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Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials

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Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials

Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials The Arab American Democratic Club hosted a forum of journalists and elected officials and community leaders on Thursday April 22, 2021 to discuss both Ramadan and Arab American Heritage Month (April). The panel included a video message offering both Ramadan Kareem messages and a celebratory…

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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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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates As the holy month of Ramadan nears, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) relaunched a national boycott of Israeli dates sold in US markets. AMP calls on all Americans and American Muslims to boycott date brands known explicitly to operate in illegal Israeli settlements and to exploit…

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Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2

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Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2

Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2 Leaders of Chicagoland’s Arab American community will gather on Friday April 2, 2021 beginning at 6 PM to celebrate Land Day, the day in 1976 in which Israel’s police and soldiers shot and killed Israeli citizens who were protesting against the confiscation of Arab-owned lands inside Israel….

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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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Twitter suspends prominent Palestinian Rights activist

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Twitter suspends prominent Palestinian Rights activist

Twitter suspends prominent Palestinian Rights activist Twitter Suspends Prominent Activist for Palestinian Rights, No Explanation Given On February 24, 2021, Twitter suspended the account of CODEPINK co-executive director Ariel Gold, a prominent activist for Palestinian rights. The suspension follows online targeting of Ms. Gold by supporters of Israel and Twitter flagging a number of tweets…

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