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  • 07 Dec 2016

    American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance

    American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance Millions of American Arabs have much to be proud of as the United States commemorates the 75th anniversary of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 which pushed America into World War II. More than 15,000 American Arabs served during that war and represented a consistent stream...

  • 06 Dec 2016

    Dearest Darling Donald Trump, Norman Lear and All Americans @realDonaldTrump

    The documentary “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You” is a must see for ALL Americans Norman Lear in “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You” [available at NetFlix] tells the story of a grandfather who frequently wrote letters addressed “Dearest Darling Mr. President” which inspired this American writer’s series of Dear Darling Letters The 92...

  • 05 Dec 2016

    Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition

    Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) Monday called on the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) “to sever ties with the faith-washing Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council,” which was launched on Nov 14 to address Muslim-Jewish relations. By Ray Hanania The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) Monday called on the Islamic Society...

  • 05 Dec 2016

    Kerry warns Israel-Palestine relations “getting worse”

    Kerry warns Israel-Palestine relations “getting worse” In speaking to the pro-Israel Saban Forum organized by the Brookings Institution’s Center for Middle East Policy this past week (Dec. 2, 2016), outgoing Secretary of State John F. Kerry said that the situation for peace “is “getting worse.” And, he cautioned, no peace with the Arab World can...

  • 04 Dec 2016

    A Free Vanunu Ends The Legend of Vanunu and The Final Chapter

    Nuclear Whistle Blower Mordechai Vanunu’s July 4th trial reconvenes on 22 December Vanunu has been growing his legend at FaceBook where he wrote: After 30 years in Israel prison the new trial started [on 4 July 2016] from the big trial of exposing Israel Atomic weapons secrets [in 1986-87] to new chargers about moving apartment...

  • 01 Dec 2016

    Fake news vs Biased news in America’s political system

    Fake news vs Biased news in America’s political system The mainstream news media is pushing stories about how “fake news” on social media helped elect Donald Trump president of the United States, but avoids the real issue of how “fake news” is actually no different than the “biased news” published by the biased, racist and...

  • 29 Nov 2016

    Reviving the Culture of Hamra Street in Lebanon

    Reclaiming the culture of Lebanon with culture and art: reviving Hamra Street with graffiti.  By: Kerning Cultures Yazan Halwani is a street artist, still in his early 20s. Over the past year, I’ve met with Yazan a few times, following his work closely and always, with great admiration. When I finally got to sit down with him...

  • 28 Nov 2016

    US Veterans to Deploy to Standing Rock: #Donald Trump #DAPL #DakotaPipeline #standingrock

    US Veterans to “deploy” to Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota December 4-7 Veterans for Standing Rock #NoDAPL pages states: We are veterans of the United States Armed Forces, including the U.S. Army, United States Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard and we are calling for our fellow veterans...

  • 25 Nov 2016

    Dear Darling Jared Kushner and Observer Media

    Jared Kushner became known as “the eyes and ears” of Donald Trump during the campaign and he is now expected to play a key role in efforts to bring peace to the Middle East. By Eileen Fleming Jared Kushner is the grandson of Holocaust survivors and he was raised in an Orthodox Jewish household. Trump’s...

  • 24 Nov 2016

    How “Trump-Muslims” debate chokes Palestine rights

    How “Trump-Muslims” debate chokes Palestine rights More harm was done to Palestinians under the administration of President Barack Obama than under any previous president. Home demolitions, killings of civilians, racist Jewish only settler expansion, and anti-Palestinian legislation to curb American Arab rights adopted or proposed in 19 US states. Thanks but no thanks Obama! Published...

  • 23 Nov 2016

    Data on anti-Muslim racism being distorted for politics

    Data on anti-Muslim racism being distorted for politics American Muslims are being exploited like pawns in a giant political football game between the left and the right. The data is being twisted to reflect the needs of the political groups at the expense of Muslims and Arabs in America. Just look at the statistics  By Ray Hanania...

  • 23 Nov 2016

    Ruthless Thanksgiving this year with politics as side dish

    Ruthless Thanksgiving this year with politics as side dish Thanksgiving celebrants will be under more pressure this year in dining rooms across America if Facebook is any indicator of how Americans feel. The politics of the recent presidential election campaign between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will have an impact, according to recent polls. Here’s...

