“Ma ismuka?” I asked my Syrian friend’s little brother, expecting him to answer with his name. He looked at me, confused. I had just made a big Arabic learner faux pas: dialect confusion. 603 more words
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People gathered in Sana’a for a rally in unity and support of their country against the Saudi-led coalition.
One speaker talks about their perseverance and steadfastness during the two years of aggression led by Saudi Arabia and America, the humanitarian crisis ignored by the world, and how the US wants to use Yemen to control the Mandeb Strait, Socotra islands, and port city of Mokha. 205 more words
At first sight, the Arabic Naskh script appears daunting, with swirling lines and hovering dots that go from right to left. To add to that, there are 28 letters, and each letter has three different forms, depending on where it is located in a word. 408 more words