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American Football Gaining Popularity in Arab Countries

Jan 18, 2017

BY: David DeMaria/Contributing Writer With the NFL playoffs entering the conference finals, fans across the country and around the world will be watching the action, including people in the Middle East. Though basketball and soccer have traditionally been the most(...)
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Serving Tea and Bread the Maghrebi Way

Jan 18, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The North African Arab countries of Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia, often referred to as “Al Maghreb,” contribute to the diversifying Arab American identity. Just as the Lebanese and Syrian immigrants of the 1880s did before(...)
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Remembering the Positives: President Obama's Accomplishments with Arab Americans

Jan 18, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer As President Barack Obama completes his second term in office, his legacy and impact become clearer among his constituents. While campaigning for the position, President Obama made several promises that he was unable to keep, such(...)
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10 Tips on How to Learn Arabic

Jan 18, 2017

BY: Nadine Ismail/Ambassador Blogger So you finally decided to learn Arabic this year as your New Year’s resolution. Read my article about 10 reasons why it should be so. Congratulations! Now you need to turn this excitement to commitment and(...)
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PART I: Syria - The Fountainhead of Western Civilization

Jan 18, 2017

Note: This is the first chapter to a book that I am in the process of writing about Syria and was written before destruction descended on the country from all over the world. When terrorism is curtailed, hopefully the whole piece(...)
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Arab Americans Organize with the ANSWER Coalition to Protest Trump Inauguration

Jan 18, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Thousands of protestors are expected to turn out in Washington, DC on January 20 for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. In all, the National Parks Service has granted permits to 27 protest groups, more than(...)
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6 Ways Arab Americans Can Honor Civil Rights Activism on MLK Day

Jan 16, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the country into racial equality five decades ago, inspiring Americans to peacefully fight for equality in all areas of life from gender to religion to age. Today, the words and(...)
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Arab Submissions to the 2017 Academy Awards

Jan 16, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Nomination voting for the Academy Awards closed on Friday for films being considered in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Each year, dozens of countries enter films for consideration, but only five are chosen as nominations.(...)
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Nearly 25,000 U.S. Bombs Were Dropped on Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen in 2016

Jan 13, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer As President Obama’s administration comes to an end, his foreign policy and military approaches are being scrutinized. President Obama ran his presidential campaign on promises to roll back the U.S. military presence in the Arab world(...)
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William Peter Blatty, Arab American Author of 'The Exorcist,' Dies at 89

Jan 13, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Arab American author William Peter Blatty, who wrote the best-selling horror fiction novel, "The Exorcist" died in Bethesda, Maryland on Thursday at the age of 89. His wife Julie said he died from multiple myeloma, a(...)
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Egyptian American Goldman Sachs Executive, Dina Habib Powell, to Join Trump Administration

Jan 13, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Dina Habib Powell, president of the Goldman Sachs foundation, has accepted a senior role focused on entrepreneurship, economic growth, and women’s empowerment in the Trump administration. Two sources close to Powell told Politico that Powell is(...)
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America's Other Orchestras: Arab American Ensemble Series Episode 12

Jan 11, 2017

Guarding the Heritage with Turath Ensemble BY: Sami Asmar/Contributing Writer The model of a volunteer community ensemble is beautiful as it shows the artists’ passion and dedication to the music and to their community. Another model is to form an(...)

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