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Arab America Picks a President: The VeepStakes

Jul 6, 2016

  BY: Fred Shwaery/Contributing Writer Barring a surprise move when the Democrats and the Republicans convene later this month, the  presidential candidates have been selected. Now, it's on to the VeepStakes - the selection of vice presidential candidates.   Donald(...)

A childhood measured by wars

Jul 5, 2016

BY: Lama Alhelou/Contributing writer We Are Not Numbers During this second anniversary of the "third great war on Gaza," I can't help but sink into reflection. Living through a war is an experience I don't wish on my worst enemies.(...)

Gaza: To Exist is to Resist

Jul 1, 2016

BY: Tamara Wong Azaiez/ Contributing Writer Speaking to the First Unitarian Church in Des Moines, Iowa, Maria Fillippone recalled her travels to Gaza, where she saw for herself what the living conditions were like there. In this sermon, Fillippone describes her experience in Gaza(...)

Simon Baz, Our New Favorite Superhero

Jul 1, 2016

BY: Clara Ana Ruplinger/Contributing Writer Simon Baz, the latest member of the Green Lantern Corps, is Arab America’s new favorite superhero. Simon Baz is an Arab American Muslim superhero. Not a villain, not a terrorist, not a stereotyped extra. He(...)

Beyoncé Appropriates Oum Kalthoum Song on Tour

Jun 30, 2016

BY: Tamara Wong Azaiez/ Contributing Writeer  Beyoncé, a world superstar, has chosen to collaborate with Arab sensation Oum Kalthoum on her “On the Run” tour. In the beginning of her “Naughty Girl” sequence, Beyoncé uses “Enta Omri” (you are my(...)
Benghazi: The Final Report and What It Means

Benghazi: The Final Report and What It Means

Jun 30, 2016

Video from New York Times BY: Kristina Perry/Contributing Writer WASHINGTON, DC: The House Select Committee on Benghazi released its final report on Tuesday, finding no wrongdoing by then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The costly and highly controversial committee’s report is(...)

National Press Club: The Presidential Elections and U.S. Middle East Policy

Jun 30, 2016

  BY: Clara Ana Ruplinger/Contributing Writer At the National Press Club on Wednesday, Arab Center, Washington D.C. hosted a panel discussion on the impact of the presidential elections on U.S. Middle East Policy. Four prominent scholars spoke on this issue:(...)

16 Game of Thrones Characters if they were Egyptian Actors

Jun 30, 2016

Setting fire to social media, Game of Thrones fans from the Arab world have had a lot to talk about this past season. This epic drama has proven just as addictive in the Arab world as it is here at(...)

Ralph Nader is the next Auto Hall of Famer

Jun 30, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer On July 21, Ralph Nader will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame for his momentous work in improving auto safety. Nader, once considered the auto industry’s largest rival, said he was “pretty astounded” when he(...)

Does America Have Something to Learn From Canada's Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program?

Jun 29, 2016

BY: Andrew Hansen/Contributing Writer In October of 2015, President Barack Obama pledged in front of the American public to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees into the U.S. in response to the growing refugee crisis. After his announcement, many criticized that this(...)

10 Reasons Why Trump Could Never be an Arab

Jun 29, 2016

Trump could never be an Arab because of his ongoing and past behaviors. He could learn a few lessons from us on how to be a little more Arab-like. It might be better for his health, improve his manners, and(...)
Team of Refugee Olympic Athletes Created by the International Olympic Committee

Team of Refugee Olympic Athletes Created by the International Olympic Committee

Jun 29, 2016

BY: Ezzah Syed/Contributing Writer This summer, for the first time in history, a team of refugees will compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The name of the team will be Team Refugee Olympic Athletes (ROA)(...)

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