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Nasser's Republic--Remembering The Ordinary Man Who Led Egypt to Independence

Mar 28, 2018

By Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer What would Egypt be without Gamal Abdel Nasser? This year marks the centenary of his birth and we look back at history to determine the legacy the prominent politician left behind. Nasser will be(...)

The Qarawiyin Mosque Gives Fez an Aura of Learning and Holiness

Mar 28, 2018

By Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer The fountainhead of Morocco’s religious life, Fez’s Qarawiyin mosque, also spelled Kairoyuine, Karaouiyine and Kairaouaine, is the symbol of the country and its most prestigious historic site.  From it, as they have for eleven(...)

Trump Administration Includes Controversial Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census

Mar 28, 2018

On Tuesday, the Department of Commerce announced it will include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. The Census normally counts people who reside in the U.S., but asking to count people who are U.S. citizens is unprecedented--for the first(...)

John Bolton, Trump’s New Pick for National Security Advisor: Envoy of Evil or Just a Great Danger to the Middle East?

Mar 28, 2018

By: J. Michael Springmann, Arab America Contributing Writer Who? North Korean Premier Kim Jong Il's remarks to the side, John Bolton is the latest in President Trump's foreign policy mistakes.  According to the Washington Post of March 24, 2018, the(...)

10 Arab American Female Activists

Mar 21, 2018

By: Noor Almohsin/ Arab America Contributing Writer In modern civil societies, activism is a basic activity for influence, change, and freedom of expression. Arab American women have proven their role advocating for causes they believed in, encounter or simply support.(...)

Films to Watch During Women’s History Month

Mar 21, 2018

By: Yasmina Tawil/Arab America Contributing Writer and Blogger at the Arab Film and Media Institute Women’s History Month! For the entire month of March, we are celebrating the contributions of women to history, culture, and society at large. In honor of(...)

Women Who Make Change: Celebrating International Women's Month and Arab Mothers

Mar 21, 2018

Arabic calligraphy of the word Mother By Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer It's still March--a month full of surprises as unpredictable as women. Although we admire Arab American women during the whole year, we would like to take a special(...)

Bahbah: Can Israel Implode on its Own?

Mar 21, 2018

By: Bishara A. Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist One of the most prominent American Jews, Ronald S. Lauder, the president of the World Jewish Congress and chairman emeritus of the Estee Lauder cosmetic empire, wrote an op-ed in Monday’s New York(...)

Malfouf--the Rice and Roll of the Middle East

Mar 21, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer The word “malfouf” in Arabic means both “cabbage” and “rolled.” So in Arab culture, cooks must have felt that it was only natural to roll up the cabbage around rice, and the popular dish(...)

Arab Food? Got Your Back During the Lent/Siam

Mar 21, 2018

  By Randa Necola/ Arab America Contributor Writer  Arabs are very religious and care about following their religions’ rules and traditions. Arab Christians in the Arab world, in the United States, and the whole world, make sure that they fast(...)

The Louvre Abu Dhabi

Mar 14, 2018

By: Mario Habashy/Arab America Contributing Writer The result of a ten year intergovernmental deal between France and the United Arab Emirates is, at last, coming to fruition. The stunning Louvre Abu Dhabi became open to the masses on in November(...)

10 Unifying Factors Shared in the Arab World

Mar 14, 2018

By Noor Almohsin/ Arab America Contributing Writer The Middle East, which is the region located in Southern East Asia and Northern Africa is known to be the Arab World. This area has common features that play role in unifying the(...)

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