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Senate Passes Middle East Policy Bill, Senator Chris Van Hollen Made Major Speech Condemning Anti-BDS Laws

Feb 6, 2019

Senate passes Middle East policy bill Yesterday, the Senate passed legislation that would allow states and local governments to withhold contracts from companies that participate in the Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. The bill also imposed sanctions(...)

"The Seventeen Traditions": An Interview with Ralph Nader

Feb 6, 2019

By: Cait O'Connor/Arab America Contributing Writer Much of the ease of modern life and the degree of its conveniences are safe for us to use because of  Ralph Nader. Nader,  who was mainly influenced by his Lebanese parents.  His transformative(...)

"Lolololololeeesh" (Zaghrouta), the Arab Way to Express Happy Emotions

Feb 6, 2019

Have you ever been to a Middle Eastern wedding? You must have noticed how unique Arab weddings are somehow. I hope that you were entertained by the different fun ceremonies that could be a night-long celebration; from the Zaffeh at(...)

Pope Makes Historic Visit to the United Arab Emirates, Rejects Wars in Yemen, Syria, Iraq and Libya

Feb 6, 2019

By: Caitlyn Gardiner/Arab America Contributing Writer Pope Francis has certainly had a unique papacy, and his latest trip to is no exception. During the first five years of his papacy, he visited seven Muslim-majority countries, including Jordan, Palestine, Turkey, and(...)

Most US Senators Put A Foreign Government’s Demands Above Constitution

Jan 30, 2019

By Haider Umar/Arab America Contributing Writer In the wake of the longest government shut down in US history, the first Senate Bill presented by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) sought to forward the demands of the Israeli government at the expense(...)

‘More AIPAC Than J Street’: Kamala Harris Runs to the Right on Foreign Policy

Jan 30, 2019

Kamala Harris with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  Stephen Zunes/Arab America Contributing Writer California’s junior senator Kamala Harris has announced her presidential candidacy, joining what will likely become an unusually large field of Democrats seeking the nomination. Harris is being(...)

New Army Study Says U.S. Didn't Win Iraq War

Jan 30, 2019

By: Dania Koleilat Khatib/Arab America Contributing Writer Many fallacies and political lies were fabricated around the Iraq war. So far, Americans know that George W Bush went to Iraq under the false pretext that there were weapons of mass destruction. However, what happened(...)

Sweden's First Vegan Happy Meal Features Falafel

Jan 30, 2019

By: Caitlyn Gardiner/Arab America Contributing Writer At almost any Arab American or Mediterranean or Middle Eastern restaurant in the U.S., you will find falafel on the menu. Falafel has been an essential part of Arab cuisine for generations. Now McDonald's(...)

Baba Ghanoush, the Smoky Cousin of Hummus

Jan 30, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Hummus gets so much attention and glory. Restaurants feature the dip mixed with every vegetable under the sun, ranging from sun-dried tomatoes to red peppers. School children now eat hummus and crackers as a(...)

#RashidaWatch: Rising Voices in Florida Defend Tlaib & Condemn Anti-Arab Racism

Jan 24, 2019

Hallandale Beach Commissioner Anabelle Lima-Taub and U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib. By: Hamza Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer This past Wednesday, representatives from the Emgage Foundation, together with representatives from a slew of immigrant, Jewish & civil rights organizations organized a press(...)

Bahbah: Has Trump Been Stumped?

Jan 23, 2019

By: Bishara A. Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist There has never been a president in American history that has been involved in as many lawsuits as President Donald Trump.  According to a tally by USA Today, Mr. Trump has been party(...)

Arab Americans Internalize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Message of Hope, Action

Jan 23, 2019

By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer On Monday we commemorated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday honoring the life and legacy of the civil rights leader. I found myself welcoming the positivity of the day as folks(...)

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