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Israeli killings of Palestinians are brushed aside unless victim is American

  • Coverage of violence by Israeli soldiers and armed settlers follows a distinct pattern in which the Israelis defend their actions and describe the victims as “terrorists.” With the “terrorist” label applied, the US — Israel’s biggest financial benefactor to the tune of more than $3.3 billion a...
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US turns a blind eye to Israeli violence against Palestinians

  • Last year was the deadliest for Israeli violence against Palestinians since 2014, when Israel invaded the Gaza Strip and killed more than 2,310 Palestinians, according to B’Tselem, the Israeli human rights watchdog. Data that exposes Israel’s propaganda lies is one reason Israel wants to outl...
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A candidate who deserves Arab American support

  • Of the 435 members of the US House of Representatives, fewer than 10 percent vote to support Palestinian rights and only slightly more support pro-Arab issues. Those speaking out for Palestine in Congress are a small and lonely group. The largest proposed legislation in support of Palestinian...
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Time for Palestinians to stop just saying ‘no’

  • For most Arabs, former President Donald Trump will be remembered for ordering a ban on many Muslims entering the US and for undermining the peace process for Palestine. The reality is that Trump could not achieve peace between Israel and Palestine because the Palestinians never really tried to ...
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Report shows how Israel killed truth of Gaza protests

  • On March 30, 2018, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip began holding weekly protests against Israel’s harsh blockade. The timing was symbolic, as it commemorated the day in 1976 when six Palestinian citizens of Israel were killed while protesting against Israel’s plans to seize thousands of acres o...
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Genuine political debate lost in the fog of America’s polarization

  • There is no doubt that America is a polarized nation, with the two sides of the political spectrum now so far apart they cannot even see each other. Some argue this all began when Donald Trump entered the race for president, eventually winning the election despite his history of thin-skinned p...
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Hypocrisy over Israeli terrorism is fueling violence

  • All violence is terrible and should be condemned, whether it is by a Palestinian Muslim or Christian or an Israeli Jew. But that is not the case at all. In fact, violence by Israelis often gets brushed aside and marginalized, while violence by Palestinians is described as a “terrorist act.” O...
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Omar Yaghi living proof of why we should follow our dreams

  • In an interview this week, Omar Yaghi explained how he had spent his life pursuing his passion of chemistry. I don’t understand all the principles and equations, but basically he talked about coming up with a process to harvest water from the atmosphere. Yaghi, a world-renowned Jordanian scien...
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Israel fails to suppress human rights defenders

  • In 1975, the UN adopted a resolution that accurately described Zionism, a political movement, as “a form of racism.” A total of 72 nations supported Resolution 3379, while 35 nations opposed it. Another 32 nations abstained, likely fearing repercussions from the US, which sends billions of doll...
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Arab Americans must build on electoral progress

  • Many Arab Americans believe their empowerment comes from being tied to a political party, either Democratic or Republican. But that is not true. Their empowerment is tied to their independence and they should not blindly follow either party. They should always keep their options open. They have...
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