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AAI’s Gibran Gala honors champions of humanity

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AAI’s Gibran Gala honors champions of humanity

AAI’s Gibran Gala honors champions of humanity The Arab American Institute hosted the 20th annual Khalil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala April 26, 2018 which recognizes organizations, leaders and activists from around the world for their service to humanity. This year’s honorees include: World renowned Chef José Andrés who founded World Central Kitchen;  the American Civil…

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Rewriting the future: Editor in Chief Faisal J. Abbas on Arab News’ new leaf

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Rewriting the future: Editor in Chief Faisal J. Abbas on Arab News’ new leaf

Rewriting the future: Editor in Chief Faisal J. Abbas on Arab News’ new leaf The Arab News Newspaper is the leading English language newspaper in the Middle East, and important title that reflects the focus of much of its editorial content which has been published over the past 43 years. The newspaper has expanded, embraced…

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DOD says truth on Niger more important than USS Liberty

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DOD says truth on Niger more important than USS Liberty

DOD Says truth on Niger more important than USS Liberty “DoD Owes Families, Nation Information on Niger Action” but NOT on USS Liberty Attack by Joe Meadors, USS Liberty Survivor Four Green Berets were Killed in Action in Niger. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, held a prolonged,…

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Profile: Sam Jammal’s candidacy in California Congressional race

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Profile: Sam Jammal’s candidacy in California Congressional race

Profile: Sam Jammal’s candidacy in California Congressional race Arab Americans on the Ground: Sam Jammal on challenging a 24-year incumbent and getting involved. The Arab American Institute looks at the candidacy of Sam Jammal in the 39th Congressional race in Orange County, in California By Rawan Elbaba As a young college student, Sam Jammal had…

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Yemen immigrant Nagi Daifallah gave his life for American cause

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Yemen immigrant Nagi Daifallah gave his life for American cause

Yemen immigrant Nagi Daifallah gave his life for American cause Forty-Four years ago today, an Arab American from Yemen gave his life for a just cause. The story of Yemeni immigrant and farm worker Nagi Daifallah’s has never been more important By Annie Riley “No other segment of our population is so poorly paid yet contributes…

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Material Support and the new FBI

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Material Support and the new FBI

Material Support and the new FBI The soon-to-be Director of the FBI, Christopher Wray, has a concerning track record on First Amendment rights despite support from both Republicans and Democrats. By Ryan Suto “As expected” is the best description of the Senate confirmation hearing for President Trump’s pick to be the next Director of the…

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