Arab Culture

A Thousand and One Nights for a thousand of Arabic tales. Read all about the Arabic Nights and why this should be your next folklore tale.

It is not common that certain stories make it to historical books. The kind of world literature that lecturer’s and teachers teach students in schools. The Arabian Nights is a work of art that is one of the best influences by the Arabic and Islamic world. This contribution sheds light on so many life lessons through a number of different stories in one set. The Arabian...

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Find out about the two different species of deer that you can find in the Middle East in Kaleela’s look at the Middle East’s answer to Bambi and Rudolph.

Many people visit the Arab world to check out its striking landscapes and rich history. Still others visit the Middle East because they enjoy the wide array of flora and fauna they find only in this region. Today, Kaleela takes you on a journey to learn about some of that wildlife. In particular, we look at the two most widely common species of deer –...

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Cats have a long history in both Middle Eastern and Islamic cultures, so is it any wonder that they’d be included in their proverbs, too?

Cats have been an important part of Middle Eastern culture since the days of Ancient Egypt. Indeed, back then, they were praised for protecting the pharaohs by killing venomous snakes. What’s more this duty to protect got our feline friends turned into gods, and they are even used as symbols of protection in the infamous Book of the Dead. Now, flash forward a couple of thousand...

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Read on for a few fun and Interesting Facts About the Arabic language that is sure to make you want to start learning Arabic with Kaleela!

If you’re thinking about learning Arabic, you’re likely aware of the richness of the Arabic language. Indeed, there are many interesting things about Arabic language learning, but here are a few fun facts about Arabic that you might not know: 1. Arabic is the official language of 25 countries One of the most interesting facts about Arabic language is that there are 466 million native speakers of...

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Today as we take a brief look into the history of one of the most beloved animals in Arab culture – the Arabian horse! And that ain’t no hay!

Bedouins and other native Arab cultures consider the Arabian horse a gift from God and they treat them as such.  Indeed, the bond between Arabs and their horses over the years has played a vital role in Arab culture. After all, how many grand poems have been written to the Arabian horse? And how many songs have Bedouins sung by their desert campfires at night praising these noble...

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Learn to say “I love you” in Arabic the right way with these 16 phrases from Kaleela. Because these days, the world could use a little more love, couldn't it?

When some of you think of the language of love, you think of languages like French, Italian, and Romanian. In fact, their even called the Romance languages. However, contrary to popular belief, Arabs are a very passionate and romantic people and it’s shown in their language, too.  Indeed, the average Arab knows the Arabic word for love; however, they also know the romantic Arabic phrases...

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Come find out in this article why some Indonesians learn Arabic more than they prefer to learn English as their first foreign language.

If you’ve ever traveled to Indonesia, you’ll notice that many of its people choose to speak Arabic over English. Seeing how English is the lingua franca of the world, this led us to question why they learn Arabic. As a result, we did a little research on the subject and were awestruck by the answers. We hope you will be, too, as today we look...

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Are you curious about Egyptian football clubs? Click here to find out all about Egypt’s football matches and the African Champions League.

Egyptians and Football Egyptians are crazy about football, and I mean crazy crazy. They’re all about their football teams and rightfully so! Egyptians are good at football after all and it’s the main sport in the country. Remember the famous football player in Liverpool Mohammad Salah? Yeah, well he’s actually originally Egyptian! He is even considered as one of the best players in the world and is...

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