Ara or ara may refer to:
Arabic (Arabic: العَرَبِيَّة, al-ʻarabiyyah [ʔalʕaraˈbij.ja] or Arabic: عَرَبِيّ ʻarabī [ˈʕarabiː, ʕaraˈbij]) is a Central Semitic language that was first spoken in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world.
The Arab Spring (Arabic: الربيع العربي ar-Rabīʻ al-ʻArabī) or Democracy Spring (Arabic: الربيع الديمقراطي ar-Rabīʻ ad-Dīmuqrāṭī) was a revolutionary wave of both violent and non-violent demonstrations, protests, riots, coups and civil wars in North Africa and the Middle East that began on 17 December 2010 in Tunisia with the Tunisian Revolution.
Arabs (Arabic: عَرَب [ˈʕarab] ) are an ethnic group inhabiting the Arab world. They primarily live in the Arab states in Western Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and western Indian Ocean islands.
Aramaic (אַרָמָיָא Arāmāyā, Syriac: ܐܪܡܝܐ in Arabic آرامية) is a language or group of languages belonging to the Semitic subfamily of the Afroasiatic language family.
The Arab world (Arabic: العالم العربي al-ʿālam al-ʿarabī; formally: Arab homeland, الوطن العربي al-wațan al-ʿarabī), also known as the Arab nation (الأمة العربية al-ʾummah al-ʿarabīah) or the Arab states, currently consists of the 22 Arabic-speaking countries of the Arab League.
The Arab–Israeli conflict (Arabic: الصراع العربي الإسرائيلي Al-Sira'a Al'Arabi A'Israili; Hebrew: הסכסוך הישראלי-ערבי Ha'Sikhsukh Ha'Yisraeli-Aravi) refers to the political tension, military conflicts and disputes between a number of Arab countries and Israel.
The Arabic alphabet (Arabic: الأَبْجَدِيَّة العَرَبِيَّة al-abjadīyah al-ʻarabīyah, or الحُرُوف العَرَبِيَّة al-ḥurūf al-ʻarabīyah) or Arabic abjad, is the Arabic script as it is codified for writing the Arabic language.
The Arabian Peninsula, simplified Arabia (Arabic: الجزيرة العربية al-jazīra al-ʿarabiyya, « Arabian island ») is a peninsula of Western Asia situated northeast of Africa on the Arabian plate.