Myth Busters: 10 Common untruths about learning Arabic
Arabic calligraphy adorns the walls of a building.
10 common myths about Arabic
Many have heard or claimed that Arabic is much more difficult than any other language. This is one of the 10 myths debunked in this blog post.
Source: Arab Glot
Malaysian Court Rules Catholic Paper Can’t Use ‘Allah’ to Refer to God
Rev Lawrence Andrew, editor of The Herald, countered that Malaysian Christians have been using the word ‘Allah’ "for nearly four or five hundred years, people have been living in peace and harmony. "
Source: Global Voices
Taking leave from Syria… temporarily
"In the early days of the Revolution, I used to tell my friends humorously, “I want to bring down the regime to acquire a passport.”"
Source: Arab Saga
Arab Festival 2013
A Libyan-American artist who makes handmade Arabic, Farsi and Urdu crafts and cards got a booth at the upcoming festival in Seattle. If you're in the area, check it out.
Source: A Crafty Arab