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In this video, a linguist discusses the impact of Islam on Egyptian culture.
An Afghan national explains the meaning of "shura."
In this video, a military service member discusses the language landscape of Lebanon.
In this video, an expert on Jordan discusses the language landscape of Jordan.
In this video, an Ethiopian expert discusses the languages of Ethiopia.
Hair plays an important role in many cultures. Here we have collected a few interesting traditions around the world with respect to a baby's first haircut.
Native speakers of critical languages are in high demand in the U.S. government. The English for Heritage Language Speakers program is a recruiting and training pipeline for specialized talent in the U.S.
In many countries and cultures, the act of naming a baby is more than just signing a birth certificate: it can involve legal guidelines and cultural celebrations that you may not be aware of in the US.
Learn some phrases and slang terms in Arabic, like "khallas" or "akeed."