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9 Ramadani Things

A Ramadan’s day is somehow different from normal days, yet there are several things that one can see or even wait for, except for the last, in Ramadan. 1. Madfaa el Iftar It is a habit to announce the time of Iftar by a shot of an artillery. It used to be a real artillery with fake ammunition, nowadays it become not more than a recorded sound and an animated clip. Kids usually gather in front of a T.V. set to see the Madfaa’. Image from: mahalet-damana.blogspot.com 2. Mohaibis After…

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10 Ramadani Meals You Find At Every Arab household

During Ramadan, Arab families are interested in making the best dishes of the menu and it differs from one country to another, yet the below listed meals are found almost on the Iftar table of every Arab family. 1. Soup (Hasaa’ or Shorba) It is almost a habit to begin with a hot dish of soup. The main ingredients of the soup may vary whether it is made of vegetables, chicken, or even meat, yet lentil soup remains the main dish on the Iftar table. One cannot resist the charming…

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Most Googled Person in Each Arab Country in 2015

Last Tuesday, Time magazine released a map of most-searched(googled) person in each country in 2015. Kim Kardashian and Lionel Messi each earned the distinction of being the most-searched person in 26 different countries in the world. How about Arab Countries? Here is the filtered result for you. Algeria: Cheb Mami Ahmed Khelifati Mohamed better known by his stage name Cheb Mami, is an Algerian raï singer. Egypt: Amr Diab Amr Abd El-Basset Abd El-Azeez Diab is an Egyptian popstar and composer of Pop music. Iraq: Bassim Al-Karbalaei Bassim Al-Karbalaei is a Shia eulogy reciter. Jordan, Tunisia &…

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20 ‘Little Arab Things’ That Every Arab Loves

Interests and choices of people are vary from person to person. But there are few things exist that admired by every person. These 20 posters by littlearabthings will show you that there are many ‘Little Arab Things’ that every(or most) Arab loves. 1. Hummus 2. Keffiya 3. Arabic Calligraphy 4. Thobe 5. Arabic Tea 6. Bedouin Culture 7. Knafeh 8. Space toon 9. Nancy Ajram 10. Arab Hospitality 11. Arab Make-up 12. Arabic Accent 13. Falafel 14. Argileh 15. Arabic Coffee 16. Dabke 17. Henna 18. Souq 19. Darbouka 20. Shawarma

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China Retrofitted A Bridge In Just 43 Hours. This Timelapse Video Will Leave You Amazed

The refurbishment of Beijing’s Sanyuan Bridge, or Sanyuanqiao started at 11p.m. on Nov. 13, 2015. The whole reconstruction process completed within 24 hours. Over 1300 tons of new surfacing for the bridge have been transported to the construction site to replace the old surface. Sanyuan Bridge is a major overpass on the northeastern stretch of the 3rd Ring Road of Beijing. The Airport Expressway, Jingshun Road (China National Highway 101) and the 3rd Ring Road are interlinked by the vital overpass.  

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10 Instagram Accounts to Follow If You Love Arabic (Islamic) Calligraphy

If you’re the person who catch daily dose of Artworks on Instagram and also an Arabic/Islamic Calligraphy lover, here are 10 Instagram accounts to follow. 1. Qalam Arts A photo posted by Qalam Arts – Islamic Art (@qalamarts) on Nov 15, 2015 at 4:41am PST   2. Arabic Art Calligraphy   A photo posted by Arabic Art Calligraphy (@arabic.art.calligraphy) on Oct 20, 2015 at 10:13am PDT   3. Canvas by Monika A photo posted by Islamic Art- Monika Mickute (@canvas_by_monika) on Jul 24, 2015 at 6:14pm PDT   4. Alhamdulillah Arts A photo…

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How To Say Arab Countries Names in Arab Way

Every language has its own way of pronouncing the names of countries and regions. But the best among them is local way of pronouncing. Most of the difficulties, of course, arise from the adaptation of a name from one language to another. Most of us will probably never be able to pronounce exactly the way that a native speaker might, but it’s always nice to try. Locals will appreciate it and may go out of their way to help you more if they see that you’ve made an effort. This…

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