What is the Evil Eye?

What is the Evil Eye?

The Evil Eye has been around since the beginning of time. It simply means sending someone a thought that seems intrusive or invasive or has the power to hurt him or her. The bad fortune that results is considered to have been caused by envy. The evil eye is not ...

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Tattoo Writing Choosing Arabic Tattoos

Tattoo Writing Choosing Arabic Tattoos

In most Arab cultures tattoos have been symbols such as stars and not written words, what we have here is the East meeting the West. The need for western celebrities to adorn their bodies with writing tattoos and the very distinctive symbolism of Arabic Tattoos written in the very stylish ...

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Free Belly Dance Music is Available Online

Free Belly Dance Music is Available Online

There are many styles of free belly dance music available to you on the worldwide web in many different styles and from different regions. It is a simple process to have these tracks downloaded onto your Mac or PC and the benefits of doing so are many. Music is one ...

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The Egyptian Arabian Horse

The Egyptian Arabian Horse

The number five is important in the history of the Egyptian Arabian horse. There were five dominant families within the breed, each strain possessing its own characteristics. AL KHAMSA About 1635 B.C., Sheik Salaman owned five famous mares that had shown themselves to be fiercely loyal. Legend has it that ...

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United Arab Emirates Cost of Living

United Arab Emirates Cost of Living

The United Arab Emirates is in the Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia. The capital is Abu Dhabi. The United Arab Emirates has a highly industrialized economy. The UAE is striving to become less dependent on natural resources. Petroleum & ...

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25 Facts About Algeria

25 Facts About Algeria

1. Algeria is the second largest country in Africa 2. Over 1 million Algerians died during the country’s fight for independence from France which they achieved in 1962 3. Algeria is the largest exporter of propane/butane in the world 4. The highest ever recorded temperature in Algeria was 60.5 degrees ...

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Unique Arabic Skin Tattoo Design

Unique Arabic Skin Tattoo Design

Are you a Muslei and want to get a tattoo on your body? Try to find the religious one. There are many optional designs you can pick, but it is more interesting if you choose an Arabic letter. Besides unique designs, it also could give religious meaning. If you don’t ...

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Bahrain and Iran – Women’s Dress

Bahrain and Iran – Women’s Dress

When I lived in Bahrain in the late 1970s and through the 1980s, I thought Muslim women were steadily evolving away from the covered heads and black cloaks (abayas) of earlier decades. I almost never saw someone with a veil over her face. True, the Khomeini Revolution forced Iranian women ...

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Couscous Recipe – How To Make A Perfect Algerian Dish

Couscous Recipe – How To Make A Perfect Algerian Dish

Algerian cuisine, like the very country itself, features many culinary influences, most notably, Berber, Arabic, French and Turkey. This mix of influences creates a blend of flavors, aromas and textures, something that is uniquely Algerian. The dishes and ingredients differ slightly from region to region, with each region having their ...

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