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Granada: A Poem by Nizar Qabbani

Mar 8, 2017

A figure by a pool at the Alhambra by Henry Stanier Granada by Nizar Qabbani Translated by Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer  After touring the Alhambra Palace in Granada with a beautiful Andalusian guide, the Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani wrote: At the(...)

OK State Rep Turns Away Muslim Kids, Asks Them: 'Do you beat your wife?' #HummusHaters

Mar 8, 2017

BY: Michelle Dermarkar/Contributing Writer At an annual “Muslim Day” event in Oklahoma, a group of American Muslim high school students attempted to speak with Republican State Representative John Bennett, but were turned down. Instead, they were required to fill out(...)

GOP Rep Scouts Locations in Jerusalem for New U.S. Embassy

Mar 7, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer Tensions in the Middle East continue to rise as Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) confirmed that it is highly likely that President Trump will move the United States Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The Florida(...)

Elton John Stands With Palestinians at New Banksy Hotel in Bethlehem

Mar 6, 2017

BY: Yara Jouzy/ Contributing Writer Legendary British singer, Elton John, performed at the opening of “The Walled Off Hotel” on Sunday night. The singer and songwriter expressed his solidarity with the Palestinians through his incredible video streamed performance at the(...)

Mo Amer Recalls Sitting Next to Eric Trump On Network Debut

Mar 6, 2017

BY: Julia Jahanpour/Contributing Writer Palestinian American comedian Mo Amer made his debut performance on network television Friday night on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. During his stand-up routine, Amer talked about sitting next to Eric Trump on a plane(...)

Trump's new ban addresses some discrimination issues, but still ignores facts on immigrants.

Mar 6, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer President Trump has signed new executive orders on Monday after a federal appeals court unanimously blocked his ban on all nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries. The new executive orders will supersede the January 27 orders, which banned(...)

The Best Tweets That Came Out of #ILoveBeingArab

Mar 3, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer We’re not sure why the hashtag #ILoveBeingArab came about this week on Twitter, but we’re not sad about it! Arabs who love their culture have been sharing pictures and videos of their perfect eyebrows, delicious kunafe,(...)

40,000 Sign Petition Against Trump's Nomination of David Friedman

Mar 3, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer When President Trump nominated his bankruptcy lawyer and longtime friend David Friedman to be the American ambassador to Israel, controversy and opposition rose quickly. Arab and Jewish Americans have been angered over the nomination, due to(...)

Welcome to “The Worst View,” a Bethlehem Hotel by Banksy

Mar 3, 2017

BY: Yara Jouzy/ Contributing Writer The occupied Palestinian city of Bethlehem opened its newest hotel this week called the “The Hotel With the Worst View in the World”. Plastered all over the walls of the hotel are works by famous(...)

Hosni Mubarak Acquitted Over Arab Spring Protester Deaths

Mar 2, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been acquitted on Thursday over his alleged participation in the killings of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 Arab Spring. After a day long trial in the Court of Cassations,(...)

Vogue Arabia Features Gigi Hadid on its First Cover

Mar 1, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The first cover of Vogue Arabia was presented today and it features famous Arab American model, Gigi Hadid. Launched in October of 2016, the new magazine chose the half-Palestinian model to kick-off its first ever printed(...)

Don't Be Fooled: Ellison Lost the DNC Vote Because of a Pro-Israel Smear Campaign

Mar 1, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Did Keith Ellison lose the DNC chairmanship because of multiple threats from the pro-Israel lobby? Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, a leading candidate for the Democratic National Convention chair, lost the vote on Saturday to Obama’s former(...)

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