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Famous thinkers, writers, poets, and social justice leaders you should know about from the Arab World! in Arabic! Transcripts available on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast Yalla Arabee is an educational project and Arabic Academy created by an Arabic teacher and student to create fun and engaging content for learning Levantine Arabic. This Arabic podcast is created to help you learn Arabic language and culture in a fun and interesting way. If you like our work, please consider support ...
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website www.yallaarabee.com/podcast ALSO! Don't forget that we offer Arabic classes, in person all around the world (Beirut, Damascus, Dubai, Berlin, Amman, and United States) an…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website yallaarabee.com Today’s episode is about the life of Mahmoud Abbas, the current president of the State of Palestine and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). He has b…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website yallaarabee.com Today’s episode is about the life of the previous president of the PLO: Yasser Arafat. Arafat remains a controversial figure in the eyes of many. He was a…
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Read along to the translation of this episode on our website www.yallaarabee.com We wanted to take a break from our personalities episodes and make an episode relevant to current events. Today’s episode is a brief history of the Israel-Palestine conflict starting from the early 20th century. Our podcast is meant to be a resource for Arabic students…
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Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website yallaarabee.com Today’s episode is about the life of Edward Said. Any scholar of the Middle East knows who Edward Said is, as his work transformed the field of area studies. Said was a prominent literary scholar, cultural critic, poet, and advocate for Palestinia…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website yallaarabee.com Today’s episode is about the life of the literary icon: Issam Al-Abdullah. Born in Lebanon in 1941, he became a towering figure in spoken poetry. His life…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website yallaarabee.com Today’s episode is about the life of the modern Egyptian philosopher Hassan Hanafi. He promoted an interpretation of Islam supporting the development of a…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website yallaarabee.com Today’s episode is about the life of the Lebanese poet Khalil Roukoz. He started zajal performances, which are a form of recited poetry at just 17 years o…
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Hi and welcome back to today’s episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website yallaarabee.com Today’s episode is about the life of the Syrian poet Suleiman Al-Issa, a true visionary and literary icon. Born in the early 20th century, Al-Issa's life …
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Welcome back to the latest episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website yallaarabee.com/podcast Today’s episode is about the life of Abbas Mahmoud Al-Akkad, who was an Egyptian journalist, poet and literary critic. Al-Akkad was also an outspoken …
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Welcome back to the latest episode of Learn Arabic with Transit Station by Yalla Arabee. Don’t forget that we translate all of these episodes, you can find them on our website yallaarabee.com Today’s episode is about the life of Naguib Mahfouz, the Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian author, whose words have left an enduring mark on literature and our und…
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This episode is about Elias Abu Shabaki, a Lebanese poet, editor, translator and literary critic. he’s considered as one of the leading figures of the Arabic Nahda Movement, also referred to as the Arab Awakening or Enlightenment during the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century. Elias faced many devastating hardships in his lif…
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This episode is all about Fatima Ibrahim El-Beltagy, but you probably know her as Umm Kulthum. She is considered one of the greatest voices of the Arab world, a woman whose talent transcended borders and generations. Umm Kulthum, known as 'The Star of the East,' was more than just a singer; she was an icon, a symbol of Arab culture, and an embodime…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! This episode is about the poet Ali Ahmad Said Esber, who is known as Adonis. He is a Syrian-born writer, poet, translator, and leader of the modernist movement in Arabic poetry in the second half of the 20th century. Edward Said described him as “today's most daring a…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! Today’s episode is about the life and literary contributions of Mohammed al Maghout, a celebrated Syrian playwright and poet. Known for his captivating storytelling and poignant observations of society, al Maghout has left a lasting mark on the world of literature. Th…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! Today’s episode is about Firas Al-Sawah, a Syrian writer, intellectual, and philosopher. He examined the history of religions and mythology as a means of understanding the nature of humanity. Now he teaches as a professor of Foreign Studies at Beijing University. Same…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! Today’s episode is about Ahmed Shawqi. Ahmed Shawq was a prolific Egyptian poet who is nicknamed the “prince of poets” of modern Arabic poetry and is known as a pioneer of Arabic poetical drama. Prominent singers such as Um Kollthoum also admired and sang his poetry. …
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! Today’s episode is about Taha Hussein. Taha was a famous intellectual and writer from Egypt, who was a figurehead of Egypt's Renaissance and the modernist movement in the Middle East. Did you know he was also blind? The transcript and translation can be found on our w…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! Today’s episode is about Ibrahim Al Faqi. Samer recently enjoyed reading one of his books, so we thought we would make a short episode about him. Al Faqi was an Egyptian writer, lecturer, and human and self-development coach. The transcript and translation can be foun…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! This episode is all about Saeed Akl, a Lebanese poet, philosopher, writer, and playwright . He was a proud Lebanese nationalist and is considered one of the most important Lebanese poets of the modern era. The transcript and translation can be found on our website, ww…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! This episode is all about the famous Lebanese singer Fairouz. Maybe we've all heard of Fairouz or listened to her music, but what do we know about her life? In this episode, Samer gives us all the details about the musical icon. The transcript and translation can be f…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! In our latest episode, we are interviewing live from Beirut, Dzovig Arnelian, artist and founder of Arneli Art Gallery. Dzovig is an experimental and bold feminist artist and gallerist who works on themes related to gender roles, women empowerment, patriarchy criticis…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! Today’s episode is about Ghassan Kanafani. He was a Palestinian author and political activist. Maybe you know him from his infamous interview where he talks about peace talks with Israelis being a "conversation between the sword and the neck." The transcript and trans…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! Today’s episode is about Sultan Baasha al-Atrash, who is a name you have definitely come across if you have studied Middle Eastern history. Sultan al-Atrash was a prominent Arab Druze Leader, Syrian Nationalist, and leader of the Syrian Revolution against the French i…
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Welcome back, let's Learn Arabic with Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! This episode is all about May Ziadeh, one of the most prominent pioneers and figures of the literary renaissance in the history of Arab feminist literature. During May's life, women writers were rare and almost unheard of. She was known for her eloquent, passionate st…
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Welcome back to Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! This episode is all about Ahlam Mosteghanemi, a famous Algerian writer and novelist. She is one of, if not the most famous woman Arab writers in the world. She attended the first Arabic primary school for girls in Algeria. Her father's decision at this time went on to become a part of her …
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Welcome back to Transit Station محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! This episode is all about Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, who is the current vice president, prime minister, and minister of defense of the United Arab Emirates and the ruler of Dubai. We will be talking about how he transformed the emirate of Dubai into a wealthy business and tourism hub in t…
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Welcome back to محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! In this episode we talk about the life of the Syrian poet and diplomat, Nizar Qabbani. Qabbani spent most of his life outside of the Middle East, and many of his writings were considered highly controversial such as female sexuality and political criticisms. The transcript and translation can be found on …
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Welcome back to محطّة عبور by Yalla Arabee! In this episode we talk about the life of the Egyptian feminist writer, novelist, doctor, and psychiatrist Nawal El Saadawi. El Saadawi was a fierce feminist and activist, which often put her life at risk. She considered her truth, pen, and paper to be her greatest weapons against oppressive systems. The …
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