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Israel-Palestine: Mohammed Assaf and Ramey Sabry among Arab musicians who have released new songs in support of Gaza

The National 17 May 2021
Arab pop stars and independent musicians are rallying in support of Palestine. In light of the latest violence, which has left almost 200 Palestinians dead and more than 1,000 wounded, mostly as a result of Israeli air strikes, regional musicians are making their voices heard with new songs for the Palestinian cause.
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Veteran Egyptian musician Jamal Salama dies of COVID-19

Gulf News 08 May 2021
Prominent Egyptian musician Jamal Salama, who composed songs for several Arab celebrities, has died due to complications from COVID-19, local media reported ... The late musician composed scores for dozens of Egyptian TV serials and films.
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Jerusalem Day tribute honoring city landmark and the people who made it so

The Jerusalem Post 06 May 2021
It wasn’t unusual, at times, for a whole Arab village to arrive at the clinic’s door ... Writers, poets, philosophers, statesmen, politicians, scientists, artists, musicians, physicians, officers – Arabs, Jews, Christians – all found their way to the Ticho apartment.
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Bollywood singer Lucky Ali battles death rumours

Gulf News 05 May 2021
Lucki Ali Image Credit. IANS. But his good friend Nafisa Ali took to Twitter to squash those rumours by declaring that he’s healthy and COVID-19 free ... Ali had recently released his multi-lingual single ‘Amaraya’ (meaning reflection in Arabic) in collaboration with Israeli musician Eliezer Botzer in languages including Urdu, Hindi, Hebrew and Arabic ... .
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Rapper Issam Harris wants to showcase Moroccan youth culture to the world with debut album 'Crystal'

The National 04 May 2021
If you are an up-and-coming hip-hop artist, getting the attention of Travis Scott should be a cause for celebration ... The colourful visuals also help ... ___________________ ... Arabic trap music is taking over the Middle East, so could this give us the region’s first hip-hop star?. The 11 best Arab independent musicians you should be listening to right now ... .
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A Small Country Open to the World: Interview with Chile’s Ambassador in Egypt

Egyptian Streets 27 Apr 2021
And the musicians were so impressed by the atmosphere and the sophistication ... These musicians are going to do some interesting stuff with the Egyptian musicians going to Chile. We have also been working on translating some Chilean authors into Arabic.
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Meet Issam Al-Najjar, the Jordanian teen with a viral TikTok song and a billboard in ...

Arab News 25 Apr 2021
From recording covers at home to having his face emblazoned across a billboard in New York City’s Times Square this month, Jordanian singer Issam Al-Najjar has been making moves in the region with his Arabic hit “Hadal Ahbek” that went viral on social media app TikTok.
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Graffiti with anti-Israel slogan ‘Free Palestine’ spray-painted at UMass Amherst

Cleveland Jewish News 21 Apr 2021
Most notable was an incident on Holocaust Remembrance Day in April 2020, when “Palestine” was spray-painted in Arabic on the Hillel building. The school has previously hosted events with musician Roger Waters, Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour and Temple University professor Marc ...
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13 music videos filmed in the UAE: from Now United to Mohamed Ramadan

The National 21 Apr 2021
Stringent safety measures and a resolve to stay productive during the pandemic has made the UAE an ever-popular destination for musicians to shoot their music videos ... More like one night in the Burj Al Arab ... The 11 best Arab indie musicians you should be listening to right now.
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Oriental lute makes comeback on Iran music scene

Urdu Point 20 Apr 2021
Tehran, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Apr, 2021 ) .The Oriental lute is making a comeback in Iran after decades in the shadows as musicians reconnect with an instrument integral to Arab and Turkish musical tradition in a fragmented region ... and Turkish, Arab and Iranian musicians are becoming friends on the internet".
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Oriental lute makes comeback in Iran

Taipei Times 20 Apr 2021
The Oriental lute is making a comeback in Iran after decades in the shadows as musicians reconnect ... Yahyanejad said young Iranian oud players were “taking more interest in Arabic and Turkish culture and Turkish, Arab and Iranian musicians are becoming friends on the Internet.”.
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Hamed Sinno: Gay, Arab musician tackles inequality, marginalization and Orlando shooting

CBS News 19 Apr 2021
Hamed Sinno, the lead singer of the Lebanese indie-pop/rock band Mashrou' Leila, champions LGBTQ rights through music ... .
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The lost art of handwriting

Business Line 19 Apr 2021
Dagar, who belongs to a family of musicians, began learning calligraphy at a tender age from a skilled Arabic master calligrapher, Hazrat Amin Abdullah Khan, who taught her that at the core of the beauty was the simplicity of the art ... “To become a katib, one needs to know Urdu because kitabat stands for Urdu and Arabic calligraphy.
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From Nancy Ajram to Tamer Hosny: Which Arab pop stars are behind the songs for 2021's Ramadan TV dramas?

The National 15 Apr 2021
Each year a growing list of Arab pop heavyweights and rising talents get involved ... Here are 10 new theme songs to listen out for, which feature in this year's anticipated Ramadan dramas from across the Arab world ... Instead, Millionaire is composed of the clubby French-Arabic pop that made him a superstar across North Africa.
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Layth Sidiq appointed artistic director of New York Arabic Orchestra

The National 14 Apr 2021
Layth Sidiq is new artistic director of The New York Arabic Orchestra (NYAO). The Iraqi-Jordanian violinist will lead the ensemble, viewed as the leading US institution for contemporary and classical Arabic music ... The 11 best Arab independent musicians you should be listening to right now.
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