In the Arabic language, a dot on a letter can make a big difference. Removing/ adding the dot to the word “Arab” can turn it into the word “West”. And changing the position of the dots on the word “eyes” can turn it into the word “flaws”. So the words you are left with are “the eyes of the west are on the flaws of the Arabs”.

These simple shifts with diacritics create huge meaning. With the help of false media coverage, the image of Arabs is one that is flawed and inaccurate. The sentence was written on the “Khamsa” which is a palm- shaped amulet popular throughout the Middle East and that is known to ward off the evil eye.
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