Arab Essay Topics

The Sukuk

Sukuk (literally: “certificates”) is an Arabic word, nowadays referring to a financial certificate which complies with Shariah (Islamic law) to act as an Islamic bond (Qamar, A 2007; Sukuk 2007).  In the classical period of Islam, sukuk simply referred to any document that represented a conveyance or a contract of rights, moneys or obligations conducted… View Article

Between Two Worlds: Escape From Tyranny by Zainab Salbi

“Zainab Ali……She holds degrees from George Mason University and the London School of Economics.” “Laurie Becklund is an award-winning Los Angeles journalist and author. A former Los Angeles Times reporter, she wrote the first story about Zainab in 1991, when Zainab was a young woman stranded in America due to the Gulf War.” A summary… View Article

Poisoning in Saudi Arabian homes

ABSTRACT Being one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality, this paper shall examine the prevalence of poisoning in Saudi Arabian homes by looking into the different factors that contribute to the commonness of such. The study, in its hopes of finding the factors related to the topic, made use of two kinds of… View Article

The Palestinian Question

Introduction Moses, one time prince of Egypt turned escaped murderer, was tending his flock when one day he saw a ‘Burning Bush.’ The burning bush boomed with the voice of God and told him to “Lead my people out of Egypt, and deliver them to the land of Milk and Honey[1]” the land of Cannan…. View Article

Al Jazira: The Genius Inventor

Air conditioning is one of the most crucial appliances in almost all homes and businesses in the Arab world. The Saudi Arabian climate can be characterized as a desert climate, with wide fluctuations in day and night temperatures. The climate in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has resulted in the installation of air conditioning in… View Article

Utility of Domesticated Animals

The biosphere around us comprises of plants, animals and humans. Each has its own role and part to play. They contribute immensely to make it functional and viable for each other. It is indeed true that it would not be full circle if one part or whole would be missing. Man however has utilized his… View Article

Al Jazirah: The Genius Inventor

THE HOT WEATHER Air conditioning is one of the most crucial appliances in almost all homes and businesses in the Arab world. The Saudi Arabian climate can be characterized as a desert climate, with wide fluctuations in a day and night temperatures. The climate is typified by high temperature in the summer, often rising 45… View Article

Can Sudan Split Without Falling Apart?

1. The fact that families like Achai Chol’s are leaving northern Sudan indicates that the people would rather be in southern Sudan fighting for southern independenceto stopthe imminent war and creating a better life for them and their families. 2. The thesis of the article is that Sudan has been politically unstable over the period… View Article

Java: United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabian Culture

International business and information technology are two important aspects of globalization. We live in a world that requires culture awareness, which is also the first step in doing international business. In the case The Java Lounge – Adjusting to Saudi Arabian Culture, the business has been successful because its entrepreneurs spent time and money to… View Article

One Thousand And One Nights

Author’s Note: I will confess that “sucked-into-video-game” styled stories have always been a guilty pleasure of mine. My only complaint is that they always tend to follow the same formula. With that in mind, I am going to try and switch things up a bit with this story. I hope you enjoy it, and regardless… View Article

“Anti-Americanism” in the Arab World

This essay turns to history to answer the oft-asked question “Why do they (Arabs) hate us (America)?” True, you cannot generalize about 280 million Arabs each with its own tradition and history. However, there are certain historical and political contexts that can explain the rise of anti-American sentiment. The claim: Anti-Americanism is a recent phenomenon… View Article

Dubai: Globalization on Steroids

Promotions for Dubai on CNN, BBC World, and other satellite channels show a shimmering skyline of glass and steel office towers with their graceful curves and aquiline shapes, suggesting a distant galaxy where all the unpleasantness of urban life has been airbrushed away. But advertising almost always offers more promise than reality, whether the product… View Article

Sombrero: Proposed Fruit Juice

Moawia had five days to decide. Should be open a fruit juice business in the Al Ain Mall or continue as the operating manager at the Al Qatara bowling alley in the Al Ain Club? He had been very successful running big bowling tournaments attended by people from all over the Gulf region and had… View Article

Syedna Mohammed BurhanuddinTUS‘s Qasida

INTRODUCTION Fatemi Literature bears witness to Doat Kiram AS’s firm devotion to the zikr of Amirul mumineenAS. They have a characteristic approach different from others in recognizing the disposition of Amirul mumineenAS.and in this way they have made a significant contribution in the field of knowledge. Out of the treasure of knowledge, one can distinguish… View Article

Argument by Authority

A few years ago, nearly 1,600 Chinese laborers moved to Saudi Arabia to build a railroad in Mecca. But first these employees of the China Railway Construction Corporation—owned by the officially secular Chinese government—spoke the one-sentence shahada, a declaration of faith in one God and Mohammed as his prophet. In that same year, 2010, China… View Article

