Category: Arab American News

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

2019 Election Roundup: Controversial Mayor Fouts re-elected in Warren, Wimberly defeats Nolen in Inkster and Neeley unseats Weaver in Flint

WARREN — Mayor Jim Fouts, the controversial leader who has been accused of making racist and discriminatory remarks in the past against African Americans and mentally disabled people, was reelected in Michigan’s third most populous city, defeating challenger Kelly Colegio on Tuesday and winning his fourth term. Fouts took home …

Posted on: November 8, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Iraqi forces kill 10 protesters in Baghdad and Basra

BAGHDAD – Iraqi security forces shot dead at least six anti-government protesters in Baghdad on Thursday and killed four others as they broke up a sit-in in the southern city of Basra, police and medical sources said. Scores more were wounded in the clashes as weeks of deadly violence in …

Posted on: November 5, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Bills introduced by Hammoud, colleagues to ban harmful vaping chemical

LANSING — State Reps. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park), and Joe Bellino (R-Monroe) introduced House Bills 5159-5161 this week to ban vaping products containing vitamin E acetate in Michigan. The chemical has been linked to recent health issues across the country by the Food and Drug Administration. A …

Posted on: November 2, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

It’s election time: Exercise your right and perform your duty

Voters from Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Inkster, Hamtramck and many of the surrounding communities in Southeast Michigan will go to the polls this Tuesday to exercise their constitutionally protected right and to perform their duty of voting on issues and selecting candidates that will have a direct impact on their lives …

Posted on: November 2, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Arab American mother allegedly evicted from Florida hotel because of her perceived religion: “We don’t want you here”

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA ⁠— A south Florida mother named Rosemarie Mohammed has claimed she was evicted from a hotel here because of her Arab ethnicity and perceived religion, and has filed a lawsuit accusing Hilton Worldwide Holdings over the alleged incident. “We don’t want you here,” Mohammed was allegedly …

Posted on: October 31, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Debbie Dingell introduces foster care legislation in honor of Rehab and Ahmed Amer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) introduced the Rehab and Ahmed Amer Foster Care Improvement Act of 2019 on Wednesday, legislation that requires state foster care programs to ensure children are prioritized for placement with their relatives and puts additional requirements in place for a fairer decision-making process …