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Iran Quietly Enters Syrian Conflict

Jun 22, 2017

By: Daniel Gil/Contributing Writer Iran quietly entered the Syrian conflict on Sunday with a missile strike targeting “terrorist bases.” The strike was Iran’s first military attack on a foreign country in thirty years, and came as a response to a(...)

Archbishop Joseph Absi Elected Melkite Patriarch of Antioch

Jun 21, 2017

  By Ani Karapetyan/Contributing Writer Today, 71-year old Archbishop Joseph Absi was elected by the Melkite Greek Catholic Synod as the new Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.  Absi took the position after Pope Francis accepted the resignation of(...)

Dupont Circle Memorial for Slain Muslim Teen is Set on Fire

Jun 21, 2017

By Daniel Gil/ Contributing Writer The memorial vigil in Dupont Circle of a teenager found dead in Fairfax County, V.A. over the weekend was set on fire Wednesday, according to fire officials in Washington, D.C. Officials responded to a fire(...)

Congressman Dan Kildee Observing Ramadan by Fasting

Jun 21, 2017

  Photo Credit: Huffington Post For Sixth Year in a Row, Kildee and Staff Give up Food and Water on Longest Day of the Year to Gain Deeper Understanding of the Meaning of Ramadan WASHINGTON – Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05)(...)

From Broken to Fabulous: Meet the Arab American Instagrammer Taking the Internet by Storm

Jun 21, 2017

All images are published with permission courtesy of Faiza Rammuny By: Tanya Nawas/Staff writer Relationship guru, comedian, blogger and Instagrammer Faiza Rammuny is an expert in bringing together her love of giving advice on relationships and Arab upbringing. Faiza’s career as an(...)

Neo-Nationalism Rhetoric Impacts Perceptions of Arabs and Muslims #HummusHaters

Jun 21, 2017

With all the anti-Arab bashing we see in the news every week, Arab America is determined to expose those who discriminate against our community. We will recognize those who vilify the positive influence and contributions Arabs have made to the(...)

Trump Could be Impeached for Downing Syrian Jet

Jun 21, 2017

By: Daniel Gil/ Contributing Writer The downing of a Syrian warplane by the American military made international headlines Monday and served as a manifestation of escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington as the fighting in Syria reaches a pivotal point.(...)

Do You Know these 10 U.S. Cities with Arab Names?

Jun 21, 2017

By Colby Cyrus/Arab America Contributing Writer So much of America exists in the Arab world: from food chains to clothing stores, and car companies to banks, it is not difficult to find many traces of the United States in this(...)

Eid al-Fitr Symbolizes End of Ramadan for 2018

Jun 21, 2017

  Eid al-Fitr (عيد الفطر), which is the celebration of breaking fast, is one of the most important Muslim holidays. It is celebrated the first three days of Shawwal (شوال) in honor of the end of the holy month of(...)

On World Refugee Day Arab America Speaks to Syrian Refugee About Middle East, More

Jun 20, 2017

By Daniel Gil/ Contributing Writer Qutaiba Idlbi had been imprisoned twice by the Syrian government and managed to survive, so when police came to arrest him for the third time, he knew he had to escape into hiding. It was(...)

New York Arabic Orchestra Celebrates 10 Years With a Sold-Out Manhattan Performance

Jun 15, 2017

The New York Arabic Orchestra led by Bassam Saba celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a sold-out performance on June 9 at Elebash Recital Hall in Manhattan. This was the first concert of the year, from the 35 piece orchestra which featured(...)

On this Father's Day: My Living Legend, My Role Model, My Father

Jun 14, 2017

By Mike Enayah/Arab America Ambassador Blogger This is a tribute to my father Mohammad Jalal Enayah a writer, poet, artist, visionary and a living testimony to persevering spirit. He always thought that there is a better way to do things,(...)

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