Category: Arab American News

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

Dearborn-based comedy series “Not For Profit” debuts trailer

DEARBORN — A new Dearborn-based comedy series, “Not For Profit”, debuted its preview trailer Saturday evening at the Arab American National Museum. Iman Saleh, co-creator, writer and actor in the series, told The Arab American News that the “mockumentary” follows the story of three Arab American, Muslim women working at …

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

Israeli TV host calls Arabs ‘savages’ on air, apologizes later

TEL AVIV — A veteran Israeli television personality apologized on Tuesday for saying on the air that “Arabs are savages.” Yaron London, 79, had made the remarks a day earlier during his show “London and Geula” on Channel 11, the Kan public broadcaster. They came during a discussion of the …

Posted on: September 10, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Islamophobic events in Bloomfield Hills church cancelled

BLOOMFIELD HILLS – Two events, slated to be held at the Bloomfield Hills Baptist Church on the anniversary of 9/11, are now cancelled. The Arab American News confirmed the cancellation with the church on Tuesday after Freep reported that it had gotten a one-line email from the church announcing it will …

Posted on: September 10, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Detroit Public Schools superintendent reassures parents: “ICE isn’t allowed in our schools”

DETROIT — The superintendent of Detroit Public Schools has reassured parents and teachers that the district won’t allow immigration agents access to schools or campuses at a time when many are fearful of deportations and raids. “Current ICE policy directs agency personnel to avoid conducting enforcement activities at sensitive locations unless they …

Posted on: September 9, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Brother finds sister fatally shot in Dearborn, $2,500 reward offered for information leading to arrest of suspects

DEARBORN — A 29-year-old woman was shot and killed on Friday night near the 7800 block of Bingham Street, Dearborn police said. Police are currently searching for a suspect vehicle believed to be connected to the shooting, WXYZ-Detroit reported. The shooting took the life of Saja Al-janabi. “I’m really emotional …

Posted on: September 7, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Lawmakers condemn planned anti-Muslim events at Bloomfield Hills church

BLOOMFIELD HILLS – U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) and Andy Levin (D-Warren) have issued a joint statement condemning two anti-Muslim events that are planned to take place at the Bloomfield Hills Baptist Church on Wednesday and Thursday. One event, named “9/11 Forgotten,” will host a talk by Pastor and former Muslim Shahram Hadian …

Posted on: September 4, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Whitmer bans flavored e-cigarettes in Michigan

LANSING – Michigan is now the first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, thanks to an emergency rule issued by Governor Whitmer on Wednesday. Retailers, including those selling candy and fruit flavored vaping products online, have 30 days to comply with the new ruling and take the products off their …

Posted on: September 4, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Detroit mental health authority announces new name change

DETROIT — The Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority announced it will be changing its name to the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network on Tuesday. The organization said it made the change to more accurately reflect the direction of the organization, which is taking a more holistic approach to the care …