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New Lebanese Ambassador to the U.S. will Present Credentials January 24th

Jan 18, 2018

According to news reports today from the Lebanese newspaper, The Daily Star, Lebanese Ambassador-designate to the U.S. Gabriel Issa has given up his American citizenship allowing him to submit his credentials in Washington DC on January 24th. “They wanted this(...)

Trump Administration Cuts UNRWA Funding Deepening Rift Between Washington and Ramallah

Jan 17, 2018

In a shocking announcement Tuesday, the Trump administration agreed to transfer $60 million to UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) cutting the budget by more than half. The remaining $65 million will be withheld until further notice. The total(...)

Phishing Scam Directed at Emirates Air Targets Thousands of Arab Americans

Jan 17, 2018

By: Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer Do Arab Americans place too much trust in empty promises? Are they susceptible to scams? Do they believe in Something for Nothing? Maybe. Last week, the ether was in turmoil. Emirates.com was allegedly offering(...)

"The Insult" Could Be the First Arabic Language Film to Win an Academy Award

Jan 17, 2018

By: Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer Just before the end of 2017, the Academy announced the nine shortlisted contestants for Best Foreign Language Film of the 90th edition of the Oscars. Out of the record number of eight submissions in(...)

Film "In Between" Touches Outdated Morals and Explores Progressive Attitudes Uncommon in the Middle East

Jan 17, 2018

By: Emiliya Strahilova/Contributing Writer Maysaloun Hamoud sends us to the reality of modern-day Tel Aviv where, according to one of the main characters in the story, lethargy prevails. Nothing in this movie is flashy, pretentious or in any way arrogant-just(...)

Why I Joined the Museum of the Palestinian People

Jan 17, 2018

By Nizar Farsakh/Arab America Ambassador Blogger "When I came to Washington DC in 2011, I was amazed by all the museums, monuments and memorials and how proudly Americans tell their stories through them, stories of its citizens who had come(...)

Centro Sirio Venezolano - Puerto La Cruz's Illustrious Home for All Arabs

Jan 17, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer In the mid 1980s, while touring Puerto La Cruz with a friend, we stumbled upon Centro Sirio Venezolano (Syrian Venezuelan Centre) which was still under construction.  It appeared to be an impressive project and(...)

Lebanese Superstar Ragheb Alama to Perform in Washington DC

Jan 10, 2018

Arab America (www.arabamerica.com) is proud to sponsor Lebanese Superstar, Ragheb Alama, performing live in Washington DC on Saturday, February 17th, 9:00 pm, at GW Lisner Auditorium. To Purchase Tickets to Ragheb Alama: CLICK HERE For more information: 877-272-2944 Location: GW Lisner(...)

The Trauma of Being Palestinian

Jan 10, 2018

Mohammed Alhammami, seeing snow-covered mountains for the first time. By: Mohammed Al-Hammami/Arab America Contributing Writer A chain of mountains covered in pure white, trees extending beyond the reach of the eye, blue bodies of water mixed in with the white,(...)

BDS Blacklist: Betcha Don't Know Who's on It! Or Why?

Jan 10, 2018

  Michael Springmann Arab America Contributing Writer On January 7, 2018, Ha'aretz, an Israeli newspaper, published a list of 20 organizations the Israeli government had previously blacklisted. Additionally, Israel is denying entry to members of the groups, including, the American(...)

Qalaat Simaan - The Grandest Monument of Syria's Christian History

Jan 10, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer The bustling city of Aleppo with its historic sites and 21st century exuberance was behind us as we made our way to Qalaat Simaan (Fortress of Saint Simeon) - one of the most monumental(...)

Why Arab Americans Like to Eat Lentils

Jan 10, 2018

By Noor Almohsin/Arab America Contributing Writer In Arab cuisine, lentil is one of the major beans used in dishes. Whether in soups, with vegetables, or simply bread. It is one of the ancient crops originally found in the near East- Central(...)

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