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Bahbah: The 7 Concerns that Drive Biden’s Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East

Feb 17, 2021

Photo: Wall Street Journal By: Bishara A. Bahbah / Arab America Featured Columnist After less than 30 days in office, seven trends are emerging in President Joe Biden’s policies toward the Middle East and the North Africa regions.  They are: The(...)

Meet Hassan Shahawy: Harvard Law Review's First Muslim President

Feb 17, 2021

Hassan Shahawy, the first Arab-Muslim Harvard Law Review PresidentSource: The Crimson On January 30, the Harvard Law Review has officially elected Hassan Shahawy, an Egyptian-American muslim Harvard Law student, as the Harvard Law Review president. This has made him the(...)

Arab America Launches "Waasta Connect" Listserv

Feb 17, 2021

For Immediate Release Washington DC (February 15, 2021): Arab America is proud to announce the launch of our new listserv, WaastaConnect (www.waastaconnect.com). Waasta loosely means “who you know” or “connections” in Arabic, and that is what we intend with this(...)

The ‘Ud - Once Its Music Captivated Europe

Feb 17, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum          “Oh ‘ud! If it was not for consolation, I wouldn’t have touched thee, that I declare. To my heart , I wouldn’t have pressed you, And none would’ve heard my songs anywhere.” The first(...)

Greater Syrian Diaspora at 78RPM: Naim Karacand

Feb 17, 2021

What do you do when you find several dozen 78 rpm records all in Arabic and you can neither read, nor speak the language? You research the musicians and record labels and write about them.…at least that’s what Arab America(...)
Middle Eastern Delicacies Make Grand Entrance in American Markets

Middle Eastern Delicacies Make Grand Entrance in American Markets

Feb 17, 2021

Balls of KibbehPhoto: Blanche Shaheen By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer As a child growing up in the United States, there were very few Middle Eastern restaurants, except for a couple of good-quality falafel shops. Hummus wasn’t even considered cool(...)
From the ‘Bay Area’ to Daytona: The Story of Toni Breidinger, NASCAR’s First Female Arab American Race Car Driver

From the ‘Bay Area’ to Daytona: The Story of Toni Breidinger, NASCAR’s First Female Arab American Race Car Driver

Feb 17, 2021

Toni BreidingerPhoto: Roman Empire Management/Blair Brown By: Claire Boyle/Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: The Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida witnessed history this past weekend as Toni Breidinger became the first female Arab American race car driver for NASCAR. Breidinger’s(...)

Pandemic Sinks U.S. Exports to Arab World by 27 Percent in 2020 to $45.66 Billion

Feb 16, 2021

According to new U.S. Government data analyzed by the National U.S. - Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC), exports of U.S. goods to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) fell in 2020 to $45.66 billion, a decrease of 27 percent(...)

Why You Should Become an English Teacher in Saudi Arabia

Feb 16, 2021

By: Cara Zanta/Arab America Contributing Writer We've all been there. You just graduated college, still unsure of what to do with your degree. Maybe you're sick of your 9-5 desk job and need a chance to explore the world while(...)

Arab Women Leading the Way in Sports

Feb 16, 2021

By: Dani Meyer/Arab America Contributing Writer Women in the Arab world have begun making their names in sports. While women were not always commonplace in sports in the Arab world, there has recently been a rise in Arab women participating(...)

Ibn al-Haytham: the Father of Modern Optics

Feb 15, 2021

By: Ahmed Abu Sultan/Arab America Contributing Writer        Ḥasan Ibn al-Haytham was an Arab mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. Referred to as the father of modern optics, he made significant contributions to the principles of optics and visual perception(...)

The Historic Connection Between Egypt and Greece

Feb 15, 2021

By: Amana Tashfee/ Arab America Contributing Writer Egyptian-Greek Relations  Ever wondered about the relationship between Egypt and Greece? These are two very different countries that share a similarly rich history. Egypt and Greek relations date all the way back to(...)

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