Posts Tagged “Washington”

Matthew Duss named new president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace

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Matthew Duss named new president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace

Matthew Duss named new president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace Matthew Duss has been appointed as the new President of the Foundation for Middle East Peace, effective August 1, 2014.  He replaces Ambassador (ret.) Philip C. Wilcox, Jr. who is retiring after thirteen years at the Foundation.   Duss has been with the…

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Coptic Solidarity Annual Conference brings Mideast Christians to focus

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Coptic Solidarity Annual Conference brings Mideast Christians to focus

Coptic Solidarity Annual Conference brings Mideast Christians to focus Coptic Solidarity will host its Fifth Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., June 26 – 27 focusing on the theme: After Arab Spring, Middle East Christians Between Local Violence and International Indifference The escalation of attacks on Christians in countries such as Iraq, Syria, Egypt, and Libya…

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Where is Casey Kasem? Arab American Entertainment icon missing, court orders probe

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Where is Casey Kasem? Arab American Entertainment icon missing, court orders probe

Where is Casey Kasem? Arab American Entertainment icon missing, court orders probe By Ali Younes A California judge ordered on Monday the protective services to find the whereabouts of entertainment icon and radio personality Casey Kasem who was reported missing last week  by his  three adult children. The judge  awarded on Monday  his daughter Kerri a…

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Israel Palestine: Peacemaking is hard between unequal adversaries

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Israel Palestine: Peacemaking is hard between unequal adversaries

Israel Palestine: Peacemaking is hard between unequal adversaries By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz April 18, 20014, West Palm Beach Nine months of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) have failed. Each side took steps away from diplomacy. Israel reneged on the release of Palestinian prisoners.  The PA unilaterally applied to join UN agencies….

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Syria and Ukraine sessions, and keynote speakers added to ASIL-ILA joint Conference

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Syria and Ukraine sessions, and keynote speakers added to ASIL-ILA joint Conference

Syria and Ukraine sessions, and keynote speakers added to ASIL-ILA joint Conference Some sessions streamed live; 2014 Book Awards announced WASHINGTON, DC – The American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the American Branch of the International Law Association (ILA) have added several highlights to the upcoming ASIL Annual Meeting-ILA Biennial Conference. The event, entitled…

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Incumbent Washington DC mayor ousted, but American Arab candidate fails in bid

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Incumbent Washington DC mayor ousted, but American Arab candidate fails in bid

Incumbent Washington DC mayor ousted, but American Arab candidate fails in bid By Ray Hanania The hurdle for American Arabs to overcome to win public office in America is high, but many continue to strive to shatter the glass ceiling and engage in American government at all levels as is their right as citizens. This…

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