Articles by rayhanania

High Muslim holiday to be observed on Sept. 11

One of the most important Islamic religious holidays is expected to begin either on Sept. 11, 2016 or Sept. 12, 2016, causing some fear among Americans worried about violence from Al-Qaeda. But the truth is the holiday is less about…


American Muslims victimized long before Trump

American Muslims victimized long before Trump. Muslims have a right to question Donald Trump’s intentions if he becomes president of the United States. But they really don’t have to ask many questions to recognize that despite her words, Hillary Clinton will…


Zogby predicts most American Arabs will vote Democrat

Zogby predicts most American Arabs will vote Democrat. Most Americans Arabs will probably pull Democratic ballots in the Nov. 8, 2016 presidential election contest between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the longtime American Arab political activist predicts It is unlikely…


US Arab Radio celebrates 11th Year

US Arab Radio celebrates its 11th Year as one of the only daily radio program addressing American Arab and Muslim issues. The need to expand and support our American Arab and Muslim media is critical to our community’s effectiveness in…


Arab-Palestinian company shows gains

Arab-Palestinian business shows gains. Arab Palestinian Investment Company – APIC Achieves Net Profits of USD6.28 Million in the First Half of 2016 Tarek Aggad, Chairman and CEO of Arab Palestinian Investment Company – APIC, said that the group achieved net profits…


Top iTunes podcasts on Arabs, Middle East

Top iTunes podcasts on Arabs, Middle East. Podcasts offer an easy way to avoid the biases and bigotry of the mainstream American news media. All you have to do is create an account at iTunes (most people already have one),…


Palestine United wins 2016 soccer championship

Palestine United wins 2016 International championship. Soccer team named in honor of Palestine wins 2016 international championship in U.S. Competition A team of Arab teenagers who played soccer under the banner “Palestine United” won the 2016 KICS Cup International Soccer…


Bank of America sued for bias against Arabs

Life for Relief and Development accuses Bank of America in Federal Court for Discriminating Against Arab-American Charity Witness asserts a pattern of Arab-American account closures A lawsuit alleging that Bank of America discriminated against a Michigan-based Arab-American charity is winding to…


Tyrant, the most racist program on TV

The FX Series Tyrant which features many Arab actors and actresses is the most racist and viciously anti-Arab series on Television. The series, which is in its second season, is the work of an anti-Arab hater and Israeli producer Howard Gordon…


Palestinians salute Black Lives Matter movement

Palestinians Salute the Movement for Black Lives Emphasizing Common Struggle against Racial Oppression Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) responds to Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) policy platform: “We pledge to firmly and consistently stand in solidarity with our black sisters…


UAE first to win 2016 Olympic Medal for Arab World

UAE first to win 2016 Olympic Medal for Arab World The United Arab Emirates became the first Arab country to win a medal in the Olympic competitions in Rio in Brazil. Sergiu Toma, who was born in Moldova in the former…


Washington Report magazine needs support

Washington Report on Middle Affairs launches fundraising drive to raise $40,000 to cover printing and its book section. The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs is one of the most informative publications in America on Middle East issues. No other publication…


Olympic politics and the Arab World

The Arab World first entered athletes in the Olympics in 1912 and the number of Arabs competing in the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics continues to increase. But political hurdles by the West and Israel have continued to undermine…


Temporary Protected Status extended for Syrian refugees

Temporary Protected Status extended for Syrian refugees Syrian refugees given extension for protected status in the United States. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has redesignated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and extended the existing TPS designation for the…


Middle East Recipes: Stuffed Grape Leaves

Shesh Besh Arab-Israeli recipes: Lamb and rice Stuffed Grape Leaves recipe. Aaron Hanania and Ray Hanania make stuffed grape leaves and show you how you can make it too, whether you are Arab, Israeli, Palestinian or Jewish. It’s one of the…


Republicans, Democrats ignore Arab rights

Neither Democrat Hillary Clinton nor Republican Donald Trump have spoken out in favor of the rights of Arabs and Palestinians, although Clinton claims to embrace “Muslims,” while Trump has called for restrictions to weed out Islamic terrorists from among Muslim immigrants…


Turkish government comes to aid of Palestinians

Photo array. Turkish government comes to aid of Palestinians.  By Mohammed Asad Palestinians receive Turkish aid at an aid distribution centre in Gaza city, on July 2016. The aid, consisting of flour, sugar and rice, was allowed into the Palestinian…


Florida Mosque taken off voting list because of threats

A decision to remove a mosque from a list of voting locations in Palm Beach County follows a similar request to remove a church from the voting roster, the Florida County election official explained in an email to The Arab Daily…


Mosque removed as Florida voting site

An Islamic Center in Boca Raton was removed as a voting location in Florida after about 50 people complained that they did not want to vote in a Muslim building. Ironically, the Mosque is one of the few being used…


American Arab enters Florida senate race

American Arab Anton “Tony” Khoury announced he will run for the office of U.S. Senate in Florida as an independent in the upcoming elections. Khoury’s election comes int he heat of the election contest for president between Republican Donald Trump…


Egypt economy plummets under el-Sisi

Egypt’s economic status continues to deteriorate under Abdel Fatah el-Sisi, the military dictator who forcibly removed the nation’s first Democratically elected president from office, Mohammed Morsi, at the point of a gun. By Ray Hanania Egypt’s economy continues to plummet…


The Tabboun: Israeli human rights violations hit

Israeli human rights violations slammed by Cairo Institute and array of civil rights group The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies in collaboration with seven Palestinian human rights organizations; Al-Haq, and Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights, the Community…


John Zogby publishes book on understanding Americans

Celebrated political pollster John Zogby publishes new book offering in-depth understanding of who Americans really are. The author bases findings on eight years of research focused on allowing Americans to define themselves. The book details how they see themselves and who Americans really…


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hosts Iftar for area Muslims

More than 275 Muslims attend Iftar hosted Tuesday night by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in honor of the breaking of the fast by Muslims during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Emanuel vowed his administration is open to people of all…