Arab Culture

If you’re feeling hungry and feel like eating some Sambosa, you came to the right place. Read about our FLAWLESS Sambosa recipe right here. Click for more.

Sambosa Coming Your Way How to make Sambosa? Well, you came to the right place because we’ve got just the right samboosa recipe for you! First, you need to have all the ingredients to make this delicious little pastry to make it perfectly crispy and flaky. Sambosas are originally a Middle Eastern pastry that were brought to India by merchants. They are now enjoyed in multiple places such...

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Want to know what this Eid al-Adha thing is that all your Muslim friends and colleagues are talking about? Then look no further than today’s article.

It’s that time of year again when maybe you’ve heard some of your Muslim friends getting excited about something called “Eid al-Adha”. You know it’s a special time for them, but now you’re curious about what this Eid al-Adha means. You might  also be asking yourself if you should say something to wish them the best at this time. Well, my friend, when it comes to...

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Have you ever wondered why Arabic baby names seem so much longer than Western names? Well, wonder no more as today we explain how Arabs get their names.

In a previous post, we asked the question “What’s in a name?” regarding why we named our app  Kaleela. However, today we can ask the same question as we look into how Arabic babies get their names. Moreover, what exactly goes into choosing both Arabic girl names and Arabic boy names? Today we’ll look into answers for those questions as we explore how Arabs get...

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Do you feel like travelling to an Arab country in Africa? Click here to find out why Tunisia should be your next destination.

We Are Telling You All About It Tunisia is an amazing North African country to visit which mixes different aspects together, such as Arabic Andalus, Mediterranean, Ottoman influence, Roman influence and the famous Sahara desert. This alone expresses the beautiful history of Tunisia. Even more is Tunisian culture and language. The languages in Tunisia are Arabic, French and Tamazight with Arabic being the official language. This is...

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It might not be the “Mother of all holidays” that other holidays are in the Middle East, but Arabs have adopted Father’s Day into their yearly calendars as well. Join us as we take a look at how they celebrate Father’s Day in the Middle East.

With all the excitement about the pending Eid al-Adha holidays, we started thinking about other holidays celebrated in the Arab world. For example, along with the two Islamic holidays, we know that some countries also celebrate Western holidays as well. These may include major holidays like Labor Day or their version of Independence Day. However, did you know that some countries also celebrate minor holidays...

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Everyone speaks of and celebrates Fairuz songs, but why? Click here to know all about the life and career of this living legend.

You won’t need an Arabic learning app for this one: music. So if you are interested in Arabic, you will definitely love its music. In fact, Arabic culture itself celebrates music through the voices of many talented singers. In the Arab world, there is great festival called Baalbeck International Festival that brings together these voices. This festival is as old as six decades. You could say...

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You can tell a lot about a culture by learning the proverbs that its people have passed down for generations. Read on to glean a little knowledge from our favorite 14 pearls of wisdom.

One of the most fascinating ways to gain a better understanding of Arab culture is to look at their proverbs. Indeed, proverbs show the common philosophy shared among the people of all Arabic speaking countries.  However, though they may show the oneness among Arabs, they also show the uniqueness of the Arab people as well. Arab proverbs contain the wisdom that has been gathered for thousands...

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Does the day that you were born decide not only your personality but also what kind of life you will lead? Find out in today’s article on the Arabic horoscope and decide for yourself.

Despite the fact that it’s hundreds of years old, Arabic astrology is still somewhat unknown astrology. Like other horoscopes, the Arabic horoscope is based on the birth date of a person.  However, when it began, it was also based on birthplace, other people born in that place, and your parent’s social standing. Today, however, it’s mostly just about the day you were born.  Most vital,...

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Curious about how Muslims perform Hajj? Read all about it below.

Making the pilgrimage to Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam. It’s also every Muslim’s dream to make the journey at least once in their lifetime. However, what does making the Hajj journey entail? That’s the question we will answer today as we explain how to perform Hajj and Umrah. Additionally, we’ll also discuss some of the hajj rituals and their meaning. So,...

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