Articles by rayhanania

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…


Clinton declares war on Israeli-Palestinian peace

Hillary Clinton’s desperation to silence divisions in the Democratic Party so she can focus her attacks against Donald Trump comes with a very high price, her critics contend, for many important issues including fighting racism, winning changes to improve immigration,…


Gutierrez, Ellison urge support of Two-States

Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez of Chicago and Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison of Minnesota both reaffirmed their support for the Two-State solution for a peace accord between Palestine and Israel in a mass mailing distributed this week by J-Street. The message…


Book explores plight of some MidEast Christians

Exploring the plight of Christians in the Middle East makes it a difficult journey for those who wish to include Israel’s abuses of Arab Christians. The issue of Christian persecution in the Middle East, Arab World, Muslim World and in…


American Arab runs for Mayor of Los Angeles

American Arab Security specialist and first responder Matthew H. Giaba has announced his candidacy for mayor of the nation’s second largest city, Los Angeles. Giaba, American Lebanese and Christian, said he is driven by the need for change and solving the…


Book review: The Drone Eats with Me

None of the most celebrated Western journalists have been willing to properly or fairly capture the true horror of Israel’s terrorism and war crimes against the Palestinians who live under Israel’s brutal oppression in the Gaza Strip. But Palestinian author and journalist…


United Nations funds 15 peacekeeping missions

Approving the appropriation of $7.86 billion for 15 peacekeeping operations for the 2016/2017 fiscal period, the General Assembly today adopted 25 resolutions and one decision contained in reports from its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary). (See Press Release GA/AB/4201.) One…


Zogby ensures Palestine-Israel will be on DNC agenda

The decision by Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to include American Arab activist Jim Zogby as one of his five appointees to the Democratic Platform Committee will ensure that Middle East peace and the rights of Palestinians will remain on the…


Al Jazeera protests Egyptian death sentences

Egypt’s military dictatorship, which has the backing of President Obama and the American political establishment, has condemned six individuals including at least three reporters to death in absentia. The accused have been charged with providing state secrets to the Arab…


Orlando, Chicago, Palestine: Is murder just politics?

Orlando, Chicago, Palestine: Is violence and murder just an exercise in politics? Violence in America is defined by the race, religion and politics of the victims, not by the rule of law, principles of morality or journalism ethics By Ray…


Saudi Arabia, Egypt lead with best Universities

A new study prepared by the prestigious news magazine US News & World Report has rank the 125 top ranked universities in the Middle East and Arab World, with the best located in Saudi Arabia and in Egypt. Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan…


Muslim organizations denounce Orlando massacre

The leaders of dozens of Muslim American organizations immediately denounced as intolerable and unacceptable the massacre of 49 innocent people Saturday night by a gun-touting American Muslim of Afghan heritage who had previously been identified by the FBI as having extremist…


What Muhammad Ali meant to American Arabs, and me

What Muhammad Ali meant to American Arabs, and me, a personal remembrance of Ali’s impact on the lives of American Arabs during several encounters from his beginnings in the boxing profession from Cassius Cay to Muhammad Ali and his conversion to…


EU boosts support for Tunisian democracy

In the immediate wake of the 2011 Revolution, the EU pledged to support the Tunisian people’s transition toward greater democracy, freedom and social justice. EU support for transition in Tunisia In the immediate wake of the 2011 Revolution, the EU pledged…


Al-Quds University pens deal with Arab Investment corp

Arab Palestinian Investment Company- APIC signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Al-Quds University within the Dual Studies Program with the support of German Government In line with its corporate social responsibility strategy to invest in education, culture, entrepreneurship, youth development,…


US Post Office issues new Eid stamp honoring Muslims

The U.S. Post Office has issued its latest stamp to commemorate the Muslim religious holiday of Ramadan with its latest “Eid Stamp” — Eid meaning Holiday in Arabic. Despite social media racism claiming the stamp was issued by “Muslim President…


Algeria’s 2016 Baccalaureate: Laureates in the Bac

The future of Algeria lays on its education system, it should put excellence the main demand from its students, then make sure this demand applies on its leaders as well By Abdennour Toumi Algeria’s latest melee in political incorrectness has struck…