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National Geographic Tells the Fearless Story of Nujeen Mustafa in this Stunning Ad

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National Geographic Tells the Fearless Story of Nujeen Mustafa in this Stunning Ad

National Geographic explore the fearless, wheelchair-bound journey of Syrian refugee Nujeen Mustafa in a new ad campaign film. Nujeen has and continues to inspire others to go 'further' in their curiosity, wonder and determination, rather than just in the physical term. "My name is Nujeen and I was born in Syria with Cerebral Palsy. I couldn't go to school so TV became my classroom. When the war came, my sister and I had to leave. I wasn't supposed to see the bright side of my journey. So I made it an adventure and discovered all sorts of new things. Like...

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Toronto Restaurant Shows World That Syrian Culture Isn't Defined By War

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Toronto Restaurant Shows World That Syrian Culture Isn't Defined By War

This family-run restaurant hires Syrian refugees and wants to show the world that Syrian culture isn’t defined by war.

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Oscars 2018: Eight Arabic Films Competing for a Best Foreign Language Win

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Oscars 2018: Eight Arabic Films Competing for a Best Foreign Language Win

It's been a record year for the Oscars Academy Awards with a total of 92 films submissions from around the world for the foreign-language category. Followers of Arabic cinema will be delighted to know that the film submission included Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia. Here's a list of the 8 Arabic films in competition:Algeria: Road to Istanbul / La Route d'Istanbul When the police tell her that Elodie, her only daughter, aged 20, has left for Syria to wage jihad, Elisabeth's life is turned upside down. She is shocked and does not understand why Elodie has...

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Shady Hafez: Life as an Algonquin-Arab in Canada

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Shady Hafez: Life as an Algonquin-Arab in Canada

A good piece was written about an Anishinabe-Syrian called Shady Hafez on Canada's Muslim Link website. “I was raised by my Syrian grandparents in a traditional Muslim household, but on weekends, I would stay with my mother in Kitigan Zibi,” he explained. When he visited his mother, her family would take him out hunting and fishing and sometimes he would attend Pow Wow, where First Nations communities gather to dance, sing and socialize. The Algonquin are one nation amongst several that belong to the Anishinabe language family. “Anishinabe is like saying Arab. Algonquin is like Syrian, Lebanese, Egyptian, all those...

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Arabic version of ‘Game of Thrones’ set to air in Ramadan

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Arabic version of ‘Game of Thrones’ set to air in Ramadan

Ramadan is a month of fasting and late night feasting on food and star-studded Arabic dramas. This Ramadan isn't any different with a Syrian version of the hit HBO show ‘Game of Thrones’.  The Arabic series is titled "Orchidea' is directed by Syrian actor-director Hatem Ali, features characters very similar to those from the Golden Globe award-winning show. The series revolves around such characters as “Queen Khatoon,” “Prince Namek” and “Princess Ramlah.” Orchidea will air on Abu Dhabi TV starting May 27.

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