Marrakech

Marrakech is one of Morocco’s ancient cities. Sultan Yousef Ben Tachfin founded it in the 11th century AD. It is sometimes called “The Red City” because most of its houses are red. This city attracts thousands of tourists every year. It is known for its hot weather in the summer, and moderate weather in the…

Arab leaders arriving in Doha to attend their 24th summit

http://www.bbc.co.uk/arabic/middleeast/2013/03/130325_doha_arab_summit.shtml — Arab leaders arriving in Doha to attend their 24th summit القادة العرب يتوافدون على الدوحة لحضور قمتهم الـ 24 — Leaders of Arab countries continue to arrive to participate in in 24th Arab summit in the Qatari capital of Doha amid reports of the Syrian crisis dominating the agenda of the summit يستمر…

US Secretary of State John Kerry on a surprise trip to Iraq

http://www.bbc.co.uk/arabic/middleeast/2013/03/130324_john_kerry_iraq_visit.shtml — US Secretary of State John Kerry on a surprise trip to Iraq وزير الخارجية الأمريكي جون كيري في زيارة مفاجئة إلی العراق — US Secretary of State John Kerry said that he informed Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki that Iranian planes carrying weapons to Syria across Iraqi air space “represents a problem” during…

Rap Music in the Arab World

Rap Music in the Arab World موسيقى الرّاب في العالم العربيّ — Rap is a type of singing combining fast speech and musical rhythm. Rap music began in African American areas of New York City in 1970. Rappers talk about their feelings about the problems of daily life. The voice of the artists isn’t considered…

Satisfying People

Satisfying People إرضاء النّاس — Joha and his son went to a small village one day and he mad his son ride the donkey. A man met him on the road and said: “What is this? Look how the young son rides and leaves his old father to walk on his feet ذهب جحا وابنه…

Origins of 1001 Nights

One Thousand and One Nights is a diverse collection of folk tales and anecdotes. This book, or rather these volumes, consist of around two-hundred tales of famous, imaginary, literary characters. But One Thousand and One Nights isn’t just a book of stories: it is a mythical and enchanting world and a great literary accomplishment. The…

Resumption of Israeli-Turkish relations following Erdogan’s acceptance of Netanyahu’s apology about the Marmara flotilla incident

http://www.bbc.co.uk/arabic/middleeast/2013/03/130322_turkey_israel_ties.shtml — Resumption of Israeli-Turkish relations following Erdogan’s acceptance of Netanyahu’s apology about the Marmara flotilla incident استئناف العلاقات الإسرائيلية التركية عقب قبول أردوغان اعتذار نتنياهو عن حادثة السفينة مرمرة — Israeli prime-minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the full resumption of relations with Turkey after his apology on behalf of Israelis to Turkish prime minister Recep…