Meet the Aspiring Egyptian Actor Making It in LA

Meet the Aspiring Egyptian Actor Making It in LA

Successful Arabs living abroad have stories that moved and motivated me. Indeed, it is truly refreshing to see that Arabs have recently been associated with positive international news headlines. This article aims shall highlight another successful Arab abroad, one who is accomplishing his goals and living his dreams within the City of Angels.     […]

Ivanka Trump Praises Women’s Right Progress in Saudi Arabia

Ivanka Trump Praises Women’s Right Progress in Saudi Arabia

  One thing Saudi Arabia has been known for since the beginning of time is their female citizens’ limited freedom. There is strict segregation of sexes in public places and women are still not allowed to drive. During Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, daughter and advisor, Ivanka Trump, spoke about women empowerment at Riyadh’s Tuwaiq […]

6 Things Arabs Should Know When Moving to Los Angeles

6 Things Arabs Should Know When Moving to Los Angeles

  Thinking of moving to the City of Angels? Yes, picking apartments might not seem like the hardest thing in the world because, hello, they have some of the best apartments in LA, but picking a place to live cannot be done without considering details (really) carefully, especially when it comes to our Arab pickiness. […]

America Says No to Trump’s #MuslimBan

America Says No to Trump’s #MuslimBan

  US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries for four months, refugees for three months, and Syrians indefinitely has become known as the “Muslim Ban,” and everyone is talking about it.   Even more importantly, many Americans are doing something about it. From a court case filed by the ACLU […]

New Yorkers Protest Proposed Ban on Muslim Immigration

New Yorkers Protest Proposed Ban on Muslim Immigration

  Thousands of New Yorkers protested President Trump’s proposal to ban immigrants from seven Muslim countries, gathering in New York City’s Washington Square Park just hours after the announcement.   The proposed executive order would prohibit people from Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and Iran from immigrating to the U.S. It would also restrict […]

What You Need to Know About Trump’s Plan to Move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

What You Need to Know About Trump’s Plan to Move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

  President Donald Trump wants to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from the capital, Tel Aviv, to Jerusalem. Here are a few things you need to know about the proposal.     Trump first made the suggestion before AIPAC in March, 2016   “We will move the American Embassy to the eternal capitol of […]

Lebanese Designer Reem Acra Dresses First Lady Melania Trump

Lebanese Designer Reem Acra Dresses First Lady Melania Trump

The Trumps are officially in Washington. Last night, the First Lady Melania Trump attended a candlelight dinner at Union Station and tested the waters for her upcoming duties in a dress made by none other than Lebanese fashion designer Reem Acra.   The First Lady of the United States. #ReemAcra A photo posted by Reem […]

‘Operation Mummy’s Curse’ Sends Ancient Artifacts Home to Egypt

‘Operation Mummy’s Curse’ Sends Ancient Artifacts Home to Egypt

  Any tomb raider out there who isn’t afraid of the mummy’s curse ought to be afraid of this not-so-ancient threat: Operation Mummy’s Curse. An initiative by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Operation Mummy’s Curse is an ongoing multi-year investigation “targeting an international criminal network that illegally smuggled cultural items from around the world.” […]

An Arab’s Perspective on the US Election

An Arab’s Perspective on the US Election

by Amr Abdelhadi

  Today, Tuesday the 8th of November 2016, is Election Day in the US. This particular race to the White House has caused controversy for over a year now. Let’s get to know what our fellow Arabs who carry votes in the US think of the two candidates they’ve had to choose between.   You […]

Bringing Hope and Love from Palestine to America

Bringing Hope and Love from Palestine to America

Picture a Palestinian boy, 14 years old and about to enter high school. His name is Alaa and he’s wearing gym shorts and a t-shirt and wields a hammer. He and a few other young people are working to fix up the home of an under-privileged woman in… Petersburg, Virginia?   Yes, you read that […]