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Rima Fakih's Elaborate, Star-Studded Lebanese Wedding

May 18, 2016

This weekend, Former Miss USA Rima Fakih married Wassim SAL Slaiby at The Patriarchal Edifice in Bkerki, Lebanon. Fakih and Slaibi are both Lebanese Americans but chose their homelands to wed this weekend. Two weeks ago, Fakih converted from Islam(...)

Arab America Picks a President: Not so Fast!

May 18, 2016

BY: Fred Shwaery/Arab America Contributing Writer Last month, we signed off for a few weeks as not much was going to happen until the conventions.  Well, like just about everything else in this election, the expected didn't happen and the(...)

Mansa Musa - An African Empire Builder Whose Wealth Awed Medieval Europe

May 18, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer In the annals of African history, no one has left more of an imprint on the outside world than Mansa Kankan Musa, ruler of Mali from 1312-37 A.D.   Also known as Gongo Musa, he became one of(...)

WATCH: Americans Eat Syrian Food for the First Time

May 17, 2016

In this hilarious video, several Americans are given Syrian dishes to try and their responses are overwhelmingly positive. These are Americans who know little or nothing about Syria, yet enjoy their time learning about the food and trying the traditional(...)

WATCH: May 1948 Newsreel of Palestinians being Displaced

May 17, 2016

The Middle East Monitor posted this 68-year-old British newsreel today. The video depicts the situation in Palestine in 1948, as well as Israel's declaration of independence. The two minute newsreel shows Palestinians being forced to leave their homes, getting searched by(...)

Bill Clinton: “I Killed Myself to Give the Palestinians a State”

May 16, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer On Friday, former President Bill Clinton defended his wife's position on Israel, as well as his own, after he was heckled at a Clinton campaign event in New Jersey. An audience member repeatedly yelled, "What about Gaza?" during(...)

California Voter Registration Deadline is May 23

May 16, 2016

The California primary is approaching, and it is the most anticipated primary left for this presidential election season. California is the most populous state in the country, and is also home to the largest Arab American community. Although the Republican Party(...)

Recalling Clovis: A Young Arab American's View

May 16, 2016

BY: Will Youmans/Contributing Writer Anyone fortunate enough to see Ambassador Clovis Maksoud at one of his frequent speaking engagements the last ten years or so would have witnessed the delightful scene of the frail, short, elderly man making his way(...)

The End of an Era: Dr. Clovis Maksoud 1926-2016

May 15, 2016

BY:Warren David/Arab America President With today's passing of Dr. Clovis Maksoud, we are reminded of his illustrious career as an activist, diplomat, and scholar. A defender of Arab nationalism and unity; he was a passionate advocate for Palestinian sovereignty. He(...)

Shocking Video of a Child Refugee's Journey to Safety

May 13, 2016

The organization Save the Children just published this video called "Still The Most Shocking Second Day." The video follows a little British girl through a year of her life as she suffers from war and tries to get away from(...)

Brazil Has a New President -- And he's Lebanese!

May 12, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Today, a Lebanese-Brazilian lawyer,  Michel Temer, assumes presidential responsibilities of Brazil, after being the Vice President. This happened immediately after President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil was suspended for six months due to her upcoming impeachment trial. Temer was(...)

Michael Ratner, Fearless Human Rights Lawyer for Iraqis and Palestine Activists, Dies at 72

May 12, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Michael Ratner, a courageous civil and human rights lawyer, died yesterday, May 11, at the age of 72. According to his brother Bruce, Ratner’s cause of death was due to complications of cancer. As President Emeritus(...)

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