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Don’t have to be a Trump supporter to cheer his media fight

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Don’t have to be a Trump supporter to cheer his media fight

Don’t have to be a Trump supporter to cheer his media fight Trump is right. The news media is the enemy of America. The mainstream American news media has been the single greatest threat to the civil rights of Arabs and Muslims — YES Muslims — over the years. I know how confusing it must…

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Muslim group condemns growing anti-Semitism

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Muslim group condemns growing anti-Semitism USCMO vehemently condemns the growing wave in anti-Semitism in the US and the desecration of a Jewish cemetery The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of several leading national and local Muslim organizations and institutions, strongly condemns the growing wave in anti-Semitism in the US, and the desecration…

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AlDowayan exhibit continues through March 26, Miami

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AlDowayan exhibit continues through March 26, Miami

AlDowayan exhibit continues through March 26, Miami Solo Exhibition “I Am Here: Manal AlDowayan” to open Feb. 17; on Display through March 26 Rojas + Rubensteen Projects, a contemporary art gallery and community hub in Little River, Miami, is pleased to present the exhibition “I Am Here” by world-acclaimed female artist Manal AlDowayan, hailing from Saudi…

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HBO releases new documentary on Syria

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HBO releases new documentary on Syria

HBO releases new documentary on Syria HBO will premier a new documentary on the civil war in Syria called Cries from Syria, to be broadcast on March 13th at 10:00pm ET/PT. (Trailer video below) Cries of Syria, Directed by Evgeny Afineevsky (Academy Award Nominee for 2015’s Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom) In March 2011, the Syrian people, inspired…

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Palestinians & Israelis join in protest against Hebron settlement

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Palestinians & Israelis join in protest against Hebron settlement

Palestinians & Israelis join in protest against Hebron settlement Joint demonstration by Palestinians and Israelis in central Hebron, Feb. 24, 2017, to protest racist Jewish-only settlement in Hebron and violence by Hebron settlers and soldiers against Arab residents. Israeli citizens – Jewish and Palestinian alike – will join local Palestinian residents of Hebron for a…

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SodaStream Recalls Carbonating Bottles Due to Injury Hazard

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SodaStream Recalls Carbonating Bottles Due to Injury Hazard

SodaStream Recalls Carbonating Bottles Due to Injury Hazard SodaStream Recall Summary from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Name of Product: Carbonating bottles, SodaStream Hazard:  The bottles can burst under pressure, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystanders. Remedy: Refund Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled carbonating bottles and contact SodaStream for…

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Arab Museum hosts Muslim social event

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Arab Museum hosts Muslim social event “ILLMUSLIMS: BE SOCIAL” Makes Detroit debut at Arab American National Museum event. National organization offers platform to connect with peers and develop a sense of community through art and culture The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is teaming up with illMuslims: Be Social Detroit at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017,…

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Israel’s annexation law imperils peace

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Israel’s annexation law imperils peace

Israel imperils Palestinian statehood by formalizing annexation of West Bank The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) unequivocally condemns Israel’s recent move that further entrenches its creeping settlement-building apparatus. CIHRS, along with local and international human rights groups, have warned several times of Israel’s de facto annexation policy of the West Bank. This policy…

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Experts to reveal Israel lobby’s impact on US policy

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Experts to reveal Israel lobby’s impact on US policy The March 24 all-day conference “The Israel Lobby and American Policy” at the National Press Club will feature the following speakers: Wajahat Ali is a journalist, writer, lawyer, award-winning playwright, TV host, and consultant. Ali will discuss the intersection of pro-Israel organizations and donors and Islamophobia…

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UN Chief urges Students to strengthen Egypt

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UN Chief urges Students to strengthen Egypt

UN Chief urges Students to strengthen Egypt Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ address at Cairo University, “Facing Global Challenges, Finding Hope in Youth”, in Cairo today (Feb. 15, 2017): Let me say first of all how grateful I am for this invitation to be here at the same university as one…

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