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War turned Syria’s regime into a ‘narco-state’ smuggling drugs to Gulf, says expert

  • CHICAGO: Although President Bashar Assad continues to survive the civil war that has gripped Syria since 2011, he controls only 60 percent of the country and his regime’s largest source of revenue is now drug trafficking, according to an expert on the nation’s geopolitical history. Charles Li...
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Rise of Saudi women filmmakers shatters gender stereotyping

  • CHICAGO: Saudi and Arab women filmmakers are outpacing their counterparts in the US and Europe, leading voices in the industry and media said Wednesday. Documentary filmmaker Danya Alhamrani, co-founder of EggDancer Productions based in Jeddah, said that women are changing long-held stereotyp...
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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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Israeli restrictions compound suffering of Palestinian patients

  • GAZA CITY: For years, patients in the Gaza Strip have complained about the lack of medical services and their inability to receive treatment because of Israeli restrictions and the bureaucracy involved in medical referrals. Mahmoud and his wife Rahma seem tired as they wait in front of t...
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The past as future

  • A compelling new book examines the rise and fall of nations and empires to understand how the world order is shifting today and how it might in the future too. Ray Dalio, author of ‘Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed or Fail’ is not a historian or academic...
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MIT Jameel Clinic makes breakthrough in Parkinson’s

  • Researchers at the MIT Jameel Clinic have developed an artificial intelligence model that can detect Parkinson’s just from reading a person’s breathing patterns. Parkinson’s disease is notoriously difficult to diagnose as it relies primarily on the appearance of motor symptoms such as tremors, ...
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Arab Americans can improve their image by telling their own stories, Egyptian-American actor says

  • Chicago -- Amr El-Bayoumi began his life as a successful but overworked lawyer on the East Coast when he was asked by friends to fly to Los Angeles to enjoy a party with other law firm colleagues. El-Bayoumi had booked a flight on American Airlines 77 to travel to LA, but as he prepared to le...
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Arab Americans still evolving into an effective political force, says leading US intellectual

  • CHICAGO: The Arab American community has seen many successes, mainly on the economic and education fronts, but continues its advance to achieve the desired level of political influence, says Arab Center Washington D.C. Executive Director Khalil Jahshan. Jahshan, who has been working with Arab...
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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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Imran Khan’s possible disqualification from Pakistani politics will be the end of his party

  • After the Election Commission of Pakistan’s verdict that Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party had received foreign funding, the current 11-party Shehbaz Sharif government has moved the poll body to seek its arch-rival Khan’s disqualification from politics. The PTI, as expected, ...
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