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The Many Delights of Tunis's Medina

Mar 6, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer At the end of the Boulevard Habib Bourguiba, Tunis's so-called Champs Elysées which had seen better days, we made our way on Avenue de France to the imposing Bab Behar (Sea Gate) better known(...)

The Empires who Ruled What is Known as the Arab World Today

Mar 6, 2019

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer  The Arab world we know today has several different regions, different people, and different cultures. What they have in common are the main empires which ruled what is known as the Arab world today.(...)

Hassan Kamal Al-Sabbah: The Arab American Inventor You May Not Know

Mar 6, 2019

By: Freddie Tubbs/Arab America Contributing Writer As far as great inventors go, Hassan Kamal Al-Sabbah is one of the most under-appreciated. That his origin is Lebanon may, sadly, account for some of the reasons why this is the case. He(...)

Is Sanders the One? Arab Americans Sure Do Think So....

Feb 27, 2019

By: Haider Umar/Arab America Contributing Writer Bernie Sanders has officially declared himself as a candidate in the 2020 election, his announcement though was a sign of relief for many of his followers; however, what he did next shows the true(...)

What is it Like to Grow Up as an Arab?

Feb 27, 2019

By: Shayma Amour/Arab America Contributing Writer Growing up as an Arab is a unique experience. Whether being raised in the Arab world or in America, there are some characteristics that all Arabs share. It's in our genes! Some things were(...)

Lapis Lazuli: A Gem from the Arabian Nights

Feb 27, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Lapis Lazuli, its colour often compared to the sky, is a semi-precious stone valued for its brilliant blue tone.  Drawing its name from lapis, the Latin word for stone, and the Persian word azul,(...)

Semolina Yogurt Cake with Three Names: Harisseh, Namoura, or Basbousa

Feb 27, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Imagine a moist dense cake with the tang of yogurt, a lemony sweetness and a hint of rose. The cake is so popular it goes by three different names all over the Levant. The(...)

Sheldon Adelson's Effect on Trump's Policies

Feb 27, 2019

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer  In the midst of events relating to the Palestine-Israel conflict, there have been ongoing efforts by different groups aiming to minimize the influence of the Israel lobby. What they don’t know though that they’re(...)

Teaching About Islam in Maryland School Upheld by Federal Court

Feb 27, 2019

A history lesson on “The Muslim World” taught in La Plata High School in Charles County, Maryland during the 2014-15 school year was recently contested by a Christian family in federal court. By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer A history lesson on(...)

Arab American National Museum Appoints New Director

Feb 25, 2019

Following a comprehensive international search, the leadership of ACCESS – the largest Arab American community nonprofit in the United States – proudly welcomes to their Arab American National Museum (AANM) a new director, Dr. Diana Abouali. At home in both North(...)

Arab American Rami Malek Wins Best Actor Oscar

Feb 24, 2019

History was made when the Academy of Motion Pictures and Arts announced the 2019 Best Actor Award winner was Egyptian-American Rami Malek for his role in “Bohemian Rhapsody"--the first Coptic-Egyptian to receive an Oscar. “I am the son of immigrants(...)

Arab Identity--A Mirror of the Ebbs and Flows of Arab Unity

Feb 20, 2019

9 The Arab League of States in action in Cairo. By John Mason/Arab America/Contributing Writer Arab unity was perhaps at its height in the 7th century AD with the inception of the Arab Islamic Empire expansion beyond the Middle East(...)

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