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Beauty and fashion will have an increased presence on Instagram. Read about where you should be investing in the Middle East in 2020.

One of the fastest-growing sectors and businesses in the Middle East are Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Some estimates are predicting that by 2022 the sector will bring in about $920USD billion to the Gulf Cooperation Council members alone. Add to that the fact that more than 40% of the GCC’s population is under 25. You can see why many countries within the council promote...

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Learning about Arabic homes interior and exterior will give you a fresh look on the Arab world. Click here to find out about old Arabic houses and designs.

Every culture has its own unique style and Arabic culture is no different. The architecture is just another way of expression. These forms of expressions only come from their own perspective on life. The traditions and culture play a huge role in this. After all, it is just another way of representation. Inwards VS Outwards: The Exterior Most non-Arab homes, specifically European ones, have their houses built...

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So what is the connection between Turkey and Libya? Well, find out about that with these Arabic words in Libyan Arabic but originally Turkish.

The Intro Libyan Arabic is the Libyan dialect of the Arabic language. There are so many dialects in the Arabic language. Sometimes there are multiple dialects spoken within the same Arab country. However, because of colonization, they borrowed words from Arabic. Sometimes these words are specific to a dialect. They also borrowed from Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). MSA is the ‘formal Arabic’. Let’s Go Back in Time During...

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Find out how other people around the world managed to keep learning Arabic during the Lockdown (COVID-19 quarantine) and start practicing your Arabic again today!

Quarantine. Lockdown. Whatever you call it, it’s no secret that COVID-19 brought with it lifestyle changes that we surely did not expect. In fact, many Arabic language students had to come up with innovative ways to practice without classrooms and teachers. Because, you know, “Use it or lose it!” Maybe you’re still in study alone mode until things get back to “normal”. If that’s the case,...

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Do you get excited about punctuation marks? Today you’re going to learn all about what the teacher calls “basic Arabic punctuation”.

When you’re reading Arabic, how do you know when someone is asking a question? How about if you want to quote something from the Quran? Does Arabic use punctuation mark the same way that English does? What’s more, we already know how hard it is to remember where to put a comma in English. Does Arabic follow like rules? All of these are legitimate punctuation marks...

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In the West, they say that Arabic breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Arabs say, “You bet your falafel it is!”

Remember in school when they taught you that Arabic breakfast was the most important part of your day? Back then breakfast was usually a bowl of cereal and milk. Now, it’s coffee and a donut and we usually reserve our big, “well-balanced” breakfast for the weekend. Seems most of us didn’t take that “most important part your day” lesson too seriously. Arabs, on the other hand,...

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