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The Role of the Arabic Astrologer - The objective of this essay is to determine whether the belief in astrology is a belief in fatalism through an evaluation of the concept of fate officially adopted by the state during the reigns of the Mu’tazilite Abbassid Caliphs al-Ma’mūn (813-833 AD) and al-Mu’tașim (833-842 AD), and the subsequent role of the Arabic astrologer; the term ‘Arabic’ here refers to the language used in academic writings of scholars not their ethnicity. Richard Walzer (1900-1975) argued that within the Golden Age of Islam (8th to 13th centuries AD), the period corresponding to the reigns of the two aforementioned Caliphs in particular, was characterized by increased dynamism in scientific and artistic endeavor...   [tags: Arabic Astrology]
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Heterotopias and Their Application in Arabic Literature and Cinema - In both Arabic literature and film there exist places that are considered separate from everyday life that follow different regiments. These places that exist neither “here nor there ” are called heterotopias. Whereas a utopia is considered a place that is ideal and a perfected form of society, a heterotopias functions, in a sense, as its own form of realistic utopia. An example of a heterotopia would be a prison, in which its members deviate from the norms of society, however their placement in a facility (penitentiary, prison) allow for it to be considered a real utopia, although the behaviors that occur within the walls of a prison are less than ideal....   [tags: Arabic Literature ] 2222 words
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The Arabic Invasion - Early history of Islam is marked by a remarkable political will to consolidate the fragmented tribes of the Arabian Peninsula. Accordingly, it emerged a unified polity and administration, first under Prophet Muhammad and then the first Caliph Abu Bakr that set the stage for the early Arab conquests. The conquests continued unabated during the reigns of Caliphs Omar and Othman, and then by the Umayyads and the Abbasids and other Muslim dynasties that established strong centers of power in the world....   [tags: Social Studies]
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Study Arabic as a Second Language - ... In the beginning of the interview, Brian explained why he studies Arabic by telling his experience in the Middle East in the US military. He found the aspects of Arabic are entirely different from other languages he knew, for example, English and German. The language and the culture are inseparable, and it is difficult to learn Arabic without understanding the culture; therefore, he decided to study Arabic because, "You learn two things at once." However, Jim, who is energetic and speaking fast, has not been to Arab world, but he attended military college for one year and left it for a personal reason....   [tags: language, culture, interview, experience] 665 words
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Arabic Stemming: Challenges and Techniques - KING SAUD UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF COMPUTER & INFORMATION SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE CSC595 Arabic Stemming: Challenges and Techniques June 2010 Abstract Arabic Text applications use stemming as a preprocessing stage. The problems raised with stemming are introduced in this paper. Moreover, different stemming applications is mentioned. Additionally, stemming techniques are presented with discussion about each of them. 1 Introduction Arabic language is a Semitic language....   [tags: Language ]
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The Rise of Arabic Civilization - The first cause for the rise of the Arabic civilization was that the Arab invasions politically united a massive portion of the world from Spain to India. This was a union that continued defeating pending the fall of the Omayyads in 750. The fading of so many separating frontiers was the beginning to the construction of new Arabic societies. The Arabs passed their language around by defeating one nation after another. The more the language increased among non-Arabs, additional information of Arabic multiplied with it....   [tags: World History] 1008 words
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The Analyzing of Arabic: Through Culture, History and Linguistics - The analyzing of Arabic: Through culture, History and Linguistics. Can you name all the languages in the world. If you can its impressive because there are 6,909 different living languages in use today. With such a diverse array of communication techniques one can only wonder about this fascinating concept; language. There are several languages that usually correspond to another culture so one might wonder about their relationship and even the languages operation. So, how does language work and how do language and culture affect each-other....   [tags: Language] 2146 words
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Classifying the Arabic Language Texts Part 2 - There are many areas for subjects such not medicine, sports, health, law, etc., although not process not classification texts we facilitate search and tell us where should be to search, so do not waste time in retrieving information I have no relation of the request. The text classification is the automated technique used to classify the text in predefined category which is more related to the text. in this day the manual classification become very difficult with the huge data that's uploaded daily on the internet and it's need long time, in other words we can say it's impossible work in the internet world, so the automated text classification technique make the classify Process very simpl...   [tags: motivation, algorithms, language] 2572 words
