did you know that all of these famous people are Arabs ?

and if you do so , why Bin Ladin is the only one who come to American mind when hearing the "Arab" word ?

List of famous Arabs ( some of them partially )

Shakira , World's Most Famous Female Singer

Salma Hayek , one of the most prominent Actress figures in Hollywood

Zidane , one of the greatest players in the history of football

Carlos Slim Helú , He was listed as the richest man in the world

Steve Jobs , the co-founder and chief executive officer of Apple Inc

Naseem hamed , former World Featherweight and European Bantamweight Champion.

Elie Saab , one of the most influential and highly regarded designers of our time

Farouk Shamie , the CEO and founder of the world's largest hair products company

Carlos Menem , former President of Argentina

Abdallah Bucaram , former President of Ecuador

Antonio Saca, former President of El Salvador

Julio Cesar Turbay , former President of Colombia

Salvador Jorge Blanco , former President of Dominican Republic

Paul Orfalea , founded the world’s biggest international chain of copying service stores, Kinko’s( FedEx Office )

Massari and Carl Wolf the most popular singers in Canada

Edward Said , was one of the most influential literary theorists and critics in the world

Queen Rania , the world's youngest Queen

Rima faqih Miss USA , Malika Minnar Miss France , Jeff Zalzali Mr universal

Elias Corey and Ahmed Zwail , Noble prize winners

Carlos Ghosn , CEO of Nissan and Renault, former CEO of Michelin

Waleed Ali , founded MPI, the world’s largest home-video distributor of documentaries.

Dalida , a world famous singer and actress

Michael DeBakey , Magdi Yacoub and Dawood Hanina three of the most prominent heart Surgeons in the world

Gabriel Omar Batistuta , ranked among the greatest ever to play soccer

Casey Casem , the man with the most recognizable voice in American radio

Gibran Khalil Gibran , was one of the most profound writers of modern times

Moustapha Akkad, best known for producing the series of Halloween films

Ralph Nader , four-time candidate for President of the United States,

Hicham Guerrouj , the current holder of the 1500 metres, mile and outdoor 2000 metres world records

Fawaz Ismail , founder of Alamo Flag Company the largest retailer of flags and related items in the world

Paul Anka , was one of America’s first pop teen idols

Joseph D. Jamail , The Texas lawyer who won the biggest business settlement in U.S. history and country’s most successful attorneys,

Asaad Kelada , well-known series director , he directed Dharma & Greg and Everybody Loves Raymond.

Mohammed Abu-Ghazaleh , the CEO of largest food products in the world ( Del monte )

Emirates Airline is the largest airline in the Middle East and were named winner of Best Airline Inflight Entertainment in the world

Col. James Jabara , America’s and the world’s first jet ace

Le Trio Joubran band , the most talented oud players in the world

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh , the chairman and founder of the largest accounting organization, the TAG org.

Bobby Rahal , the all-time earnings champ among Indy car racers

George Joulwan , held the highest military position in NATO, the Supreme Allied Commander

DJ Khaled , a famous DJ & Hip Hop producer in USA .

Socrates and Mario Zagalo considered to be among the greatest football players in Brazil .

Mohammed Alabbar , the CEO of Emaar properties the world's largest land and real estate developer

Jamal Taslaq , top fashion designer in Italy .

Tareq Salahi , one of the most successful vintners in the world

John Henry Sununu , is a former Governor of New Hampshire and former White House Chief of Staff

Sam Rasoul , is the youngest candidate in the history of american elections .

Abdul Hameed Shoman , the founder of Arab Bank , largest financial institution in the Middle East and amongest the largest in the world ,

George A. Doumani’s , a well-known Geologist who helped prove the theory of continental drift; he has a mountain peak named after him in Antarctica.

Dr. Farouk el-Baz, famous scientist who worked with NASA , he helped plan all the Apollo moon landings and later pioneered the use of space photography to study the Earth.

Jacques Nasser , was formerly the president and CEO of Ford Motor Company

Salem Khamis , most important economic statistician for the United Nations

Iqbal Al-Assad , the youngest doctor in the world .

Alex Atala , CEO of DOM resturants and one of the most exciting chefs of his generation.

Justin Amash the second youngest current U.S. Representative

I could write all day long

Update:

that's what I'm talking about ! Most of you Don't even know that Salma Hayek is a Lebanese Arab ! but she was born and lived in Mexico .

My point is , the Arab person , can be a successful Entertainer , Professor , Entrepreneur , Scientist and Politican , not just a hardcore terroristcamel rider as Americans always portray them !

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    Americans are too small minded to be able to separate the actions of different people. As far as Americans are concerned only Americans are capable of having different ideas from each other. Everyone else is exactly the same as first guy they met from there.

  • 4 years ago

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    did you know that all of these famous people are Arabs ?

    and if you do so , why Bin Ladin is the only one who come to American mind when hearing the "Arab" word ?

    List of famous Arabs ( some of them partially )

    Shakira , World's Most Famous Female Singer

    Salma Hayek , one of the most prominent Actress figures in Hollywood

    Zidane ,...

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Steve Jobs, John sununu and Ralph Nader, You ain't helpin' your cause dude...

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Steve Jobs is not Arab, and I've never heard of any of the others.

    • Sarah A6 years agoReport

      he is syrian.... he was adopted by Americans sooo yeah...

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  • Karen
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    ya i heard the song and i am egyptian .. first of all i didn't even know the child was saying nubian monkey lol and second of all what the heck is a nubian monkey!!??.. didn't she say before that her dad was egyptian lol i don't get it she probably didn't mean it and the lyricist could have meant a monkey "toy" bought from nuba in egypt cuz nuba has a lot of tourists that go there everyday and buy souvenirs .. i don't know lol!!

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    my hero...

    Salem Khamis , most important economic statistician for the United Nations

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    You really could write all day long, but couldn't we just read the Baghdad phone book if we were interested?

    BTW, Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez-Pinault is Mexican.

    • Sarah A6 years agoReport

      her dad is Lebanese.... salma is an arabic name and it means peace. :D

  • Anonymous
    3 years ago

    Wanted to ask this question too yesterday

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    You forgot Osama bin Laden

  • Mythos
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Salma Hayek is Mexican and your list is to prove what exactly?

    We could ask that question all day long.........

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