Posts Tagged “civil war”

TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough:

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TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough:

TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough: The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) welcomes the Biden Administration’s extending the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) designation for Yemeni nationals residing in the United States. However, we believe Yemen is owed more than the band aid provided to a very small number of Yemenis. Yemen have been torn…

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Arab Americans in the Military honored on new veteran’s website

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Arab Americans in the Military honored on new veteran’s website

Arab Americans in the Military honored on new veteran’s website ArabWarVeterans.com is a new website showcases the stories of American Arabs who served in the U.S. Military from the American Civil War through World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and in today’s wars in the Middle East. The database of stories is…

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New film “For Sama” documents a Syrian family under siege

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New film “For Sama” documents a Syrian family under siege

New film “For Sama” documents a Syrian family under siege Intimacies From An Awful War.  “For Sama” by Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts. Film review By B. Nimri Aziz If you think you’ve seen enough of conflict, especially the war in Syria, you haven’t. From love of nation and loathing of military rule, from inchoate hope…

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Emerging optimism for Lebanon’s political deadlock

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Emerging optimism for Lebanon’s political deadlock

Emerging optimism for Lebanon’s political deadlock Will the Lebanese living abroad visit their homeland in large numbers this summer? By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz A disastrous civil war that lasted fifteen years (1975-1990) nearly obliterated Lebanon’s image as the “Switzerland of the Middle East.” Since the end of the civil war Lebanon has been reconstructed, physically,…

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