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Remembering the Arabs We Lost in 2016

Dec 21, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The Arab world lost many talented figures in 2016 that everyone will miss. Throughout the year, Arab America tracked the unfortunate deaths of famous Arabs who were beloved internationally. Here are just 9 Arabs whose passings(...)

Abbas Shuffles Around Palestinian Ambassadors, Ignores Concerns of Corruption

Dec 19, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The Palestinian Authority, headed by President Mahmoud Abbas, is shaking up their diplomatic assignments for 2017. With the new Trump administration taking office in January, so will a new Palestinian ambassador to the United States. Husam(...)

Trump Chose the Least Diplomatic Person to be Ambassador to Israel

Dec 16, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Every U.S. Ambassador to Israel has been a disappointment to Arab Americans, and no one expected the Trump Administration to alter that tradition. While the appointment of David Friedman to the position is not surprising, the(...)

Controversial Anti-Semitism Bill Won't Pass Congress this Year

Dec 16, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The Anti-Semitism Awareness Act will not make it through Congress this year. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Tim Scott (R-SC) first introduced the bill in the Senate on December 1. It was fast-tracked and passed the(...)

US Navy Sings Egyptian Patriotic Song in Arabic to Hegazy

Dec 16, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Resurfacing on the Internet this week is a video of the U.S. Navy Chorus, the Sea Chanters, entertaining Egyptian Army Chief Hegazy during his visit to America in May. The video of the Navy band’s performance(...)

Arab Americans Donate Hattas and Warm Clothing to Those in Need

Dec 15, 2016

Arab America invited members of the community to bring an item of warm clothing with them to donate at our networking event, “Hattas and Hats for the Homeless”, on Tuesday, December 13. We welcomed supporters into the Cultural DC Gallery(...)
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Salam from Gaza

Dec 15, 2016

By Leen Abu Said, from We Are Not Numbers Salam is a noun in Arabic that mainly means “peace,” and it can be used in many different contexts. When roaming the streets of Gaza, it is not weird to hear this(...)

Syrian Suffering Must Come to an End

Dec 14, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Aleppo was the sight of more bloodshed on Monday when the Syrian Army and an Iranian-backed militia swept the city, recapturing nearly all of the opposition-held areas. Since the beginning of the Syrian revolution in 2011,(...)

America's Other Orchestras: Arab American Ensemble Series Episode 11

Dec 14, 2016

Longing for Good Old Zaman in Southern California BY: Sami Asmar/Contributing Writer The first community ensemble in the US specializing in Arab music that operated in a sustained manner started in Los Angeles. In the mid 1990s, a handful of(...)

Kleicha: Traditional Iraqi Holiday Cookies

Dec 14, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Since the time of the Babylonians, kleicha has been a special treat in Iraq. Today, kleicha is often referred to as the national cookie of Iraq, where it is beloved by all Iraqi groups, including Christians, Muslims,(...)
12 Things Arab Americans Shouldn't Do While Flying for the Holidays

12 Acts Arab Americans Shouldn't Do While Flying for the Holidays

Dec 14, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer With Christmas and the New Year around the corner, many Arab Americans are getting ready to fly across the country to be with family. Here are a few tips of advice we've learned over the years(...)
Frankincense And Myrrh - The Incenses Of Legends And Romance From `Arabia The Fortunate'

Frankincense And Myrrh - The Incenses Of Legends And Romance From 'Arabia The Fortunate'

Dec 14, 2016

Myrrh (top), gold (middle), frankincense (bottom)  BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer "Frankincense - the very word has magic about it. The Three Kings with their gifts to Baby Jesus - gold, frankincense and myrrh - the Song of Solomon and the hills(...)

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