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"Land of Opportunity" Falls Short for Iraqi Refugees

Dec 16, 2009

Since the inception of the Iraq war in 2003, approximately 2 million Iraqis have declared refugee status. And while the majority have made their new home in neighboring Middle Eastern countries, an influx of Iraqi Muslims and Christians are now(...)

Al Wissam Jackets Take American Fashion By Storm

Dec 9, 2009

When Bassem Souwaidan opened up Al Wissam clothing shop on West Vernor in Detroit, he never imagined that a small family-run business would catapult to success not only in Michigan, but far, far beyond. Today, the Al Wissam brand is(...)

New Animated Film Tells Palestinian Narrative

Dec 2, 2009

After immense anticipation in the Arab world and the international community at large, “Fatenah”, Palestine's first 3D animated feature film, has finally begun to grace the festival circuit. Introduced only in Boston thus far, Dearborn will be the second city(...)

Arab Americans Give Back This Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2009

For most metro-Detroit families, Thanksgiving is an assurance of plentiful turkey, side dishes, and pastries. For other families however, the holiday is a reminder of the challenges to provide a good meal in a declining economy. Despite the influx of(...)

Hug an Arab Day' Welcome in Wake of Fort Hood

Nov 18, 2009

In the facebook world, November 20th is a day of importance. It is the official “Hug an Arab Day”, an event that has only been circulating the social website for the past two weeks, but has thus far managed to(...)

Swine Flu Major Concern for Hajj Pilgrims

Nov 4, 2009

In just a few weeks, from November 25-29, millions of Muslims will gather from across the globe to perform the Hajj. They will join processions of fellow pilgrims who simultaneously congregate in Mecca for a week and perform a series(...)

Author Alia Malek Tells the True Arab American Story

Oct 28, 2009

Just a few years ago, Syrian American Alia Malek was most known as a civil rights attorney in the US Department of Justice. However, with the release of her first book, “A Country Called Amreeka,” she has since claimed the(...)

Laugh Out Loud: ‘Im Hussein’ is Back

Oct 21, 2009

To his close friends and family, he’s Najee Mondalek, but to the rest of the world, he is better known as the broken English-speaking mother, Im Hussein. Back by popular demand, Im Hussein will grace audience members for what will(...)

109 Year-Old Arab American Lives On

Oct 14, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer She enjoys apple picking at the local farm, taking trips to the ocean for her favorite lobster, and chatting with loved ones about history, politics, and sports. If you ask her how she does it, she’ll(...)

Nabil Azzam Leads 40 Piece Orchestra to Michigan for One Night Only

Oct 7, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer Every Tuesday evening, some of California’s most seasoned musicians join together not to master the works of Western classics, but rather to perfect the nuances of Arabic greats such as Muhammad Abdel Wahab, Farid El-Atrache, and(...)

Arab American Rima Fakih Wins Miss Michigan USA

Sep 30, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer On September 19th, Lebanese American Rima Fakih made history when she became the newest titleholder of Miss Michigan USA. She is the first Arab American to hold such a title. Judges selected Fakih amongst a group(...)

Toronto Palestine Film Festival: Telling the Story Through Film

Sep 23, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer The festival that sold over 4,500 tickets with several jam-packed shows is back for a second run. From September 26th -October 2nd, the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) will showcase 34 Palestinian films from an array(...)

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