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Popular Arab-Owned DC Restaurant to Close 6 Locations for #DayWithoutImmigrants

Feb 15, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Buzzing throughout social media is talk of #DayWithoutImmigrants. Latino immigrants across Washington, DC are preparing to close their restaurants, skip work, keep the kids home from school, and refrain from purchasing any goods on Thursday, February(...)

Palestine Awareness Week is Bigger Than Ever, But Activists Still Want to be Anonymous

Feb 15, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Students across the United States, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and other countries are in the midst of Palestine Awareness Week 2017. Formerly known as Israeli Apartheid Week, Palestine Awareness Week is an international series(...)

PalestinePAC Announces it Will File a Lawsuit Against Senator Rubio for Defamation of Palestinian Americans

Feb 15, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer and Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer Donald Trump may have won the presidential campaign, but his fellow GOP candidates are still vying for love from Israel to stay on the lobbyists’ good sides. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has(...)

10 Arabic Valentine's Day Essentials

Feb 15, 2017

BY: Nadine Ismail/Ambassador Blogger Here is my list of the 10 essential ways to discover love in Arabic for the entire family. You can find books for kids, fun recipes and projects, and notorious love songs and movies that are(...)

Damascus's Living Art - Inlaying Wood

Feb 15, 2017

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer I was amazed watching an expert mosaic craftsman at work, surrounded by thousands of tiny thin pieces of plastic and wood in a multitude of colours. With nimble hands, he fashioned them into patterns of geometrical inspiration(...)

Shish Barak: Meat Dumplings in Yogurt Sauce

Feb 15, 2017

BY: Yara Jouzy/Contributing Writer Shish Barak is a traditional Arab dish that dates back to the 14th century. Similar to most Arab dishes, the origins are difficult to trace, but it is said that the dish came from pre-Islamic Persia(...)

The Power of Unity is Stopping Trump's Immigration Ban

Feb 15, 2017

BY: Stephanie Yasi Farokhi/Contributing Writer “You will not be able to get to your destination at this time.” Similar statements have been made to individuals en route to the United States in the past few weeks. Fortuitously, three federal judges have(...)

Are you ready for National Arab American Heritage Month this April?

Feb 15, 2017

BY: Arab America Staff Arab America is getting a jumpstart on National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) taking place this April. If you recall, we celebrated NAAHM last year by highlighting major contributions made by Arab Americans each day in April, but(...)

8 Best Arab Teas and Their Benefits

Feb 15, 2017

BY: Julia Jahanpour/Contributing Writer  Tea is a prominent part of Arab culture and society. For centuries, it has been served warm for guests, business associates, and at meetings and social events. A strong part of the cultural tradition, hot tea(...)

Faith Hill Butchers Zuhair Murad's Name at Grammys

Feb 13, 2017

BY: Michelle Dermarkar/Contributor Writer All the biggest names in music came out Sunday night to celebrate the 59th Annual Grammy Award Ceremony. While many A-list stars were flaunting their ravishing couture gowns, there were plenty of celebrities dressed up by(...)

Lebanese Designer Zuhair Murad Takes Over the Grammys Red Carpet

Feb 13, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Awards season continues to shine a light on Arab designers, who have taken over the Red Carpet this year. Unfortunately, the usual long list of Arab designers making statements at the awards show was small because(...)

Controversy Stirs After American Raid on Yemen

Feb 13, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer Conflict between the U.S. and Yemen reached new heights last week. After the January 28 U.S. black ops operation in Yemen, the media and Congress are debating whether the deadly event was successful or not. The(...)

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