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3 Unique Aspects of Traditional Arab Culture in America

Aug 29, 2018

By: Udochi Esomonu/Arab America Contributing Writer  Arab culture consists mainly of literature, art, language, customs, values, and beliefs. Arabs are ethnically, religiously, and politically diverse, but ultimately share a linguistic and cultural heritage. The Arab world is vast; it encompasses(...)

Documentary Film Explores Why Americans of Arab Background Must Vote 

Aug 29, 2018

By: Ahmed Mansour/Arab America Contributing Writer  What is the Arab American story for 2018? What stories most honor their struggle, their triumph, their pain? I never set out to find such a story, but in 2017, almost by accident, I(...)

Is ICE too Icy?

Aug 22, 2018

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer  Immigrants have been fighting against the expansion of immigration enforcement for years. Before Trump became President, it was mainly immigrants who knew of ICE, the US Immigration, and Customs Enforcement. However, under Trump’s presidency,(...)

No Blue Sky for Trump Team Negotiations

Aug 22, 2018

By: Kareem Rosshandler/Arab America Contributing Writer Since George H.W. Bush, every American president has made direct negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis a top priority on his foreign policy agenda. The breakthrough of the Madrid Conference in 1991 and the initial(...)

The Umayyad Mosque - Damascus' Crowning Glory

Aug 22, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer From the dawn of Islam, Damascus and its Umayyad Mosque, one of the most sacred structures in the Muslim world, have been synonymous.   For hundreds of years, this great house of worship, the fourth(...)

Maronite Christian Arabs of Lebanon: An Important Piece of the Fabric of the Multi-Religious Arab World

Aug 22, 2018

By: John Mason/ Arab America Contributing Writer Arab Christian Maronites (a sect of Catholic) of Lebanon present a complicated picture historically. Their history is typical of other minority religions adapting to the vast sweep of Sunni Islam in the 7th(...)

Back to School: No Peanut Butter Sandwiches for Arab Students, Please!

Aug 22, 2018

By: Udochi Esomonu/Arab America Contributing Writer School is quickly approaching, as the summer has surpassed its midpoint, it is important that we all begin to get into school mode. What kids eat for lunch has been a topic of conversation(...)

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(...)

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