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Finding people playing card games in the Arab world these days is as ubiquitous as finding falafel stands; in other words, they’re everywhere. Arabs adopted their love of playing cards from the Chinese who are believed to have invented them around the Tang Dynasty in the 9th century A.D. when the daughter of Emperor Yizong of Tang, Princess Tongchang, was seen playing the "leaf game" in 868...

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There’s an old Czech proverb that goes: “You live a new life for every new language you speak. If you only know one language, you only live once.” With that in mind, we’re here to help with a list of the 10 most beautiful languages that you can learn and start living your beautiful new life today. 10 Czech Since we started this article with a Czech proverb,...

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In the first part of our article on Arabic music and Arab instruments, we briefly discussed Arabic musical history and theory and how it evolved. In this, the second part of the article, we will continue our talk by discussing the Arabic music instruments that give Arab music such a unique sound. Nearly 100 years after the death of the philosopher and Arab musical theorist Abu...

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Every culture around the world has its own form of music that is enjoyed by all ages of that culture and the Arab culture is no different. As in other cultures, Arabic music unifies the people living the Arabic speaking countries of the Middle East and has been used throughout history for special occasions and sometimes simply for the enjoyment that it brings to its...

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In the United States in 2018, culinary experts from all over America were hyping Moroccan food as the next “up-and-coming cuisine” with four out of 10 consumers interested in the kingdom’s savory dishes. However, what Western chefs were touting as the latest fad in food was really nothing new to the people of Morocco who had already been “trending” the blend of irresistible flavors and...

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We’ve already mentioned how watching Arabic films can help you practice your Arabic and make learning Arabic easier. And since most Arabic films are produced in Egypt, there is the extra-added benefit of practicing and learning the Egyptian dialect. The Egyptian film industry has produced an extraordinary collection of features since its inception in the late 19th century. From gushy romance films to gut-wrenching drama, Egyptian...

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