Opinion & Commentary

  • 23 Feb 2018

    Arab American empowerment continues to grow

    Arab American empowerment continues to grow Arab Americans have been fighting for a place at the American table from the day they set foot in America. But in recent years, their empowerment has increased despite the increased discrimination in the wake of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. In recently years, Arab Americans have...

  • 21 Feb 2018

    Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

    Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs The Rev. William “Billy” Franklin Graham Jr. died this week at the age of 99. During his life, Graham once held the Palestinian Christians of Bethlehem in the highest esteem. And when my mother passed through one of his evangelical conventions one day, Graham held her hand high up...

  • 21 Feb 2018

    A regional approach to ending the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

    A regional approach to ending the Palestinian-Israeli conflict Writer Ghassan Rubeiz explores the challenge of ending the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and achieving peace on a regional basis. By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Peacemaking is more about settling on new ideas and novel experiences than about border disputes. In the role of occupiers, Israelis have developed an arbitrary sense...

  • 20 Feb 2018

    حرب إسرائيل على الفلسطينيين هي حرب على الحقائق

    حرب إسرائيل على الفلسطينيين هي حرب على الحقائق (Arabic) Israel’s war on Palestine is a war on facts. To the world, Ahmad Jarrar was a “terrorist” who murdered “innocent” Israeli Rabbi Raziel Shevach near his settlement outside of Nablus last month. What they don’t tell you is Shevach represents a movement of hatred that has...

  • 19 Feb 2018

    Israel’s war on Palestinians is a war on facts

    Israel’s war on Palestinians is a war on facts Israel’s government is not only violating the rights of Christians and Muslims inside Israel and in the occupied territories, the Apartheid government is also assaulting truth. Pro-Israel fanatics want you to sympathize with them when Israelis are killed but are silent when Israelis murder Palestinian civilians,...

  • 19 Feb 2018

    إحصاء السكان الأمريكي و حقوق العرب

    إحصاء السكان الأمريكي و حقوق العرب For the third time in 3 decades, the US Government has refused to include Arabs in the Decennial U.S. Census canvass which identifies the ethnic and racial makeup of America and is used to determine benefits for recognized ethnic and racial groups. Click here to read the English version....

  • 15 Feb 2018

    Time to rise above anger when confronting Israeli extremism

    Time to rise above anger when confronting Israeli extremism Palestinians are justified in their anger and frustrations, but allowing our emotions to direct our actions is not a good strategic move. Instead, we need to set aside our anger and emotion and instead pursue a pragmatic strategy based on one goal of establishing a Palestinian...

  • 14 Feb 2018

    الوطن و استراتيجية الغضب

    الوطن و استراتيجية الغضب It is not hard to understand the frustration and anger Palestinians and Arabs feel in the face of continued abuse by Israel’s government, whose policies are not only destroying any chance of peace, but also encouraging more violence and death. But the Palestinian and Arab world’s reaction to the Israeli government’s...

  • 13 Feb 2018

    Spielberg’s “The Post” and This American and Israel’s Nuclear Whistleblower VANUNU Mordechai

    Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” stars Meryl Streep portraying Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of The Washington Post. In response to my first of eight trips to both sides of Israel’s Wall in Palestine, this American female established WeAreWideAwake.org, produced “30 Minutes with Vanunu” which streams at YouTube and wrote the screenplay “This American and...

  • 12 Feb 2018

    LOVE, Valentines Day, Ash Wednesday, Fools and Stages of the Soul

    Love is patient and kind; NOT proud, rude, self-seeking, or easily angered. Love rejoices in truth and Love never fails. In 2018 Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday fall on the same day. Easter Day this year falls on April Fools’ Day, which is celebrated with practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. NO joke or hoax but Jesus was...

  • 11 Feb 2018

    What’s the Matter with France?

    What’s the Matter with France? What is wrong with the white xenophobes and France in general toward their fellow Muslims and Arabs? By Abdennour Toumi The question of the headscarf (al-Khemar in Arabic) in France is more than just a partisan selling point and an electoral agenda. The aim of the matter is to ban...

  • 11 Feb 2018

    ” الحشمة ” هو منتج Macy الجديد لملابس المحجبات

    ” الحشمة ” هو منتج Macy الجديد لملابس المحجبات الكاتب: راي حنانيا  (Macy’s will feature the Verona Collection, fashionable clothing for Muslims in America. Click here for the English version of the column.) شركة ميسي Macy تعلن عن افتتاح خط جديد لملابس المحجبات اشهر شركة بيع في امريكا تقدم ملابس المحجبات من تصميم بيت الازياء الاسلامي...

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  • Israeli snipers fire at Palestinians protesting in support of hunger strikers at the Gaza border with Nahal Oz. Photo copyright Gaza Strip Photographer Ahmad Hasaballah

    Adalah denounces Israeli blacklist Israel releases ‘BDS blacklist’ banning NGOs from entering country Adalah: ‘BDS blacklist’ is reminiscent of actions taken by South Africa’s apartheid regime which also prepared blacklists in order to punish people and prevent entry. Israel released on Sunday, 7 January 2018 a list of NGOs whose members will be prevented from...

  • Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli blacklist Letter from Jewish Voice for Peace Executive Director Rebecca Vilkomerson: I’m equal parts furious and sad: The Israeli Strategic Affairs Ministry put Jewish Voice for Peace on the list of organizations now officially banned from entering the state of Israel. We’re racing to figure out what this means and...

  • Bait-ul-Jaamay Mosque in Glen Ellyn. Imam Mohammed Zafarullah

    Imam Mohammed Zafarullah will serve the Chicagoland Community Hundreds of Muslims Welcome New Imam Mohammed Zafarullah to Bait-ul-Jaamay Mosque Imam Mohammed Zafarullah serves as a Missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, the oldest Muslim organization in the United States, est 1920. Under the direction and guidance of His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the Khalifa...

  • Sidi Bou Said

    Six years on from their revolution, what is it like starting a business in the new Tunisia? Today, the startup scene in Tunisia.  By: Kerning Cultures In 2011, against all odds, Tunisia’s revolution successfully overthrew the dictatorial regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and sparked the beginning of the historic Arab Spring. Now, in 2017,...

  • passport stamps from the UAE. Entry via Dubai, exit via Abu Dhabi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    UAE passport awarded a certificate UAE Passport Force initiative aims high for 2021. DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – At a ceremony, the government of the UAE accepted a certificate bestowed by the Passport Index, in recognition for being the most powerful passport in the GCC. UAE passport holders enjoy a visa-free score of...

  • Palestine activists oppose arming Israel Palestine activists to launch ‘football and hip hop blockades’ against global arms fair Palestine solidarity activists are planning to use mass football games and live music to prevent deliveries of weapons for the world’s biggest arms fair. Launching a week of action [1] with a Stop Arming Israel day on...