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Why do we find Arab Women Film-makers In the Spotlight Again? Posted by on Apr 8, 2013

Marhaba (مرحبا)! In this post, I am sharing an important and new article about Arab women film-makers and the obstacles they have surmounted to discuss more social issues like inequality, oppression and corruption. In a nutshell and not to spoil the message behind the article, these courageous Arabic Women Film-makers are gaining the spotlight following…

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How to Prepare Tabbouleh Posted by on Mar 26, 2013

Marhaba (مرحبا)! Today, I am going to teach you how to prepare Tabbouleh (التبولة) which is a tasty and healthy (صحي) vegetarian appetizer (مقبلات نباتية ) that is popular in the Middle East and especially in Lebanon. Like the tasty dish Moujadara, this is one of the most popular appetizers throughout the year and during…

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International Women’s Day: Gaining Momentum Posted by on Mar 7, 2013

Marhaba (مرحبا) ! Today, I would like to say congratulations (تهاني) to every woman (إمرأة) on the glorious (مجيد) occasion of ‘International Women’s Day (IWD)’ (اليوم العالمي للمرأة). Every year on March 8, women from the around the globe celebrate this day by taking stock of the different social (اجتماعية), political (سياسية) and economic (اقتصادية)…

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How to cook Moujadara (mashed lentils and rice casserole) Posted by on Feb 27, 2013

Marhaba (مرحبا)! Today, I am going to teach you how to cook Moujadara (مجدرة) which is a tasty vegetarian dish (طبق نباتي) that is popular in the Middle East and specifically the Levant. It is a popular vegetarian dish throughout the year and especially during Lent. In a nutshell, Moujadara is mashed lentils (عدس) and…

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A new state is being born Posted by on Nov 30, 2012

Today, the UN General Assembly has voted to grant the Palestinians the status of non-member observer state  (دولة مراقب غير عضو). 138 member states voted in favour (لصالح), while 9 voted against (ضد), with 41 nations abstaining (امتنعت). This is a great day for the Palestinian people, as it is a step forward on the way…

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