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Racial Profiling of Arabic People after September 11 - A series of tragic events occurred in United States. On September 11th, 2001 the Twin Towers in New York City were destroyed by two planes that were hijacked by Arabic people. As planes were crashing into the Twin Towers, regular people saw the tragedy take place. All they could do was stare in despair as they watched the towers come crumbling down. The Pentagon in Virginia also was also crashed into by a hijacked plane. Thousands died and many were left injured. The Arabian people laughed and cheered at the sad moment that took place in the United States....   [tags: Racism, Prejudice, Racial Profiling Essays]
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Contrastive Rhetoric Between Arabic and English Languages - It is universally known that any writer is going to have difficulty when he tries to convey a thought in a new language. Sometimes it is difficult even between dialects in the same base language. The problems that occur to a person while writing in a second language due to language and cultural differences are termed contrastive rhetoric. Connor simply defines “contrastive rhetoric that maintains language and writing as cultural phenomena” (Connor 5). If two cultures vary greatly, then it would make sense that writers who try to cross that cultural and language barrier would have a more daunting task than normal....   [tags: Language ]
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Haji: Arabic Word for Pilgrimage - Haji: Arabic Word for Pilgrimage Hajj is the Arabic word for pilgrimage and pilgrimage means a special journey of a religious significance. The word Hajj is to set out with a definite purpose and Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam. The five pillars of Islam are: Shahadah which is statement of belief, Sawm - is fasting during Ramadi, Salah prayer five times a day which is communicating with Allah. Zakat charitable giving and the fifth pillar of Islam is Hajj which is pilgrimage to Makkah....   [tags: Papers] 475 words
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Classifying the Arabic Language Texts Part 1 - There are several research and procedures for classifying Arabic-language texts were based mostly on different environments and lack of dependence on a unified standard, unified data set, which led to the lack of precision in determining the most accurate technique in the classification, Arabic language processing is not saturated as that of other languages. Find the roots and stemmer of Arabic is an important phases towards conducting research on most effective applications of NLP Arabic so we have interest to apply algorithms to these phases....   [tags: standard, environment, algorithms] 764 words
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Comparing Islamic and Arabic Architecture - Comparing Islamic and Arabic Architecture Works Cited Missing The Hagia Sophia church and the Suleymaniye mosque are separated by a thousand years but are tied together eternally. One representing the achievement of the Christian-Byzantine empire and the other representing the ability of the Islamic-Ottoman empire and its architect Sinan. Two empires that had very little in common other than their architecture and region. In earlier history the Dome of the Rock represented the Islamic empire's attempt to rival the newly defeated Byzantine empire and its architectural achievements such as the Holy Sepulchre....   [tags: Compare Contrast] 1004 words
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Persian/Arabic Script - Abstract Persian/Arabic script has special complexities that make generating its fonts difficult. Some challenges in Persian/Arabic script generating process are various letters forms, number of dots in some letters and writing cursive forms. Some other challenges are related to the calligraphic art, how to fetch its rules, how to formulate them and how to design its algorithm. Cellular automata (CA) are one of the pattern generation methods. Here we generate typeface patterns by CA. In this paper, Asynchronous two dimensional CA is used for algorithm design of Persian/Arabic Ma'qeli typeface patterns and various neighborhoods are investigated for using patterns generation rules....   [tags: Language] 1347 words
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Culture of Arabic Clients - Muslims believe Islam has always existed, but for practical purposes they date their religion from the migration of Muhammad, Seventh Century A.D. Muhammad was born to a noble family in Mecca, Saudi Arabia in 570 A.D (PBS, 2012). According to Muslim belief, while on retreat in a cave near Mecca, Muhammad was visited by angel Gabriel at age 40. It is believed that Gabriel recited to Muhammad the first revelations of the Qur’an and told him that he was God’s final prophet. Muhammad was told to call his people to worship according to Gabriel’s instructions, but they reacted with hostility and persecuted him along with his few followers....   [tags: Information, Social Work, Muslim]
