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  The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The arts and entertainment reporter Jamil Dahir of Al-Arabiya TV aired an excellent report on the phenomenon of polygamy (and its rationalization) in Arab TV serials during Ramadan.
The extent to which Arab media are servicing US propaganda can't be underestimated.
In every footage I see of Israeli negotiations with Arab delegations, the Israeli officials look confident, proud, strong, feisty, cocky, and arrogant, while the Arab officials invariably look weak, pathetic, submissive, hesitant, and eager to please.
angryarab.blogspot.com   (3159 words)

  Arabic, Arabs, "The Arab World", Arabia - The Peace FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
[Arabs are] A people/ethnicity/nation, including a culture, language and religion, that originated in the 7th century western Arabian peninsula, and was spread to almost all the aboriginal semitic peoples of the near east by conquest, murder, rape, slavery and forced conversions to Islam.
These groups are but tattered survivors of Arab expansionism and violence -- they are the true indigenous populations of their respective homelands, and should be allowed, in a just world, to return and re-build their plundered lands, free from Arab hostility.
As a result of the Arab conquest of the Eastern Mediterranean, and because of Islam's sumptuary laws with regard to the People of the Book and the Dhimmis it subjugated, Christians and Jews in the East were reduced to the level of 'tolerated' religious communities in their own homeland.
peace.heebz.com /arabs.html   (2954 words)

  Arab - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Following the Islamic conquest of the 8th century, however, the language of the nomadic Arabs came to be regarded as preserving the highest purity by the grammarians following Abi Ishaq, and the term kalam al-ʿArab "language of the Arabs" came to denote the uncontaminated language of the Bedouins.
During the 8th and 9th centuries, the Arabs (specifically the Umayyads, and later Abbasids) forged an empire whose borders touched southern France in the west, China in the east, Asia Minor in the north, and the Sudan in the south.
Efforts to reconcile the Biblical and Arab genealogies later led to conflicting attempts to trace Adnan to Ishmael (Ismail), the eldest son of Abraham and Hagar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arab   (2230 words)

 Arab League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Member states of the Arab League (Western Sahara, which is not depicted as a member, is a territory disputed between Morocco and the Polisario Front's Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic government; it is explicitly recognized by the Arab league as a part of Morocco.)
The Arab League differs notably from some other regional organizations such as the European Union, in that it has not achieved any significant degree of regional integration and the organization itself has no direct relations with the citizens of its member states.
In turn, the memberships of the smaller GCC and Arab Maghreb Union organizations are subsets of that of the Arab League.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arab_League   (1263 words)

Arabs are living in an area of 10 million km², with a total population of 250 million.
Although Arabs originating from the Arab heartland at some time emigrated into all the new territories which today have a population defined as "Arabs," these territories were already peopled by a population far larger than the immigrants.
Arabs would come to have some influence to the race, but in most cases the Arab peoples living in lands originally non-Arab, represent about the same racial composition as before the Arabization.
i-cias.com /e.o/arabs.htm   (647 words)

 The Peace Encyclopedia: Arabic, Arabs, "The Arab World"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Arabs not only imposed their ruthless rule and totalitarian creed on the countries they conquered; they also populated these countries with a prolific progeny whch they procreated on native women.
[Arabs are] A people/ethnicity/nation, including a culture, language and religion, that originated in the 7th century western Arabian peninsula, and was spread to almost all the aboriginal semitic peoples of the near east by conquest, murder, rape, slavery and forced conversions to Islam.
As a result of the Arab conquest of the Eastern Mediterranean, and because of Islam's sumptuary laws with regard to the People of the Book and the Dhimmis it subjugated, Christians and Jews in the East were reduced to the level of 'tolerated' religious communities in their own homeland.
www.yahoodi.com /peace/arabs.html   (2851 words)

 Arab Inter-parliamentary Union
It was born in the wake of the October war of 1974, as a result of the atmosphere of Arab solidarity and Arab joint action, which encouraged Arab cooperation through political, professional and other institutions.
The Constituent Conference of the Arab IPU was held in Damascus from 19 to 21 June 1974.
Since its foundation in 1974, the Arab IPU was keen to effectively participate in the activities of the IPU, especially after acquiring the status of an observer at the IPU’s 61st Conference held in Tokyo in 1974.
www.arab-ipu.org /english   (1851 words)

 Arab Medical Schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One of them is the contribution of the early Arab Scientists, which took different forms, their role in scientific progress, the theories they have provided us with, and their methods and influence on the western world which started, as a result, viewing science in a new light during the middle ages.
To understand the nature of Arab medical schools in the Arabic Islamic World, we have to deal with the status of medicine before the 12th century; the Bimaristans: their system and different purposes; medical educational assemblies: their role in configurating physicians' minds and the method that was followed and then conclude with the results.
Arab physicians' way of teaching had its characteristics and Abou Bakr al-Razi, maybe the physicians' leader and one of the best physicians of his time to preserve for us in their writings the essentials that a physician should know well, and that teachers should engrave in the pupils mind.
www.levity.com /alchemy/islam06.html   (10329 words)