  • 22 Nov 2016

    Reminder Arabs forgotten even in Obama era

    Reminder Arabs forgotten even in Obama era By Ray Hanania President Barack Obama and the U.S. Census released data recognizing the commemoration of Native American Heritage during the month of November, but have never acknowledged the achievements of American Arabs in this country. It’s a true reflection of Obama’s hypocrisy in limiting the definition of “diversity”...

  • 22 Nov 2016

    Mordechai Vanunu Could Be Free for Christmas

    Mordechai Vanunu Israeli Nuclear Whistle Blower announced at Twitter on Tuesday that his July 4th indictment will continue on 22 December:     Read More about Mordechai Vanunu’s July 4 indictment at 30 Years a Hostage In my 6th book, Heroes, Muses and the Saga of Mordechai Vanunu, I wrote: In my third book, I...

  • 20 Nov 2016

    Senator Warren VS Trump and Her YouTube Staff

    Senator Elizabeth Warren is a progressive democrat who called Trump’s appointment of Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general a “compromise with racism” and a “negotiation with hate.” On Tuesday, at a Wall Street Journal event with CEOs, Senator Warren spoke about Steve Bannon, Trump’s senior strategist:  This is a man who has white supremacist ties....

  • 18 Nov 2016

    Why Trump should support “Sanctuary Cities”

    Why Trump should support “Sanctuary Cities” By Rawan ElBaba  Now that Donald Trump has been elected President, the world looks to his first 100 days in office. In an address in Gettysburg, Pa. before election day, President-elect Trump laid out his plan which focused on several things like cleaning up Washington from insiders and lobbyists, protecting America’s...

  • 17 Nov 2016

    Blue Collar White Americans Spoke and Hired Donald Trump

    Blue Collar White Americans Spoke and Hired Donald Trump The Americans’ political civility and the judiciary system’s credibility are always seen as a model in the world. By Abdennour Toumi The shock remains, but the country must move forward one week after American voters hired President-elect Trump in his new “unpaid” job. The on-going Trump...

  • 17 Nov 2016

    Rebranding ourselves as “Arabs” in the new Trump era

    Rebranding ourselves as “Arabs” in the new Trump era Why Arabs need to reinforce their identification as “Arabs” rather than as Muslims in the new era of President Donald Trump. Branding ourselves as Arabs will also help us fight the religious extremists and counter the rising anti-Muslim fears in the West and in the United States ...

  • 17 Nov 2016

    Why Donald Trump won the Nov. 8 election

    Why Donald Trump won the Nov. 8 election Podcast & Column: Trump won by promising “change.” Trump won because he connected with mainstream American voters. Trump won because Americans are sick and tired of the racism and bigotry of the mainstream American news media. The more the media beat up on Trump, the more Trump’s...

  • 15 Nov 2016

    Saving Arab Christians in Middle East & America

    Saving Arab Christians in Middle East & America #SaveArabChristians New Facebook Group documents killings of Arabs & Middle East Christians. Please support, share: www.facebook.com/groups/160992707701045 By Ray Hanania I can’t believe that whenever someone brings up the topic of “Saving Arab Christians,” people in the Middle East community get angry and upset. I get ...

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  • American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance Millions of American Arabs have much to be proud of as the United States commemorates the 75th anniversary of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 which pushed America into World War II. More than 15,000 American Arabs served during that war and represented a consistent stream...

  • DJ Khaled releases new book, The Keys From Snapchat sensation, business mogul, and recording artist DJ Khaled, the book They don’t want you to read reveals his major keys to success. – Stay away from They – Don’t ever play yourself – Secure the bag – Respect the code – Glorify your success – Don’t...

  • The documentary “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You” is a must see for ALL Americans Norman Lear in “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You” [available at NetFlix] tells the story of a grandfather who frequently wrote letters addressed “Dearest Darling Mr. President” which inspired this American writer’s series of Dear Darling Letters The 92...

  • Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) Monday called on the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) “to sever ties with the faith-washing Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council,” which was launched on Nov 14 to address Muslim-Jewish relations. By Ray Hanania The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) Monday called on the Islamic Society...

  • Nuclear Whistle Blower Mordechai Vanunu’s July 4th trial reconvenes on 22 December Vanunu has been growing his legend at FaceBook where he wrote: After 30 years in Israel prison the new trial started [on 4 July 2016] from the big trial of exposing Israel Atomic weapons secrets [in 1986-87] to new chargers about moving apartment...