Category: Arab American News

Posted on: September 3, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

There’s cause for both concern and optimism when it comes to democracy 

Sometimes, you wonder if the world is doomed to descend into autocracy. Certainly, that’s what the coverage of the past few years suggests. We read about the nations that are already there, like China and Russia, of course, and Saudi Arabia and Iran. Or about countries like Hungary, Turkey and Poland that are nominally democratic but have been …

Posted on: September 1, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Political, community and religious leaders unite against hate in Dearborn

DEARBORN – U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit), Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), Andy Levin (D-Warren) and Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud joined members of community and non-profit associations to unite against hateful rhetoric on Thursday. The rally was hosted by Take On Hate, a non-profit organization, and was organized and facilitated by Dingell’s …

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

Syrian army makes new gains as Russia brings reinforcements

BEIRUT — Russia and its Syrian army ally stepped up aerial raids on northwest Syria as they sent reinforcements from elite army units and Iranian-backed militias to bolster a major offensive against the last big rebel stronghold, opposition sources and residents said on Friday. The Russian-led alliance took the town …

Posted on: August 27, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Lebanese defiant after drone strikes

BEIRUT – Lebanese farmers and residents of Beirut suburbs hit by drones at the weekend vowed on Monday to stand their ground in the event of any Israeli attack, amid heightened tensions between the Hezbollah group and Israel. Two drones crashed on Sunday in Beirut’s southern suburbs, which are dominated …

Posted on: August 27, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Manifestos of hate: What White terrorists have in common

Writing under the title of “If the El Paso shooter had been Muslim”, Moustafa Bayoumi stated the obvious. “If the El Paso shooter had been a Muslim,” Bayoumi wrote in the British Guardian newspaper on August 6, President Trump “would be lobbing accusations such as “Islam hates us” in the …

Posted on: August 27, 2019 Posted by: panderanin Comments: 0

Music Under the Stars continues with free concerts in Dearborn

DEARBORN – “Music Under the Stars”, the Dearborn Recreation & Parks Department’s free concert series, continues with Fifty Amp Fuse performing Thursday, August 22, and the Dearborn Big Band on Thursday, September 12.  Both concerts will be at the Dearborn Hills Golf Course and start at 7:30 p.m. Patrons are encouraged …