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Ramadan Kareem to our Family and Friends Fasting During this Holy Month

May 15, 2018

(WASHINGTON, DC) May 15, 2018 – The month of Ramadan marks a time for reflection, cleansing, sacrifice, and charity for the Arab American and Muslim communities. As Muslims are called upon to refrain from food, water, negative thoughts, and harmful habits for(...)

Bahbah: The Significance and Consequences of the US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

May 14, 2018

By: Bishara Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist May 14, 2018, will go down in history as an infamous day that witnessed the United States opening of its embassy in Jerusalem thus recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the city.  It will go down in(...)

Ivy League Professor Explores Implications of Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

May 11, 2018

By: Tanya Nawas/Arab America Contributing Writer On April 26, 2018, Host Helena Cobban and Journal of Palestine Studies Editor Rashid Khalidi explored Jerusalem as a microcosm of Palestine. On May 14th, the newly confirmed US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo,(...)

Bahbah: Poor Trump!

May 9, 2018

By: Bishara Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist He (Trump) fell into Bibi Netanyahu’s trap just like George W. Bush before fell into Netanyahu’s trap and invaded Iraq. At the time, Bush and his neo-con advisors did Israel’s bidding by invading and(...)

How Nora and Ahed Inspire Me

May 9, 2018

By: Jesús Nieto/Arab America Ambassador Blogger When I first saw Nawar Anwar “Nora’s” picture, I was immediately taken by the innocent gorgeous 8-year-old Yemeni girl whose life ended at the hands of our President who ordered his first attack on(...)

Fanciful 5 Ingredient Shortbread for Mother’s Day: Ghraybeh

May 9, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer When people think of the shortbread cookie, they might imagine the traditional Scottish shortbread cookies shaped like oblong rectangles served at teatime. However, there are countless variations of this humble cookie in the Middle(...)

A New Form of Communication for Arab Americans: Arab Emojis and Stickers

May 9, 2018

  Randa Necola/Arab America Contributor Writer   Stickers and Emojis became very popular for smartphones. However, Arabs pioneered creating Arab stickers and emojis to give the chats and message an Arab and fun twist or as we say, SPICE! The(...)

Mother’s Day: Ommi…The Tower of Adoration in Arab and Arab American Life

May 9, 2018

See below: Ommi El Habibah by Fairouz, a song dedicated to all mothers. By: Leila Diab/Arab America Contributing Writer Mother’s Day in all corners of the world, especially for Arab and Arab Americans, is the nurturing tower of adoration of(...)

Travelling the Land of the Kasbahs

May 9, 2018

By Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer A few miles after leaving Marrakesh, the road wound its way on and on through the High Atlas Mountains through terraced green fields and deep valleys.  The scenic landscape was eye-catching but my thoughts(...)

Jinn in the Arab World--What Do You Know About Them?

May 9, 2018

By John Mason,/Arab America Contributing Writer What are Jinn, anyway? Jinn is an Arabic word for supernatural creatures that are part of the spirit world, not the world as we usually understand it. (Jinn is plural, jinni, singular.) They are(...)

War on the Way? White House Officials Discuss Iran With Israeli Government Representatives, Netanyahu Goes Public

May 2, 2018

Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer On April 26, National Security Advisor John Bolton, Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt, and Jared Kushner, the White House staffer charged with crafting the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, met with Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Lieberman—an anti-Iran(...)

Amal Clooney-The Master of Juggling Different Worlds with Phenomenal Poise

May 2, 2018

By Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer She has two passports, several homes, a number of occupations, a pair of twins, and countless immaculate outfits. Amal Alamuddin Clooney carries duality even in her name-first, she is Amal, a gorgeous woman of(...)

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