 Major Anti-Semitic Motifs in Arab Cartoons - Joël Kotek
Several hundred Arab cartoons from Kotek's collection are categorized according to ten anti-Semitic themes in his book: "The first theme is based on the oldest anti-Semitic motif, demonization of the Jew.
As the Arab world is in a rather poor state, they claim that its masters, i.e., the Jews, are the cause of their problems.
What the Arabs forget in the caricatures is that George W. Bush was their candidate in the last American elections.
www.jcpa.org /phas/phas-21.htm   (3684 words)

 Arab-Israeli conflict - Basic facts
Arab leadership in Israel and in the countries surrounding Israel, planned a Jihad, holy war, against Israel and encouraged the Arabs to leave Israel promising their return after they purge the land of Jews.
Arab refugees were intentionally not integrated into the Arab lands to which they fled, despite the fact total territory of Arab countries is about 700 times greater than that of Israel.
Arab countries should be encouraged to care for their poor population instead of spending their richest resources in the world on armaments and development of terrorist groups such as Osama Bin Laden from Saudi Arabia.
www.science.co.il /Arab-Israeli-conflict.asp   (2582 words)

 Arab Palestinian Refugees Are Real Losers!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Arab "Palestinians" [back by the Arab World] remake history to serve their own interests, and their tales of woe and suffering are in reality intended to propagandize others into blaming Israel for all their problems.
Arab countries (and even non-Arab Muslim countries) are keeping them focused on Israel and away from THEM because the Palestinian Arabs are trouble-makers and have nothing but murdering Jews and revolution on their minds.
Arab countries must acknowledge and accept their defeat in their war against Israel and, as the losing side, should pay Israel reparations for the more than 50 years of devastation they have visited upon it.
www.masada2000.org /pal-refugees.html   (3032 words)

 Arab Music - Part One
Whether from Morocco, Egypt, or Iraq, Arabs are able to identify today with a multi-faceted musical heritage that originated in antiquity, but that gained sophistication and momentum during the height of the Islamic Empire between the eighth and the thirteenth centuries.
Lute (from the Arab word "al-'ud") players are among the most common themes of early Abbasid art, as in this Iraqi lusterware bowl of the tenth century.
The third major process affecting Arab music was the contact between the Islamic Near East and Europe at the time of the Crusades in the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries and during the Islamic occupation of Spain (713-1492.) This contact had a widespread impact on both Islamic and European traditions.
trumpet.sdsu.edu /M151/Arab_Music1.html   (2009 words)

 Arab Myths
In general, the term "Arab" in modern times is applied to a large group of different peoples that share in common the Arabic language, which for the overwhelming majority of them is not their original one but the tongue imposed to their forefathers by the Arabian conquerors.
Arabs themselves recognize to come from two unrelated patriarchs: Qahtan (Southern Arabs) and Adnan (Northern Arabs), to be respectively identified with a Sabean and an Ishmaelite ancestor.
The Arab scholars distinguish Arabians as descending from two different stocks: the "original" Arabs ('aribah), whose forefather was Qahtan -Yoqtan- and are the Yemenite group of tribes, and the "arabized" peoples of the north (musta'aribah), whose forefather is said to be Adnan, allegedly an Ishmaelite.
www.imninalu.net /myths-Arabs.htm   (6817 words)

 Arab, Arabian Horse
The Arab or Arabian horse originates from the desert lands of Asia and the most famous are the horses of the Bedouin Arabs, known as the Original or Elite Arab.
It was these Arab horses that were used as a calvary horse by the Moslems and taken to North Africa and into Spain and France.
The Arab horse is used as a general riding horse, for horse racing, and is particularly suited to endurance.
www.equine-world.co.uk /about_horses/arab_horse.htm   (277 words)

 Arab League Page
Arab League, informal name of the League of Arab States, a voluntary association of independent countries whose peoples are mainly Arabic speaking.
The Arab League has served as a forum for member states to coordinate their policy positions and deliberate on matters of common concern, settling some Arab disputes and limiting conflicts such as the Lebanese civil wars of 1958.
The Arab League has served as a platform for the drafting and conclusion of almost all landmark documents promoting economic integration among member states, such as the creation of the Joint Arab Economic Action Charter, which set out the principles for economic activities of the league.
www.arabji.com /ArabGovt/ArabLeague.htm   (781 words)

