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Hurghada

Hurghada

Hurghada الغردقة Until a few years ago, Hurghada was a small fishing village. Today, it is an international center of aquatic sports, windsurfing, sailing, deep-sea fishing, swimming, and, above all, snorkeling and diving.

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Travel in Egypt: Alexandria

Travel in Egypt: Alexandria

Travel in Egypt: Alexandria السفر داخل مصر: الإسكندرية “When I think of the library of Alexandria and of the fact that, although it burnt down, people continue to sort the letters of the alphabet according to that tradition, then that makes...

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Visiting Al Azhar Park in Cairo

Visiting Al Azhar Park in Cairo

Visiting Al Azhar Park in Cairo زيارة إلى حديقة الأزهر The small class sizes and friendly atmosphere at Arab Academy naturally leads to friendships between our teachers and study abroad students. Often the two groups enjoy socializing outside of...

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About Arab Culture: Al Khayamiyah

About Arab Culture: Al Khayamiyah

El Khayameyah الخيمية As we started our walk through old Cairo, we came across el khayameya, or the “Tent Making Street”.  It was colorful and almost festive with all the joyful material hanging all over high and low in the bazaars. The history...

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My Cousin’s Henna Night

My Cousin’s Henna Night

My Cousin’s Henna Night ليلة حنة بنت عمي I woke up this morning still hearing the music in my head. My feet ached and my head was still filled with all the music from last night. I had a butterfly drawn on the back of my neck and flowers starting...

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Learning Arabic Calligraphy

Learning Arabic Calligraphy

Arabic Calligraphy is Art الخط العربي فن “Arabic Calligraphy is an Art”; this was the phrase that started the long anticipated lecture on Arabic calligraphy at AA. Although it may seem like a simple subject, not many people know how to write or...

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The Mosque of Al Rifa’i

The Mosque of Al Rifa’i

The Mosque of El Rifa’i جامع الرفاعي "My country (Egypt) is no longer in Africa; we are now part of Europe. It is therefore natural for us to abandon our former ways and to adopt a new system adapted to our social conditions". Khedive Isma’il...

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Islamic Arabic

Islamic Arabic

Quranic & Islamic Arabic CoursesIslamic Arabic courses, Quranic Arabic courses, tajweed, Quran recitation The Arabic used in the Quran, or the Islamic holy book, is called classical or Quranic Arabic. It is slightly different than the modern...

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Egyptian Colloquial Arabic

Egyptian Colloquial Arabic

Learn Egyptian ArabicEgyptian Colloquial Arabic courses Egyptian Colloquial Arabic is the spoken language used by Arabs in their everyday lives. Unlike modern standard Arabic (MSA) that is uniform in all Arab countries, colloquial Arabic is...

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Modern Standard Arabic

Modern Standard Arabic

MSA Modern Standard Arabic courses from novice to advanced levels As its name indicates, MSA is the modern counterpart of Classical Arabic. It is the official language of 22 Arab countries where it is used in the oral and written form on all...

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