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Stuffed Stomach - For Me, the Epitome of all the Stuffed Foods

Nov 28, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Even though, year after year, our family enjoyed a bounty of stuffed vegetables during late summer and early autumn, it was the time when the frost came and my father killed a few sheep(...)

The PLO, Hamas, and Likud: A Bad Recipe for Arab-Israeli Peace

Nov 21, 2018

Signing of the Oslo peace accords by Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the PLO’s Yasser Arafat, facilitated by U.S. President Clinton in Washington D.C., 1993. By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer The existing political mix of the Palestinian-Israeli omelet(...)

Celebrating Thanksgiving, is America Following their True Values?

Nov 21, 2018

By: Amy Hensler/Arab America Contributing Writer Thanksgiving is a holiday that was celebrated by the Pilgrims and Native Americans long ago.  It was prompted by the values of generosity, charity, unity, and humanity.  In November 1621, the newly arrived Pilgrims(...)

Baba Ghanoush Tart for your Thanksgiving Table

Nov 21, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Tis the season for dinner parties and indulgences, when turduckens or, worse, piecakens end up on some holiday entertaining menus. A piecaken is three different pies baked into a cake. Why not have just(...)

Ten Qualities That Make Arabs Great Friends

Nov 21, 2018

By: Annika Wolfe/Arab America Contributing Writer Arabs are among some of the most friendly, sweet, and kind people on the planet. They are family-oriented, loyal and caring to their friends, and helpful to all. Here are some of the many(...)

Is Diplomacy in the Middle East Better Than the Threat of War?

Nov 21, 2018

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer  Throughout history up until now, the Middle East and North Africa region has become “one of the most hostile regions in the world.” With conflicts spreading throughout both territories, including one of the biggest,(...)

Funny Arab American Immigrant Stories

Nov 21, 2018

Arab American newcomers to the US get to the U.S. now by airplanes, not anymore by boats. As it is common in the Detroit area to refer to newcomers as “boaters”, indicating that they lack a full assimilation and/or characterized by(...)

Following the Trail of Biblical Lore in Jordan

Nov 21, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “You know why Moses was lost for 40 years in the desert?  Our tour guide Abraham looked around at us. When no one answered, he explained, “Of course!  Because he did not have a(...)

Spotify Launches in 13 New Markets across the Middle East and North Africa

Nov 15, 2018

Spotify is launching in 13 new markets across the Middle East and North Africa. New markets include United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories, and Egypt. The 13 new market launches(...)

Hate Crimes Continue to Surge in America

Nov 14, 2018

The Arab American Institute expressed concern and disappointment with the release of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) 2017 hate crime statistics. As expected, hate crime surged yet again in 2017. However, the data contained some glaring omissions, including three(...)

People Come to Maloula to Listen to the Language of Christ

Nov 14, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Four times in the past two decades I had travelled to Maloula, one of Syria's Christian strongholds, but my fascination for this town had not faded with the years.Today, we were again on our(...)

Will Lebanon Legalize Cannabis?

Nov 14, 2018

Lebanon is one of the largest producers and exporters of cannabis/marijuana/hashish (UN) and now the government wants it on the lucrative market. By: Myrna Daher/Arab America Contributing Writer Abu Jafaar, a cannabis farmer in Beqaa Valley (وادي البقاع‎) Lebanon, generates(...)

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