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Lebanese American Tenor Amine J. Hachem Debuts New Music Video "Abballati Abballati"

Aug 18, 2018

Lebanese American tenor, Amine J. Hachem, releases his new music video titled “Abballati, Abballati." Bringing Mediterranean multiculturalism to life, Amine offers a new twist on an old Italian folk song. “Abballati, Abballati” means “dance, dance!” in Sicilian dialect. The video(...)

Ilhan Omar Becomes First Somali Arab-American To Win Minnesota Congressional Primary

Aug 15, 2018

Compiled by Arab America Just a week after Rashida Tlaib's victory as the first Palestinian-American to become the first Muslim congresswoman, Ilhan Omar, an Arab American of Somali heritage, won the Democratic primary in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. In November,(...)

Palestinian Concentration Camp Burj Al-Barajneh: Will it Survive Jared Kushner & Donald Trump?

Aug 15, 2018

By: Michael Springmann/ Arab America Contributing Writer On July 29, 2018, I was fortunately invited to attend the "Arab International Forum For Justice To [sic] Palestine." Held in Beirut, the program included a visit to the Palestinian "refugee" camp Burj al-Barajneh,(...)

Doing Israel’s Bidding--Trump’s Assault on Turkey

Aug 15, 2018

  By: Bishara A Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist First, it was Iraq. Then, it was Iran.  Now, it is Turkey! Successive US administrations have assaulted countries in the Middle East, at Israel’s bidding and behest, in Israel’s successful attempts to(...)

Welcoming Eid al-Adha 2018

Aug 15, 2018

Muslims around the world will be celebrating Eid al-Adha – one of the two most important festivals in the Muslim calendar--on Monday and Tuesday. The holiday, also known as the Feast of the Sacrifice, or the Greater Eid, is distinct(...)

Five of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World Are in the Middle East

Aug 15, 2018

By: Annika Wolfe/ Arab America Contributing Writer Everyone knows of the Seven Wonders of the World: the Great Wall of China, Christ the Redeemer Statue, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Petra, the Roman Colosseum, and the Taj Mahal; but did you(...)

A Train Amphitheater Moving through the Egyptian Countryside

Aug 15, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer The Cairo winter wind penetrated my body as I pushed myself into one of the city's run-down buses, crowded with over twice the number of people it was designed to accommodate.  Since the Rameses(...)

Arab American Rashida Tlaib Wins Historic Victory in Michigan Primary Election

Aug 8, 2018

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer  Back in February of 2018, Rashida Tlaib, daughter of Palestinian immigrant parents, a native of Detroit, Michigan, announced her campaign in running for Michigan's 13th Congressional District. As of this morning, the results are(...)

Progressive Democrats Increasingly Criticize Israel

Aug 8, 2018

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer In politics, everything you say or do is open to the public, and open to the public’s own interpretation. As a politician, what you say can and will most likely be used against you(...)

Pistachios: Historic and Healthy Nuts

Aug 8, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Pistachios (Pistacia vera), whose name derives from the Persian word pisteh, is believed to have originated in Iran.  For thousands of years they thrived in western Asia, in the area from Syria to Afghanistan.(...)

12 Healthy Foods Arab Americans Eat to Prevent Cancer!

Aug 8, 2018

By: Annika Wolfe/ Arab America Contributing Writer As cancer research progresses, we are learning more and more about the foods that can help prevent the disease. Many of the fruits and vegetables we already eat can prevent cancer. Arab Americans(...)

Are the Druze People Arabs or Muslims? Deciphering Who They Are

Aug 8, 2018

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer The Druze are an ethnically and religiously defined population living mainly in Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, and Palestine/Israel. There are also large communities of Druze living in Canada, the U.S., Europe, Australia, Latin America(...)

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