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Zaki Barzinji Named White House Liaison to American Muslims

Zaki Barzinji Named White House Liaison to American Muslims

May 28, 2016

BY: Eugene Ferrug/Contributing Writer As a counterpoint to the anti-Arab and anti-Muslim vitriol witnessed during the 2016 campaign season, on Thursday, the White House appointed Zaki Barzinji as the American Muslim Community Liaison with the Office of Public Engagement. At(...)

Mary Lou Bruner: Retired Texas Teacher and Devout Bigot #HummusHaters

May 27, 2016

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(...)

Man points to Arab American Muslim Women: ‘I don’t want them in my country’ #HummusHaters

May 26, 2016

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(...)

Palestinian App Depicting Life in Gaza Rejected by Apple

May 25, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The gaming community has been reporting on a new app called Liyla and the Shadows of War because Apple refused to include it in the Game section of the App Store last week, claiming it was(...)

The Mau - Descendant Of The Sacred Cats Of Egypt

May 25, 2016

Egyptian Mau with Egyptian cat statue BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer  Among the countless breeds of cats, no other but the Mau can claim direct descent from the divine felines of the Nile Valley. ‘O cats of Egypt my illustrious sires’,(...)

8 Secret Superfoods of the Arab World

May 25, 2016

BY: Yusra Al Shawwa/Contributing Writer The Arab World diet, a sub-type of the Mediterranean diet, has many positive influences on health, including cognition, brain function, and overall mortality. It can reduce risks for heart diseases, cancer, and developments of Alzheimer’s(...)

Layers of Islamophobia: Rep. Ellison Says He's Unaware of Clinton Returning "Muslim Money"

May 25, 2016

BY: Sam Husseini/Contributing Writer At a news conference Tuesday, I asked Reps. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and André Carson (D-Ind.) about Hillary Clinton returning money from Muslims and refusing to meet with Arab and Muslim groups in her 2000 Senate run. Rep. Ellison(...)

AANM's Arab Film Festival taking place June 3-12

May 24, 2016

The Lebanese box office sensation What About Tomorrow - consisting of old 8mm footage of performances of legendary singer/writer Ziad Rahbani’s play of the same name  ̶  will make its U.S. premiere during the Arab American National Museum's 2016 Arab Film Festival, part(...)

Arab American Comedian Mo Amer opens for Dave Chappelle

May 24, 2016

  Famous American comedian, Dave Chappelle, is back on the road after what seemed like a long hiatus after his hit sketch comedy show, The Chappelle Show, stopped airing in 2006. Since 2015, Chappelle has been touring across the country,(...)

Sanders Picks James Zogby and Rep. Keith Ellison for DNC Committee

May 24, 2016

  BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was given the choice to pick five members of the Democratic Party platform-writing committee, and his first choice was Arab American leader, James Zogby. The platform-writing committee for the Democratic(...)

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Outraged over Billboards Criticizing Israel

May 24, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Two billboards in South Central Pennsylvania off Highway 83 that criticize American support for Israel are upsetting Pennsylvania lawmakers who are asking for the billboards to be removed. The first billboard, scheduled for December 21 through(...)

Photo Gallery: Lebanese Designers dominate Cannes red carpet

May 23, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer This year marked the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival that takes place in Cannes, France every spring. The international film festival previews films from all over the world, across many genres, at the Palais des Festivals et(...)

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