Posts Tagged “author”

New book: I was a French Muslim by Mokhtar Mokhtefi

By |

New book: I was a French Muslim by Mokhtar Mokhtefi

New book: I was a French Muslim by Mokhtar Mokhtefi Coming later this year Born in 1935 in a French-colonized Algerian village, Mokhtar Mokhtefi came of age amidst the growing independence movements. He saw the effects of France’s 130-year colonization of his country, and the brutal tactics they used to stay in power: arresting and…

Read more »

Unique Collective Peace Corps Memoir Published

By |

Unique Collective Peace Corps Memoir Published

Unique Collective Peace Corps Memoir Published Randolph W. Hobler has published his collective Peace Corps memoir 101 Arabian Tales: How We All Persevered in Peace Corps Libya. The book is unique in two ways. First, unlike the 1,000-plus Peace Corps individual memoirs published to date, his is a collective memoir. He interviewed 101 of his…

Read more »

Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment

By |

Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment

Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment Ancestral norms clash with the freedoms of a new generation in the powerful new book Pomegranate, from award-winning author Weam Namou. Pomegranate shares the story of Niran, a Muslim woman coming of age in Detroit after emigrating from Iraq. Moving from war-torn Iraq to the U.S. was…

Read more »

Leila Slimani releases new book, In The Country of Others

By |

Leila Slimani releases new book, In The Country of Others

Leila Slimani releases new book, In The Country of Others In her first new novel since The Perfect Nanny launched her onto the world stage, Leila Slimani draws on her own family’s inspiring story for the first volume in a planned trilogy about race, resilience, and women’s empowerment. In the Country of Others(Penguin Books; On Sale: August 10,…

Read more »

African Author Mohammad Elsanour releases new novel “I Can’t breathe”

By |

African Author Mohammad Elsanour releases new novel “I Can’t breathe”

African Author Mohammad Elsanour releases new novel “I Can’t breathe” African Author Mohammad Elsanour & his novel “I Can’t breathe” and how to spread the peace all over the world. By Rania Salem Author & Novelist Mohammad Elsanour published his new novel Placebo after the success he had witnessed in his previous novel, Louise Membership…

Read more »

New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement

By |

New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement

New Book: Empower a Refugee: Peace of Thread & the Backyard Humanity Movement Refugees who have fled famine and violence and resettled in the US too often are isolated, disconnected, living in despair. They typically have housing, food, clothing. Yet they miss the large inter-connected families, the all-embracing social fabric of their previous homes. They yearn…

Read more »

Dancing to the Darkest Light: Turning Tragedy Into Something Positive To Enrich The Lives Of Other

By |

Dancing to the Darkest Light: Turning Tragedy Into Something Positive To Enrich The Lives Of Other

Dancing to the Darkest Light: Turning Tragedy Into Something Positive To Enrich The Lives Of Other Arriving in New York after fleeing the terror of the Islamic revolution in Iran, Soheila Adelipour and her family believed the worst was behind them. Life was great for a while; the kids went to college, worked hard and…

Read more »

Book Release: Kettani publishes book about World Muslim Population

By |

Book Release: Kettani publishes book about World Muslim Population

Book Release: Kettani publishes book about World Muslim Population Book is first of its kind research on Muslims, Halal, and sequel to stay of Muslim world population Dr. Houssain Kettani, professor of computer science, had his book “The World Muslim Population Spatial and Temporal Analyses” published this fall. This is his second book, following “The…

Read more »

Investigative Journal launches talk-show anchored from Times Square New York

By |

Investigative Journal launches talk-show anchored from Times Square New York

Investigative Journal launches talk-show anchored from Times Square New York The Investigative Journal launched a hard-hitting talk show from its studios in Times Square New York anchored by award-winning broadcast journalist Tal Heinrich. The show produced by award-winning American executive producer Driss Sekkat comes weeks after the official launch of TIJ headquartered in London UK…

Read more »

Findley, champion of justice and Palestinian rights, dies

By |

Findley, champion of justice and Palestinian rights, dies

Findley, champion of justice and Palestinian rights, dies A powerful champion of Palestinian rights, Paul Findley, was laid to rest on August 9, 2019 in his hometown of Jacksonville, Illinois where he launched his successful 11-term, 22 year congressional career in the U.S. Congress, until he was toppled by pro-Israel funded challenger Dick Durbin in…

Read more »

Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East

By |

Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East

Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East When All Else Fails by author Rayyan Al-Shawaf begins on September 12th, 2001. It is the story of Hunayn, a luckless and lovelorn Iraqi college student living in Orlando, Florida, after having graduated from high school in Beirut. Hunayn’s life is…

Read more »

Palestinian human rights activist publishes memoir on Arab Spring

By |

Palestinian human rights activist publishes memoir on Arab Spring

Palestinian human rights activist publishes memoir on Arab Spring A Rebel in Gaza: Behind the Lines of the Arab Spring is a critical memoir documenting years of upheaval presents a compelling personal view of life in Gaza for progressive youth; Gaza has always been rebellious . . . stubborn, addictive. I’m her daughter, and I look…

Read more »