Arab Culture

Though there are no requirements for pharmacists who want to work in the Middle East to learn Arabic anyway.

People learn Arabic for different reasons. There are those who only want to learn enough to get them through a two-week tour of Egypt.  Then again, some want to learn it because they like to learn foreign tongues. What’s more, others learn it because they’ve been offered a job (pharmacists) in the Middle East. Why Learn Arabic as a Pharmacist? Maybe you fall into the latter group...

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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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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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Today, take a journey with us as Kaleela explores the oud - the musical instrument that plays on all Arab heartstrings (and yours, too, once you hear it).

It’s been called the “king of Arabic instruments” It’s also one of the most romantic musical instruments you’ll find in the Arab world.  Join us today as we take a journey with the Arabic oud. You’ll discover what instrument is used in Arabic music the most.  Who knows? You, too, might find yourself listening to oud music as you also find out more about Arab...

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Funny jokes of Juha are the essence of Middle Eastern humor. But why is that? Find out more with Kaleela on the Arab folklore of Juha and his Donkey.

Arabic stories made their way into Western societies and even worldwide. This interested people in learning Arabic. Not only that, but also recognize Arab folklore and Arab culture through the stories. Juha the Wise Fool is just one of many folklores that bring joy to the heart. Let’s find out how. Juha and His Donkey: Funny and Wise We are very much used to tales that teach...

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Have you ever heard of the Nubian Pyramids? This is a side of Arab culture that you haven’t seen. Click for the latest ancient structures.

When we think of pyramids, we think Egypt right? Well, it turns out that there are more pyramids in this world. Yes, we were just as confused as you are right now. Kaleela is telling you all about a hidden civilization that nobody knows about. Drum rolls please…. Welcome to the Nubian pyramids. Forgotten Ancient Structures We already mentioned that these Nubian pyramids are not in Egypt. But...

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Come with us to the visit the Middle East in wintertime and find out why this time of year may be like it’s own winter wonderland you didn’t expect at all.

Whenever we mention the Middle East, many of you likely think of hot, dry deserts under a blistering sun. A place where there is no rain, only one year long hot summer.  Truth be told, however, many of the countries of the Arab world actually have all four seasons in a normal year. Autumn follows summer, winter follows autumn, spring comes after winter, and so...

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Middle Eastern folktale is all about Arabian Nights. You surely know our beloved Aladdin and Jasmine. Click for more on the Aladdin story.

If there is one Middle Eastern folktale we all know it’s the Aladdin story. So learning Arabic means that you are learning its cultures and stories behind everything. At some point, you must have come across the one and only: the book of One Thousand and One Nights. It is also called the Arabian Nights. These Arabic stories and folktales do not only tell stories. They are...

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Only 222 days until Ramadan, so start planning your trip to celebrate Ramadan in Egypt now and find out why this is always a special time of year to visit!

If your visit to Egypt just happens to fall during the holy month of Ramadan, you’re in luck. That’s because there is no better place to enjoy the holiest of all Islamic months than in Egypt. Indeed, when you spend Ramadan in Egypt, traditions seem just a little bit more special there. So, what makes Ramadan so special in Egypt? Well, that’s what we’re going to...

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