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A deep and dangerous knowledge gap

  • Americans are the most educated people in the world but the least educated about the world. The American education gap widens when it comes to topics of the Middle East, an area they should be better informed about considering that in the past nearly two decades, more Americans were killed or...
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America’s empty ‘happy talk’ on Palestine coming to an end

  • US President-elect Donald Trump is doing exactly what Palestinians and the Arab world need. He is throwing out all the useless, do-nothing “happy talk” about saving Palestine and Jerusalem that has put the Arab and Muslim worlds in a coma. Arabs and Muslims do not see it because their minds are...
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Anti-Muslim media bias calls for PR offensive

  • Maybe you read the story this past week about how a significant number of Muslims in Britain said they didn’t know who was responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States....
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Arab American journalists under siege

  • Arab American journalism is under siege in America, not just from anti-Arab and anti-Muslim activists, but also from mainstream American journalists themselves. Mainstream American news media have been the primary source to fuel rising anti-Arab discrimination and stereotypes; they have done ev...
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Christian Arabs hardly receive any support from the Arab world

  • Shady Srour, a Palestinian-Christian filmmaker based in Nazareth, has produced a comedic film called “Holy Air,” which has received huge promotional support from Israeli activists. It is about a fictional character who devises a scheme to sell bottled air from the Holy Land to enrich himself and...
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Don’t call us MENA in the census, call us Arabs!

  • In continuation of his efforts to change the US census, President Barack Obama has proposed a new classification to identify “Middle Eastern and North African” people in a new category called “MENA.”Although many are hailing Obama’s efforts, placing Arabs in the “MENA” category might actually...
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Fake news vs. biased news in US’ political system

  • There is a big debate in America about the issue of “fake news” allegedly used to influence the minds of American voters to support Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton.The issue of “fake news” dominates the American news media, and that’s startling because the mainstream American news media is the...
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Highlighting companies that contribute to abuses of Palestinians

  • There are two Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movements, which can be confusing. Some want to boycott specific companies and products made on illegal Israeli settlements (the original intent of BDS), while the other wants to boycott anything that is Jewish and Israeli (the new and...
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How debate on ‘Trump-Muslims’ chokes Palestine rights

  • Many Arabs and Muslims are angry over President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric vowing to halt Muslim immigration until immigration screening process can be improved.Most are reacting with emotion rather than with reason or logic, and in the long run, the foes of Islam will actually...
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How Hollywood movies define US policies

  • The battle between the biased US news media and President Donald Trump was not the only thing on the minds of Americans during these past few weeks. Nearly 20 million of them went to theaters to watch “Patriots Day,” a dramatization of how two Chechen Muslims killed four Americans and injured...
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