Posts Tagged “Muslims”

A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy

By |

A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy

A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy A reader writes asking about the protests by Muslims in suburban Chicagoland against Republican Palos Township trustee Sharon Brannigan and comments she has made in the past criticizing Muslims. By Ray Hanania Sharon Brannigan has published views and opinions that have angered many Muslims in the…

Read more »

Holocaust remembrance does not contradict Arab morals

By |

Holocaust remembrance does not contradict Arab morals

Holocaust remembrance does not contradict Arab morals Too often, people allow their emotions to take control of their reason and their inner humanity to turn anger into something more. Blame. Hate. Racism. That happens often with Jews and Arabs when it comes to the Holocaust, one of the greatest inhumanities. Some extremists use the Holocaust as…

Read more »

Muslims lose in backlash in Suburban Chicago elections

By |

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…

Read more »

Favorite moment from the Oscars

By |

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”…

Read more »

Trump not the first to battle media bias

By |

Trump not the first to battle media bias

Trump not the first to battle media bias The news media has turned into a political party battling President Donald Trump. Journalists have hurled attacks against the president complaining about his income, nepotism, calling him a “Liar” and blaming him for racism and gender bias. Yet the news media is guilty on all counts, from outrageous…

Read more »

Pioneering Middle East Magazine publisher dies

By |

Pioneering Middle East Magazine publisher dies

Pioneering Middle East Magazine publisher dies One of the most influential journalists who contributed enormously to the understanding of the true facts and issues of the Middle East and the Palestine conflict, passed away this week. Ambassador Andrew Ivy Killgore, a veteran American diplomat moved by the injustices he witnessed to publish the Washington Report on…

Read more »

Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition

By |

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…

Read more »

How “Trump-Muslims” debate chokes Palestine rights

By |

How “Trump-Muslims” debate chokes Palestine rights

How “Trump-Muslims” debate chokes Palestine rights More harm was done to Palestinians under the administration of President Barack Obama than under any previous president. Home demolitions, killings of civilians, racist Jewish only settler expansion, and anti-Palestinian legislation to curb American Arab rights adopted or proposed in 19 US states. Thanks but no thanks Obama! Published…

Read more »

Data on anti-Muslim racism being distorted for politics

By |

Data on anti-Muslim racism being distorted for politics

Data on anti-Muslim racism being distorted for politics American Muslims are being exploited like pawns in a giant political football game between the left and the right. The data is being twisted to reflect the needs of the political groups at the expense of Muslims and Arabs in America. Just look at the statistics  By Ray Hanania…

Read more »

Reason not emotion with Trump can save Palestine

By |

Reason not emotion with Trump can save Palestine

Reason not emotion with Trump can save Palestine Many Muslims and Arabs have made the mistake of approaching the 2016 Presidential election with their emotions rather than common sense, reason and an understanding of the American political system. Instead of attacking President-elect Donald Trump, Muslims and Arabs should be working to meet with him, work…

Read more »