Archive For The “Middle East Topics” Category

Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan

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Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan

Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan My column this week in the Arab News speaks to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, truly one of the few real Democratic leaders in the Middle East standing up to rising religious extremism from Muslims in the Arab World, Christians in the West and Jews in radical Israel. A referendum he…

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Middle East food market changing as lamb costs rise

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Middle East food market changing as lamb costs rise

Middle East food market changing as lamb costs rise The rising cost of lamb meat is forcing many Middle East and Arab restaurants to change their menus, offering cheaper and less appealing “ground beef” as an alternative to the more costly lamb, and it is having a negative impact on the quality of food served…

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Unpredictable Trump just what Arab World needs

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Unpredictable Trump just what Arab World needs

Unpredictable Trump just what Arab World needs My column at the Arab News this weeks discusses the reality of President Donald Trump and how his unpredictability is exactly what the Arab World needs today to undermine the fanatics, destroy the terrorist regime of Bashar al-Assad and achieve peace between Palestine and Israel By Ray Hanania…

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Muslims lose in backlash in Suburban Chicago elections

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Muslims lose in backlash in Suburban Chicago elections

Muslims lose in backlash in Suburban Chicago elections Two Muslim candidates who had strong political backing lost their bids for election on Tuesday in Suburban Chicago contests. Dave Shalabi, who was appointed to a position on a local school board two years ago, lost his bid to remain on the influential school board. Bahira Karim fails in…

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Podcast Interview with Faisal Abbas of the ArabNews.com

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Podcast Interview with Faisal Abbas of the ArabNews.com

Podcast Interview with Faisal Abbas of the ArabNews.com Arab News Editor-in-Chief Faisal Abbas discusses trends in the Middle East, developments in Syria, Palestine and Saudi Arabia in a live radio appearance on Radio Baladi on WNZK Detroit radio Friday morning  By Ray Hanania Arab News Editor-in-Chief Faisal Abbas joined me on Radio Baladi on live Arab…

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American Arab launches bid for Michigan governor

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American Arab launches bid for Michigan governor

American Arab launches bid for Michigan governor Michigan-born Egyptian American doctor and health care activist Abdul El-Sayed has announced his decision to throw his hat into the ring to run for Governor of the State of Michigan in the 2018 general election. El-Sayed will have to win the Democratic Party nomination before running for the office…

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in this past week to force residents of an Israeli city consisting of mostly Muslim and Christian Palestinians to remove a street sign etected to honor the late Palestinian President Yasir Arafat. Click here to read Ray Hanania’s column on this…

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New Comic Strip, BiasedReporting.com

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New Comic Strip, BiasedReporting.com

New Comic Strip, BiasedReporting.com New comic strip launched that addresses the biases of the mainstream American news media. Check it out. We promise it will make you think. We hope with a smile. We are launching a new comic strip to put a spotlight on the bias and unprofessional coverage of the mainstream News Media not just…

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Trump’s war on the mainstream news media should be our war, too

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Trump’s war on the mainstream news media should be our war, too

Trump’s war on the mainstream news media should be our war, too SW Newspaper Group March 2, 2017 By Ray Hanania I’m not a big fan of the mainstream news media, which I define as the national press, (excluding the local community media). President Trump’s attacks on the mainstream news media are justified and we…

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Favorite moment from the Oscars

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Favorite moment from the Oscars

Favorite moment from the Oscars Published in the Arab News Feb. 22, 2017 By Ray Hanania Over the past few weeks in America, the mainstream news media has been focused on the presentation of Oscars for Hollywood’s “best” films at the Academy Awards this Sunday (Feb. 26). Many media rebroadcast and reported on “favorite moments”…

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