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A Journey through Yemen's Land of Fortress-Villages

Jan 24, 2018

  By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer "Now we will be traveling in the real Yemen."  Our driver, Ahmad, was ecstatic when I informed him that we would be traveling from Hodeidah through the Haraz mountains to Sana`a, the country's(...)

Weathering the Libyan Revolution, Meeting a Certain Colonel, Followed by a Fateful Visit

Jan 24, 2018

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer As an American anthropologist doing fieldwork in the Libyan Desert Oasis of Augila, I along with my wife, Nancy, experienced Qadhafi’s coup on September 1, 1969. After I was called out of the Desert(...)

The Space Nation of Asgardia Will Make Arabic as One of the  Official Languages

Jan 24, 2018

By: Michaela Schrum/ Arab America Ambassador Blogger Recently, a new nation was announced. It’s called the Space Kingdom of Asgardia and its creators intend for Asgardia to be the first nation to live entirely in outer space. With over 1,500,000(...)

Two Ground-Breaking Arab Films Selected for Academy Award Nominations

Jan 23, 2018

By Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer Two films from the Arab world were nominated for an Academy Award today. The Insult, a Lebanese story about an argument between a Christian mechanic and a Palestinian refugee, excelled in the category of(...)

New Lebanese Ambassador to the U.S. will Present Credentials January 24th

Jan 18, 2018

According to news reports today from the Lebanese newspaper, The Daily Star, Lebanese Ambassador-designate to the U.S. Gabriel Issa has given up his American citizenship allowing him to submit his credentials in Washington DC on January 24th. “They wanted this(...)

Trump Administration Cuts UNRWA Funding Deepening Rift Between Washington and Ramallah

Jan 17, 2018

In a shocking announcement Tuesday, the Trump administration agreed to transfer $60 million to UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) cutting the budget by more than half. The remaining $65 million will be withheld until further notice. The total(...)

Phishing Scam Directed at Emirates Air Targets Thousands of Arab Americans

Jan 17, 2018

By: Michael Springmann/Arab America Contributing Writer Do Arab Americans place too much trust in empty promises? Are they susceptible to scams? Do they believe in Something for Nothing? Maybe. Last week, the ether was in turmoil. Emirates.com was allegedly offering(...)

"The Insult" Could Be the First Arabic Language Film to Win an Academy Award

Jan 17, 2018

By: Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer Just before the end of 2017, the Academy announced the nine shortlisted contestants for Best Foreign Language Film of the 90th edition of the Oscars. Out of the record number of eight submissions in(...)

Film "In Between" Touches Outdated Morals and Explores Progressive Attitudes Uncommon in the Middle East

Jan 17, 2018

By: Emiliya Strahilova/Contributing Writer Maysaloun Hamoud sends us to the reality of modern-day Tel Aviv where, according to one of the main characters in the story, lethargy prevails. Nothing in this movie is flashy, pretentious or in any way arrogant-just(...)

Why I Joined the Museum of the Palestinian People

Jan 17, 2018

By Nizar Farsakh/Arab America Ambassador Blogger "When I came to Washington DC in 2011, I was amazed by all the museums, monuments and memorials and how proudly Americans tell their stories through them, stories of its citizens who had come(...)

Centro Sirio Venezolano - Puerto La Cruz's Illustrious Home for All Arabs

Jan 17, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer In the mid 1980s, while touring Puerto La Cruz with a friend, we stumbled upon Centro Sirio Venezolano (Syrian Venezuelan Centre) which was still under construction.  It appeared to be an impressive project and(...)

Lebanese Superstar Ragheb Alama to Perform in Washington DC

Jan 10, 2018

Arab America (www.arabamerica.com) is proud to sponsor Lebanese Superstar, Ragheb Alama, performing live in Washington DC on Saturday, February 17th, 9:00 pm, at GW Lisner Auditorium. Doors Open at 8:00 pm/Concert at 9:00pm To Purchase Tickets to Ragheb Alama: CLICK HERE(...)

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