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Man Ana? Facing Assumptions About Being Arab and American

Sep 7, 2016

BY: Bushra Alfaraj/Ambassador Blogger “Do you like hookah?” This is a question I am often asked the minute a fellow Millennial meets me for the first time. Perhaps my headscarf is a dead giveaway of my being a Muslim or(...)

Trump Wants to Ban all Syrian and Libyan Immigrants, Accuses Iraqi Americans of Supporting 'Honor Killings'

Sep 1, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gave his long-awaited immigration speech last night in Phoenix, Arizona after a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico. During his visit, Trump spoke highly of Mexican officials and insisted(...)

Famous Abu Ghraib Image of Torture Used on Festive Christmas Shirt

Sep 1, 2016

BY: Adriana Murray/Contributing Writer Back in 2003, the media exploded with photos exposing what life was like in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. The photos illuminated the inhumane treatment prisoners received at the hands of the United States military(...)

The Less Obvious Effects of War in the Arab World: Birth Defects

Sep 1, 2016

BY: Haya Bacharouch/Ambassador Blogger For more than a decade, the Middle East and North Africa have endured constant unrest. Countries including Iraq, Syria, and Tunisia have been intoxicated by constant bombings and exploited due to the lack of proper health care.(...)

The occupation of the mind

Sep 1, 2016

Pam Bailey We are not numbers When we think of “occupation” in the Palestinian context, we most often conjure images of the wall, barbed wire, gates and soldiers. But occupation is at its most insidious when it seeps into your(...)

Koshary: The Egyptian Dish Where East Meets West

Sep 1, 2016

BY: Zane Ziebell/Contributing Writer Imagine a bowl filled with steaming rice, two or three different kinds of pasta, lentils, and warm tomato sauce topped with freshly fried onions. Have you ever thought of such a random combination of ingredients before? When(...)

Brazilian President Michel Temer: The Most Powerful Lebanese Man in the World

Aug 31, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Michel Temer was sworn in as Brazil’s president today, following the impeachment trial of Dilma Rousseff. Temer became Brazil’s interim president in May when the country’s Senate brought charges against President Dilma Rousseff for mishandling government(...)

America's Other Orchestras: Arab American Ensemble Series Episode 5

Aug 31, 2016

The Big Apple Tastes the Hummus BY: Sami Asmar/Contributing Writer There is probably nothing one cannot find in New York City, the metropolitan like no other. This includes Arab music of all forms. Over the years, several innovative bands were(...)

'Israeli American' Restaurants serving up traditional Arab dishes

Aug 31, 2016

  BY: Adriana Murray/Contributing writer Cultural appropriation seems to never go out of style, especially when it comes to food.  Los Angeles has become a nesting ground for trendy restaurants that specialize in serving renditions of traditional dishes from various cultures. In(...)

Clinton Campaign Appoints Ambassador Edward Gabriel as Advisor to Arab American Outreach Efforts

Aug 31, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Democratic presidential nominee, Secretary Hillary Clinton, has developed an ethnic outreach effort to gain votes from various groups, including Arab Americans. Advising her campaign in Arab American outreach is Edward Gabriel, the former U.S. Ambassador to(...)

The Anti-Muslim Origins of "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Aug 31, 2016

Sam Husseini Posthaven.com As several writers have noted -- before and after the furor surrounding quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusing to stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner" -- the national anthem is racist. Specifically, the third stanza: No refuge could save the(...)

The Rashid Legacy: How Music Preserved Arab Heritage in America

Aug 31, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The majority of Stanley Rashid’s life has been spent surrounded by vinyl records, audiotapes, and CDs carrying the legendary voices of Farid Al-Atrash, Fairouz and Wadih Safi. His father, Albert Rashid, founded Rashid Sales Company in(...)

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