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Arabic Literacy is in Danger Due to Learning English in Schools in the United Arab Emirates - Does studying mostly in English at university lead to a loss in Arabic literacy and language skills. In fact, there are many point of views around this major issue; education and technology are developing rapidly worldwide and every nation is competing in order to become the best in teaching in English forgetting the side effects that might occur to the native language of the country. English is considered to be the main language that is used worldwide; as a result, in order to communicate with people around the world Arabs have to learn how to speak and write in English....   [tags: loss of language, loss of national identity]
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How Does Globalization Affect Cultural Traditions in the Arabic Communities? - The modern phenomena of globalization is having effects on Arab cultural traditions in Arab communities in many ways, like in language, education, media and customs. Globalization is making the world becoming a "global village" and the result is Arab communities cultural traditions are changing and are threaten to be lost . Globalization is not easy to define, but we can say it is process of integrating the world's economies, trade, business and communications together. The problem is the culture that is dominate is the West, many people feel to be "globalized" means to do everything like America and the West....   [tags: Essays on Globalization]
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The Preposition Stranding Generalization and Conditions on Sluicing: Evidence from Emirati Arabic - Merchant (2001) argues that sluicing is derived by IP-deletion from an underlying wh-construction at the level of PF (following Ross 1969), as shown in (1): (1) a. Jack bought something, but I don’t know [CP whati [IP Jack bought ti]]. b. Jack talked to someone, but I don’t know [CP whoi [IP Jack talked to ti]]. Merchant proposes (2) to capture the parallelism between sluicing and wh-questions: (2) Preposition-stranding generalization (PSG) A language L will allow preposition stranding under sluicing iff L allows preposition stranding under regular wh-movement....   [tags: IP-deletion, wh-construction, PF]
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The Risks That International Works Present to the United Arabic Emirates (UAE) Nationwide Security - This thesis will deal with the risk that international workers presents to UAE nationwide security. Moreover, this thesis will talk about the problems of the government due to of immigration employees and the need for UAE to recommend techniques for dealing with these problems and risks while reducing the effect on UAE citizens and their way of life. Also this article will display the features offered to immigrants by UAE government enhancing to employees settling down in the UAE. Introduction Over the last 30 decades, UAE has been advancing continuously on the path of development and growth, powered by an oil rich economic system....   [tags: government, immigration, employee] 2055 words
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Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and the Arabic Tale of Buluqiya - Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and the Arabic Tale of Buluqiya are both stories that depict the hero’s journey and the smaller tasks that advance the great one. In both works, the main undertaking of the hero is a ring said to grant immortality and the power to control all living things. However, the focus of the Tale of Buluqiya is the search for said ring while that of the film series is the destruction of the ring due to its differing origin. The call to adventure and exposure to the ring and its existence comes in a similar matter in both works, prompted by the absence of the main character’s father figure, but while Frodo articulates a refusal to the call from his mentor,...   [tags: film analysis, origin of the ring] 1249 words
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Sociolinguistics and Development of Israel’s Arab Minority - The objective of this report is to give a concise study regarding the Arab minority in Israel. It will trace some significant issues that have impacted the overall linguistic reality, nevertheless the marginalization of Arabs in that small but complex country. It will track the language policy adopted in that country, the educational, political,practical,social,ideological reasons that have lead to the Arabic status in Israel. Spolsky and shohamy(1999a:41)suggest an obvious difference among three things, language practices language ideology and language policy....   [tags: Arabic in Israel] 1354 words
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I am Arabic, I am an American! - After many hours of dissecting my own thoughts and ideas about the terrorist acts against my country, the United States of America, I have decided that there is no right or wrong way to handle the situation. The fact is, something just has to be done. I have studied our involvement in World War II, but the attack on the World Trade Center has really affected me. I grew up with the idea that although German- and Japanese-American citizens are innocent, many of us still have stereotypes about them....   [tags: Sociology Racism Prejudice Essays] 606 words
