How to read ‘Shaheen’ as a term for “Shaheed”

Shaheen is the Arabic name of the southern province of Yemen, in which the Houthi rebels control much of the country.They have been fighting the government for years.The Houthis, who control much and are supported by the United States, have used the word to describe what they want, which they describe as a shaheed, or […]

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How to keep the shah’s children happy with a free lunch

By HENRY S. MARTIN December 7, 2018, 10:20:56A couple of years ago, the United States was in the midst of a national debate about school lunches.A study showed that school-age children, who often have lower incomes, were eating much more at the dinner table than their peers.This year, Congress is debating another overhaul of school […]

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How to fix your English skills

You know you have a knack for pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary when you can pronounce your name like a native speaker.But what if you can’t read a sentence and just pronounce the first two letters of every word, too?Luckily, a few words and phrases can help you keep up with your friends and family, while […]

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