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The Nakba after 71 Years: A Day of Paradox for Palestinians--To Mourn and Hope all in One Day

May 15, 2019

By: Leila Diab/ Arab America Contributing Writer We are captives, even if our wheat grows over fences And the swallows rise from our broken chains. We are captives of what we love, what we desire and what we are. -Mahmoud(...)

Arab America Hosts Members of Congress, Dignitaries, Community Leaders for Special Event Celebrating National Arab American Heritage Month

May 8, 2019

Compiled by Arab America On Tuesday, April 30th, Arab America hosted a historic reception commemorating National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) with dignitaries and community leaders in Washington, DC. See a Video of the Event here: Arab American Heritage Month(...)

Garlic Turmeric Rice

May 8, 2019

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer The earliest physical evidence of turmeric use by humans comes from ancient pots found near New Delhi, India. Scientists actually found turmeric residue at the bottom of these pots tracing back 4500 years! Fast(...)

12 Arab American Attractions to See in the United States

May 8, 2019

By: Alexa George/Arab America Contributing Writer Today, there are plenty of misconceptions surrounding Arab people and Arab Americans. In order to combat those misconceptions, it’s imperative to explore the history and heritage of Arabs who have been living in America(...)

Why Trump Needs a Stroll to the Supreme Court

May 8, 2019

By: Haider Umar/Arab America Contributing Writer In 2017, president Donald Trump made history when he declared a nationwide Muslim ban. The Muslim ban, caused massive outrage amongst the American Muslim communities because it seemed as if president Trump had singled(...)

Malaga - Andalusia’s City of Gardens, Orchards and Moorish Charm

May 8, 2019

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer The first time in the 1960s that I roamed the modern streets of Malaga, Queen of Costa del Sol, I was somewhat disappointed.  The stretches of towering structures, hectic commercial activities, heavy traffic and(...)

Arabic Sayings Hardly Expressed in English

May 8, 2019

By: Noor Almoshin/Arab America Contributing Writer Having a hybrid culture could be confusing sometimes. For Arab Americans, there are some Arabic sayings that are hard to translate into English. In many cases we find ourselves saying the Arabic expression because(...)

Sick of Classrooms? 6 Non-Academic Tips for Arabic Language Learners

May 8, 2019

By: Shayma Amour/Arab America Contributing Writer As we all know, the world is a wide huge platform congested with hundreds of various cultures, each has a different long-dating heritage and traditions that beautifies the world with colorful legacies. One of(...)

WE Rock! 107 Proclamations and Resolutions in 26 States!

May 1, 2019

History was made last night when over 300 people attended our National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) commemorative event in Washington DC with several members of Congress attending including; Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Democratic Majority Whip Rep. Jim(...)

Why Arab Americans Like to Eat Lentils

May 1, 2019

By Noor Almohsin/Arab America Contributing Writer In Arab cuisine, lentil is one of the major beans used in dishes. Whether in soups, with vegetables, or simply bread. It is one of the ancient crops originally found in the near East- Central(...)

Why Ramadan is More Important Now Than Ever

May 1, 2019

By: Jordyn Imhoff/Arab America Contributing Writer An overview of Islam and Ramadan As Ramadan approaches this Sunday, it's important to understand the special significance of Ramadan during a difficult time in American history, it’s important to first know what Ramadan(...)

Ten Arab Cities You Should Visit Soon

May 1, 2019

By: Annika Wolfe/Arab America Contributing Writer With the summer travel season just around the corner, many are in search of new and exciting places to visit. The Middle East offers so much to tourists with rich and diverse cultures, delicious(...)

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