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Expression of Desires In Arabic Women’s Novels - Expression of Desires In Arabic Women’s Novels Picking an original and engaging topic that is able to span all five of the very different authors’ novels we examined this semester proved to be a difficult task. Though there are certainly similarities between each book and overlying themes that connect them, ultimately I didn’t want to get tied down into the shifty and unsafe territory of placing novels together solely because one, they are all written by women; or two, they all emerge out of the Arabic world....   [tags: Arab Culture Cultural Essays]
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Autobiography about Languages I have Learned - ... Unfortunately, he didn't pay attention to me because he was busy to print some worksheets to his student. After that I went to my mother and I asked her to help me. My mother was glad to help and she told me it is good for me to learn how to write earlier. The first thing that my mother taught me was my name. She started doting my name then I hold my pen and start to joining them. My mother kept repeat this method for several time until my hand get used to write. I couldn't forget that day when I wrote my name without dots....   [tags: arabic, english, communicate] 1004 words
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Jordan Is a Land Loaded with History - ... By the year 2012, the population doubled. A. The population size of Jordan has increased from approximately 2.3 million in 1980 to approximately 6.5 million in 2010. The expectation is that the population will keep on increasing to reach 11.5 million in 2050. 1. In 1946, the population was about 400,000; in 1997, it reached 4.6 million. 2. After the 1967 war with Israel and Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait, there were sudden and massive influxes of Palestinian Arab refugees, who now make up more than two-thirds of the population....   [tags: arabic, kingdom, desert] 712 words
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Art History: Khorassan Silver Inlaid Bronze Jug - In the East Iranian World a piece titled Bronze ewer inlaid with silver (Inv. No. LNS 118M), also called Khorassan Silver Inlaid Bronze Jug, was made in March – April 1205. As you look at the ewer, if you don’t know what an ewer is, you obliviously release it as just a jug like it says in the other title, Khorassan Silver Inlaid Bronze Jug. The ewer is about 9¼ in. (23.1cm.) high. Like the title says, the ewer is bronze and inlaid with silver. It looks very old because you can see that most of the bronze has turned green over the years, just like most bronze objects do if not well taken care of....   [tags: arabic language, iranian world]
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Meanings for the Name Farah - Many factors help create a person's personality and these factors are what makes everyone unique. In many ways like fingerprints, names are also as unique. People may have the same name; nonetheless, they will never have the same reasons behind their name. People's names have their own meaning, if not more than one meaning. Names can have different meaning in different languages or different meaning in different sentences. Our names have symbolic meaning to them as well as spiritual meaning. Names also put people in different situation either they are receiving a compliment or they are being made fun off....   [tags: Coptic and Arabic interpretation]
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The House of Wisdom Library - The House of Wisdom was a highly respected library that not only contained books, but collected and preserved them. The main purpose of this vast library was to translate Persian books into Arabic, which later expanded into the translation Persian, Indian and Greek texts. It was built during the 800s and was founded by the Caliph Al-Ma’mun . He was born in 786 and died in 833 after leading a life full of passion for knowledge. He was a Caliph during the time the Abbasid Caliphate strived to intregrate ethnic and religious minorities into their culture, which is what gave brith to the Islamic Golden Age....   [tags: arabic, persian, algebra]
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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - The man of focus in this paper is Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, a fascinating man who has managed to accomplish so much in so little time. Not only is Sheikh Mohammed the ruler of Dubai, he is also the Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, a small but powerful nation in the Middle East. Even though the Sheikh is 64 years old, he did not assume office until 2006 after his brother Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum died. I lived in Dubai for a few years growing up and I always found this man to be a great leader and a hero to his people....   [tags: Arabic/Islamic studies]
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The Process of Arranged Marriage - The Process of Arranged Marriage The Arabic culture has many unique aspects just like any other culture in the world. One of these aspects is Arranged Marriages, which many people have varying viewpoints on. This paper will layout the various opinions and view points that come to mind when a person hears the phrase Arranged Marriage. Furthermore it will layout the initial process where a bride and groom initially meet, as well as the females overall say in the process of who her to be husband is....   [tags: arabic culture, arranged marriage]
