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An Early Feminist: Al-Kahina, 7th Century North African Queen--Fact or Fancy?

Oct 31, 2018

A representation of al-Kahina By: John Mason, Arab America Contributing Writer A female leader from a Berber or Amazigh tribe in North Africa, al-Kahina, has a long history going back 14 centuries. She supposedly led the North African resistance to(...)

News Flash: Does your Police Department Receive Israeli Police Training?

Oct 31, 2018

By: Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer News Flash! Durham, N.C. Bans Israeli Police Training Why is this News? Because Israel, often through its armed forces, trains American police. April 16, 2018, the Durham, NC city council resolution stated it was(...)

Falafel Galore

Oct 31, 2018

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing writer Falafel were probably first prepared in ancient Egypt and, from that era, they have remained that country's national food. Called ta’mia - the only place in the world where they are not known as(...)

Trump Scapegoats Arabs in Migrant Crisis

Oct 31, 2018

Photo: BBC By Amy Hensler/Arab America Contributing Writer  On October 22nd, President Donald Trump tweeted about the Central American migrant caravans, stating that “sadly, it looks like Mexico’s Police and Military are unable to stop the Caravan heading to the(...)

Ya Arab America, It's Urgent: Yalla Vote!

Oct 31, 2018

#YallaVote volunteers register voters in South Carolina. Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer On November 6th, Americans will head to the polls en masse for the final day of voting in the 2018 Midterm Election. Undoubtedly, there is a lot at(...)

Is American Media Exploiting Khashoggi Affair for their own Agenda?

Oct 24, 2018

By: Ray Hanania/Arab America Featured Columnist A recent story in the New York Times inadvertently raises issues about the hypocrisy of the mainstream news media in championing the details of the tragic torture-murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The story, published Wednesday, was headlined(...)

Is Your Olive Oil Fake? Here’s How to Find Out

Oct 24, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Looking at weekly supermarket ads, you might see some enticing deals on extra virgin olive oil. Some places advertise cold pressed olive oil from Italy for as little as $3.99! The old me would(...)

The Politics of Arabic Language in the Israeli Public

Oct 24, 2018

By Kareem Rosshandler/Arab America Contributing Writer If it was once enough to remind us – as countless folk singers did – that al-‘ard btItkalam ‘arabi (the Land speaks Arabic) then much can be said about the distance between that reality and(...)

The Colorful Chaos of the Souqs

Oct 24, 2018

Souqs are the ancestors of today’s shopping malls. They exist since ancient times and prove that the concept of having fun while buying goods has been around for ages. Evidence of the presence of first souqs in the Middle East(...)
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Arab American Women Making an Impact: Maha Freij

Oct 24, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer Born in a geographic area of Palestine which is now considered Israel, Maha Freij was the first Arab woman in Israel to earn a CPA license, which is the highest achievement for an accountant(...)

Arab Monarchies: What they’re up to and How they’re Doing

Oct 24, 2018

Gilgamesh--an early Sumerian king (around 2,800-2,500 BC)  and one of many monarchs to arise over millennia in the Middle East By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Monarchies are almost as old as time. The idea of a royal personage arising to(...)

Prairie Rubaiyat-Part IV- Chapter III

Oct 24, 2018

Introduction From my early youth when I first read the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, I have been enthralled by the verses of that world- renowned Persian poet and his type of poetry.  Of course, it was not the poet himself(...)

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