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Funny Arab American Immigrant Stories

Nov 21, 2018

Arab American newcomers to the US get to the U.S. now by airplanes, not anymore by boats. As it is common in the Detroit area to refer to newcomers as “boaters”, indicating that they lack a full assimilation and/or characterized by(...)

Following the Trail of Biblical Lore in Jordan

Nov 21, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “You know why Moses was lost for 40 years in the desert?  Our tour guide Abraham looked around at us. When no one answered, he explained, “Of course!  Because he did not have a(...)

Spotify Launches in 13 New Markets across the Middle East and North Africa

Nov 15, 2018

Spotify is launching in 13 new markets across the Middle East and North Africa. New markets include United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories, and Egypt. The 13 new market launches(...)

Hate Crimes Continue to Surge in America

Nov 14, 2018

The Arab American Institute expressed concern and disappointment with the release of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) 2017 hate crime statistics. As expected, hate crime surged yet again in 2017. However, the data contained some glaring omissions, including three(...)

People Come to Maloula to Listen to the Language of Christ

Nov 14, 2018

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer Four times in the past two decades I had travelled to Maloula, one of Syria's Christian strongholds, but my fascination for this town had not faded with the years.Today, we were again on our(...)

Will Lebanon Legalize Cannabis?

Nov 14, 2018

Lebanon is one of the largest producers and exporters of cannabis/marijuana/hashish (UN) and now the government wants it on the lucrative market. By: Myrna Daher/Arab America Contributing Writer Abu Jafaar, a cannabis farmer in Beqaa Valley (وادي البقاع‎) Lebanon, generates(...)

Arab Americans Win Locally, Inspire Community Nationally

Nov 14, 2018

Photo: Lebanese American Nadia Massad wins as Mayor of Mankato, Minnesota--Mankato Free Press By: Heba Mohammad/Arab America Contributing Writer After all the votes were tallied, the November 6th midterm election ushered in a new group of leaders to serve at(...)

Does Dabke Improve Your Health?

Nov 14, 2018

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer Dabke is a popular Arab folk dance that originated in the mountains close to the Mediterranean Sea and the Tigris River. It has been integral to the cultures of Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Jordan, and(...)

The Art and Challenge of Navigating Highways and Byways of Arab Cities

Nov 14, 2018

Driving in the Arab World is a challenge By John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Driving in any new environment of a city, such as London, New York or Cairo, presents its own challenges. Roundabouts, circles, or maidans are especially difficult(...)

How Palestinians Connect in the Diaspora: Palestine Cultural Day

Nov 14, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer What happens when victims of war disperse all over the world and form their own communities elsewhere? Are they successful integrating into their new environments? I am sure people of every ethnic background have(...)

Bahbah: Did Israel Win or Lose Following the US Midterm Elections?

Nov 14, 2018

By: Bishara A. Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist To what extent did the US midterm elections held on November 6, 2018, benefit or hurt Israel? It is historically known that the US Congress includes both the House of Representatives with 435(...)

Arab Americans Make Significant Gains in Congress

Nov 7, 2018

By: Amy Hensler/Arab America Contributing Writer Last night, Arab Americans made significant gains in Congress after the 2018 general elections. Arab American delegates from both the Democratic and Republican parties took major steps to represent the community they owe their(...)

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