Arabic is usually written without vowels (tashkeel). The website Forvo can help you to find the correct pronunciation of Arabic words and names.
Episode #17 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the man who subtitles Arabic songs on youtube: Mohammad Wehbe.
To all people who like Arabic dialects: There is a youtube channel called MohCoolMan which is, in fact, a great tool for learners of Arabic: It provides Arabic songs with English translation.
The Arabic TV series (musalsal) Black Crows غرابيب سود is on Youtube - with English subtitles (and on Netflix). It depicts life under the terrorist network ISIL.