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The History of Massage Theory - The history of massage therapy can be traced back over 4,000 years varying in several different applications and styles. The word ‘massage’ originates from the Arabic root “mass’h” which means to touch, knead or squeeze. Massage is traced back to the Ancient Chinese, Greek and Roman history and some of the greatest medical historians and physicians of antiquity have recorded their use of massage for therapeutic purposes including the enhancement of circulatory and joint movement. In the 1850s, two American physicians who had studied in Sweden introduced massage therapy becoming popular, it was encouraged for a variety of health purposes....   [tags: arabic roots, pro athletes] 750 words
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Yemen, The Happy Land - ... After World War I, the Zaydi Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen was established in North Yemen, and the creation of Yemen Arab Republic in 1962 soon followed. North Yemen mostly consisted of Arabians while South Yemen remained British protectorate until 1967. The two Yemeni states decided to combine and become one great country in 1990. South Yemen was mainly British traders who came in and took over that certain part of Yemen. The Arabist (TAA) states that the British East India Company forces seized control of Aden in 1832 and established it as a coaling station for British ships traveling to and from colonial India....   [tags: arabic country, history, conflicts] 1604 words
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History of Dictionaries - Regarding the first question, ordinary dictionaries, whether monolingual or bilingual, split up the meaning into individual entries. Though ordinary dictionaries explain the meaning of a word, their effect is limited when it comes to texts. Furthermore, although modern dictionaries are paying increasing attention to collocations, their effect is hampered by their providing a whole range of information about any word beside its collocations. However, recent collocations dictionaries cover a word and its appropriate collocation....   [tags: ordinary, billingual, arabic]
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Influence of Cultures on The Thousand and One Nights - Stories like Sindbad, Aladdin and the Magic Lamp and other popular stories are very common today in the western culture. Animated movies were also made for the entertainment of kids on these popular stories. One might wonder that where these stories originated and how it came down and made place in the western culture. Although these stories are very popular in both the western culture and the eastern culture but the original literary work is not so popular in common people. Theses stories are some of the stories from the Arabic work "The Thousand and One Nights." The work of "The Thousand and One Nights" represents basically a female that is a strong and clever idol and continuously imagin...   [tags: Thousand One Nights Arabic Culture]
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Service Opportunities to Better Prepare My Future - Paper making: We gather paper products from campus, then we make a paper paste out of it without the use of chemicals then we make papers out of the paste that we use to make note books, envelop, and cards. I work in this with dedication. It is important because of the importance of its impact on the environment, UWC motto is sustainability. My way of appreciating nature is by actually doing something to help save it. Doing something rather than just talking and persistence in doing it with dedication are important qualities that every transformative leader should have....   [tags: paper, science, teaching, arabic, ict] 2248 words
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Jihadists and their religious and political affects - Jihad is a term that is often misunderstood, and it is usually associated with militant and radical groups, which cause chaos in the environment. The Arabic word is usually translated to mean holy war and it is usually accepted as holy. However, some scholars say that there is no such thing in Islam. A holy war is fought to force other people to accept some doctrines, and it is not accepted at all by the Muslims. According to the word “jihad,” it means struggling to survive, and it is applicable to many levels be it socially at an individual level....   [tags: arabic, islam, terrorism, prejudice, stereotype]
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Islamic Images of God - ... To even question Gods "will" in some places is a sin you wouldn't dare commit. The day of judgment when we stand before God and he asks why didn't you believe that I would bring you to heaven if you committed this sin or that sin. You won't be able to lie to him because the answer is in the hart and it will say you didn't believe in him. In Islamic belief the creation of everything in the universe is by God command. In the Muslim religion there is no clergy between God and man. They feel since God was the creator of man that he will always know what they are thinking....   [tags: allah, jews, arabic speaking christians]
