2015 Kahlil Gibran “Spirit of Humanity” Awards Gala

2015 Kahlil Gibran “Spirit of Humanity” Awards Gala

Please join us for our annual Kahlil Gibran Awards Gala that will be held on Wednesday, April 29th. Tickets are available online now.

Read More

Make Sure You’re Counted - Tell the Census Bureau You Support the MENA Checkbox

Make Sure You’re Counted - Tell the Census Bureau You Support the MENA Checkbox

The US Census Bureau announced last month that it will be testing the MENA category for inclusion in the 2020 Census. This is a vitally important to correct the problematic under count of our community. Please join our campaign to support the MENA category's inclusion on the 2020 Census.

Read More

Today’s Middle East: Pressures & Challenges

Today’s Middle East: Pressures & Challenges

A new poll from Zogby Research Services, "Today's Middle East: Pressures & Challenges" surveyed 8 Middle East and North African countries on the emergence of ISIS, the role of the Muslim Brotherhood, the growth of sectarianism, the future of Syria and Iraq, Iran's nuclear program, and more.

Read More

Countdown is AAI’s weekly take on what’s happening and what’s being said by candidates, officials, and pundits—here in DC and around the country.

THIS WEEK'S ISSUE | PAST ISSUES

Newsblog

Teetering on the Edge: Yemen’s Future

Wednesday January 28, 2015

Teetering on the Edge: Yemen’s Future

By Maha Elsamahi
Winter Intern, 2015

This past month and a half has seen some of the most transformative events in Yemen since the uprisings and resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in February 2012. Following their September 2014 takeover of Sana’a, the Houthi (also known as Ansar Allah) rebels solidified their dominance on January 20th as they took over the presidential palace and President Abed Rabu Mansour Hadi offered his resignation to parliament just days later. Read More »

Posted by Guest at 9:46 am / / Leave a comment

Lost In Translation: The GOP’s Multiple Responses to the SOTU

Friday January 23, 2015

Lost In Translation: The GOP’s Multiple Responses to the SOTU

By Eve Soliman
Spring Intern, 2015

Rep. Ernst’s speech was not necessarily a response to the President's address, but one of vague agenda setting and their priorities after the recent victory in Congress, with little reference to direct plans or policy.Rep. Ernst’s speech avoided the topic of immigration. However, when Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) translated Ernst's speech into Spanish, he inserted his own comments on the issue of immigration. Read More »

Posted by Guest at 4:03 pm / / Leave a comment

Whitewashed: American Sniper and its Version of the Iraq War

Friday January 23, 2015

Whitewashed: American Sniper and its Version of the Iraq War

Read More »

Posted by Guest at 1:51 pm / / Leave a comment

Bridging the Divide in Andrews, North Carolina

Tuesday January 20, 2015

Bridging the Divide in Andrews, North Carolina

For the Lebanese El-Khouri family in Andrews, North Carolina, having a bridge dedicated to the late Joe El-Khouri, a revered community leader, is a high honor. Late last month, the North Carolina Department of Transportation publicly recognized Bridge No. 92 as the “Joe El-Khouri Bridge.” Read More »

Posted by Joan Hanna at 4:58 pm / / Leave a comment


OLDER ENTRIES