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11 Sidesplitting Arab American Comedians

Jun 27, 2017

By Daniel Gil/ Contributing Writer Arab America compiled a list of outrageously funny Arab America comedians who have had an impact on their communities and who continue to use comedy as a tool to address various relevant social issue such(...)

A Focus on U.S. Leadership Surrounds the Gulf States Crisis

Jun 26, 2017

  By Colby Cyrus/Contributing Writer In the midst of a crisis overtaking the Gulf Cooperation Council, a panel discussion hosted by the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington (AGSIW) aimed to understand where the United States goes from here. The(...)

Community Rebuilds Muslim Teen’s Memorial Set Ablaze in Dupont Circle

Jun 22, 2017

By Daniel Gil/Contributing Writer On a scorchingly hot Wednesday in Washington, DC, people stroll through Dupont Circle and stop to read signs surrounded by flowers memorializing a teen killed over the weekend. Seventeen year old Nabra Hassanen was reportedly murdered(...)

Iran Quietly Enters Syrian Conflict After Also Threatening Israel

Jun 22, 2017

By Daniel Gil/Contributing Writer Iran quietly entered the Syrian conflict on Sunday with a missile strike targeting “terrorist bases” and was followed with a threat directed at Israel. The strike was Iran’s first military attack on a foreign country in(...)

Archbishop Joseph Absi Elected Melkite Patriarch of Antioch

Jun 21, 2017

  By Ani Karapetyan/Contributing Writer Today, 71-year old Archbishop Joseph Absi was elected by the Melkite Greek Catholic Synod as the new Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.  Absi took the position after Pope Francis accepted the resignation of(...)

Dupont Circle Memorial for Slain Muslim Teen is Set on Fire

Jun 21, 2017

By Daniel Gil/ Contributing Writer The memorial vigil in Dupont Circle of a teenager found dead in Fairfax County, V.A. over the weekend was set on fire Wednesday, according to fire officials in Washington, D.C. Officials responded to a fire(...)

Congressman Dan Kildee Observing Ramadan by Fasting

Jun 21, 2017

  Photo Credit: Huffington Post For Sixth Year in a Row, Kildee and Staff Give up Food and Water on Longest Day of the Year to Gain Deeper Understanding of the Meaning of Ramadan WASHINGTON – Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05)(...)

From Broken to Fabulous: Meet the Arab American Instagrammer Taking the Internet by Storm

Jun 21, 2017

All images are published with permission courtesy of Faiza Rammuny By: Tanya Nawas/Staff writer Relationship guru, comedian, blogger and Instagrammer Faiza Rammuny is an expert in bringing together her love of giving advice on relationships and Arab upbringing. Faiza’s career as an(...)

Neo-Nationalism Rhetoric Impacts Perceptions of Arabs and Muslims #HummusHaters

Jun 21, 2017

With all the anti-Arab bashing we see in the news every week, Arab America is determined to expose those who discriminate against our community. We will recognize those who vilify the positive influence and contributions Arabs have made to the(...)

Trump Could be Impeached for Downing Syrian Jet

Jun 21, 2017

By: Daniel Gil/ Contributing Writer The downing of a Syrian warplane by the American military made international headlines Monday and served as a manifestation of escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington as the fighting in Syria reaches a pivotal point.(...)

Do You Know these 10 U.S. Cities with Arab Names?

Jun 21, 2017

By Colby Cyrus/Arab America Contributing Writer So much of America exists in the Arab world: from food chains to clothing stores, and car companies to banks, it is not difficult to find many traces of the United States in this(...)

Eid al-Fitr this Weekend Symbolizes End of Ramadan for 2017

Jun 21, 2017

  Eid al-Fitr (عيد الفطر), which is the celebration of breaking fast, is one of the most important Muslim holidays. It is celebrated the first three days of Shawwal (شوال) in honor of the end of the holy month of(...)

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