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Muna Shikaki
Muna Shikaki

Muna Shikaki is a correspondent for Al Arabiya News Channel based in Washington DC. She tweets @Munashik

Dog walkers, food truck owners among those affected by US govt shutdown

Ryann Solomon knew the shutdown would affect her business, she just didn’t realize how much. “I got calls from people canceling appointments from the first week,” she said. Solomon...

US midterm elections: A blow, or clear win for Trump?

A record number of American voters are participating in one of the most divisive and crucial midterm elections in recent history, widely considered a referendum on President Trump’s policies and...

PROFILE: Backed by Bernie, an Egyptian-origin governor’s rise to political fame

“Who here believes in democracy over corporate domination?” It’s the starting line of a campaign stump speech, and if it’s reminding you of former democratic presidential...

How Marjorie Merriweather Post became one of the most known jewelry collectors

It was known as the jazz age, the roaring twenties, a period of industry, carefree wealth, freedom and parties. It was the era of The Great Gatsby. One of the important characters of that era was the...

The need for better children’s books for Arabs who live abroad

As soon as my husband and I found out we were pregnant with our daughter Samya, who was born last March, we knew we wanted to raise her to speak Arabic. Since my husband is a midwestern from Kansas...

PHOTOS: Saudi women exhibit their art projects in US

An all-female art/projects exhibit by Saudi women artists is set to open this week at the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC. The exhibit is a reminder that Saudi women’s talents have long been...