talk shows, TV stations, and many other social media outlets. Day in and day out, we wake up to devastating news from almost every Arab capital in the Middle East and North Africa and just recently…

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Sing with Fairouz in Arabic: Take Me My Beloved Posted by on Feb 14, 2015

Marhaba! Happy Valentine’s Day Arabic lovers! Many of you enjoyed learning how to express beautiful love expressions in Arabic! I know that many of you just adore Fairouz’s beautiful songs. Many of you Arabic lovers have reached out to express your desire to learn more of her great songs. Well, you came to the right…

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Oh Layla, The Situation is Bad! Posted by on Sep 23, 2014

Marhaba! If you are paying attention to news from the Arab world, you would immediately realize the situation across different states is really shaky and uncertain. Well, you’re right this is not new, but still this is by far one of the tensest periods in the modern history of the region on a number of…

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I Loved you in Summer Posted by on Aug 30, 2014

Marhaba! Can you ever get enough of Fairouz? Her songs are simply amazing and are beyond the time in which they were written and produced. Many of her songs capture many themes that range from love stories to patriotic songs. Given that I always stress how important music is for learning a new language and…

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Sing with Fairouz: Jingle Bells in Arabic! Posted by on Dec 19, 2013

Marhaba! I know that many of you adore Fairouz’s beautiful songs. As you all know already, Fairouz is one of my favorite Arab artists and her voice is incomparable. She remains one of the most revered and admired musicians in the Arab world and beyond. Today, and given the fact that Christmas is around the…

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Fairouz and the Resonant Arabic Guitar Posted by on Sep 29, 2013

Marhaba! You all know by now that Fairouz (فيروز) is one of my favorite Arab artists and that almost all her songs are beautiful and reflect the true cultural nature of different Arab societies. Her songs capture how Arab societies view love, patriotism, and nationalism, among other important themes. Based on my previous post that…

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Meet Majida el Roumi Posted by on Jun 7, 2013

Marhaba! In this post, I want to introduce you all to another Arab music icon: Majida El Roumi (ماجدة الرومي). In addition to Fairouz and Julia Boutros, Majida is by far one of my favorite Arab artists. Born on December 13, 1956 in Kfarshima (كفرشيما) a few kilometers away from the capital Beirut in Lebanon…

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