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Leila Alwan
Leila Alwan

Leila Alwan is a journalist working with the Al Arabiya English team

‘Languages are alive and evolving’: Al Arabiya English senior translator

Sarah Sfeir says the problem with language was if you don’t use it regularly, there’s a real risk that you start to lose the fluency...

What’s it like for an Arab-American to get stopped at LAX airport

Questions ranged from ‘how often do you visit Syria and Turkey’, to ‘are you aware of anyone from the Muslim community in the US’...

Al Arabiya's weather presenter: People are used to the summer heat

Meteorologists suggest this could possibly be the hottest month in history...

Syrian Ramadan traditions die in Damascus with shocking food prices

Five years ago, families in Damascus would fill their tables with an array of flavorsome dishes of rich traditional Middle Eastern food...

Al Arabiya anchors ready for special coverage on US elections

Arabs would do well to follow the upcoming US presidential election closely, says Al Arabiya's Washington bureau chief. Nadia Bilbassy, who is also a co-anchor of a new program on the US elections...

Transmission room: From studio to TV screen

To someone who has never been in a TV transmission room before, the first visit can seem like they’ve entered an underground cave...

From big labor back to the small screen

Al Arabiya’s morning show presenter Mahira Abdel Aziz said she didn’t want to conform to the clichés when she became pregnant...

The make-up artists who take the 'shine' from presenters

Sabreen Sayegh has worked as a make-up artist for 13 years, including five at the MBC group ...