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Arab community mourns passing of Salameh Zanayed

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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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Christians should honor their close ties to Muslims this Ramadan

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Christians should honor their close ties to Muslims this Ramadan

Christians should honor their close ties to Muslims this Ramadan Sadly, tensions have increased between Christians and Muslims but the truth is the two peoples and their religions could not be closer. Muslims and Christians have always gotten along and defended each other. And these days both need to stand together in the face of…

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

Seven Palestinian journalists injured by gunfire in Gaza protests Israeli military snipers appear to be intentionally targeting journalists who are covering their brutal assault of Palestinian civilians who are protesting in Gaza against Israeli policies. A total of 22 have been injured including two who died of their wounds since Palestinian protests began on March…

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US Embassy protestors attacked by Israeli police

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US Embassy protestors attacked by Israeli police

US Embassy protestors attacked by Israeli police Israeli Knesset member among citizens in Israel attacked by Israeli police as they protested against the relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Occupied Jerusalem. Dozens of Israeli Arabs and protestors were injured, while in Gaza more than 52 civilians were killed by Israeli sniper fire…

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza

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Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza

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…

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Israelis fire on Gaza civilians protesting U.S. Embassy move

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Israelis fire on Gaza civilians protesting U.S. Embassy move

Israelis fire on Gaza civilians protesting U.S. Embassy move Human Rights Defenders Stand in Solidarity with the Great March of Return and Oppose Today’s U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem. Leaders and groups around the world condemn Israel’s intentional killing of civilians in Gaza including statements from B’Tselem and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders A group of…

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