Category: Arab American News

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

Tlaib and Omar hold press conference about Netanyahu’s travel ban

Minnesota – U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) held a press conference today at the Minnesota State Capitol Building in St Paul to discuss recent travel restrictions placed on them by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Omar made opening comments in which she clarified that, contrary to …

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

Census 2020 will impact our communities and futures

The 2020 Census will officially take place on April 1, 2020. That may seem a ways off, but the stakes of the census are high. We cannot afford a moment of complacency. People of color, along with other groups including seniors, students, and rural residents, have been under counted by …

Posted on: August 16, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Fayrouz Saad named first-ever executive director for the Office of Global Michigan by Governor Whitmer

LANSING ⁠— On Thursday Governor Whitmer officially announced the appointment of Fayrouz Saad as the first executive director of Global Michigan. Saad will help lead the administration on matters of immigration. “Michigan’s greatest strength has always been the people who call this state home,” Whitmer said. “If someone is willing to work …

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

Trump encourages Netanyahu barring Tlaib and Omar from traveling to Israel

JERUSALEM – Outspoken U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) have been barred from entering Israel ahead of a planned visit to the country. News came Thursday shortly before President Trump said Israel would show weakness by allowing the two representatives from visiting. “They hate Israel and all …

Posted on: August 11, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Saudi Arabia blocks Palestinians fleeing Syria’s war from Hajj

BEIRUT – On top of being refugees who have been displaced twice, Palestinian refugees who previously resided in Syria and fled the war to Lebanon have been rejected entry visas to visit Mecca for the holy pilgrimage. Tens of Palestinian refugees with “stateless” passports from Syria have been denied the …

Posted on: August 11, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

The war on innocence: Palestinian children in Israeli military court

On July 29, 4-year-old Muhammad Rabi’ Elayyan was reportedly summoned for interrogation by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem. The news, originally reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), was later denied by the Israeli police, likely to lessen the impact of the PR disaster that followed. The Israelis are not denying the story …