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Bahbah: The Ice Cream War: Israel vs. Ben & Jerry’s

Jul 28, 2021

Source: Middle East Eye MEE/illustration by Mohamad Elaasar) By: Bishara A Bahba / Arab America Featured Columnist It is incredulous to hear and read about the ongoing war between Israel and Ben & Jerry’s famous Vermont-based ice cream!  Israel and(...)

Plastic Surgery in the Arab World—Things are Changing

Jul 28, 2021

Fairouz, A popular singer that normalized getting a nose job. By Waverly Nohr/ Arab America contributing writer In the Arab World, women and men have been pursuing plastic surgery since the 1960s. This has had an enormous effect on how teens and young adults(...)

Death Knell of the Iraqi Democratic State—Premature? We Hope So

Jul 28, 2021

Shock and Awe--U.S. Attack on Saddam Hussein's Iraq, 3/20/2003 in the hope of building democracy there Photo Pinterest By: John Mason / Arab America Contributing Writer A recent, dire report has emerged that questions Iraq’s continuation as a democracy. The(...)

Tunisian Ahmed Hafnaoui Earns Gold in Upset 400 Meter Swim Victory

Jul 28, 2021

Source: Yahoo The dreaded outside lanes of the pool are where the slowest seeded swimmers are placed in any given swimming race. As such, those swimmers tend to get overlooked in races, as they often do not have a shot(...)

Top 6 Egyptian Artifacts Recovered from the Great Pyramids of Giza

Jul 27, 2021

By: Lindsey Penn/Arab America Contributing Writer The Great Pyramids of Giza have been a source of wonder for many people. Between the pyramids themselves and all of the artifacts found inside, archaeologists and any Ancient Egyptian history buffs can have(...)

11 Facts About Morocco You Probably Didn’t Know

Jul 27, 2021

By: Lindsey Penn/Arab America Contributing Writer Morocco is a wonderful country with a different history than many other Arab countries. Morocco's Spanish, French, and Berber influences contribute to the unique aspects of the country’s architecture, culture, language, and infrastructure. Below(...)

Egypt’s 2030 Plan and China Investments

Jul 25, 2021

By: Yidan Fan/Arab America Contributing Writer Egypt has made its 2030 plan for industrial development and the governance of the country. China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative coincides with Egypt’s “2030 Vision” and has aroused the interest of many Egyptians.(...)

What Making Knafeh Taught Me: Palestinian-Refugees in Jordan

Jul 25, 2021

By: Erin Mayer/ Arab America Contributing Writer Arriving in Amman, Jordan, one can not help but feel utterly in awe. The stairways alone conjure up clear, wanderlust fueled (albeit painful) memories. Each stairway in Amman seems long enough that it(...)

10 Arab Books to Read to Learn About Social Issues

Jul 23, 2021

By: Lindsey Penn/ Arab America Contributing Writer If you're looking for a new book to add to your list, look no further. These next ten books give you an insight into a few of the most pressing social issues in(...)

Do Arab Students Excel at School? Find out which countries made it to the list

Jul 23, 2021

Credit: Wisconsin Muslim Journal By: Wael Sultan/Arab America Contributing Writer Education plays a huge role in human, social and economic development. Countries with quality education can promote gender equality, reduce child marriages, promote peace and enhance a person's chance of(...)

Rony Seikaly: The Best Arab Basketball Player of All Time?

Jul 23, 2021

Credit: Chat Sports By: Christian Jimenez/ Arab America Contributing Writer The NBA is full of many international players from around the world with some famous examples being Manu Ginobili from Argentina and Giannis Antetokounmpo from Greece.  The success of these(...)

Oregon Governor Signs Bill Declaring April as Arab American Heritage Month

Jul 22, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oregon Governor, Kate Brown WASHINGTON DC. (July 22, 2021) This week, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law House Bill 2914, which declares April of each year as Arab American Heritage Month. Oregon is the second state(...)

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