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Plight of Middle East’s Christians deserves more attention

  • The global refugee crisis continues to grow, with these impoverished and helpless people left to wander without much fanfare from the international community. At the end of 2021, there were more than 89 million displaced people in the world — those who have been forced from their homes but rema...
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Palestinians right to take fight for statehood back to UN

  • A year before Israel declared its existence, the UN created its Special Committee on Palestine, known as UNSCOP, to investigate and find a solution to the growing conflict. Instead of participating, the Palestinian leadership at the time did what has become the Palestinians’ political answer ...
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Politics of hate prevent the discussion of big issues

  • America is polarized and divided and the world must wonder whether or not it can fulfill its supposed role as “leader of the free world.” What exactly that phrase is supposed to mean, I just do not know any more, given the internal fighting that dominates this country. President Joe Biden, a D...
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America’s Arab and Muslim leaders failing to produce change

  • Arab and Muslim Americans tend to live in a fantasy land of their own creation, especially when it comes to US politics. They do not want to hear about it and they do not want to do anything about it. For example, Arabs and Muslims are willing to accept the rhetoric of President Joe Biden and ...
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Criticism of Israel is a hate crime but attacking a Christian church is not?

  • Whenever a Synagogue is vandalized in the Arab world, or even in the West, the incident is often characterized as a hate crime and condemned widely. Americans, especially, are exposed to extensive coverage in the mainstream media of such attacks, including reports of the damage to property an...
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Why Arab Americans should cheer Cheney’s election defeat

  • Liz Cheney on Tuesday lost the Wyoming Republican primary in a landslide to Republican rival and trial attorney Harriet Hageman, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump. But Arab Americans need to look past that internal GOP war to see the true threat Cheney posed to Muslims and to Pa...
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Truth the first victim of Israeli war on Gaza

  • Over the past six months, Israel has been regularly attacking Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Most of the incidents have been ignored by the Western mainstream news media. Only one of them created a problem for Israel, when its soldiers entered Jenin on May 11 and, during a fi...
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Arab League’s clarion call on Palestine can restore its relevance

  • In a little-noticed speech this week, Arab League Assistant Secretary-General Saeed Abu Ali said the group should strengthen its boycott of Israel as a tool to confront the Israeli occupation. He made his comments at an Arab League general secretariat meeting in Cairo. “This meeting comes as th...
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Report documents Israeli brutality against children in Gaza

  • Israel’s relentless assault on the citizens of the Gaza Strip began on the very day that it was captured by Israel in June, 1967. But the brutality has risen sharply ever since Israel withdrew its 21 illegal settlements in August, 2005 and relocated its occupation forces to encircle Gaza. M...
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How Palestinians can win support in pro-Israel America

  • Fighting against Israel’s oppressive apartheid policies is not easy. For example, Israeli soldiers kill an American citizen working for an Arab satellite network and they basically get away with it. They have killed other Americans before. When has Israel been held accountable? It is not like ...
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