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Reading the grinds in Arabian coffee

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Reading the grinds in Arabian coffee
rayhanania

rayhanania

Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

Visit this link to read Ray's column archive at the ArabNews,com www.arabnews.com/taxonomy/term/10906
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If you have never had your coffee grounds read, you are missing out on understanding your potential future. The art of reading coffee grounds in the Middle East traces back to thousands of years of practice, fortune tellers and seers By Ray Hanania When I was younger, my mother and aunts used to read my…

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That Which Cannot Change Syria

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That Which Cannot Change Syria
Salma Nawlo

Salma Nawlo

Salma Nawlo is an American writer and journalist and focuses on the tragic events and lives of Syria, its people and the Middle East. Born in Aleppo, Syria and raised in New York, Salma moved to central Florida in 2002, where she is currently based. She obtained her M.A. degree in Journalism in 2008 from the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom. In 2012, she went on to obtain her M.B.A. from Florida Southern College, from where she also had received her Bachelors in News Media Communications, back in 2006.

On the side, Salma dabbles in marketing, public relations, social media, local community outreach and college teaching. She can be followed on Twitter (www.twitter.com/Snawlo) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/salma.nawlo) and emailed directly at nawlo.salma@gmail.com. Her web page is www.snawlo.com.

She credits her critical thinking abilities to her mother, her philosophical ruminations to her father, and the ethical manifestations of her actions to her younger sister. Her husband and best friend, Thomas, is credited for always bringing a different perspective which challenges her to debate wisely. In her free time, she likes to play racquetball, read, and spend time with her two Exotic cats, Aladdin and Jasmine.

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Salma Nawlo

That Which Cannot Change Syria By Salma Nawlo A jasmine should still smell as sweet, whether it bloomed in Syria pre-wartime or it blooms now. Traditional songs promising hope, love and courage can still be hummed in the same tune. Turkish coffee should still taste as bitter, whether it is drank while one is sat…

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