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Iraqi American, Yasmin Younis, Reaffirms Her Arab Identity at Boston University Commencement

May 30, 2018

Boston University commencement speaker, Yasmin Younis Compiled by Arab America At the 145th Commencement of Boston University on May 20th, Iraqi American, Yasmin Younis, 22, proudly spoke to over 27,000 graduates and guests about her Arab identity. In an interview(...)

Sayegh Becomes First Arab American Mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

May 23, 2018

By: Udochi Esomonu/Arab America Contributing Writer On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, New Jersey’s third largest city, Paterson, elected its first Arab mayor ever named, Andre Sayegh. Sayegh is a child of immigrants from Lebanon and Syria, thus making him a man(...)

See What This Group of Arab American Women Did in Utica!

May 23, 2018

By: Christine Shahin, Arab America Ambassador/Blogger Every April, Arab America celebrates Arab American Heritage Month. Last year, I hosted An Evening of Arab Culture sharing Arab food, music, and poetry. This year I wanted to do more and pondered who(...)

Some of the Most Fashionable Arab Celebrities

May 23, 2018

By Randa Necola/ Arab America Contributing Writer Arabs can proudly say that the Arab world has one of the most fashionable celebrities, even the rest of the world may attest to that. The Arabs blessed the world with many talented(...)

Fayrouz and Other Celebrities Acknowledge That Palestinian Lives Matter

May 23, 2018

By: Emiliya Strahilova/Arab America Contributing Writer More than one hundred Palestinians were killed in the Gaza strip since March 30 and the number of the injured is climbing to over 13,000. While the investigation on how the Israeli forces were trying(...)

Syrian Handicrafts - A World of Oriental Splendour

May 23, 2018

  By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer To one familiar with the machine-made products in the West, there is no more spellbinding sight than to see artisans at work in the ancient streets of Syrian cities.  A stroll through the(...)

The “Madonna” of Wraps: Chicken Shawarma

May 23, 2018

By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer My most epic sandwich moment happened near Petra in Jordan, back in the 1990s. I was determined to hike around this ancient city with my tour group in 100-degree heat. One of my friends(...)

Bahbah: The US Embassy in Jerusalem--The Newest Israeli Settlement

May 16, 2018

By: Bishara Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist May 14, 2018, will go down in history as an infamous day that witnessed the United States opening of its embassy in Jerusalem thus recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the city.  The move represents the(...)

Facts About the Nakba and Beyond

May 16, 2018

By: Mike Enayah/Arab America Ambassador Blogger Nakba means “catastrophe” in Arabic; Al Nakba means “The Catastrophe.” Palestinians’ life is marred with many catastrophes, and in the Palestinian lexicon, they refer to May 15th, 1948 as Al Nakba, the day that(...)

Philistine…70 years of Palestinian Nakba: Let Freedom Ring

May 16, 2018

By: Leila Diab/Arab America Contributing Writer The Palestinian flag (Arabic: علم فلسطين‎) is a tricolor of three equal horizontal stripes (black, white, and green from top to bottom) overlaid by a red triangle issuing from the hoist. This flag is(...)

Ramadan Kareem to our Family and Friends Fasting During this Holy Month

May 15, 2018

(WASHINGTON, DC) May 15, 2018 – The month of Ramadan marks a time for reflection, cleansing, sacrifice, and charity for the Arab American and Muslim communities. As Muslims are called upon to refrain from food, water, negative thoughts, and harmful habits for(...)

Bahbah: The Significance and Consequences of the US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

May 14, 2018

By: Bishara Bahbah/Arab America Featured Columnist May 14, 2018, will go down in history as an infamous day that witnessed the United States opening of its embassy in Jerusalem thus recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the city.  It will go down in(...)

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