NEWS

  • 19 Sep 2018

    Actor Sean Penn to keynote ADC Anaheim Convention Oct. 13

    Actor Sean Penn to keynote ADC Anaheim Convention Oct. 13 ADC is delighted to announce that two-time Academy Award winner Sean Penn will be delivering the Convention Keynote Address at the Saturday Night Gala Dinner at the upcoming Annual National Convention. As a social activist Mr. Penn has dedicated his time, and used his voice,...

  • 12 Sep 2018

    Ashrawi laments flaws in peace process, Israeli bad faith

    Press Release: Ashrawi laments flaws in peace process, Israeli bad faith Dr. Ashrawi: “The built-in flaws in the Declaration of Principles and Israeli negotiations in bad faith have brought conditions to a critical phase” On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements (DOP), PLO Executive Committee...

  • 05 Sep 2018

    Syria military arrests Kurdish journalist at check point

    Syria military arrests Kurdish journalist at check point Beirut, September 5, 2018 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Syrian authorities to immediately release Omar Kalo, a news anchor for the Iraqi Kurdish satellite news broadcaster Rudaw. Syrian military intelligence forces stopped and arrested Kalo at a checkpoint between the northern Syrian...

  • 05 Sep 2018

    Taybeh OktoberFest to rock the West Bank this weekend

    Taybeh Oktoberfest to rock the West Bank this weekend Nadim Khoury and David Khoury, co-founders of Taybeh Brewing Company, announce the 14th annual Taybeh Oktoberfest will take place at the Taybeh Brewery, on Saturday and Sunday, September 8 & 9, from 1 pm until 11 pm on both days. The festival has been a unique and...

  • 30 Aug 2018

    Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough

    Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough The Arab American Democratic Club (AADC) announced this week that Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Karen Yarbrough, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and now the official Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, will be keynote speakers at the...

  • 29 Aug 2018

    Israel legalizes theft of Christian, Muslim lands for illegal Jewish-only settlements

    Israel legalizes theft of Christian, Muslim lands for illegal Jewish-only settlements The Israeli District Court in Jerusalem ruled that settlers in an outpost established on private Palestinian land have rights to the land The Jerusalem District Court (Judge Arnon Darel) ruled today, August 28, 2018, that the settlers of the Mitzpe Karmim outpost, east of...

  • 28 Aug 2018

    Lipinski urges humanitarian aid for Palestinians in face of Trump cuts

    Lipinski urges humanitarian aid for Palestinians in face of Trump cuts Conservative Democrat Dan Lipinski urges immediate humanitarian aid to Palestinians living in the besieged Gaza Strip, warning of dire consequences that not only threatens the life of the nearly 2 million civilians but also jeopardizes the chances of peace between Israel and Palestine. Americans...

  • 23 Aug 2018

    Arab Radio discusses the Arabs of South America Friday 8 am EST

    Arab Radio discusses the Arabs of South America Friday 8 am EST Use the widget below to listen to the Podcast of this Radio Program, or click here to go to the podcast website. Thank you: Tune in to Yalla! Fight Back Arab Radio on Friday morning, August 24, 2018 at 8 AM EST on...

  • 22 Aug 2018

    Amnesty International urges Saudi Arabia to drop death penalty for protestors

    Amnesty International urges Saudi Arabia to drop death penalty for protestors Saudi Arabia: Appalling plan to execute female activist must be stopped Responding to news that Saudi Arabia is seeking the death penalty for five individuals who face trial before Saudi Arabia’s counter-terror court, including Israa al-Ghomgham, who would be the first woman ever to...

  • 22 Aug 2018

    US Justice Department: Bank Leumi admitted to helping Israelis to hide money

    US Justice Department: Bank Leumi admitted to helping Israelis to hide money Los Angeles Man Pleads Guilty to Not Reporting Over $1 Million Held in Israeli Offshore Accounts A Los Angeles man pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to willfully failing to file a Report of Foreign Bank...

  • 20 Aug 2018

    Peace activists mourn passing of Uri Avnery

    Peace activists mourn passing of Uri Avnery Uri Avnery was an Israeli who fought for peace and justice, defending the rights of Jews and non-Jews in Israel, in the occupied territories and who advocated for a peaceful, just settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in his writings. Avnery died early on Monday August 20, 2018 after...

  • 16 Aug 2018

    Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to congress

    Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to Congress Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar thanks voters and Arab and Muslim community for helping her win Democratic Primary in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. Omar could be the most popular Muslim Arab woman in Congress. Omar will be sworn into office in January 2019 along with Rashida...

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  • Dr. Hanan Ashrawi

    Press Release: Ashrawi laments flaws in peace process, Israeli bad faith Dr. Ashrawi: “The built-in flaws in the Declaration of Principles and Israeli negotiations in bad faith have brought conditions to a critical phase” On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements (DOP), PLO Executive Committee...

  • AHRC Executive Director Imad Hamad

    AHRC honored to receive the UN NGO ECOSOC Consultative Status The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) is gratified and truly honored to receive the United Nations- ECOSOC Consultative Status approved in its session held on July 24, 2018. This recognition is important to the work of AHRC. The Consultative Status will enable AHRC to actively...

  • 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...

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