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Educational Ties Between the US And Arab Countries

Time has provided the United States and the Arab Countries, with many opportunities that have changed the dynamic of their mutual relationship. While there are some countries in the Arab world that welcome the United States with open arms, there are others who shun the US and are against the country. There are also significant … Continued

Chicago Arab American Community Leader Mansour Tadros Passes from COVID-19

Chicago Arab American community activist Mansour Tadros was a member of Arab America’s National Advisory Committee, which promotes Arab American heritage initiatives throughout the year, in addition to National Arab American Heritage Month. By: Ray Hanania/Arab America Contributing Writer The Arab American community reacted with shock and sadness upon learning of the passing of Arab … Continued

During National Arab American Heritage Month Arab Americans Provide Resources Amidst Coronavirus Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (WASHINGTON, DC) April 1, 2020 – Each year during the month of April, the Arab America Foundation (through Arab America) and organizations across the country formally recognize the contributions of Arab Americans during National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM). For over a century, Arab Americans have made valuable contributions to virtually every … Continued

10 Tips to Stay Sane During this Insane Time…

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Despite all of the catastrophes that have occurred throughout history, never before have we witnessed this complete halt to daily life on such a massive and global scale. Empty streets, closed up businesses, lonely park swings swaying alone in desolate parks, silent schools with nary a school bell ringing, … Continued

Governors Issue Proclamations in Commemoration of National Arab American Heritage Month-April 2020

National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) commemorates the Arab American heritage and culture and pays tribute to the contributions of Arab Americans in April of each year. The following proclamations have been issued by State Governors in commemoration of National Arab American Heritage Month for April 2020. 22 State Governor Proclamations 1. Arkansas 2. Colorado … Continued

Saudi Arabia Just Held the World’s Richest Horse Race

There are some classic horse races that are held around the world each year. Races like the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Cheltenham Festival, and the Grand National have long histories that go back over 100 years. These races also pay out quite a bit in prize money too. The winner of the Kentucky Derby receives … Continued

Grocery Shopping in a Time of Global Pandemic

Regardless of where you live in the United States, your life is being impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Of course, each community’s experience of the virus will be different, and, individuals within each community will perceive and experience different issues. But certain things unite us regardless of income level, religion, color, ethnic background; namely, the … Continued

Has Abu Dhabi United Group’s $1 Billion Sports Investment Paid Off?

Investors from the Middle East have long been drawn to global sporting brands and assets when searching for lucrative revenue streams. France’s Paris St Germain football team is owned by Qatar Sports Investments, the UAE flagship carrier Etihad has stadiums in the UK and Australia bearing its logo, and some of the biggest Premier League … Continued

Warren and Van Hollen Lead Senators in Urging the State Department to Provide Humanitarian Assistance to the Palestinian People to Fight Coronavirus

Existing conditions in the West Bank and Gaza, compounded by the Coronavirus outbreak, would further endanger the health of Palestinians; Trump Administration continues to withhold aid to the Palestinians despite $75 million in humanitarian funds appropriated by Congress in December United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) led a letter to … Continued

Arab Aesthetics: The Enduring Arab Influence on Global Arts and Culture

Ever since the Middle Ages, the greatest thinkers and creative minds of the Arab World have been spreading their ideas, discoveries, and creations to every corner of the globe. Fundamental parts of modern life, such as numbers, algebra, libraries, pharmacies, guitars, and violins, all originate from the Arab World. It is thought that many of … Continued

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