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  • Negative Stereotypes About Arabs
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    A stereotype is the creation of an unfair opinion or view; an individual will take the behavior of one person and state that all people belonging to that particular group behave in the same manner. Stereotyping encourages people to react and behave in a manner that is both judgmental and prejudiced. The perception of Arabs and the Islamic religion has created a system in which prejudices and stereotypes worked their way so thoroughly into literature, education, history, language, and social more...
  • Arab Sources
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    History Coursework: Assignment 2- The Arab Israeli Conflict 1. The author in source A appears to take a relatively neutral view in commenting on which side caused the war. Doing so he has looked at both how Israel caused it and how the Arabs caused it, thus leading to the conclusion that neither side caused the war. The author shows the Israelis felt that they had to go to war because they were 'too small and vulnerable. The source mentions that the Israelis felt under threat from Arab aggressio...
  • Israel And The Arab Nations
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    How accurate is the standard portrayal of Arab-Israeli conflict has been the small and surrounded Jewish nation facing up and repelling overwhelming Muslim aggressors The standard portrayal of Israel as a Jewish nation facing up and repelling overwhelming Muslim aggressors in the Arab-Israeli conflict is misleading, merely a perception. It placed Israel in the light of the victim, simply reacting to circumstances, whereas history has proven that this is not always the case. It assumes that the c...
  • Jewish Nationalism And The Zionist
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    The study of international relations is very broad and complex. It is the study of nations and states and how they are formed. It is also the study of measures, such as revolutions and wars, that create different nations and states and the reasons behind such measures. One important concept in international relations is the view of nationalism. Nationalism is a part of every nation and state and thus is relevant to each country. An important geographical area where nationalism relates directly t...
  • Libya And Lybian People
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    Libya is an Arab country in northern Africa. It lies on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The country is bordered by Egypt and Sudan on the east, Chad and Niger on the south, and Algeria and Tunisia on the west. Tripoli is Libya's capital and largest city. The vast, dry Sahara covers most of Libya, and the country has few natural resources. But the discovery of petroleum in 1959 injected huge sums of money into Libya's economy. The government of Libya used some of this wealth to improve farmla...
  • Prisoner And Guest As The Arab
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    Daru, the schoolteacher in a remote area of Algeria, is torn between duty and what he believes is the right thing to do when he is suddenly forced in the middle of a situation he does not expect. He must escort an Arabic prisoner to the nearest town. It is not that Daru has much sympathy for the man; in fact, he does not, and actually finds himself disliking the Arab for disrupting so many lives. 'Daru felt a sudden wrath against the man, against all men with their rotten spite, their tireless h...
  • Member States In The Arab League
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    The Arab League. The Arab League is a regional organization that was founded on March 22, 1945. The league's function is to promote political cooperation among it's member states, and to deal with disputes or any breaches of peace in the region. The league's official name is the League of Arab States. The founding members of the league are: Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, and Yemen. Membership in the League was later extended to Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Kuwait, Libya, Mauritania, Mo...
  • Arabic Word Swahili
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    Swahili The name Swahili derives from an Arabic word Swahili, the plural of sahel, which means coast. The Swahili are the descendants of the Arabs who came to the East African coast and intermarried with the Local Bantu-speakers. Arab traders sailed down to the coast on the north-east monsoon winds, between November and April, and sailed back up to south-west on the reverse monsoon winds, between June and October, already in pre-Islamic times. The coast, the land of Zen to the Arabs, was inhabit...
  • Racial Profiling In The Past Favor
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    Hypothesis / Outline Hypothesis: The events of September 11th has caused racial profiling, a practice that was vilified by many just months ago, to become a common and accepted practice used by the government, airline officials, police agencies, and the American public. Profiling has also become a necessary tool used to prevent further terrorist attacks on the United States. Map of the Territory: I. Racial profiling is the practice of "selecting someone for investigation or stronger action on th...
  • Nine Arab States Including Syria
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    There were mixed reactions among Arab states to a contentious Jordanian proposal, which aims to revise the long-standing Arab strategy to norma lise relations with Israel by sidestepping direct reference to the Jewish state's return of occupied Arab territories. But, Syria is expected ly raising concerns over the Jordanian plan, which drops specific references to Israel's return of Arab land seized during the 1967 Middle East war - including Syria's Golan Heights - as part of any full normalizat...
