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Students oppose MU decision to cut Arabic classes

Columbia Missourian 19 Aug 2022
“Since MU is widely recognized for its journalism and international business programs, I figured they would teach Arabic language classes.” ... Before the cancellation, MU offered three Arabic language classes and one Arabic culture class for undergraduates, according to the MU School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures website.

India's Aligarh Muslim University to explore collaborations in the Gulf

Khaleejtimes 19 Aug 2022
AMU Vice-Chancellor Tariq Mansoor said on Friday that in addition, collaborations are planned "in the classical languages of Urdu, Arabic, Persian and Hindi... The research done here on Urdu, Arabic and Persian languages, on Islamic literature, gives new energy to India’s cultural relations with the entire Islamic world.".
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File - Demonstrators on May 14,2022, London, England, commemorate the Nakbda and protest the death of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh ("the daughter of Palestine"). On May 11, while wearing an identifiable blue "PRESS" vest, she was shot and killed while covering a raid by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on the Jenin refugee camp.

Al Jazeera marks 100 days since Shireen Abu Akleh's killing

The New Arab 19 Aug 2022
They demanded justice for Abu Akleh, a journalist who held both American and Palestinian nationality and became a household name across the Arab world after appearing on Al-Jazeera’s Arabic-language channel for 25 years ... The late journalist is considered a pioneer of journalism in the Arab world.

SDF, regime troops killed in Turkey's north Syria strikes

The New Arab 19 Aug 2022
A Turkish drone targeted a sponge factory near the village of Shamuka, between the towns of Hasakeh and Tel Tamr, killing three SDF members, activist Jasim Alyan told The New Arab's Arabic-language sister site, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed ... according to The New Arab's affiliate Syria TV.
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In this file photo of Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, a traditional felucca sailing boat carries a cargo of hay as it transits the Nile river passing the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo, Egypt, Ethiopia started to divert the flow of the Blue Nile river to construct a giant dam on Tuesday, according to its state media, in a move that could impact the Nile-dependent Egypt

Sudan says it won't retaliate over Ethiopia dam filling

The New Arab 19 Aug 2022
In a statement carried by Arabic-language media, the Sudanese irrigation and resources ministry stressed the "necessity of cooperation and coordination", and said Ethiopia and downstream Egypt and Sudan needed to reach a binding agreement over the filling and operation of the dam ... ....

Israeli military reveals attack on ‘third country’ during Gaza op

Russia Today 19 Aug 2022
The identity of the target remains a point of speculation in the media ... Read more Three killed in Israeli airstrikes, Syria says ... It cited reports in Arabic-language media, which claimed that on August 7, Iranian and Lebanese military advisers were killed by an explosion at a camp controlled by Yemeni Houthi rebels ... .

North Dakota school board reinstates Pledge of Allegiance at meetings after angry backlash

Statesville Record & Landmark 19 Aug 2022
Languages ... Linguistically speaking, America is a strikingly diverse place where hundreds of languages converge ... Census Bureau concluded that at least 350 languages are spoken in the United States ... The next most common languages are Chinese (including Mandarin and Cantonese), Tagalog (including Filipino), Vietnamese, Arabic, French, and Korean.

How English is becoming a popular option in Algeria

Yahoo Daily News 18 Aug 2022
Arabic is Algeria's most widely spoken language and French is currently introduced to pupils aged nine ... To compensate for the lack of classical Arabic speakers, Algeria swiftly imported thousands of language teachers from Egypt and Iraq, who at times culturally clashed with Algerians.Story continues.

CAIR-WA Filed a Lawsuit Against Alaska Airlines for 'Flying While Muslim'

Democratic Underground 18 Aug 2022
by Nura Ahmed. On Aug ... “Abobakkr was texting in Arabic with a friend who was not on the flight. Another passenger, who did not speak or read Arabic, was snooping as Abobakkr texted. Seeing the Arabic language made this passenger upset, and they complained to Alaska Airlines personnel,” writes CAIR-WA’s press release ... .

Suhail star to mark end of UAE's summer on August 24

Gulf News 18 Aug 2022
In fact, in the case of historic names, many were originally adapted from the Arabic language, reflecting the role of Arab culture in astronomy, such as Delta Corvi (known as Algorab, which is derived from the Arabic word al ghourab – the crow).

Lebanese athlete withdraws from 2022 Youth IMMAF World Championships to avoid facing Israeli opponent

Press TV 18 Aug 2022
Lebanon’s Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network reported that Charbel Abou Daher pulled out of the sports event in the Emirati capital city of Abu Dhabi after the draw placed him against Israeli rival Yonatan Mak in a Youth B 48-kilogram weight class contest.

Kochavi Reveals: IDF Forces Struck ‘Third Country’ During Gaza Operation

Hamodia 18 Aug 2022
YERUSHALAYIM —. IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi revealed Thursday that the IDF carried out a strike on an unnamed country during the recent round of fighting in the Gaza Strip earlier this month ... “If there is no operation, then there is defense ... However, Arabic-language media reports have said that on Aug ... .

Israel has forgotten what normality is - Haredi Meretz candidate Kaplan

The Jerusalem Post 18 Aug 2022
The matter of youth is especially important for Kaplan, as she believes that from the beginning Israelis grow up in separate communities, do not know each other, and literally do not speak each other's languages. Every Israeli child should study Arabic, and every child from the Arab sector should finish high school knowing Hebrew, Kaplan said ... .

India’s strides in the Gulf

Indian Express 18 Aug 2022
... with the Arab and Islamic world ... AMU will strive to play a key role by exploring collaborations with the institutions of the Gulf countries in the frontier areas of innovation, start-ups and entrepreneurship, besides in the classical languages of Urdu, Arabic, Persian and Hindi.

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