395410 05: A student reads a textbook at the Islamic religious school, Tajdal Quran madrassa, October 5, 2001 in Quetta, Pakistan. Like most Islamic school students in Pakistan they memorize the Qu-ran (Koran) but they don''t understand much of the contents of the Koran since it is in Arabic which …

Arabic Classes Overtakes English and French in Sweden

Arabic language classes for adults are becoming increasingly more popular in Sweden with a major adult education federation saying more students are studying Arabic than English or French.

Gaza Hamas leader Ismail Haniya releases a dove during a rally of Hamas supporters to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the Islamist movements creation and to ask for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip on December 12, 2014 in Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

Saudi Journalist: Palestinians Need to Stop Blaming Everyone and Make Peace with Israelis

TEL AVIV – A leading Arabic newspaper this week published a damning column by a Saudi journalist claiming that Palestinians have missed too many opportunities for peace with Israelis and have always pointed fingers – long before settlements existed, and further adding that it was time for Hamas to end its violence against Israel as well as to end their futile dream of a “Palestine from the river to the sea.”

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Saudi Columnist Urges Saudis To Speak Arabic, Not English, For Fear Of ‘Subjugation’

TEL AVIV – Writing in an English-language Saudi daily, columnist Ibrahim Badawood called on his compatriots to curb the growing trend of communicating with each other in English rather than their native Arabic, warning that failing to do so would lead to a loss of Saudi identity and to “subjugation” to “our enemies.”

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Trump: Hillary Can’t Say She Cares About Women While Importing Radical Refugees to America

Donald Trump blasted Hillary Clinton’s “radical” immigration position on Sunday. Rasmussen polling shows that only 4% of American women support Clinton’s Middle East migration proposal. Trump tweeted: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/734468447829004288 Indeed, last year, President Obama directed his administration to accept at least

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Dutch Public Broadcasters Launches Arabic Channel For ‘Refugees’

The Netherlands has launched an entertainment and information channel in Arabic, for new migrants who have not learnt the language of their host nation. The ‘Net in Nederland‘ (New To The Netherlands) service will be launched online by Dutch pubic

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Twitter Closes Account of Hamas Spokesman

TEL AVIV – Twitter shut down a Hamas account on Friday that belonged to the spokesman for the terror organization’s military wing. The spokesman, Abu Obeida, opened a new Twitter account on Saturday, writing, “Twitter yielded to the pressure of the enemy, which

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Anti-Islamic State Soccer Satire Becomes Social Media Hit

JAFFA, Israel – Against Terror, a new satirical Arabic-language website lampooning the Islamic State, has become the talk of the day on Arab social networks. The site, which seems to be Iraq-themed, is run by anonymous bloggers. The website has

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Germany Prints Its Constitution In Arabic For Migrants To Learn

BERLIN, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Germany has translated the first 20 articles of the country’s constitution [the Grundgesetz pictured above], which outline basic rights like freedom of speech, into Arabic for refugees to help them integrate. Germany is struggling to