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When the Arabs Ruled Europe--At Least Parts of It--Imagine?!

Jul 11, 2018

  By: John Mason/ Arab America Contributing Writer Once, during the 8th-15th centuries A.D., parts of Europe were ruled by Arab Muslims. During the eighth century A.D., countries known today as Spain, Portugal, Sicily, France, even Switzerland fell under Arab rule. On(...)

Exploring the Cairo of the Fatimids

Jul 11, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer "You must walk Cairo's Mu’izz li'Din Allah Street!  It's full of history. I’m still in awe at what I've seen."  Husn Abboud, a budding Arab Canadian writer seemed to be in a trance as(...)

Arab Family Dynamics: What Do the Numbers Tell?

Jul 11, 2018

By: Cait O'Connor/ Arab America Contributing Writer Parenting styles across the world are as diverse and individualized as families themselves. However, certain generalizations can be made to track how different regions and cultures approach childrearing. This is in no way(...)

Bahbah: Are US Aid Cuts to the Palestinians a Blackmail Tool?

Jul 11, 2018

By: Bishara A. Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist These days we hear frequently about US cuts in aid to the Palestinians – aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) and to UNRWA (United Nations and Relief Works Agency).  The Trump Administration has(...)

In the U.S. or Israel: No Way to Treat a Child

Jul 4, 2018

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer More recently, we see immigrant children being mistreated in the US. With Trump's new policies, parents are being separated from their children who are being placed in detention centers, or even a foster care(...)

Meet Merrie Najimy: President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association

Jul 4, 2018

By: Alena Khan/Arab America Contributing Writer  The Massachusetts Teachers Association, known to be the largest teachers’ union in the state, has a new leader and her name is Merrie Najimy. Najimy, along with being President of MTA was also President(...)

“Lebanese Nights”—Soft Semolina Custard Scented with Rose Water and Topped with Whipping Cream and Pistachios

Jul 4, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer My love affair with Layali Lubnan began when I was 10 years old. My mother brought me along with her to a bridal shower, and to be honest, the endless conversations and gift opening(...)

Transformational Windmills of Freedom and Independence

Jul 4, 2018

By: Leila Diab/Arab America Contributing Writer In the United States of America, the Fourth of July holiday is a day to celebrate freedom, rights and mainly independence from the colonial power of England in 1776.  However, there is more to(...)

Why Arab Americans Should Feel American on the 4th of July

Jul 4, 2018

By: Cait O'Connor/Arab America Contributing Writer On July 4, 2016, Americans set off 285 million pounds of fireworks to celebrate their independence, according to the American Pyrotechnics Association. Fireworks have been used to entertain and arouse patriotism since the first(...)

The Useful Argan - Morocco's National Tree

Jul 4, 2018

By Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer I had visited Morocco a dozen times, but I had never found out what Moroccans had eaten for breakfast before the French occupation.  Every restaurant and every home breakfast invitation I accepted, served croissants(...)

Was Prince William's Famous Trip to The Middle East Political?

Jun 28, 2018

By: Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer Prince William just ended his visit to Jordan, Israel, and Palestine. His trip is considered to be historic by the world because it was the first time a member of the British royal family(...)

Bahbah: The 7 Likely Candidates to Replace Abbas

Jun 27, 2018

Photo: Reuters By: Bishara A. Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist It is well known that Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is in poor health, and according to some sources, is terminally ill.  In other words, it is a matter of(...)

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