Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Qatar: A World Destination

This is the article I wrote for Elan Magazine.

Summer or winter, cold or hot, it doesn’t matter. Qatar has delivered serious plans to host the soccer World Cup in 2022. Summer temperatures could arise to 50 degrees Celsius (120 degrees Fahrenheit), yet international fans will be able to enjoy the cool breezes thanks to the stadiums air-conditioning technology.

December 2nd, 2010 was a day history will remember. In a brave move by the governing body of soccer, FIFA, Qatar was voted to be the host country of the internationally viewed soccer event, the World Cup; this single step will change the perception of soccer, forever. The same love, passion and skill set the Arab players show year after year has been acknowledged.

After preparing and delivering a professional campaign that included high profile football celebrities, such as Zinedine Zidane, Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola to name a few, and the dedication of top Qatari personalities to the issue; Qatar beat the United States by 14 votes to 8. According to The Telegraph, millions of dollars were spent for the communication campaign in order to win the votes of the members of the FIFA Executive Committee.

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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Arabs Got Talent - Fayha Choir

Nice harmony and blending of Western vs. Eastern music..

How Are We Spending Our Money Online (Infographic)

Source of this information is: www.mycouponcodes.com.

Online Shopping Around The World: How We Spend Our Money Online
Online Spending Infographic By My Coupon Codes

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Is Arabic Becoming Extinct?

This is the article I wrote for elan Magazine.

The evolution of languages is an everlasting process. Since the dawn of humanity, mankind has sought to communicate in various ways. The invention of languages, whether written or spoken, was a milestone in our progress as human beings towards a civilized society. The case with the Arabic language is not different. A Semitic language with over 280 million native speakers spread mainly in the Arab World, Arabic has witnessed major challenges throughout its history. These challenges are a direct threat to the identity of Arabs and the practical use of Arabic in general.

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Video of the Japan Tsunami

Earthquakes, tsunamis and natural disasters remind us all of the vulnerability of human beings. This video shows it all. May God help the victims and the survivors.