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Event: The Rich Sounds of the Yemenite Musical Tradition Comes To America

  Musical styles in Yemen are especially fluid in rhythm with a wide variety of metrical patterns derived from poetic language. Although the musical culture of Yemen is a domain that is scarcely known and documented, it has deep historic ...

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Not A Dry Eye In This House! The Stunning Tribute To Mothers Of Arabia

Wow, just when you thought you had the perfect mother appreciation song, you hear a new one that rocks your world. This time this fantastic and touching song from mothers came from an Iraqi pop star who is not a ...

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The Cabo, The Diva And This 1993 Song

Below you will find a song that could have been performed as a classical Arabic by one of these divas, but Hamid El Shari made the song half classical and half pop but speeding things up and using electric instruments. ...

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Fayrouz’s Home To Become A Museum, Government Says.

The Lebanese government (don’t laugh, they have one) has decided to turn an old home for the legendary diva Fayrouz into a national museum. This is so cool, the diva deserves more than a museum. She is a Lebanese icon ...

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Palestinian Refugees LOVE This Song

This was a poem written by Amal Donqol, the poem has been turned into a song so many times. And ever since, this has been picked up by the hard-liners and the people who have suffered the most on the ...

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We Will Always Have The Late Greek singer Demis Roussos’s Arabic Song

To me this was a mystery song that I fell in love with, without knowing who is behind it. The song came in the early 2000 and it was on every CD and in every car and on every playlist ...

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Power Couple Goran Salih & Perwaz Hussein Celebrate “Kurdistan”

A Kurdish lady who can sing traveled far on Arab Idol and came close to winning the title. She has warmth, authenticity, and inner and outer beauty. This graceful lady is Perwaz Hussein. It was a well-known fact that her ...

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The Greatest Movie Scenes For The Late Faten Hamama (Video)

Below, you will find her greatest scenes on films. This is an assortment of some of her finest acting scenes that extends to generations. Keep on mind, she spoke fluent French and has starred in a Hollywood film in the ...

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In Asian Cup Japan Defeats Palestine, 4-0

    Defending champions Japan thrashed Palestinian national soccer team 4-0 in their Asian Cup opener Monday, but for Palestine — a team recognized by FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, since 1998 but not yet as a fully fledged country ...

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Here’s The Best Arabic Song About Snow And Winter

We do not get to see snow much in the Middle East, but much of the area has been covered with snow this past week. Sure thing Lebanon gets plenty of it on its mountains and hills. This is why ...

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