Posts Tagged “Arabs”

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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A glimmer of hope in a Trump presidency

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A glimmer of hope in a Trump presidency

A glimmer of hope in a Trump presidency Donald Trump will be sworn in as the nation’s 45th President. Despite the partisan debate that has smothered the presidential election, Trump could be the catalyst who brings real change to Palestinians who long for a just peace and an end to the Israeli-driven conflict. It may happen,…

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Arab Radio: Trump and the post Obama presidency

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Arab Radio: Trump and the post Obama presidency

Arab Radio: Trump and the post Obama presidency Arab Radio discussion of the impact of President Barack Obama and his legacy, and the reality of the presidency of Donald J. Trump on Arab Radio in Detroit on Friday Jan. 13, 2017 with host Ray Hanania and guests Sahar Khamis and David Alexander Bullock. They also discuss…

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Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition

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Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition

Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) Monday called on the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) “to sever ties with the faith-washing Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council,” which was launched on Nov 14 to address Muslim-Jewish relations. By Ray Hanania The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) Monday called on the Islamic Society…

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Obama failed to deliver on promises to Arabs and Muslims

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Obama failed to deliver on promises to Arabs and Muslims

Obama failed to deliver on promises to Arabs and Muslims President Barack Obama grew up politically in an environment that included many prominent Arabs, Palestinians and Muslims before rising to national politics and becoming president. His background having a father who was raised Muslim (who later converted to Anglicanism and later became an atheist) sensitized…

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Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab

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Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab

Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab President Obama is considering placing an all inclusive category called “MENA” (Middle Eastern and North Africa) on the US Census forms going out soon to identify the nation’s 2020 demographic population, but I think the designation should be sweet and simple “Arab.” I’m not MENA, I am Arab and I…

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Video overviews of Arab settlement in Chicago

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Video overviews of Arab settlement in Chicago

Video overviews of Arab settlement in Chicago One day when the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois are forced to end their discrimination and racism against American Arabs (Christians and Muslims) we might have funding to underwrite a more detailed history of this rich ethnic and religious cultural heritage which is so important…

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Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory

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Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory

Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory By Ray Hanania Originally published on April 8, 1998, Updated Dec. 19. 2009 With just one word, “Yalla,” audiences around the world watching the James Cameron Movie Titanic in 1997-1998 received their first hint that aboard the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic were passengers…

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Images of Chicago’s Arab American Buildings

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Images of Chicago’s Arab American Buildings

Images of Chicago’s Arab American Buildings A History of Arabs in Chicago July 1977 By Ray Hanania In May 1976, I was the publisher and main writer of a small English language newspaper called The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper. The newspaper was the first English language publication to focus on Chicago’s Arab American community and…

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Israel’s propaganda targets Christians

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Israel’s propaganda targets Christians

Israel’s propaganda targets Christians By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette, Sunday Jan. 12, 2014 This week, the American Jewish Committee, one of Israel’s strongest advocates in the United States, issued a press release criticizing Muslims for the destruction of Al-Saeh, a Christian library in Tripoli, Lebanon. This raises an interesting issue that I have been harping…

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