  • Daru And The Arab
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    Discriminating Anarchy A Criticism in Plot of Albert Camus' "The Guest" Who is responsible for whom Is a prisoner the responsibility of an uninvolved individual Can individuals with diverse backgrounds hold the same ideals of the same crimes to identical extents Within the pages of The Guest, Albert Camus presents to the literary world a challenge. The question put to mankind is, again, as it was with Cain of Biblical times: Am I my brother's keeper (Genesis) From atop his monastic quiescence Da...
  • Meursault By Chance
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    Self defense is a defense of one's own person, property, or reputation. Premeditated is considered or planned before hand. Did Meursault, in the story The Stranger, by Camus, have a right to kill the Arab Were Meursault's actions in the wrong Was it his battle, or should he have walked away Sundays for Meursault, are usually stagnant days, no routine, no fun, no importune outings. This Sunday, however, was the climax of the novel's action, leading us to Meursault's philosophical insight and conv...
  • Causes Of Islamic Conquests
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    TRADITIONAL MUSLIM VIEW conquest result religious zeal from new faith and truly miraculous demonstration of divine favour that Islam supposed to enjoy. TRADITIONAL WESTERN VIEW Sir William Muir result of mass migration of Arab tribesman = love of rapine kept going and going in swarms. Leone Caetano disagrees: forces of all three groups far too small. Agrees migration but mainly due to economic distress in Arabia. Henri Lammers talks of tumultuous incursions due to superior military organization ...
  • Balducci's Orders For Daru
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    By nature human beings are forced to endure the trials of both the internal and the external world. An individual must battle with his or her conscience on a daily basis, and through both thoughts and actions he or she must continually strive for success in an absurd world. Every person must face choices every day of his or her life, but every individual places priorities in his or her own order. This sequence in which a person places his or her prerogative, with regards for the lives of others,...
  • Familiar North Arabic Via Nabatean Script
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    The Arabic Language The Arabic language is one of the worlds most widely used languages. It is spoken by almost two hundred million people in twenty-two countries. The countries range from Morocco to Iraq all the way south as Somalia and Sudan. In addition to these countries the language is also being used in other Non-Middle East / African countries that practice Islam. Islam is a religion that was originally written is Arabic. For a Muslim, one who practices Islam, the best way to understand t...
  • Refugees And The Source
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    The Palestinian refugee problem first started in 1948 during the 1948 Civil War. This war was between the Jewish Zionists and the Arab League and was a dispute over the UN partition plan. This war ended in Jewish victory and the refugee problem started because this war saw the end of the state of Palestine and the creation of Israel and small areas of occupied territory. There were then further wars over the next fifty or so years which would have increased the number of refugees. There was said...
  • Arab's Fate And Sticks To His Word
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    The Guest Existentialism, belief of creating meaning into one's life, was applied in several parts of this story. Some existentialism aspects such as, living one's life as an example for others to follow, acting irrationally, acting upon what one says, and accepting responsibilities and consequences were clearly presented in The Guest by Albert Camus. The protagonist, Daru, lived his life. ".. with such poverty, he who lived almost like a monk in his remote schoolhouse, nonetheless satisfied wit...
  • Killing Of Born Children
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    Killing any person is strongly condemned in the Quran. God has made life sacred. Killing the children is specifically condemned as they are the helpless victims in every society. "You shall not kill any (Nafs) person - for GOD has made life sacred - except in the course of justice... ". (17: 33) "You shall not kill your children due to fear of poverty. We provide for them, as well as for you. Killing them is a gross offense" (17: 31) "Say, "Come let me tell you what your Lord has really prohibit...
  • Tradition Of Arab Music
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    The Arab Music Arab Music The word "music' comes from the Greek word Mous iki which means? the science of composing melodies? Ilm al-musiq a was the name given by the Arabs to the Greek theory of music as to distinguish it from ilm al-ghi naa, the Arabian theory. The Arab music tradition developed in the courts of dynasties in the Islamic Empire from the seventh to the thirteenth century. It flourished during the Umayyad dynasty in the seventh and eighth centuries in Syria. Although the major wr...
  • Arabic Music Tradition
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    When I think about music and what I enjoy about it I think about my home country and the music that I have known all my life. Arabic music is my favorite musical styling. Although I have come to enjoy classical and contemporary styling as well, Arabic music has almost an innate quality of enjoyment for me. I am from the Middle-East and I have known Arabic music for the majority of my life. Its songs speak of the life and culture of Arabic countries and its melody is not commonly heard on America...

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