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Iraq Baseball Team Hopes for the West Asian Cup This Weekend

Feb 24, 2017

BY: David DeMaria/Contributing Writer With spring training right beginning in the U.S., Iraq’s national baseball team is focusing their attention on the 13th West Asia Baseball Cup, beginning February 25. The tournament, which is to be held at the Jinnah(...)

Muslim and Immigrant Filmmakers to Boycott the Oscars

Feb 24, 2017

BY: Stephanie Yasi Farokhi/Contributing Writer The 89th Academy Awards airing this Sunday will be unlike any Oscars ceremony seen before. The Oscars have already become extremely political before even airing, with groups and people protesting the international event. Trump’s unsuccessful(...)

Kansas Man Shoots Two Indian Americans Because He Thought They Were "Middle Eastern"

Feb 23, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer A suspect has been found in the triple shooting of three men on Wednesday night in at an Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kansas. Adam Purinton, 51, allegedly shot the three men, then told a(...)

Israel invited 26 Oscars stars to visit. None of them went.

Feb 23, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer With the 89th Academy Awards airing this Sunday, Palestinian activists are happy to announce that not a single actor invited to Israel after the 88th ceremony accepted the invitation. Last year, 25 Oscars nominees and host(...)

Mosque Lawsuit in Sterling Heights, MI Settled Despite Pushback From City's Immigrant Community

Feb 23, 2017

BY: Michelle Dermarkar/Contributing Writer After a two-year aggressive battle between the city of Sterling Heights, Michigan and the American Islamic Community Center (AICC), an agreement has finally been reached. The AICC will be allowed to build a mosque in the(...)

Rick Santorum tells CNN it's a Fact that Pro-Palestinian and Muslim Community Responsible for Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

Feb 23, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Former Sen. Rick Santorum appeared on CNN Tuesday morning to make false claims about pro-Palestinians and Muslims. The discussion began with CNN anchor Chris Cuomo asking Santorum why President Trump has yet to denounce the rise(...)

Celebrities Make Their Political Views Known at the Grammys

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Stephanie Yasi Farokhi/Contributing Writer The 59th annual Grammy Awards on February 12 was fairly apolitical for the most part until A Tribe Called Quest took the stage. Trump’s presidency and his unsuccessful attempt at the Muslim ban has not only(...)

Featured Poem: Change

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Daughter of the Diaspora/Ambassador Blogger The darkness that presses along the trail, Has lost its treacherous reputation. And the villains that flit through my imagination, No longer menace me from afar. I know, you would set the road alight,(...)

Trump's Immigration Ban Do-Over Offers Civil Rights Groups More Challenges

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer President Trump’s first attempt on his immigration ban took a huge turn when the federal appeals courts deemed it unconstitutional. The executive orders spurred protests across the country at airports and state capitals from supporters of(...)

Arab Beauty Naturally: Using Home Ingredients to Keep our Bodies Healthy

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Christine Shahin/Ambassador Blogger The Mediterranean diet is held up as an example of healthy eating for its simple, fresh ingredients. As such, it stands to reason that most Arab kitchens are home to foods that have also been used(...)

Israeli soldier gets lenient 18-month sentencing for manslaughter charge

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer An Israeli soldier convicted of killing an unarmed, wounded Palestinian assailant – lying on the ground several feet away – was sentenced to 18 months of prison on Tuesday. Prosecutors asked for a 3-5 year sentence,(...)

Morocco’s Fantastic Folklore

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer  The first time I was introduced to the folklore of Morocco was by way of North American television. After showing country scenes of great breathtaking beauty and others of haunting architecture, the narrator came to the(...)

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