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June 27 2007 Middle Eastern Culture Newsletter

Middle Eastern Culture site at BellaOnline.com Special Double Newsletter Edition
We were having email problems last week, so we're having a special double newsletter this week!

Iranian Graffiti

A review of Iran Graffiti and Urban Art Report, a photo blog of graffiti in Iran

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Nabati Poetry - The Poetry of the Desert

Nabati, or Bedouin, poetry is the native poetry of the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf.

Read it here

Word of the Week #1
Arabic shu-bak شباك
French fen-Et-re fenêtre
Hebrew Ha-lon חלון
Pashto karkey کرکیر
Persian panjareh پنحره

Word of the Week #2
Arabic tileefizyoon تليفزيون
French tElEvision télévision
Hebrew televiziah טלויזיה
Pashto talvezyoon تلوتزتو
Persian teleVEzyon تلوتزتون

Recently in the Forum

Don't forget this site has a community forum for fun, free online discussions all about Middle Eastern Culture. Middle Eastern Culture Forum

As is not uncommon for the internet in general this time of year, the forum is a little quiet right now, but we've been having an interesting discussion about why one might want to study Arabic. And, of course, you are always welcome to chime in with the topic of your choice.

I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

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Julie L. Baumler, Middle Eastern Culture Editor

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