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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 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(...)

Timbuktu - Fabled African City Of Mystery, Wealth And Romance

Aug 31, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer "Have you been to Timbuktu?" my friend asked when I told him that I had travelled to over a hundred countries in a dozen years. Disappointed with myself, I had to respond in the negative. Even(...)

10,000th Syrian Refugee Arrived in the U.S. Today

Aug 29, 2016

  BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The 10,000th Syrian refugee arrived in the U.S. this afternoon, fulfilling President Obama’s pledge announced last year. The Obama Administration set the goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees within the 2016 fiscal year, which was(...)

Trump Opens Third Campaign Office in Israel, But is Failing to Open Offices in America

Aug 29, 2016

  BY:Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump opened a campaign office near Tel Aviv last week. The office is located in Tel Aviv’s diamond district, serving central Israel. This is the third office Trump has opened in Israel.(...)

Forcing a Woman to Take Her Clothes Off in Public is Never OK

Aug 25, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Footage of a Muslim woman being forced to remove her “burkini” by French police has gone viral, provoking outrage globally from women and men. This month, sixteen French cities banned the burkini, which is nothing more(...)

Arab American Woman Appointed to High Ranking Campaign Position for Clinton

Aug 24, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Today is Ms. Zaineb Hussein's first day of work as the Deputy Political Director for Hillary in Michigan. Hussein will be working under Clinton's Michigan Political Director Tommy Stallworth, a former Michigan Representative. This appointment makes Hussein(...)

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