Category: Arab American News

Posted on: October 22, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2019: What You Need to Know

This week, October 20-26, marks the observation of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, a call to bring together individuals, organizations, industry, and state, tribal and local governments to increase lead poisoning prevention awareness in an effort to reduce childhood exposure to lead. Lead can be found both inside and outside …

Posted on: October 21, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Dearborn Heights responds to new state rules for lead testing in tap water

DEARBORN HEIGHTS – In 2018, the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act (MSDWA) was changed to include more stringent procedures for testing and analysis for lead and copper. The new regulations are intended to have a more proactive approach in monitoring each community’s lead and copper levels. Since 1992, the City of …

Posted on: October 20, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Alnadwa Free Thinking Society holds first annual banquet

DEARBORN — Members of the greater Dearborn area public met for a rationalist meeting of the minds last Wednesday in the Annex of the Arab American Museum on Michigan Avenue at the first annual Alnadwa Free Thinking Society Dinner. Honorees and speakers covered a wide array of topics relating to scientific …

Posted on: October 17, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Attorney General Nessel issues statement on injunction blocking the state from enforcing its vaping ban

LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued a statement today after a judge on the Court of Claims issued a preliminary injunction blocking the state from enforcing its emergency vaping rules, which banned he sale of flavored vaping nicotine products among other measures to protect public health. “We are …

Posted on: October 15, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Tunisia elects conservative law professor as president

TUNIS — AP reported on Monday that Tunisia’s election commission said a preliminary count shows Islamist-backed law professor Kais Saied has won the country’s presidential election by a significant margin. The commission reported Monday that Saied, who hasn’t held elected office before, received 72.71 percent of the vote. His opponent, media …

Posted on: October 13, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

International calls for peace as Turkey begins assault on Kurdish-held northeast Syria

NORTHEAST SYRIA – Turkey, under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, began its assault on Kurdish-held northeastern Syria on Wednesday after President Trump withdrew U.S. troops from the region, with bombs coming down on Turkish border towns on Thursday. News agencies report that Turkey’s military is pushing deeper into Syrian territory east of the Euphrates …

Posted on: October 12, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Arab American Civil Rights League hosts eighth annual gala, honors congresswoman who stood against Israeli abuse of Palestinian children

DEARBORN — The Arab American Civil Rights League held its eighth annual “Fight for Justice” Gala on Thursday, October 10 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, honoring those who fight for justice locally and nationally. Locally, the Courage in Public Service Award was given to Fadwa Hammoud, who became …