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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(...)

VIDEO: Mohammed Assaf Speaks and Performs at World Humanitarian Day

Aug 24, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer On World Humanitarian Day on August 19, Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf spoke at the United Nations with Palestinian American actress and Quantico star, Yasmine Al Massri. At WHD, the international singer spoke about the rights(...)

Arab Countries Make their Mark and Bring Home 14 Medals from the Rio Olympics

Aug 24, 2016

BY: Adriana Murray/Contributing Writer The Rio Olympics was an exciting time for the Arab countries. At the Rio games, many Arab athletes won medals for the first time for their countries, taking home 14 in total. Here are the athletes(...)

The Arabic Phrases You Must Know When Traveling to the Levant

Aug 24, 2016

BY: Alexa George/Contributing Writer  One of the major concerns while traveling abroad is the ability to communicate. Something as simple as “Where is the bathroom?” or “How much does this cost?” can be tough for a traveler who is unfamiliar(...)

Henna - A Beautifying Agent For More Than Five Millennia

Aug 24, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer According to ancient belief, henna is a symbol of blood and fire and represents the ambiguous nature of all things holy. Above all, it was for early man a token of beauty and life. Historically, its(...)

Israeli Reporters Claim Jordanian's Gold Medal Win as Their Own

Aug 23, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer After Ahmad Abughaush from Jordan won the gold medal in taekwondo at the Rio Olympics last week, many Israeli news sources claimed the victory as their own. While Jordan was celebrating the Olympic win, so was(...)
Jill Stein on BDS, Terrorism, and the U.S. Role in the Middle East

Jill Stein on BDS, Terrorism, and the U.S. Role in the Middle East

Aug 19, 2016

Jill Stein of the Green Party has received considerable attention in an all but ordinary election cycle. Stein outlined aspects of her foreign policy platform and counterterrorism approaches in a recent CNN Town Hall. ISIL and Counterterrorism During audience questioning,(...)

Arab American Woman Kicked Out of a Trump Rally -- Again

Aug 19, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer At a Donald Trump rally in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday, police escorted an Arab American woman out of the event. The woman, Rose Hamid, was passing out flower-topped pens that read, “Salam I come in(...)
Yemeni man holds basket of red coffee cherries

Yemen's Mocha Coffee Can Spark Economic Growth

Aug 19, 2016

BY: Anda Greeney/Contributing Writer Two years ago, I founded a two-pronged enterprise with goals to be a successful coffee retailer and an entity that used our economic engine for the benefit of the people of Yemen. We call ourselves Al Mokha, Public Benefit Corp. and(...)

15 Reasons Alexandria, Egypt should be on everyone’s vacation list

Aug 19, 2016

BY:Adriana Murray/Contributing Writer 1. “Be heard across the ruins” via GIPHY While in Alexandria be sure to take a stroll through the Amphitheater which was once used for musical performances and poetry. Visitors rave standing at the center of theater(...)

Hundreds of Celtic Fans Wave Palestinian Flags at Match Against Israeli Team

Aug 18, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Hundreds of Glasgow Celtic soccer fans waved Palestinian flags at the Champions League play-off match against Israeli team, Hapoel Be'er Sheva. Whole sections of the stadium turned into a sea of Palestinian flags as the Scottish(...)

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