 Cartoons from the Arab World
Most print media in the Arab world are under the full or partial control of the ruling regimes.
The Arabic words alongside the Twin Towers are “The Peace.” This cartoon restates the widely held myth in the Arab world that Israel and the Jews were responsible for the 9/11 attacks which were in fact carried out by al-Qaeda.
Arab News is a Saudi-based English language daily which is supposedly one of the Arab world’s more moderate papers.
www.tomgrossmedia.com /ArabCartoons.htm   (985 words)

 Amazon.com: History of the Arab Peoples: Books: Albert Hourani   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Being the author of a general history of the Arab world myself, before I explain why I evaluate the book negatively I would like to suggest some alternatives, lest I be accused of attacking a rival publication out of self-interest.
Exactly how far back Arab peoples go in history is a matter of dispute, but certainly there were people one could call "Arabians" as far back as the beginning of the first mellinnium BC, or 1,600 years prior to Muhammad.
The Arab forces publicly stated aims was the destruction of Israel and the removal of the Jewish community from Palestine.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0446393924?v=glance   (3268 words)

 The Countries and People of Arabia
In Europe the Arab conquests were particularly important in Sicily, from the 9th to late 11th cent., and in Spain, in the civilization of the Moors.
Envisioned initially by Muammar al-Qaddafi as an Arab superstate, it is eventually expected to function as a N African common market, although economic and political unrest, especially in Algeria, have hindered progress on the union’s joint goals.
Arab Culture and Civilization This site focuses on the culture and civilization of the Arab World and is a collaborative effort across campuses and disciplines....
www.hejleh.com /countries   (5689 words)

 Result of the Oil Embargo of 1973?
Led by Saudi Arabia, OPEC announced on October 16, 1973, as part of the political strategy that accompanied the Yom Kippur War, that the Arab countries were cutting production and placing an embargo on shipments of crude oil to Western countries, the US and the Netherlands in particular.
The collapse of the oil cartel in the 1980s, the transformation in the global energy markets, and the political disunity in the Arab world have made the notion of the "Arab oil weapon" a distant memory.
While not necessarily pro-Israel, these nations and their companies did not enjoy the unreasonable demands of Arab kings, dictators and even terrorist nations and groups who extorted financial benefits or political concessions in exchange for maintaining the oil flow.
www.palestinefacts.org /pf_1967to1991_oilembargo_result.php   (645 words)

 Arab Ambassador
Arab Ambassador used to be the leading online magazine on promoting Arab culture in English with numerous subscribers around the world from 1997-2002.
During such time, Ahmed Farid, owner, was the celebrity of Arab media, namely Al-Ahram newspaper, Al-Ahram weekly, Al-Ahram El Arabi, Al-Shabab magazine in Egypt, Al-Yamama magazine in Saudi Arabia, ART and Nile televisions stations in Cairo.
Through his journalism trip, he was introduced and made many interviews with Arab celebrities namely, Hussain Fahmy (actor), Naguib Mahfouz, noble prize winner in literature, Ismat Abdel Mageed, the former Secretary of the Arab League.
www.arabambassador.com   (126 words)

 Welcome to Arabhealth Online
Arab Health 2008, the leading international healthcare exhibition and congress, is now only a few weeks away and it is time for you to start planning your visit, travel and accommodation as well as meetings with the exhibitors!
Visiting Arab Health is FREE for healthcare professionals.
However, by pre-registering your visit now, you will be able to gain direct access to the show through priority entry points and stay up-to-date with the latest information on Arab Health.
www.arabhealthonline.com   (315 words)

 ArabDataNet.com: US Arab Business Information Network - home
A report released today by the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) notes that more restrictive U.S. visa policies, implemented after the tragedy of 9/11, appear to be costing the American economy more than $5 billion in direct and indirect revenue losses annually.
For a hint of what may be to come, they may wish to look to Jordan, whose FTA with the United States came into force in December, 2001.
Arab DataNet.Com, Your Arab Business Information Network, brings you the most relevant and timely arab business related articles featuring major business developments impacting US - Arab business.
www.arabdatanet.com   (330 words)

 Arab Film Distribution: Home Page - Films, Videos, and DVDs from the Arab World, Middle East, and North Africa
ENCOUNTER POINT is a film about hope, true courage and implicitly about the silence of journalists and politicians who pay little attention to vital grassroots peace efforts.
A multi-faceted documentary focusing on Arabs and Terrorism- researched in 6 languages, filmed in 11 countries, with 120 experts and politicians- this film is unique in it’s breadth and scope.
Narrated by Omar Sharif, UMM KULTHUM, A VOICE LIKE EGYPT is the first documentary to bring the celebrated diva of the Arab world to an American audience.
www.arabfilm.com   (155 words)

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