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BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti Arrested By Israel For Tax Evasion

Mar 24, 2017

BY: Julia Jahanpour/Contributing Writer Co-founder of the Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) movement, Omar Barghouti, was arrested Sunday for alleged tax evasion in the amount of $700,000. This income was supposedly hidden from the Israeli government and coming from his other business ventures,(...)

10 Arab Women Making Strides in Politics

Mar 24, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer March marks Women’s History Month where the world celebrates women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. It is important to recognize the great achievements that have been made in the world of politics, an area where(...)

Youth Sports Help Syrian Refugees Adjust to Life in America

Mar 24, 2017

BY: David Demaria/Contributing Writer As Syrian refugees continue to enter the US, they look for ways to integrate themselves into American society. One of the ways young Syrian refugees can quickly adapt to their new country is through participation in(...)

Senate Republicans Confirm Friedman Believing He Will Strengthen US-Israel Bonds

Mar 24, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The Republican-led Senate confirmed President Trump’s pick for U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, on Thursday. The Senate voted along party lines, 52-46, to confirm Friedman. Democrats, who claimed that the bankruptcy attorney had a history(...)

World Vision Cleared From Israel Claim of Aiding Hamas

Mar 23, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer World Vision, a Christian charity that provides humanitarian relief all around the globe, has been cleared of providing funds to Hamas by the Australian government. Last year, Israel accused World Vision of sending funds to Hamas with the(...)

The Magic of an Arab Woman's Kitchen

Mar 23, 2017

BY: Dahlia Shaaban/Ambassador Blogger It is said that when a woman cooks, she transmits magic through her fingertips and into her dishes to nourish loved ones. It’s Women’s History Month and at Arab America, we’re honoring the women who have(...)

Countering Violent Extremism Takes More Than a Strong Military

Mar 23, 2017

BY: Julia Jahanpour/Contributing Writer  In his first budget request, President Trump proposed to remove $54 billion from the State Dept. budget and transfer it to the Pentagon. This would drastically reduce spending for foreign aid and non-defense programs. Trump's new(...)

Saudi Arabian Women Blaze the Trail into Engineering Despite Pushback

Mar 22, 2017

BY: Yasi Farokhi/Contributing Writer While mainstream news media seems to solely focus on the issues that Arab women face in their home countries, they fail to mention where Arab women far surpass their male counterparts. For example, at a time(...)

White Nationalist Tells Muslim American Radio Host: ‘People like you’ are ruining the country #HummusHaters

Mar 22, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Amna Nawaz, host of the ABC News podcast “Uncomfortable”, sat down with Jared Taylor, a self-proclaimed “white advocate”, author, and founder of the website American Renaissance. Headlines from his work include, “Immigrant Privilege’ Drives Child Rape(...)

Arab, Muslim, and Black Social Justice Groups Blamed for Anti-Semitic Flyers on UIC Campus

Mar 22, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The University of Illinois Chicago is investigating anti-Semitic flyers found around campus last week. Students have been circulating images of the flyers on social media, and calling for an end to this campus activity. The flyers(...)

Data Justifying the Electronics Ban is Still Missing, But Arab Airlines are Complying

Mar 22, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer As President Trump continues his fight against “radical Islamic terrorism,” another ban affecting Arab and Muslim-majority countries has been announced. The US Department of Homeland Security has notified ten airports in the Middle East and North(...)

Anti-Muslim Hate Group Led by an Arab American Announces White House Meeting

Mar 22, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Brigitte Gabriel, the proud anti-Muslim activist and leader of the designated hate group, ACT for America, said Monday evening that she has a meeting at the White House. In a tweet, she asks followers to send(...)

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