Articles by rayhanania

ADC Michigan head walks fine line of effectiveness

ADC head walks fine line to make Michigan chapter effective. Fatina Abdrabboh might be the one person who can navigate successful among the many diverse and conflicting voices and interests in the widely divided American Arab community to achieve the primary goal…


UNITY Ethnic Journalists host conference in Chicago

UNITY Journalists of Color host 2 day conference at Loyola University, Water Tower UNITY Journalists of Color host 2 day conference at Loyola University, Water Tower From 8 am – 10 pm Loyola University – Water Tower Campus Schreiber Center, Wintrust…


Jordan’s King offers insight into war on terror

Jordan’s King offers insight into war on terror. Jordan’s King Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein pulled back the veil on some of the myths confronting the Middle East and the failures of the Western World to confront Daesh (ISIS) during an interview…


M’Sakhan sumac chicken, caramelized onions

Recipe: M’Sakhan sumac chicken, caramelized onions, traditional Arab chicken meal By Ray Hanania One of my favorite Arabian food dishes is M’Sakhan (Musahkhan, M’Sahkhan), spiced sumac chicken on a bed of chicken broth soaked Pita Bread and covered in caramelized…


Netanyahu’s “happy talk” campaign to destroy peace

Netanyahu’s “happy talk” campaign to destroy peace. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has done everything possible to destroy the peace process and prevent the establishment of a Palestinian State, but cleverly disguises his nation’s brutality with “happy talk” and disingenuous…


Abbas urges Israel to recognize Palestine

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged Israel during a speech to the United Nation’s General Assembly to set aside their racism and hatred and recognize once and for all the right of Palestinians to a state. Abbas also protested against Israel’s…


Jordan King warns Israel of “Sea of Hatred”

Jordan’s King Abdullah II warned Israel that it’s continued policies of violence against Palestinian civilians in the Israeli occupied West Bank and in the Israeli embargoed Gaza Strip will fuel a “Sea of Hatred” during a speech before the United…


Al Jazeera English offers new access in US

Al Jazeera Media Network announced that it has resumed making Al Jazeera English, its multi-award winning news and current affairs channel, available free to U.S. audiences through Aljazeera.com and across a range of digital platforms.  Dr. Mostefa Souag, Al Jazeera’s…


Annual Taybeh Fest kicks off this weekend

Annual Taybeh Fest kicks off this weekend with entertainment and cultural pride in Palestine. Taybeh is one of the last remaining Christian villages in the Middle East and is an example of coexistence with Muslims and others in an environment…


Levy named president of US/Middle East Project

Levy named president of US/Middle East Project. Longtime American Jewish peace activist to head international peace group succeeding founder Henry Siegman. The group is based in London and New York and advocates for Palestinian-Israeli peace The appointment of Daniel Levy…


Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike get support

Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike get support. Advocates of human rights are showing support for the hundreds of Palestinian dissidents being held in Israeli prisons who have been denied their rights under the International Rule of Law. Supporters are posting videos…


Arab group website hacked in Dearborn

Arab groups website hacked in Dearborn. American Human Rights Council website hacked by radical extremists. Hate group suspected in Internet attack. Police are investigating By Ray Hanania The American Arab civil rights group “American Human Rights Council” (AHRC) reported on…


Why Muslims and Arabs should vote for Trump

Why Muslims and Arabs should vote for Trump. Trump’s loose rhetoric has provoked Muslims and Arabs into an unprecedented level of activism. But that activism will probably disappear if Hillary Clinton is elected president. Clinton represents a continuation of the status quo,…


Prosecute Saudis, then prosecute US Soldiers, too

If we prosecute Saudis can we prosecute US Soldiers? 15 years after the September 11 terrorist attacks and American officials continue to play politics with war crimes. Congress allows prosecution of Saudis for 9/11 under legislation approved this week, but when…


Breaking out of the stagnant Palestinian-Israeli status quo

Breaking out of the stagnant Palestinian-Israeli status quo. As long as Israel is comfortable with the occupation it will opt to maintain it. But Palestinians can radically change their predicament with a paradigm shift in their resistance. Palestinians could make the…


Obama names first Muslim Federal judge

Much is being made of President Barack Obama appointing the “first” Muslim as a judge on the Federal Court, but few seem to take notice of the American Arabs who have been appointed to the Federal bench and to judgeships across the country….


Tabboun: Chicago remains strongest Palestine voice

The Tabboun: A collection of news briefs, stories and alerts. Chicago remains strong Palestine voice … More than 50 million children face refugee challenges worldwide with largest concern in Syria … More than 50 million children face suffering with 45 percent tied…


Mohammed Dajani, the Holocaust, normalization and peace

In March 2014 Al-Quds Professor Mohammed Dajani took 27 of his students on an education visit to the Auschwitz Nazi death camp to explore the history of the Holocaust and expand understanding. But Dajani was immediately attacked and forced from his…


Eid al Adha holiday to be observed on Sept. 11

Eid al Adha, 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…


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),…