Arab Culture (Powerpoint Slides)

Report
The Middle East
The
The Arab World
Countries in the Middle East
• Syria – Lebanon – Jordan –
Palestine
• Iraq -Saudi Arabia –
Bahrain – KuwaitOman - United Arab
Emirates
Qatar –Yemen
• Egypt
• Israel
Turkey
Iran
Religions
Judaism Christianity
Islam
The Arab
Arab World
The
World
22 Arabic speaking countries in the Arab world
10 in Africa
12 in Asia
World
Countries in the Arab World
• Africa
Mauritania
Morocco
Algeria
Tunisia
Libya
Egypt
Sudan
Somalia
Djibouti
Comoros Islands
• Asia
Syria
Lebanon
Jordan
Iraq
Palestine
Saudi Arabia
Bahrain
Kuwait
Oman
United Arab Emirates
Qatar
Yemen
“Arabs”
• "Arab" is an ethnic term
that describes more than
300 million persons who
share a common language,
culture, and history. It
refers to people who speak
Arabic as their first
language and their
descendants.
Arab Culture
• Family
• Food
• Music
• Clothing
Arabs in America
• Arab-American Institute
estimates close to 3
million
• Most reside in major
cities:
• Los Angeles
• Atlanta
• Detroit
• Chicago
• New York
Arabs in Chicago
• Close to 250,000
Arabs in Chicago
• Majority in Cook
County
• Predominately
Palestinian
• Predominately Muslim
population

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