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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans Officials of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee express concerns that discrimination gainst the Arab American community is rising as the nation turns the corner to the 20th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. ADC President Samer Khalaf and ADC Legal adviser Abed Ayoub appeared…

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Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021

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Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021

Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021 By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Israel’s act of sabotage on Iran’s central nuclear facility on April 11 raises several questions. Tel-Aviv seems to live in a climate of unusual impunity. It has so far managed to escape punitive consequences for its territorial occupation, displacement of indigenous people…

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz On October 17, 2019 the Lebanon erupted into a nationwide uprising demanding the dismantling of a corrupt and sectarian political system. Responding to unprecedented street protests, Saad Hariri resigned immediately. A new cabinet was formed by Hassan Diab, an academic with a limited background in public…

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American Human Rights Council Empowers Women

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American Human Rights Council Empowers Women

American Human Rights Council Empowers Women By Allison Folmar For over 100 years, valiant women who refuse to be silenced have led the fight against voter disenfranchisement and suppression. It was and remains women at the forefront of the movement enacting legislative change pronouncing that every person is deserving of the rights and responsibilities of…

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Abraham Accords Advance Stage of Injustice

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Abraham Accords Advance Stage of Injustice

Abraham Accords Advance Stage of Injustice By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz In my previous article The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians the key concept is “deception”. The Accords are marketed as a peace plan, but what is really happening is escalation of tension in 2021 and beyond. The insertion of the name “Abraham” seductively implies…

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif and Vanunu: Israel’s Nuclear Whistleblower

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif and Vanunu: Israel’s Nuclear Whistleblower

On Saturday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted at Western leaders of countries responsible for Israel’s nuclear program that, “Israel is expanding Dimona, the region’s only nuclear bomb factory… By Eileen Fleming Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif tweeted at President Biden and the heads of state of Britain, France and Germany regarding The Guardian’s, “Israel expands nuclear…

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