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Remembering two iconic champions of Palestinian rights

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Remembering two iconic champions of Palestinian rights

Remembering two iconic champions of Palestinian rights M. Cherif Bassiouni recently passed away, ending a life of struggle against justice including for the rights of Palestinians. Bassiouni was one of two great icons who mentored me into activism for Palestinian rights when I was younger. What they once represented is often difficult to find in…

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Attorney Joumana Kayrouz honored for legal achievements

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Attorney Joumana Kayrouz honored for legal achievements

Attorney Joumana Kayrouz honored for legal achievements (Dearborn, Michigan) – Michigan Accident Attorney Joumana Kayrouz was honored at the 25th Annual Arab American Chamber of Commerce “Building Economic Bridges” gala for her contributions to the business and legal community. The Economic Bridge Builder of the Year award recognizes individuals and businesses for their commitment to…

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World Premiere set for film “Naila and the Uprising”

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World Premiere set for film “Naila and the Uprising”

World Premiere set for film “Naila and the Uprising” A Story of the Hidden Role Women Played in the Nonviolent Movement of the First Intifada receives World Premiere at DOC NYC. Film Screens at DOC NYC and IDFA in Lead-up to 30th Anniversary of First Intifada; Subjects Naila Ayesh & Zahira Kamal in New York for Premiere Just Vision…

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Kayrouz keynotes welcome speech for new U.S. citizens at Federal Immigration Ceremony

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Kayrouz keynotes welcome speech for new U.S. citizens at Federal Immigration Ceremony

Kayrouz keynotes welcome speech for new U.S. citizens at Federal Immigration Ceremony Prominent Michigan accident attorney Joumana Kayrouz told new U.S. citizens during a federal government swearing-in service held Friday morning in the City of Westland that American citizenship is an important key that can unlock their family dreams. The new citizens received their citizenship oath from…

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Love Blossoms and Cultures Collide in Yasminas Necklace

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Love Blossoms and Cultures Collide in Yasminas Necklace

Love Blossoms and Cultures Collide in Yasminas Necklace LOVE BLOSSOMS AND CULTURES COLLIDE IN YASMINA’S NECKLACE, ROHINA MALIK’S MODERN AMERICAN LOVE STORY, DIRECTED BY ANN FILMER, OCTOBER 20 – NOVEMBER 19 ***IRAQI ART BY AHMAD ABDULRAZZAQ FEATURED ON THE SET—AND DISPLAYED IN THE LOBBY AVAILABLE FOR SALE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PRODUCTION*** Chicago-based playwright Rohina…

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Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria

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Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria

Kurdish reporters killed in eastern Syria Two Kurdish reporters killed on duty by car bombings in eastern Syria Beirut, October 16, 2017–Kurdish journalists Dilshan Ibash and Hawker Faisal Mohammed died from injuries sustained during October 12 suicide car bomb attacks that occurred in the eastern Syrian village of Abu Fas, where the two reporters were…

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King Abdulaziz University is Ranked No. 1 in the Arab World

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King Abdulaziz University is Ranked No. 1 in the Arab World

King Abdulaziz University is Ranked No. 1 in the Arab World To Lead Sponsors of World Student Scholarship Education Program (WSSEP) on 22nd and 23rd October, 2017 Dubai, UAE DUBAI, UAE, October 16, 2017 — King Abdulaziz University (KAU) bears the name of the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1967…

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ACLU challenges discriminatory laws banning boycott of Israel

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ACLU challenges discriminatory laws banning boycott of Israel

ACLU challenges discriminatory laws banning boycott of Israel USCPR Welcomes ACLU Lawsuit Challenging Unconstitutional Anti-BDS Law The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights welcomes the American Civil Liberties Union’s landmark lawsuit, filed today, challenging an anti-boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) law in the state of Kansas for its violation of the First Amendment. The Kansas law…

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Gutierrez stands with Palestinian activist Haneen Zoubi

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Gutierrez stands with Palestinian activist Haneen Zoubi

Gutierrez stands with Palestinian activist Haneen Zoubi U.S. Congressman Luis Gutierrez spoke strongly in defense of Palestinian Rights this week introducing visiting Palestinian-Israeli Knesset member Haneen Zoubi at a fundraiser for the Jerusalem Fund held on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. Attendees raised more than $100,000 at the event to support medical relief efforts for victims…

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

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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…

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Israel violates rule of law, oppressing innocent civilians

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Israel violates rule of law, oppressing innocent civilians

Israel violates rule of law, oppressing innocent civilians 40,000 Palestinians Collectively Punished after Har Adar Attack Israeli violates civil rights of Palestinians. On Tuesday, 26 September, Nimer Mahmoud Jamal, 37, from Beit Surik carried out an attack in the settlement of Har Adar, killing a Border Police officer and two settlement security guards: Sgt. Solomon…

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Americans for Peace Now urge firing of Ambassador Friedman

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Americans for Peace Now urge firing of Ambassador Friedman

Americans for Peace Now urge firing of Ambassador Friedman APN to Trump: Fire Ambassador Friedman! Americans for Peace Now (APN) is calling on President Trump to recall US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for making statements that blatantly contradict long-held United States policy, as well as objective facts and international law. Ambassador Friedman continues to…

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