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"I brought this domino set with me from Baghdad because it reminds me of the great times I spent with my friends. I chose this from all the other stuff because I know those old times may not come back again. When I went to see my friends for the last time before leaving my country, they gave this domino set to me to keep and to remind me of the great times we spent together." – Othman Al Ani

What we Carry: Stories By Iraqi Refugees

Jan 24, 2016 - Jul 26, 2016

ILLINOIS: The Illinois Holocaust Museum is hosting a photographic exhibit of "What We Carried: Fragments from the Cradle of Civilization," a collaborative project with the(...)

Arabic Cultural Heritage Week

May 31, 2016 - Jun 2, 2016

WASHINGTON 3rd Annual on campus cultural event to celebrate the multi-cultures & countries of the Arab World! Join us for food, music, arts & crafts,(...)

The Arabian Nights: Medieval Fantasy and Modern Forgery

Jun 1, 2016 - Jun 1, 2016

PENNSYLVANIA Dr. Paul Cobb, Professor of Islamic History, University of Pennsylvania The Arabian Nights is probably the medieval Arabic book best known in the west,(...)
Maz Jobrani: I'm Not a Terrorist but I've Played One on TV

Maz Jobrani: I'm Not a Terrorist but I've Played One on TV

Jun 2, 2016 - Jun 2, 2016

WASHINTON: STG Presents and Live Nation welcomes Maz Jobrani to The Neptune on Thursday, June 2, 2016. GA seated show. Tickets are $38.00 GA, $98.50 VIP*(...)
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Oriented - Documentary

Jun 2, 2016 - Jun 2, 2016

CALIFORNIA: Oriented is a feature documentary that follows the lives of three gay palestinian friends confronting their national and sexual identity in tel aviv. Khader is a(...)

A Syrian Love Story

Jun 3, 2016 - Jun 4, 2016

MASSACHUSETTS Screens June 3, 6pm and June 4, 4pm A Syrian Love Story by Sean McAllister (UK/France/Lebanon/Syria, 2015, 80 min.). Amer and Raghda met in(...)
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Summer Networking Dinner & Middle Eastern Food 2016

Jun 3, 2016 - Jun 3, 2016

FLORIDA: Please join the Middle East American Professionals Association for its summer networking event at Khoury's Mediterranean Restaurant in Miami, FL.  Enjoy good company and good(...)

6th Annual Middle Eastern Bazaar

Jun 4, 2016 - Jun 4, 2016

VIRGINIA: Authentic Middle Eastern Food, Shawarma (Gyro), Sheesh Kabob, Manaeesh, Falafel, Baklava, Hookah, Turkish Coffee & More! Live music, Kids games, Moon Bounce, Raffle, Door(...)
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Midwestern ingredients give hummus local flair

May 30, 2016

By Tony and Sarah Nasello Detroit Lakes Online Did you know that May 13 was International Hummus Day? According to(...)

Traveling to Oxford to Debate the Two-state Solution

May 30, 2016

Why is the rest of the world more interested in discussing solutions for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict than Israelis are? Gideon(...)

After the Arab Spring: 5 Writers to Watch

May 30, 2016

By ALEXANDRA ALTER THE NEW YORK TIMES In the chaotic aftermath of the Arab Spring, writers from the Middle East(...)

Middle Eastern Writers Find Refuge in the Dystopian Novel

May 30, 2016

By ALEXANDRA ALTERMAY THE NEW YORK TIMES Basma Abdel Aziz was walking in downtown Cairo one morning when she saw(...)

As Methodists Continue Their Support of BDS, Is Hillary Clinton on the Wrong Side on Palestinian Rights?

May 30, 2016

By David Palumbo-Liu Salon and Alternet Despite the latest frontal attack on the grassroots boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement(...)

Pope and top imam embrace in historic Vatican meeting

May 30, 2016

By Lindsay Vessey Coptic Solidarity Pope Francis embraced the grand imam of Cairo’s Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican on Monday(...)

A place is where your memories are: An interview with Palestinian artist Rafat Asad

May 29, 2016

Naima Morelli Middle East Monitor According to Rafat Asad, as a Palestinian artist, you can’t avoid being political. “Every moment(...)

The Sanders Phenomenon

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Jim Zogby Arab American Institute There is a Sanders phenomenon. It is real and the factors that have prompted its(...)
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