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'The Palestine Exception': War on BDS Is Now a War on US Democracy

Aug 11, 2017

By: Dr. Ramzi Baroud Source: Telesurtv There is something immoral in Washington D.C., and its consequences can be dire for many people, particularly for the health of U.S. democracy. The U.S. government is declaring war on the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment(...)

Yalla/Come-on, Let’s Eat Like an Arab

Aug 9, 2017

By Myrna Daher/Contributing Writer It's not uncommon to see Americans adopting the Middle Eastern/Arab lifestyle through cuisine. Over the years, Americans have been raving about the tremendous health benefits of incorporating an Arab diet into their menu. Like many Arabs’(...)

For Former Cal Tech Stand-Out Al-Rayes, Playing For Qatar a Dream Come True 

Aug 9, 2017

By David Demaria / Contributing Writer The 2017 FIBA Asia Cup began Tuesday in Beirut, Lebanon, and for young Qatari big man, Nasser Al-Rayes, the opportunity to represent his country internationally is an important one. “Representing my country is a dream come(...)

Al Jazeera Threatens Legal Action Over Plans to Close Jerusalem Bureau

Aug 9, 2017

Al Jazeera has threatened to take legal action over Israel’s decision to close its bureau in Jerusalem, in a statement issued on Monday. The pan-Arab news network based out of Qatar declared the move was “undemocratic” in its statement. “Al(...)

Civil Rights Groups Sue State Department Over Visa Denials

Aug 8, 2017

By Daniel Gil/ Contributing Writer A number of civil rights groups are suing the State Department along with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson over their refusal to process applications for a visa lottery system from the six countries President Trump(...)

Michigan Offers Warm Welcome But Few Jobs to Iraqi Refugees

Aug 7, 2017

Source: NewsDeeply By: Danish Mehboob Michigan, with its long Arab-American history, offers refugees fleeing war in Iraq a family away from home. Yet the financial crisis made it even harder to find work there, while the arrival of secondary migrants(...)

Fireflies Seeks to Make Viewers Think Deeper About Racial Profiling

Aug 7, 2017

By: Colby Cyrus/Contributing Writer   Fifteen minutes of silent power, emotion, and reflection. That is how I describe director Raouf Zaki’s newest film, Fireflies, which speaks to the nature of Arab American racial profiling in America. The film centers around(...)

Jack Shaheen and Hollywood Arabs

Aug 6, 2017

Source: GreaterKashimr By: Aijaz Zaka Syed In the passing of Jack Shaheen, the distinguished Arab American author, academic and lifelong crusader for truth, the Arab world has lost a true champion and voice of reason.  Born to Lebanese Christian immigrant(...)

Has Arabic Language Become Arabs’ Modern Curse?

Aug 6, 2017

Source: Huffington Post By: George Batah, Contributor The Arabic language has always been the jewel of that culture. In the modern era, it has also become its curse. The beauty of the words is what counts - the content is(...)

Mashrou’ Leila and the Night Club’s Political Power

Aug 6, 2017

Source: The New Yorker  By:Elias Muhanna Hamed Sinno, the lead singer and lyricist of the Lebanese group Mashrou’ Leila, may be the most prominent gay musician in the Arab world. KARIM SAHIB On a recent breezeless afternoon, I met two(...)

Muslim journalist shares details of racist attack she faced while flying

Aug 5, 2017

A passenger told her to kill herself. Source: Step Feed By: Mariam Nabbout With the alarming rise of Islamophobia in recent months, Muslims around the world have become subject to horrific racist attacks both online and off. The latest victim? Muslim Journalist, speaker(...)

Water deal tightens Israel's control over Palestinians

Aug 5, 2017

Source: Aljazeera By: Dalia Hatuqa Agreement fails to address the fundamental concept of water as a shared resource, critics say. The deal increases the amount of water that the PA can buy from Israel, but does not increase Palestinian access(...)

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