Now in Damascus (in June 2008, around 20 students): Katerina – Greece - usa / NY (since Oct 2007, 6 m), Bilal Ameet - UK / London - Surrey (since mid Oct, 8 m), Robert Payne usa / Los Angeles (Feb, 3-6 m), Kathrin - Swiss / Bern (March - 6 m), Mohamed Soleman + wife - Uk / Milton Keynes London (March - 6 m), Aline - Swiss / Lausanne (April - 3 m, private tuitions and family), Chris Cook - usa – Georgia (end May, for 1 year), Callie from Yale University (end May, 1m), Brandon - Athens, Georgia (end May, 2m), Elizabeth – NY (end May, 1m), Adelaide – usa – WDC Georgetown Univ. (June, 2 months, intensive private course 4 hours a day), Nicholas - usa - Princeton Univ. (June, 2 m, intensive private teacher 5 hours a day, classical texts) Birgit - Swiss - Basel (end May, 3 weeks), Karin & Mithra - Swiss - Biel (end May, 2m), Laura - Italy - Milano (end May, 2m), Claire - Uk - London (end May, 1 month private lessons and family accommodation), Helene - Germany - Munich (end May, 6m)  In Summer 2008 (July & August): Andreas – Sweden (10 June, 1 month), Carl – usa – Chicago (24 June, 5 weeks), Mikaela - Sweden (July, 1 m), Christophe + 2 daughters – France (3 weeks), Joel - usa / Princeton (3rd time in Damascus with Arabesk, July, 1 m for research), Dana - Czech Republic - Prague (July, 9 months), Robert Hughes – Uk – Oxford (July, 1 month), Anastasia & Solange & Francesca – Italy - Venice (August, 1 m), Martina – Austria (August, 1 month)…. and many more to confirm for the summer 2008 and Fall 2008 (Heinz – Switzerland – Basel, 1 month private tuitions, Anti & Makela – Finland, October 2008, 1 month intensive private course), Insha Allah ! ....

link to..


1) Our tours to Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and neighboring countries

www.arabesk-alafaqtours.com

2) Article about Damascus and Arabesk in an Indonesian newspapers “Jakarta Post” written by one of our students.

3) Our partner in Canada: Hansa Language Centre                               


www.hansacanada.com

Founded in 1969, Hansa Language Centre is one of the largest and most respected language schools in Canada. Offering a huge variety of classes, a long list of trips, sports and social activities, Hansa offers new ways of learning within a uniquely multicultural ambience. Added all together, Hansa makes learning fun, easy, and effective.

4) a Book Shop / una librería in Madrid: Al Diwan = especializada en el mundo árabe-islámico

www.al-diwan.net

(c/ Joaquin Ma Lopez, 70 – Madrid – )

5) Islamic clothes SHUKR = www.shukronline.com

Presentation ********************* nice suits, shirts and women clothes

6) Scientific website about the Coran and Sunna:  VERY INTERESTING

 www.55a.net/firas/english

- in English =   http://www.55a.net/en/miracles/index.php

- en français = http://www.55a.net/fr/miracles/index.php 

- en español = http://www.55a.net/es/miracles/index.php  

- in Arabic = http://www.55a.net/index.htm  (for those who want to practice their literature or scientific Arabic)

6) Réseau Voltaire = Site of international news analysis = recommended to read others points of view. 

- en français = www.reseauvoltaire.net

- in Arabic =   www.shabakatvoltaire.net      

EXTREMELY INTERESTING (for those who want to practice their medias arabic).

- en español = www.redvoltaire.net 

- in English = www.voltairenetwork.net   

7) Some other newspapers online (in English):

* Iran Daily

www.iran-daily.com/1384/2456/html/ 

* Entre Filets (en français) :

www.entrefilets.com/

www.entrefilets.com/proche_orient.htm

* Al Ahram – Egypt (in English):  

http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/index.htm

* Asia Times (in English):

www.atimes.com 

8) News site (read another point of view in international news, with another perspective, from the other side). In FRENCH. 

www.stcom.net  

9) Scholar websites:

* Sheikh Zyad Al Jazairi

www.zeadonline.com

* Dr. Mohamad Said Ramadan Al-Bouti

www.bouti.com

* Dr. Wahbeh Az-Zuhayli Website:

www.zuhaili.com  

* A mainly Arabic Forum with informations and discussion about Islam

www.imanway.com  

* Sheikh Mohamad Rateb Nabalsi

www.nabalsi.com

10) a forum for Arabic language. In SPANISH

www.aldadis.com  

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