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German Film About Syrian Refugees Nominated For Academy Award

Jan 24, 2017

BY: David DeMaria/Contributing Writer Nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday. With the Oscars award ceremony only a month away, it’s never to early to start thinking about which film could win in each category. Although(...)

A Tool to Change How We Learn Arabic

Jan 24, 2017

BY: Hossam Abouzahr/Special to Arab America I didn’t expect my life to take the path of developing Arabic learning tools and the first multi-dialect Arabic dictionary. As a Lebanese-American (Lebanese father and white mother) raised in Michigan, I hated Arabic growing(...)

Once Interrogated By FBI, Punk Band Haram Rocks On

Jan 23, 2017

BY: David DeMaria/Contributing Writer Not long after Nader Habibi and his band Haram were investigated by the FBI, an explosion from a pressure cooker bomb in the Chelsea district of Manhattan injured 31 people. The attack, which was also linked(...)

Women’s March Organizer Linda Sarsour Faces Anti-Arab, Islamophobic Hate Speech for Being “Unapologetically Palestinian”

Jan 23, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Arab American co-chair of the massive Women’s March that took place on Saturday, Linda Sarsour, is facing a wave of hate speech from alt-right groups. Sarsour, a Palestinian Muslim and executive director of the Arab American(...)

Does Canada have a Lebanese version of Donald Trump?

Jan 20, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Does Canada have a Lebanese version of Donald Trump? Kevin O’Leary, a businessman and star of the reality television series “Shark Tank”, announced Wednesday that he is joining the race to lead Canada’s Conservative Party in(...)

American Football Gaining Popularity in Arab Countries

Jan 18, 2017

BY: David DeMaria/Contributing Writer With the NFL playoffs entering the conference finals, fans across the country and around the world will be watching the action, including people in the Middle East. Though basketball and soccer have traditionally been the most(...)

Serving Tea and Bread the Maghrebi Way

Jan 18, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The North African Arab countries of Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia, often referred to as “Al Maghreb,” contribute to the diversifying Arab American identity. Just as the Lebanese and Syrian immigrants of the 1880s did before(...)

Remembering the Positives: President Obama's Accomplishments with Arab Americans

Jan 18, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer As President Barack Obama completes his second term in office, his legacy and impact become clearer among his constituents. While campaigning for the position, President Obama made several promises that he was unable to keep, such(...)

10 Tips on How to Learn Arabic

Jan 18, 2017

BY: Nadine Ismail/Ambassador Blogger So you finally decided to learn Arabic this year as your New Year’s resolution. Read my article about 10 reasons why it should be so. Congratulations! Now you need to turn this excitement to commitment and(...)

PART I: Syria - The Fountainhead of Western Civilization

Jan 18, 2017

Note: This is the first chapter to a book that I am in the process of writing about Syria and was written before destruction descended on the country from all over the world. When terrorism is curtailed, hopefully the whole piece(...)

Arab Americans Organize with the ANSWER Coalition to Protest Trump Inauguration

Jan 18, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Thousands of protestors are expected to turn out in Washington, DC on January 20 for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. In all, the National Parks Service has granted permits to 27 protest groups, more than(...)

6 Ways Arab Americans Can Honor Civil Rights Activism on MLK Day

Jan 16, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the country into racial equality five decades ago, inspiring Americans to peacefully fight for equality in all areas of life from gender to religion to age. Today, the words and(...)

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