Posts Tagged “Congress”

Shalala and other Congress members introduce Arab Heritage Month bill

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Shalala and other Congress members introduce Arab Heritage Month bill

Shalala and other Congress members introduce Arab Heritage Month bill The Arab American Institute congratulated Congresswoman Donna Shalala and other members of Congress for introducing legislation to recognize April as Arab American Heritage month. Resolutions have been approved in two dozens states including a law passed in Illinois to recognize April as Arab American Heritage…

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The Arab Street Radio: Rahaf al-Qunun and Rashida Tlaib

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The Arab Street Radio: Rahaf al-Qunun and Rashida Tlaib

The Arab Street Radio: Rahaf al-Qunun and Rashida Tlaib 01-11-19 The Arab Street Radio: Rahaf, Women’s rights, Rashida Tlaib. Host Ray Hanania joins Ali Younes to discuss the case of Saudi Teenager Rahaf al-Qunun and the election of Rashida Tlaib to congress exploring a wide range of issues with radio listeners Welcome to THE ARAB STREET…

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American Dream Vs. French Wishes

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American Dream Vs. French Wishes

American Dream vs. French Wishes Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar wouldn’t even be elected for her classroom President because of her Islamic veil, though it looks like Simone de Beauvoir turban. By Abdennour Toumi Tuesday’s U.S. mid-term election marked a distinct turning-point in American politics as voters went to the polls to elect or re-elect the entire…

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Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary

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Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary

Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary Ilhan Omar, a 36-year-old Somali refugee who immigrated as a teenager to America, won Minnesota’s Democratic primary election contest among five other candidates to succeed Congressman Keith Ellison. Ellison, who is also Muslim American, retired in the face of domestic abuse allegations. Despite the allegations, Ellison…

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Much at stake for Arab Americans in Michigan’s vote

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Much at stake for Arab Americans in Michigan’s vote

Much at stake for Arab Americans in Michigan’s vote Aug. 7 Michigan, which has one of the largest Arab American populations, will vote on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in primary elections. Many Arab Americans are on the ballot including Abdul El-Sayed for Governor on the Democratic ticket, and Rashida Tlaib for Congress, also on the Democratic…

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Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights

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Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights

Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in regards to her bill, the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391. Video of Congresswoman McCollum’s remarks can be seen here. Congresswoman McCollum’s full remarks are below: Mr. Speaker,…

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