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Myths and Stereotypes about Arabs and Their Culture

Jul 26, 2019

By: Michael Warren/Arab America Contributing Writer We often base our opinion about other people or phenomena on widely held stereotypes. Perhaps, you do, too? The Arab region extends from North Africa to Asia all the way to the Persian Gulf.(...)

Egyptian Bent Pyramid Now Open for Business

Jul 24, 2019

By Katie Teague/Arab America Contributing Writer As of this month, the Bent Pyramid is now open to visitors around the world; something that hasn't been available to the public for 54 years.  The opening of the site will serve as(...)

What Should Arab Americans Worry About When it Comes to Health

Jul 24, 2019

By: Mohamed Nada/ Arab America Contributing Writer A fun question to ask is what is the average age of the life of an Arab American now?  You're right, it's 69, comparing it to the U.S. in general which is 79(...)

How Newborns are Celebrated in the Arab Culture

Jul 24, 2019

By: Haneen Abu Al Neel/Arab America Contributing Writer While varied in cultural traditions, almost all people in the Arab World and elsewhere can't hold back celebrations for newborn babies. Today's traditional ceremonies are rooted in religious beliefs, and in some(...)

Soccer: The Second Religion of the Arab World

Jul 24, 2019

By: Noah Chani/Arab America Contributing Writer The influence of soccer, better known as football, in the Arab world has long been powerful. The sport has also grown to become a woman’s sport in some Arab countries and hopefully more in(...)

“Send Her (Omar) Back“ vs. “Welcome Home Ilhan”: Who Will Win This Epic Battle? Will Reason & Justice Prevail Over Racism and Islamophobia?

Jul 24, 2019

By: John Mason/ Arab America Contributing Writer Trump “Invitation” to four Congresswomen of Color to Leave the U.S. In an earlier post, we reported that President Trump had tweeted an “invitation” to four Democratic Congresswomen of color to leave the(...)

The Qanun - An Arab Musical Instrument Par-Excellence

Jul 24, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer “Ahmad my love! Ahmad my love!” You who aids the stranger, salutations to you.” The beguiling voice of Maryem Hassan, inspired by the strings of the qanun, played by Roula Said, rang out that April day(...)

Moroccan Cuisine: A Must Try

Jul 24, 2019

By: Cara Zanta/Arab America Contributing Writer Morocco is a beautiful, colorful, and diverse country. Its beauty stems from its mountain ranges, ancient cities, deserts, and most importantly, amazing food. The multi-layered dishes and robust flavors of Moroccan cuisine make traveling(...)

Plowing the Virgin Canadian Prairie

Jul 17, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “As a youth in Saskatchewan, I remember thinking,  Why did my parents come and bring us in tow,  From the far Syrian desert with sands blowing,  To the Saskatchewan desert of wind and snow.(...)

Administration Drops All Pretenses About Citizenship Question

Jul 17, 2019

By Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer  “[I]nformation [on citizenship] is also relevant to administering our elections.  Some states may want to draw state and local legislative districts based upon the voter-eligible population.” In two sentences, Donald Trump, in a Rose(...)

White House Islamophobia Continues to Rear its Ugly Head—Trump Tells Democratic Congresswomen: “Go Back to Where You Came From”

Jul 17, 2019

By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer President Trump has tweeted an “invitation” to four Congresswomen of color to leave the country. Two of them just happen to be Muslim, giving an Islamophobic tinge to an already xenophobic and racist message.(...)

Niche Arab Dessert Hits Mainstream American Supermarkets

Jul 17, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer Ask any Palestinian, Lebanese, Jordanian or any Arab for that matter what their favorite dessert is, and they will most likely say without hesitation "Kanafeh!" Most people in the western world might scratch their(...)

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