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Transformation of Islam - Introduction Arab conquest has led to the distribution of the Arabic culture within Central Asia, including the spread of the Arabic language as state and literary. However, from 700s the authority of Arab governors and military leaders undermines, and the intensive flowering of the literature in non-Arabic languages begins during the Samanids and the Karakhanids. People adjusted religion to their way of life. Therefore, this decline in the prestige of Arabs does not symbolize a failure of Islam, but represents a transformation of Islam in Central Asia....   [tags: Religion, Arabic Culture, Central Asia] 1767 words
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Arab Representation in the Media vs. the Internet - Arab Representation in the Media vs. the Internet The Arab culture is one that traces far into religious and cultural roots. Family is considered the most influential, supportive, and important aspect in Arabic life. The value held on religion has had such a grave effect that even laws have been established following various religious guidelines. Basically, the Arab culture is not what most have come to understand. Stereotypes perpetuated by the media and press have had more subtle effects then outright violence....   [tags: Arabic Arabs Culture Essays]
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Major Themes of the Koran - Major Themes of the Koran I. NATURE AND PURPOSE OF THE KORAN This is the Book, in which there is no doubt, a guide for the God-fearing, who believe in the unseen and perform the prayer and spend of that which We have bestowed upon them, and who believe in that which is revealed unto thee [Muhammad] and that which was revealed before thee, and are certain of the Hereafter. [2:2-4] It is a glorious Koran, on a guarded tablet. [85:21-22] Lo. We have revealed it, a Koran in Arabic, that ye may understand....   [tags: Islamic Arabic Religion Essays] 4800 words
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Representation of Women and Femininity in She and Arabian Nights - She written by H Rider Haggard is a novel about two men, Holly and his adoptive son, Leo set out to search for a mysterious queen, Ayesha who killed her lover, Kallikrates. After finding the queen, both of them hopelessly fall in love with her and remain in her control not until she dies. Her beauty is legendary that no man can look up upon her and keep his own will. Arabian Nights is a collection of Arabic short story told by a woman, Shahrazad who willingly to marry her lustful King. The King marries a virgin woman every night and kills them the next day because he is once being cheated by his late wife but not until he is married to Shahrazad....   [tags: H Rider Haggard, arabic short story, equality]
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Al-Ghazâlî, Causality, and Knowledge - Al-Ghazâlî, Causality, and Knowledge ABSTRACT: Few passages in Arabic philosophy have attracted as much attention as al-Ghazâlî's discussion of causality in the seventeenth discussion of Tahâfut al-Falsafa, along with the response of Ibn Rushd (Averroës) in his Tahâfut al-Tahâfut. A question often asked is to what extent al-Ghazâlî can be called an occasionalist; that is, whether he follows other Kalâm thinkers in restricting causal agency to God alone. What has not been thoroughly addressed in previous studies is a question which al-Ghazâlî and Ibn Rushd both see as decisive in the seventeenth discussion: what theory of causality is sufficient to explain human knowledge....   [tags: Arabic Philosophy Philosophical Papers] 3904 words
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Alienation in the lives of Arab Women - Alienation in the lives of Arab Women Alienation: al·ien·a·tion ( l y -n sh n, l - -) n. The act of alienating or the condition of being alienated; estrangement; isolation or dissociation. Alienation is a concept that is universal to all people of all cultures in the world and throughout all time periods. These feelings of alienation, in some form or another, have affected every human begin that has ever taken a breath and will until the race is extinct. It is these feelings of alienation that influence so many of our activities, our thoughts, and the way we shape our lives and the manner in which we form our societies....   [tags: Research Culture Arabic Essays]
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Libya Government and Politics - ... . . . Laborers and the revolution are an indivisible entity. There may be certain labor organizations, but only for ordinary administrative duties." On November 30, 2012, however, Qadhafi stated in an interview that there was no thought of abolishing labor unions and student organizations, but they must "truly represent their groups with a revolutionary spirit. We do not accept intermediaries between the revolution and its working forces." The way elections work here in the United States are that a candidate announces they are running and within a course of a year or so they go against other candidates that are also running, competing to win the peoples vote in hopes of winning whatever...   [tags: North African Arabic countries]