Differences Between Jordan and Saudi Arabia

Historically, Saudi Arabia and Jordan were considered as one region. However, earlier in the 1800’s both countries have split with two different cultures and traditions. Although both Saudi Arabia and Jordan are kingdoms and lay on the same borders, but they differ in women’s rights, the cost for living, and weather differences. First of all,… View Article

Saudi Arabia – Heart Rate Monitor Watch

1Introduction Saudi Arabia is a country on the rise and exhibits characteristics of an emerging power, increasing its presence in global affairs. Saudi policymakers have made a rigorous effort to reform the country’s economy and to position it as an investment destination as well as an important player in the global economy. The aim of… View Article

Strategic Marketing Tim Horton

The Tim Horton’s chain was founded in 1964 in Hamiton, Ontario, Canada. The chain’s focus on top quality, always fresh product, value, great service and community leadership has allowed it to grow into the largest quick service restaurant chain in Canada specializing in always fresh coffee, baked goods and home style lunches. Tim Horton’s opened… View Article

The magic of the Arabian Nights

The original, authentic, real Ur-text of the Arabian Nights (aka Alf Layla wa-Layla, or the Tales of a Thousand and One Nights, or just the Nights) is a mythical beast. There are far more than a thousand and one nights, for the thirty-four-and-a-half stories in the fourteenth or fifteenth century “core” body of the Nights… View Article

Rhetorical Analysis of Malala Yousafzai

After reading “Malala Yousafzai’s speech about education, you should realize that everyone deserves to have an education. Everyone also deserves to voice their own opinions. While Yousafzai presents a valid argument discussing the need for “education in Pakistan” in which she aims to get peace, equality and education for every child. She also aims to… View Article

Positive outcomes of conflict

War does not determine who is right — only who is left. ~Bertrand Russell. Without conflict we won’t truly know the capacity of someone’s inner strength and understanding. Conflict is a true test which raises issues that otherwise wouldn’t be raised, issues which need to be dealt with in order for us to grow as… View Article

My Hero In History

“A hero is a man who does what he can.” (Romaine Rolland) The true definition of hero is a man of distinguished valour. Bravery, courage, boldness, daring, resolute, and aptitude in war are a hero’s characteristics. However, a hero is understood to be different to everyone. “The legacy of heroes is the memory of a… View Article

My Dreams For My Country

1. My dream for my country is not different than the dream of the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Unfortunately soon we will complete seven decades since independence but Quaid’s dreams is yet to come true. But, What was Quaid’s dream? Father of the Nation, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, always wanted to see a… View Article

Malala yousafzai essay

How does Malala Yousafzai adapt the features and functions of spoken language to achieve specific outcomes in different outcomes? On 12th July 2013 Malala Yousafzai gave her United Nations speech on her sixteenth birthday. Throughout the speech Yousafzai displays many paralinguistic and prosodic features associated with formal situations, for example she is standing on a… View Article

Cultural Autobiography

My name is Hanan Hassan, and I was born in September 21, 1992 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. I am the eldest of nine children that consist of four girls including me and five boys. To most people I am an ordinary twenty- one year old who works and goes to school, but what most people… View Article

How and Why did Islam spread so quickly

In 610 C.E., a local merchant named Muhammad completely changed all of Middle East through the religion of Islam. He fled to Mecca, in a cave where he was given the words of Allah and by this, introducing the religion. Overtime, the religion continued to attract new followers, which leads to question- how and why… View Article

Clotel Analysis

Clotel is an interesting piece of literary work by William Brown, as it exposes the depraved social conditions of Chattel Slavery and its effect on Marriage relations between slave and slave owner. Interestingly, I recognized the stereotypes that can develop from conditions of race and class in our society. More importantly, we see how race… View Article

Clotel Analysis

Clotel is an interesting piece of literary work by William Brown, as it exposes the depraved social conditions of Chattel Slavery and its effect on Marriage relations between slave and slave owner. Interestingly, I recognized the stereotypes that can develop from conditions of race and class in our society. More importantly, we see how race… View Article

Renaissance (1300-1650), the Industrial Revolution

Throughout history, slavery has played a very prominent role in shaping the world’s societies and economies. Across three time periods in particular, slavery throughout the world has notable similarities and differences in areas such as the status of slavery, the way slavery influenced society, and the motivation for a civilization to practice slavery. These time… View Article

Are we True Muslims of Allah

Today I am going to discuss whether we are true servants of Allah. Many of us say that we are Allah’s servants but do are actions really confirm it. There are three ways in which we can check if we really are the true servants of Allah. First we must know that he is our… View Article