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PBS program features documentary on Ramallah “Mayor”, free streaming July 26-Aug. 25, 2021

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PBS program features documentary on Ramallah “Mayor”, free streaming July 26-Aug. 25, 2021

PBS program features documentary on Ramallah “Mayor”, free streaming July 26-Aug. 25, 2021 Acclaimed Emmy-Award Winning Filmmaker David Osit Returns to POV With Latest Feature Documentary, Mayor. Film follows the mayor of Ramallah, the de facto capital of the Palestinian National Authority, as he manages his city duties against the backdrop of the Israeli occupation.  PBS…

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Dearborn Mayor O’Reilly, Thank you for all you have done

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Dearborn Mayor O’Reilly, Thank you for all you have done

Dearborn Mayor O’Reilly, Thank you for all you have done By Imad Hamad Once one becomes part of public life, he lives in the public eye and under the microscope. There is praise sometimes, criticism other times. Some of it is fair, some unfair. It comes with the territory of being a public figure.  Indeed,…

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Video Podcast Arab Radio: Dearborn flooding, UAE peace deal July 7

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Video Podcast Arab Radio: Dearborn flooding, UAE peace deal July 7

Video Podcast Arab Radio: Dearborn flooding, UAE peace deal July 7 The Ray Hanania Radio Show on #Arabradio Wed 8 am EST, July 7, featured two segments, one on Dearborn’s flooding problems, and the other on the UAE-Israel peace accord Segment 1: 8:AM EST We have Imad Hamad, the executive director of the American Human…

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APN to Biden: Tell Israel to Remove West Bank Illegal Outpost Evyatar  

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APN to Biden: Tell Israel to Remove West Bank Illegal Outpost Evyatar  

APN to Biden: Tell Israel to Remove West Bank Illegal Outpost Evyatar   Americans for Peace Now (APN) joins its Israeli sister organization Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) in urging the Israeli government to reverse the so-called “compromise agreement” reportedly achieved with militant West Bank settlers, and immediately remove a settlement outpost built illegally on land that…

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is the Neither-Peace-nor-Security As-sumption Dominating Again?

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is the Neither-Peace-nor-Security As-sumption Dominating Again?

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is the Neither-Peace-nor-Security Assumption Dominating Again? By Abdennour Toumi The reputed Israeli-Palestinian peace process is an effort that has yielded anything but progress. There have been no successes for recent U.S. presidents who have tried to bring Israeli and Palestinian leaders together to find a way to break through to peace. In…

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Iran focus of interviews on The Ray Hanania Radio Show June 2

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Iran focus of interviews on The Ray Hanania Radio Show June 2

Iran focus of interviews on The Ray Hanania Radio Show June 2 Click this link to view the Facebook Video of The Ray Hanania Radio Show June 2, 2021 which features Frank Kane, host of the weekly Arab News flagship program “Frankly Speaking” on the launch of his second season, and in the second segment…

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ADC names Chris Habiby as Legislative and Policy Coordinator

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ADC names Chris Habiby as Legislative and Policy Coordinator

ADC names Chris Habiby as Legislative and Policy Coordinator The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) welcomes Chris Habiby to the team as our new Legislative and Policy Coordinator. We are excited that Habiby will be working with ADC to advocate on behalf of Arab Americans before Congress and U.S. Federal Agencies while helping advance ADC’s mission.  Habiby previously worked for Governor Andrew…

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Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

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Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA) On Monday May 24, 2021, California Speaker Rendon announced his appointment of former 50th Congressional candidate, Ammar Campa-Najjar, to the Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board — as part of Dr. Weber’s 2016 AB953. According to national political commentators, in 2018 Ammar…

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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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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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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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Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

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Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum The Arab American Democratic Club hosted its 2021 Candidate and Leadership Forum on Thursday March 25 featuring a long slate of candidates for local elective office and elected government officials and speakers. The event was held to commemorate April Arab American Heritage Month and to encourage Arab…

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