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Reading – UN Resolution – Answers Posted by on Dec 25, 2016

In this post, I present the answers of the reading comprehension exercise presented earlier. أتلانتا، الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية (CNN)– أقر مجلس الأمن الدولي مشروع قرار يطالب إسرائيل بوقف فوري لبناء المستوطنات في الأراضي الفلسطينية، بموافقة 14 دولة من أعضاء المجلس، وامتناع الولايات المتحدة عن التصويت، رغم مناشدة إسرائيل لها باستخدام حق النقض (الفيتو) لمنع تمرير…

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Mandaeans Posted by on Mar 21, 2016

Many people think of the Arab world as a homogenous region containing one religion and one ethnicity only, however there is a wide variety of ethnicities and religions in the Arab world. In this post, I present some information about the Mandaeans (الصابئة المندائيون).   In the Arab world, Mandaeans live mainly in Iraq, Syria…

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Learn All 17 Mideast Countries in Arabic Posted by on Feb 6, 2016

Marhaba! Building on a previous post that discussed all 50 U.S. states in Arabic, today I want to teach you how to pronounce the name of every Mideast country in Arabic. Traditionally speaking, the Middle East comprises Iran, the Levant, Egypt, Asia Minor, Mesopotamia, and the Arabian Peninsula. However, the table below uses the modern-day…

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Listening Comprehension Answers: Snow In The Arab World Posted by on Jan 28, 2016

   Ahlan, Arabic lovers! How did you find the last listening exercise about Snow in the Arab World? I hope it had given you some warmth in these cold days. Here are the answers. If you would like to listen again or have another look at the questions, please click here. الإجــابــات Answers الـدول الــعــربــيــة…

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Listening Comprehension Exercise: Snow In The Arab World Posted by on Jan 28, 2016

   Ahlan, Arabic fans! What is the weather like in your area? As there is a cold wave hitting vast areas around the world, we are going to listen to a weather news report about the Middle East and I will give you a chance to test your Arabic listening skills. Stay safe and warm!…

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How to Make Vegetarian Stuffed Grape Leaves Posted by on Sep 24, 2013

Marhaba! Today I am going to teach you how to prepare and make Veggie Grape Leaves (ورق عريش محشي قاطع). I feel that most of the recipes that I have shared lately are more for meat lovers. In this post I would like to share a recipe that my wife and I use when preparing…

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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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