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More Than 25 Celebrities Slam Trump Decision to Cut UNRWA Funding

Jan 25, 2018

Read HOPING's statement in support of United Nations Relief and Works Agency @UNRWA signed by over 20 film-makers, artists, musicians and footballers https://t.co/65gKF3v9UD pic.twitter.com/Xp1e7xrVQC — HOPING Foundation (@HopingPalestine) January 25, 2018 By: Emiliya Stahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer Emma Thompson, Hugh(...)

Joseph Haiek Passes, Publisher of the Arab American Almanac and Community Activist

Jan 25, 2018

Joseph R. Haiek, 85, a pioneer in the Arab American community who established the first Arab American Almanac in the U.S., passed away on January 25, 2018. His daughter, Caterina Haiek announced his passing, “It is with great sadness that(...)

11 Behaviors of Arab Americans in Times of Illness

Jan 24, 2018

By: Noor Almohsin/ Arab America Contributing Writer Arabs, who have a collective and high context culture, tend to value family and large groups. This becomes more apparent during both happy and hard times. This article lists a number of behaviors(...)

The Greatest Iraqi Singer Ever!

Jan 24, 2018

By Hayfa Alazzawi/Arab America Ambassador Blogger Nazem al Ghazali ناظم الغزالي was an Iconic singer in the history of the Arab world and, especially, Iraq. He was born in the Haydar Khanah quarter in Baghdad in 1921. His musical talent(...)

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(...)

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