Report: Conflicts Reducing Life Expectancy in Arab Countries

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Between 2010 and 2013, Yemen, Tunisia and Egypt lost some 3 months of the average person's life expectancy, while the war in Syria has erased 6 years off average life expectancy, they said in a research published in The Lancet Global Health journal.

30,000 Muslim refugees accepted in U.S. in 2016


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Aug 18, 2016

The U.S. has accepted more Muslim refugees than any other religious group during the current fiscal year, according to data compiled by the Pew Research Center.

People offer to walk Muslims to mosques after Imam killed


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Aug 15, 2016

The fatal shooting of a NYC imam and his associate has prompted people around the country to offer to accompany Muslim worshippers to and from mosques.


Arabs and African Americans: A Complicated Relationship Between Solidarity and Bigotry


Arab American News, News Feature, Ali Harb, Posted: Aug 01, 2016

Beydoun said activists have been encouraging business owners to hire people from the neighborhoods where they operate, treat customers with respect and give back to local organizations in the city.


Living on the Streets of Istanbul


New America Media, Photo Essay, Pamela Jean Calore, Posted: Jul 25, 2016

Photographer Pamela Jean Calore documented the lives of refugees in Istanbul.

Missouri Candidate Sells “ISIS Hunting Permits," Prompts Fear Among Muslims


Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 05, 2016

The Council on Islamic Relations (CAIR) is speaking out against the candidate’s stunt, expressing fears that while the inflammatory rhetoric is directed at ISIS, it could embolden assaults on ordinary Muslims.


More Afraid of a Drive-By Than ISIS


New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jul 01, 2016

So given the daily violence in America and in San Francisco itself, forgive me if I offer up a shrug to the news that ISIS is coming. Can it possibly do more damage than what we have already done to ourselves?


Creating The Right Settings for Arab American Seniors


Al Enteshar/New America Media , News Report, Julian Do, Posted: Jun 30, 2016

The Arab American community has stepped up to bring a new attitude towards caring for seniors.

Syrian Refugee Returns €150,000 He Found in a Cupboard in Germany


Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 29, 2016

Police in Minden, Germany, say a Syrian man who arrived last year as a refugee is their “hero of the day” after he found €150,000 ($166,000) and handed it to authorities.

Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Bystander


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

Israeli troops mistakenly killed a Palestinian bystander on Tuesday while responding with gunfire to a petrol bomb and rock attack on Israeli vehicles in the occupied West Bank, the military said.

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