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Top Quotes of Kahlil Gibran: A Literary Hero

Jul 26, 2017

BY: Mary Elbanna/Contributing Writer Kahlil Gibran was a renowned poet, artist, novelist, and philosopher from Bsharri, Lebanon who immigrated to the United States with his family when he was a child. Gibran grew up in Boston, and became heavily interested(...)

Ken Loach Vows ‘Every Penny’ His New Film Makes In Israel Will Go To Palestinians

Jul 23, 2017

Source: Forward (JTA) — British film director Ken Loach, a fierce advocate of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, said “every penny” earned from the screening in Israel of his latest film will go to Palestinian organizations. In a letter to the(...)

10 Challenges Arab Teenagers Face in America

Jul 19, 2017

By Laila Elreedi/ Contributing Writer Countless times, we, as teens have heard adults claim, “teens these days have it easy.” I mean, let’s face it, we do have access to a great number of services and instant resources and information(...)

The Secrets Behind the Most Popular Arab Food in the World

Jul 19, 2017

Nur Watad/ Arab America Ambassador Blogger Served often as a mezza/hordeurve, a full meal course, as street food, or as a main dish, falafel reaches mass popularity all over the world as one of the most favorite Arab foods. Falafel(...)

Mark Zuckerberg recommends This Arabic book to Everyone

Jul 19, 2017

By Ani Karapetyan/Contributing Writer "Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today," Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his personal Facebook page. "I'm looking forward to shifting more of my media(...)

Disney’s Cast for Live-Action Aladdin Remake Doesn’t Do Enough For Arabs

Jul 18, 2017

By Daniel Gil/ Contributing Writer That empty spot on the magic red carpet has finally been filled. After months of casting calls and over 2,000 auditions later, Disney finally announced on Saturday their choice for the cast of their live-action(...)

Chaldean soccer star in US speaks up for detained Iraqis

Jul 16, 2017

Source: Rudaw ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – As an American soccer player of Iraqi parents, Justin Meram is distressed by detentions and deportation threats within his Chaldean Christian community, a fallout of the US government’s agreement with Baghdad to remove Iraq(...)

El-Yateem will file 2,850 petition signatures to get on ballot

Jul 15, 2017

By: Paula Katinas Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Rev. Khader El-Yateem apparently isn’t taking any chances. A City Council candidate hoping to get his or her name on the ballot for the Sept. 12 primary is required by election law to(...)

50 Years Ago This Week: The Middle East in Turmoil

Jul 14, 2017

Source: Time By: Lily Rothman Milestone moments do not a year make. Often, it’s the smaller news stories that add up, gradually, to big history. With that in mind, in 2017 TIME History will revisit the entire year of 1967,(...)

Sting Donates his Prize Money to Syrian Refugees Among Others

Jul 14, 2017

by Ani Karapetyan/Contributing Writer In February 2017, British musician, Sting, won Swedish Polar Music Prize, and on Monday announced that he donated the one million kronor ($118,000) awarded in prize money to a refugee non-profit. In a statement posted on(...)

Michigan official stands by call for killing of all Muslims

Jul 13, 2017

By: The Associated Press Source: ClickOnDetroit KALKASKA, Mich. - A village president in northern Michigan is refusing to apologize for sharing Facebook posts denouncing Islam and calling for the killing of "every last Muslim." The Record-Eagle of Traverse City reports that Kalkaska Village President Jeff(...)

Who is Bill Gates daughter's Egyptian boyfriend?

Jul 13, 2017

  By Ani Karapetyan/Contributing Writer An increasingly hot ticket item has surfaced in social media circles as 21 years-old Jennifer Katherine Gates, the daughter of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, is dating Arab/Egyptian American 26 year-old, Nayel Nassar. Nassar is a(...)

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