Netflix’s first Arabic-language original film has sparked off-camera controversy due to its depictions of drinking, adultery, infidelity and other issues that some viewers consider immoral. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Here’s a board game you might not want to try. (SOUNDTRACK FROM THE MOVIE, “PERFECT STRANGERS”) UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR #1: (As character) One,Read More →

Senator Muhammad Javed Abbasi raised the bill titled “Compulsory Arabic Language Education in Islamabad, Bill, 2020. The bill was introduced by Senator Rahila Magsi, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the federal education, vocational training, national history and literary heritage and approved by the Senate. The current government of PakistaniRead More →

Washington, June 29, 2021 – More than half of children in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries experience ‘learning poverty’: they cannot read and understand age-appropriate text before the age of 10 years. This prevents most children in the region from fully engaging in their education and slows countries’Read More →

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Armenian National Institute (ANI) has announced the launch of an Arabic version of its widely accessed Armenian Genocide website, which will continue to be developed over the coming months. The site is accessible at the address arabic.armenian-genocide.org or via the mainRead More →

Jordanian artist revisits world hit “Hadal Ahbek” with Loud Luxury and Ali Gatie Rising international pop phenomenon Issam Alnajjar reimagines his viral smash “Hadal Ahbek” with Loud Luxury and Ali Gatie as “Turning Me Up (Hadal Ahbek)”, available now numerically. Expanding the scope of their groundbreaking anthem, Alnajjar recruited CanadianRead More →

Al Jazeera is expanding its business coverage with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Al Jazeera Digital announced Thursday the launch of Reyada, its Arabic-language business news beat on Al Jazeera Net, to expand its commercial coverage. “The new offering will be a significant expansion of Al Jazeera’s commercial coverageRead More →

Viu, a Hong Kong-based OTT video streaming provider operated by Viu International Limited, released its latest original Arabic-language series, titled Ansaf Majaneen (semi-crazy). Available exclusively to Viu subscribers, the first episode is available for free, with the full series available to paid subscribers. The Arab series is sure to attractRead More →

Dubai-based Front Row Entertainment, Beirut-based Empire International and Cairo-based Film Clinic have unveiled a premier cast for their upcoming Arabic-language remake of Italian comedy. Perfect strangers and announced filming dates in early 2021. The all-star cast will reunite Lebanese talents Nadine Labaki, George Khabbaz, Adel Karam and Diamand Bou AbboudRead More →

Literary Arabic literature means etiquette and literature revolves largely around politeness, culture and enrichment. Arabic is one of the most widely spoken languages ​​in the world and today it is celebrated as World Arabic Language Day. There are many books of Arabic literature which are translated into English. Here onRead More →

Manar Alomayria young Saudi entrepreneur, came full of life and confidence to the last Viva Tech Show to present her literary revolution, Audiobooks Dhad. The start-up she founded in Jeddah has been shaping since 2014 the future of the arabic book industry. Her undeniable professionalism and seriousness could not containRead More →