Opinion & Commentary

  • 12 Oct 2017

    New anti-Semitism and This American and USS Liberty Survivors of The Six Day War

    New anti-Semitism is a concept that a new form of anti-Semitism developed emanating simultaneously from the far left, Islamism, and the far right. New anti-Semitism manifests as opposition to Zionism, the State of Israel and Jewish people. By Eileen Fleming New anti-Semitism critics of the concept argue that it “conflates anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, defines legitimate criticism ...

  • 11 Oct 2017

    Consequences of nixing the Iran deal

    Consequences of nixing the Iran deal By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The US Administration cannot afford to create conditions that may lead to a new war in the Middle East. President Donald Trump is expected to challenge the JCPOA agreement with Iran, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Trump considers this international nuclear deal with France,...

  • 10 Oct 2017

    USS Liberty Survivor of Six-Day War’s RX for PTS and RE: Anti-Semitism and White Nationalism #ReportHate

    A Semite is a member of any of the peoples who speak or spoke a Semitic language, in particular Jews and Arabs. True Anti-Semitism is a prejudice against or hostility towards the Jewish people rooted in fear that breeds hatred. The true enemy of the Jewish people is Zionism, which is an ideology of supremacy...

  • 07 Oct 2017

    Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq

    Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq In wake of the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum election, Professor Ahmet Uysal has accepted kindly to share his insights with the Arab Daily News. By Abdennour Toumi “Turkey supported the survival of the Iraqi Kurds as an autonomous and proto-state economically and politically. However, an independent Kurdish state...

  • 07 Oct 2017

    Colin Kaepernick’s and the NFL’s selfish disrespect for America

    Colin Kaepernick’s and the NFL’s selfish disrespect for America Colin Kaepernick and other mostly minority NFL and sports players have refused to stand in respect during the playing of the American National Anthem claiming they are protesting racism in America. But what they really are doing is nothing except promoting themselves in a selfish exploitation...

  • 06 Oct 2017

    American Legion Resolution 40 for USS LIBERTY and the 115th Congress

    The American Legion passed Resolution 40 calling “upon the 115th United States Congress to publicly, impartially, and thoroughly investigate the attack on the USS Liberty and its aftermath and to commence its investigation before the end of 2017, the 50th anniversary year of the attack.” USS Liberty Veteran Joe Meadors leads the way for we Americans to...

  • 05 Oct 2017

    The Black List and This American and Israel’s Nuclear Whistle Blower Vanunu Mordechai

    The BLACK LIST is WHERE FILMMAKERS & WRITERS MEET online. “This American and Israel’s Nuclear Whistle Blower Vanunu Mordechai” is this writer’s first Black List Script. By Eileen Fleming The Black List just launched a service to host and index screenplays on The Black List database for $25.00 a month per script. The scripts are...

  • 29 Sep 2017

    Spec Script, Spies and Vanunu Mordechai

    A spec script is written by a writer with hope that the script will be optioned and purchased by a producer, production company, or studio. “This American and Israel’s Nuclear Whistle Blower Vanunu Mordechai” is this writer’s first spec script. Norway announced on Friday that Vanunu has been offered asylum, two years after his wife applied. The current restrictions...

  • 29 Sep 2017

    All you Need to Know about Algerian Political Harvest Season 

    All you Need to Know about Algerian Political Harvest Season  It seems when there is chaos among the Arabs, there is always an Algerian exception, analysts are saying but not this time. By Abdennour Toumi A quarter-century ago, before the Sidi-Bouzid revolt in Tunisia sparked the Arab Spring in 2010, disaffected youth in the populated...

  • 27 Sep 2017

    Profile: Sam Jammal’s candidacy in California Congressional race

    Profile: Sam Jammal’s candidacy in California Congressional race Arab Americans on the Ground: Sam Jammal on challenging a 24-year incumbent and getting involved. The Arab American Institute looks at the candidacy of Sam Jammal in the 39th Congressional race in Orange County, in California By Rawan Elbaba As a young college student, Sam Jammal had...

  • 26 Sep 2017

    12-year old Gaza Palestinian challenges Guinness Record

    12-year old Gaza Palestinian challenges Guinness Record By Ahmad Hasaballah Yousef al-Bahtini, a 12-year-old Palestinian boy from Gaza City, is preparing to enter the Guinness Book of World Records to break a record 20 meters in a body wrapped in a ball in 14 seconds. The test will be held in the Jordanian capital.  

  • 26 Sep 2017

    Archive: A very special Oscar night

    A very special Oscar Night One of my personal favorite topics is the movie industry and the racism and bias that the industry allows based on politics. This incident involving Vanessa Redgrave back in 1978 impacted my life and characterized the injustices of the American media on so many levels By Ray Hanania (Originally published...

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  • Sidi Bou Said

    Six years on from their revolution, what is it like starting a business in the new Tunisia? Today, the startup scene in Tunisia.  By: Kerning Cultures In 2011, against all odds, Tunisia’s revolution successfully overthrew the dictatorial regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and sparked the beginning of the historic Arab Spring. Now, in 2017,...

  • passport stamps from the UAE. Entry via Dubai, exit via Abu Dhabi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    UAE passport awarded a certificate UAE Passport Force initiative aims high for 2021. DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – At a ceremony, the government of the UAE accepted a certificate bestowed by the Passport Index, in recognition for being the most powerful passport in the GCC. UAE passport holders enjoy a visa-free score of...

  • Palestine activists oppose arming Israel Palestine activists to launch ‘football and hip hop blockades’ against global arms fair Palestine solidarity activists are planning to use mass football games and live music to prevent deliveries of weapons for the world’s biggest arms fair. Launching a week of action [1] with a Stop Arming Israel day on...

  • Health of journalist Hisham Gaafar deteriorates in jail Held 21 Months Without Trial Despite Serious Illness Egyptian authorities should immediately provide appropriate health care to the imprisoned journalist Hisham Gaafar, whose health, including his eyesight, is deteriorating in detention, Human Rights Watch said today. If prison authorities are unable to provide him necessary health care, they...

  • Control room of Arabic-language satellite TV channel Alhurra, June 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    Alhurra.com opens the door for independent voices in the Middle East Alhurra Television’s all-news Arabic-language website, Alhurra.com, has commissioned some of the most noted and outspoken authors to be a part of the newly created op-ed section of the website. “From A Different Angle,” includes commentary by featured writers who are journalists, intellectuals and human...

  • An Olive a day can improve your health Have an Olive Day – Interaceituna and the European Union Promote a Healthy Lifestyle amazing Mediterranean recipes for this summer as gazpacho, Spanish omelets with olives and olive burgers which highlight the taste and rich flavor of the European olives. Olives give us that touch of flavor that...