NEWS

  • 21 Jun 2018

    Impact of Trump ban on Yemen detailed in new report

    Impact of Trump ban on Yemen detailed in new report The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Rule of Law Clinic at Yale Law School released “Window Dressing the Muslim Ban: Reports of waivers & mass denials from Yemeni-American families stuck in limbo.” The new report documents the impact of Donald Trump’s “Muslim Ban”...

  • 20 Jun 2018

    Accurate look at UN Human Rights, devoid of Nikki Haley’s racism

    Accurate look at UN Human Rights, devoid of Nikki Haley’s racism Despite the lies and propaganda of racist, bigoted American UN Ambassador Nikki Haley that the UN Human Rights Council only focuses on Israel, the outgoing UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein offers insight into the Council’s positions on a wide range...

  • 13 Jun 2018

    Saudi King urges American understanding on Yemen challenges

    Saudi King urges American understanding on Yemen challenges His Royal Highness Ambassador Prince Khalid bin Salman, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States of America, on Twitter concerning Hodeidah Port: “The Kingdom has been and will continue to be at the forefront of humanitarian efforts to support the brotherly people of Yemen.” “These...

  • 11 Jun 2018

    Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority

    Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority The Committee to End Gaza Sanctions has criticized Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for imposing sanctions they charge support Israel’s embargo and oppression of Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. Here is the statement the Committee issued Monday morning following massive protests held in Ramallah on Sunday,...

  • 11 Jun 2018

    Palestinians demand end to PA sanctions on Gaza

    Palestinians demand end to PA sanctions on Gaza Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets Sunday to demand an end to the sanctions imposed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to show solidarity with the besieged residents of the Gaza Strip who have been under military assault by Israeli military forces since March 30, 2018....

  • 08 Jun 2018

    Arab Radio Podcast: Iraqi Artist Michael Rakowitz

    Arab Radio Podcast: Iraqi Artist Michael Rakowitz Iraqi American artist Michael Rakowitz talks about his efforts to recreate Iraqi art and iconic heritage lost to war and ISIS/ISIL violence in this interview on Yalla! Fight Back live Arab Radio Friday June 8, 2018 with host Ray Hanania. You can listen to the podcast using the...

  • 07 Jun 2018

    Sudanese authorities block distribution of Al-Jarida newspaper

    Sudanese authorities block distribution of Al-Jarida newspaper Sudanese authorities should allow the privately owned Al-Jarida newspaper to be distributed freely and cease its ongoing campaign against critical journalists in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Agents from the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) held up distribution of the paper on the ...

  • 06 Jun 2018

    Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support

    Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support Sam Jammal thanks his supporters following the primary election in the 39th Congressional District in California on Tuesday June 5, 2018. Jammal did not win but he ran an amazing candidacy and campaign that received much support from across the country Dear Friend, Thank you everyone for your...

  • 05 Jun 2018

    Election day in California for two Arab congressional candidates

    Election day in California for two Arab congressional candidates Two Arab Americans are vying for nominations for Congress today in California, Sam Jammal in the 39th Congressional District and Palestinian American Ammar Campa-Najjar, who is running for Congress in the 50th District which includes San Diego. Congressman Darrell Issa, whose father is Maronite Lebanese, announced he will retire ...

  • 30 May 2018

    Haifa peace activists protest Gaza killings

    Haifa peace activists protest Gaza killings Despite Police brutality, the Demonstrations in Haifa continue Palestinian political youth activists in Haifa invite you to join the “From Haifa to Gaza” demonstration on Friday (June 1, 2018) at 9:00 pm in the German Colony in Haifa. This demonstration calls for the end of the Israeli siege over...

  • 29 May 2018

    Shakira cancels Israel performance in face of worldwide outcry

    Shakira cancels Israel performance in face of worldwide outcry Nearly 15,000 members of the peace activist organization Jewish Voice for Peace joined in a worldwide protest to convince mega-entertainer Shakira to cancel a planned performance in Tel Aviv, Israel. The protest is intended to send a message to the Israeli people that turning their backs...

  • 20 May 2018

    Arab community mourns passing of Salameh Zanayed

    Arab community mourns passing of Salameh Zanayed An icon of the Arab American community died on May 13, 2018. Salameh Zanayed was a pillar and pioneer for achievement in Arab activism, Arab media and in empowering Arab Americans in regional government in Chicago and Illinois. He was adept at diplomacy in juggling the many rival...

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  • Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza The death toll in Gaza is rising literally as I write – 38 people have been killed already today. By the time you’re reading this, I don’t even want to guess. Meanwhile the US Embassy officially opened in Jerusalem: a cynical, dangerous celebration of annexation. This is the Nakba (“catastrophe”) happening...

  • 5:39 AM - 14 May 2018. Israeli, Jewish peace groups protest US Embassy move May 14, 2018

    Israeli, Jewish Peace groups denounce US Embassy move Trump: moving the Embassy won’t hide the occupation!   Today, May 14, 2018 at 15:15 to 18:00‏‏‏ (Israel/Palestine time),  a demonstration is held against Trump’s reckless and cynical act of moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem!  The protest was held at 13 Eliyahu Lankin Street in Jerusalem, initiated...

  • Construction workers in the West Bank settlement of Ariel. Such Israeli settlements have expanded in recent years. Photo: Annie Slemrod/IRIN. Courtesy of the United Nations

    Amnesty International Condemns Trump Embassy move US Embassy move to Jerusalem rewards Israel’s illegal annexation and settlement policy, says Amnesty International Reacting to the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem, Raed Jarrar, Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International USA issued the following statement: “Today, on the eve...

  • The Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the site of much anti-Palestinian protests and violence from Israeli extremist Jews and settlers‪ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    Ashrawi: US is complicit in Israeli atrocities with Embassy move PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi:  “Seventy years on, the Nakba continues.” Also, BDS activists decry embassy move  “One the eve of the seventieth anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (“catastrophe”), a grave historical injustice that continues today, the U.S. will officially relocate its embassy...

  • Night shot of the Israeli supreme court building in Jerusalem which provides two sets of justice, one for Jews and one for non-Jews inside Israel. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue Shalom Achshav and APN: New US Embassy in Jerusalem is a Setback for Peace. And, Arab American Institute Omar Baddar analyzes move Washington, DC – Israel’s pre-eminent peace movement Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) and its American sister-organization Americans for Peace Now are alarmed by the negative...

  • B’Tselem to UN Secretary General: Protect Lives of Palestinian Protestors Ahead of today’s UN Security Council at 5:00 P.M. (Israel time), and as the demonstrations along the Gaza-Israel fence are expected to continue, B’Tselem Executive Director Hagai El-Ad sent UN Secretary-General António Guterres a letter listing the names of the 35 Palestinians protestors shot to...