Category عربي Arabic

خوف | Fear

هل هنالك من يخاف الحق؟ هل هنالك من يهاب الحقيقة؟ هل هنااك من يهرب من الحُب؟ الجواب هو: الجميع. كلنا نخاف من أجمل ما يبنيه الكون. هنالك في الحُب يوجد موت وعذاب حقد وكره وهذا مُرهب وأنا خائفة من كل شيء جميل من كل شيء شيّق أخاف الحياه اكثر من الموت. تموز ٢٠١٨ I’m finding […]

Naci en Palestina (Was born in Palestine)

When you’re born in Palestine, you always feel like you don’t know how to refer to your “home”. The song is sang in both Spanish and Arabic by the great Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi . Great voice, great music! Lyrics translated to English: I have no place I have no landscape I have no homeland […]

التعليم والاحتلال Education and Occupation!

Originally posted on مش عادي:
Ariel is a settlment built in the West Bank in 1978, since then with government aproval and help it grew to become the largest of the West bank settlments, it sits between Jenin and Nablus, and now houses about 19,220 Israeli settlers. Nazareth, the Largest Arab city in Israel, built about 4000…

Bar Bahar/ In Between – a film by Maysaloun Hamoud

I haven’t seen this film yet, though I’ve heard it received good reviews, and for once the Arabic woman stereotype is broken. For god’s sake, people around the world think that Arab women are supposed to be of one kind, but in this film, as it appears in the trailer, Arab women can live on […]

عابدي اللحمة (The worshipers of meat)

English follows: قال بقرفو من الصراصير وبموتو برب القريدس . زي كيف بالهند بعبدو البقرة، احنا منحب الكلاب. وبالصين بوكلو الكلاب.قبل متحكمو، حاسبو حالكو قبل. شعب موجهن. واللي برجع بقول عن حالو نباتي وبوكل سمك بدي اصفقو كف.   They’re disgusted by cockroaches, but adore shrimps. Like in India they worships cows, we love dogs. […]

قصة حيفا ترويها شواهدها

Originally posted on مش عادي:
في حيفا قصص كثيرة يحاكيها الزمان  وروايات أخرى مخفية عن الأعيان هناك حكايا مخبأة بين الأزقة والجدران إنها لمدينة يعجب لها القادم من أي مكان في حيفا، حدائق معلقة أنماها إنسان جنة على الأرض ملأها الحنان ويقين أنها كونية في كل زمان لكن في مقابرها تخفي شجن على ماضٍ كان لها مرصوص…

A song that stuck in my mind – Akherto Lahen Hazeen

Akher Zapheer – Akherto Lahen Hazeen اخر زفير – اخرتو لحن حزين Akher Zapheer is a Jordanian Grunge Punk, Arabic Rock band from Amman. For some reasons, this song is stuck in my mind this week. It’ll pass.  

On Love – Al Saher&Gibran

I watched it few weeks ago on TV and I’ve forgotten to share it on my blog. This is just way too beautiful. The text by the great Lebanese Poet/writer Gibran Khalil Gibran (source): When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield […]

Adele, Fairouz, and the Arab World

The new song “Hello” by Adele came out and everyone fell completely in love with it. Some others were annoyed by people’s obsession and decided to complain each time they hear it or see it on their Facebook feed. I personally liked the song and I think Adele has an amazing voice. Reasons why people are so […]

‪#‎Who_You_R‬

I would like to share a revolutionary song from Palestine. About sexism in our Arab society, and most other societies. Nothing to add, just the video. Click on settings and CC for English subtitles. Click on this link too for an article about single/ hit and the campaign #Who_You_R

For the International Women’s day

Translation in English follows: Originally posted on Facebook. اجا على بالي اكتب ستاتوس ليوم المرأة العالمي. رسالة لكل النساء العربيات ( عشان الستاتوس بالعربي) … كوني انت. كوني شو مبدك تكوني. مش معناتو انك صرتي اكتر من عشرين وخلصتي لقب او قربتي تخلصي يعني لازم تتجوزي. ومش عشان تجوزتي لازم تجيبي ولاد. ساوي اللي بدك […]

To Our Countries – لبلادي

Music and prose that brought me to tears. English subtitles are included.   We sing and we speak for our countries, for our lands, for our people, dreams and love. We sing and speak for our enemies, who slaughtered us and deprived us from our dignity. And we live. With those songs and words.