(Photo Credit: Eman A) The LGBT world and its allies joined in mourning Saturday night when a bigoted act of violence claimed the lives of club goers in Orlando, Florida. Pulse, considered one of the most popular gay clubs in … Continue reading LGBT Arabs Stand in Solidarity for Victims of #PulseNightClubShooting
Moving to Cairo three months ago was a risky move, but a great one to say the least. However, I was faced with the obstacle of living in a city I didn’t know with people who spoke a different Arabic … Continue reading 8 Pieces of Advice Egyptian Taxi Drivers Should Listen To
(Photo Credit: Human Rights Watch/ Majd Gaith) Israeli border police arresting Ahmad Abu Sbitan, 11, in front of his school in East Jerusalem. The police accused him of throwing a stone at them. At the age of 16, our … Continue reading Why Are Israeli Prisons Filled with over 400 Palestinian Children?
Ramadan is in the air and so is consumerism, every year the Middle East plans, preps, and spends more than the usual amount on food, drinks, and other amenities to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. YouGov released its … Continue reading Study Proves What We All Know About Ramadan
For 25 years the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund has been working around the region to help heal the wounds of war and occupation. The organization doesn’t take day offs, especially not in Ramadan. This holy month, the PCRF is focusing on a very … Continue reading Palestinian NGO Makes a Beautiful #Promise4Syria’s Kids This Ramadan
(Photo Credit: Rebecca Collard/PRI.org) Some Arabs have lived their entire lives in the Middle East and never visited let alone seen the inside of Synagogue. Despite the fact that the Middle East is home to the Jewish faith and every … Continue reading Syrian Man Had No Idea He Was Living in Lebanese Synagogue for 10 Years
There has never been a case of a Palestinian magically transcending the living legacy of this history to find him or herself granted asylum in Israel. – Gaith Hilal In attempt to normalize the occupation and paint themselves as … Continue reading Arab Miss Trans Israel Needs to Sit Down!
Most 10-year-olds watching news coverage of war and violence probably won’t have a comprehensive understanding of the unrest and its ultimate consequences let alone the political strife occurring across the world. But Janna Jihad is not like most … Continue reading 10-Year-Old Palestinian Journalist Puts Today’s Reporters to Shame
During a royal visit to Belgium, HM King Abdullah II of Jordan gave a speech at Université Catholique de Louvain addressing the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis. Despite taking on more than his country can handle and diving deeper into debt, the … Continue reading Jordan’s King Abdullah Puts Europeans to Shame Over Syrian Refugees
Many Arabs live in the United States of ‘Murica but most of them prefer to live in larger states and tend to reside in major metropolitan cities. We checked out the 2010 U.S. Census to see where the Arab population is spread … Continue reading 15 States Where Arab Americans Hate Living