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The ‘Ud - Once Its Music Captivated Europe

Mar 9, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum          "Oh ‘ud! If it was not for consolation, I wouldn't have touched thee, that I declare. To my heart , I wouldn't have pressed you, And none would've heard my songs anywhere." The(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—easy to make springtime lentil soups

Mar 2, 2016

lentil soup ingredients © linda dalal sawaya 2016 BY: Linda Dalal Saway/Contributing Writer Portland days already feel like early spring with sunshine, blustery wind, rain showers, hail, and clouds swiftly passing, opening the sky to the sun once again for a(...)

Arab America Picks a President: What happens at the conventions and how can you be a part of it?

Mar 2, 2016

By Fred Shwaery/Arab America Contributing Writer The candidates have been picking up convention delegates from the state caucuses and primaries. Super Tuesday has come and gone. Whew! There are more states still to vote before the conventions. What happens at(...)

Government Says: iSpy on American Muslims and Arabs

Mar 2, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The War on Terror implemented by President George W. Bush in 2001 has often been defined as an international military front against terrorist organizations from al-Qaeda to ISIL. However, the seedy underbelly of the War on(...)

Umm Kalthum - Legendary Songstress Of The Arabs

Mar 2, 2016

  BY: Habeeb Salloum The Moroccan wedding feast had been sumptuous and now we were enjoying an evening of music with its gripping melodies whose history could be traced back to the Moors in Spain. The dozen musicians clothed in(...)

Sanders' Visit in Dearborn Appeals to Arab Americans

Feb 24, 2016

(Photo: Evan Vucci, AP) Sanders’ visit to UAW local 600 on Monday paid homage to southeast Michigan’s auto workers and unions that comprised a considerable share of the candidate’s constituency. His visit to Dearborn garnered a following from college students(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—balila and spanokopita (without the "pita")

Feb 24, 2016

   the two balilas (on the left, the "disaster" and on the right, the redone version © linda dalal sawaya 2016 Balila is an Arabic word that rolls off the tongue in a musical way. And as music is filled with(...)

Arab America Picks a President: What is a caucus and primary, how do you participate in them?

Feb 24, 2016

We're well into the presidential election and the candidates are traveling from state to state following the calendar of caucuses and primaries. So, what is a caucus and a primary and how do I participate in them? Let's say you(...)

Arab America Picks a President

Feb 17, 2016

  BY: Fred Shwaery/Arab America Contributing Writer We are 11 months from inaugurating a new president and vice president. Much has been happening and much will unfold between now and Inauguration Day. Through it all, Arab Americans have been a(...)

The Hidden Success of BDS

Feb 17, 2016

    As the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement enters into its eleventh year, it is clear that 2016 is already the movement’s most noteworthy year yet. The grassroots initiative debated by individuals, student governments, nonprofits, churches, and private(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—easy Spring vegan salads, sautéed veggies with tahini sauce, and Community Supported Agriculture!

Feb 17, 2016

   Lebanese beet salad and avocado salad © linda dalal sawaya 2016 It's not even officially spring yet, which is a month away, but the beginning of Lent symbolizes springtime in a way that makes me long for light, vegan(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—from Mardi Gras to Lent

Feb 10, 2016

mjaddarah and salata © linda dalal sawaya 2016 Mardi Gras is today as I write this, which marks the day before the beginning of Lent in Christian traditions, and the last day to feast before the Great Fast. A day or(...)

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