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Pioneering Middle East Magazine publisher dies

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Pioneering Middle East Magazine publisher dies

Pioneering Middle East Magazine publisher dies One of the most influential journalists who contributed enormously to the understanding of the true facts and issues of the Middle East and the Palestine conflict, passed away this week. Ambassador Andrew Ivy Killgore, a veteran American diplomat moved by the injustices he witnessed to publish the Washington Report on…

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Obit: Boutros-Ghali, veteran Egyptian diplomat dies

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Obit: Boutros-Ghali, veteran Egyptian diplomat dies

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, veteran Egyptian diplomat, dies Boutros Boutros-Ghali, veteran Egyptian diplomat and the first United Nations Secretary-General from Africa, passed away today at the age of 93. He is being praised for guiding the Organization through the tumultuous early 1990’s and for helping shape the UN’s response to post-Cold War realities, drafting a seminal report…

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Algerian war hero Da al-Hocine dies

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Algerian war hero Da al-Hocine dies

The passing of Da al-Hocine poses a new challenge for the regime. Real opposition continues to be a major political imperative in shaping the country’s political pluralis. The last Algerian WL hero and leader, Ait Ahmed, who was for my generation a father and a teacher of how to stand to tyranny. His ideas and…

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Nation’s richest lawyer Arab Joe Jamail dies

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Nation’s richest lawyer Arab Joe Jamail dies

American Arab attorney Yuseff “Joseph” Dahr Jamail, the wealthiest personal injury lawyer in America, died this week, it was announced Wednesday. Jamail’s estate was valued at more than $1.5 billion by Forbes Magazine By Ray Hanania Yuseff “Joseph” Dahr Jamail, recognized the wealthiest lawyer in America, died on Wednesday December 23, 2015 at the age…

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ADC National honors the late Sir Michael Berry

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ADC National honors the late Sir Michael Berry

ADC National recognizes achievements of Sir Michael Berry Sir. Michael Berry, a lawyer, pioneer of the Arab American community and longtime Wayne County official in Michigan, died this past week. He was 95 years old. Of Lebanese heritage, Sir Berry was the first Muslim to practice law in Michigan. He dedicated his life to numerous…

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Obituary: Omar Sharif, 1932-2015, the back story

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Obituary: Omar Sharif, 1932-2015, the back story

Omar Sharif was one of the first Arab actors to appear in the biased anti-Arab arena of Hollywood. His talent took him past the bigotry that has denied Arabs roles in major motion pictures, excluded pro-Arab themes and narratives from Hollywood movies, and marginalized Arabs to the sidelines of a biased movie industry. But his legacy…

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