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Syrian refugees forgotten as attention shifts to new conflicts, expert says

  • CHICAGO: More than a decade after being forced to flee their homes to escape the civil war, Syrian refugees face increasingly “dire” circumstances as international attention shifts toward more recent conflicts in the Middle East and the war in Ukraine, according to a top official from one of th...
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Family of slain American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh urges Biden to launch probe

  • CHICAGO: The brother of slain Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh called on President Joe Biden Wednesday to immediately investigate the killing of his sister saying “someone must be held accountable.” Anton Abu Akleh, who is also an American citizen, an...
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Arab American candidates should put local concerns above Middle East

  • There are some great, well-qualified Arab Americans running for public office in the US this year, maybe one of the largest crops of candidates the community has ever seen. But they continue to undermine their chances of success by believing the voters they need to elect them care about the Mid...
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Pro-Arab political representation not likely to grow in Michigan’s midterm elections, experts predict

  • CHICAGO: Candidates in four recently redrawn Michigan congressional districts covering areas traditionally sympathetic to Palestinian interests are expected to face tough challenges in upcoming primaries, which could prevent the Arab American community from augmenting its political voice, two v...
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‘Zuckerberg of the desert’: Pakistani computer geek connects Thar to global online market

  • MITHI, Sindh: The Thar Desert in Pakistan, which mostly remains in the news due to extreme human suffering caused by droughts, poverty and unemployment, may come to be the next hub of information technology in the country due to an inspiring young man who has connected its population to the glo...
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Congressman says US foreign policy has ‘blind spot’ on Israel-Palestine conflict

  • CHICAGO: American foreign policy has a “blind spot” when it comes to getting accurate information on challenges facing Israelis and Palestinians or achieving peace, Illinois Congressman Sean Casten (D-6th) told Arab News Wednesday. Elected in 2018 after defeating conservative Peter Roskam, Ca...
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‘New precedent’: Pakistani woman fights prejudice, becomes first deaf doctor in Balochistan

  • QUETTA: As Dr. Mahwish Sharif entered the tuberculosis ward at the Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital in Pakistan’s Balochistan province last week, she reached up to her ears to make sure her hearing aid was in place. This is a routine check for Sharif, the first doctor in Balochistan with a hearin...
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Pro-Israel media’s hypocritical approach to Palestinian rhetoric

  • Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib this month proposed a resolution calling on the US Congress to recognize the Nakba (catastrophe), in which pre-Israeli state Jewish terrorists massacred Palestinian civilians and forced Christians and Muslims to flee their homes. This resolution was the first of its ...
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Bernie Ecclestone arrested in Brazil for illegally carrying a gun

  • SAO PAULO: Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone was arrested in Brazil late on Wednesday for illegally carrying a gun while boarding a private plane to Switzerland, local police said on Thursday. The Brazilian police found an undocumented LW Seecamp .32 gun in Ecclestone’s luggage duri...
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‘Goodfellas’ actor Ray Liotta dead

  • LOS ANGELES: Actor Ray Liotta, who starred in Martin Scorsese’s gangster classic “Goodfellas,” has died in the Dominican Republic, the country’s cinema authority said Thursday. He was 67. Liotta, whose blistering turn as real-life mobster Henry Hill in Scorsese’s crime masterpiece won universa...
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