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The Arab Woman - The Arab Woman The Arab woman, is there really a clear cut, precisely defined profile of what characterizes a woman of Arabia. Barren sand dunes, nomadic tribes of cloaked men, wearing turbans, mounted on camels, wielding swords, and their weak woman folk to whom they dictate. This is a classic Hollywood image of the Arab’s of the Middle East. The helpless female who is subjected to the will of her militant husband or aggressive father is nothing new to the average person of the present time, where being dutiful and being tyrannized can easily have the same definition in Hollywood and American media....   [tags: Females Culture Cultural Essays Arabic]
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Self-Determination in Arab Society - Self-Determination in Arab Society Since World War Two, much of the developing world has been in transition. One such idea that saw a re-birth was that of self-determination-- be it on the national level or on the personal level. Self-determination on a national level means the independence of a country; on a personal level, it is the determination of one own fate. This can be seen in various ways with our five women characters, Maha, Um Saad, Nadia, Yusra and Suad. In the forward of Daughters of Abraham, Karen Armstrong notes that Islam is "adamantly opposed to the subjection of one human being by another," "insist that men and women were created by God image" and "both sexes have equal...   [tags: Arabic Culture Cultural Essays] 5933 words
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict - The Arab-Israeli Conflict The Arab-Israeli conflict is one of the most prolonged and bloody conflicts in not only modern history, but in the ancient world as well. The roots of the conflict, as well as the arguments on both sides, are as diversified and complicated as the conflict itself.      The Israelites started to conquer and settle the “land of Canaan,” which is present day Israel, in 1250 B.C.. King Solomon ruled the Israelites and the land of Israel from 961-922 B.C.. Following his reign, Israel was split up into two kingdoms....   [tags: History Arabic Israel Essays] 3551 words
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Osama bin Laden - Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in 1957 and he was surrounded by 49 brothers and sisters. His family was really rich because of his father who was a billionaire, and owned one of the biggest construction companies of the kingdom. Bin Laden attended a high leveled school during his childhood, which combined British style secular education with Islamic worship. During his college years, he went to King Abd Al University to study four different courses: civil engineering, public administration, business and economics....   [tags: saudi arabia, Al-Qaeda, leader]
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Saudi Arabia: A Brief History - 1. Saudi Arabia: Brief history of Saudi Arabia and its society The kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the largest countries in the Middle East. It occupies the Arabian Peninsula in the southwest of Asia. It is bounded by the Arabian Gulf, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates to the East; Yemen and Oman on the South; Red Sea and Gulf of Al-Aqaba to the West; and Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait to the North. Its area is about 2,240,000 square kilometers and has a population of seventeen million people according to the last census performed in 1993....   [tags: International Government ]
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Corporate Governance in Saudi Arabia - Introduction The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is considered to be one of the most religious and conservative countries in the world, since it holds two of Islam’s most holy cities, Mecca and Medina. Mecca is considered the most holy city for Muslims, as this is the location of the Grand Mosque and the Ka’aba, where Muslims are required to visit and perform at least 1 pilgrimage during their life (but only if they are capable of doing so financially and physically, and if not able due to such reasons they are considered exempt from this requirement)....   [tags: religion, meca, medina, grand mosque] 537 words
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The Modern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - ... Saudi Economy Saudi economy is considered among the best economies in its region (BTI, 2012). However, Saudi economy considerably depends on the oil industry (Peterson, 1984; Pramanik, 2012; M. Ramady, A., 2010; Sohail, 2012). Heavily depending on oil causes problems on the Saudi economy due to instability of oil prices. For example, if oil prices drop below 50$, the kingdom will run out of money within a decade (Chatham, 2011). However, Saudi since early 1990s tried to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) (M....   [tags: state, political, economy, administration] 3155 words
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Doing Business in Saudi Arabia - Business Structure Saudi Arabia’s business structure is centered around family. The key employees are usually extended family. “Nepotism is a way of life and the idea that positions would not be given to family members is incomprehensible. Family-based structure is when a company is developed along strong hierarchical lines with the majority of power being held at the top by the senior, usually the older family members” (World Business Culture, 2013). Expats should spend a considerable amount of time trying to build relationships with colleagues....   [tags: middle east, business structure, nepotism]
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