Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Lebanon, New Hampshire. Damascus, Maryland. Bagdad, Florida. These are actual cities in the United States that have long borrowed Arab and Muslim cities over the years and have taken them as their own. While most of these cities today have no direct links with the Arab world, a lot of their history dates back to Arab diasporas who migrated to America and established their footings across multiple states and named their lands after their origins. This article takes a look at the top 10 cities ...
Saturday, 1 July 2017
American Muslim leaders Friday decried Donald Trump’s rhetoric towards their community and predicted the president’s travel ban would eventually be proven unlawful, a day after a weakened version of the measure came into force. A limited version of Trump’s travel ban -- temporarily barring refugees and visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen -- took effect on Thursday, after the US Supreme Court allowed it to be enforced pending a full hearing in October. The ...
Friday, 3 February 2017
An Iranian man denied entry into the United States following President Donald Trump’s travel ban was back in Los Angeles -- the first person allowed to return to the country under a judge’s ruling. Ali Vayeghan, who for 12 years had been waiting to immigrate to the US to join family, was met by his brother, his niece and a crowd of supporters at Los Angeles airport chanting “This Land is Your Land.” “This is what humanity looks like,” the 61-year-old said in ...
Friday, 3 February 2017
Trump's executive order barred people from Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Syria from entering the US for 90 days
Thursday, 12 January 2017
Attorneys had argued to the Supreme Court that the imate had poor legal help at his trial and during earlier appeals
Saturday, 7 January 2017
Nearly 136,000 Audi and Volkswagen autos have potential problems with antilock brake systems
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Omar came to the United States after escaping the Somali civil war with her family and spending four years in a Kenyan refugee camp
Tuesday, 8 November 2016
Shane Kimbrough became the latest astronaut to join in a long tradition of voting while floating above the Earth
Wednesday, 12 October 2016
The MLS still has plenty of little things that could and should be fixed in order for it to count among the top leagues in the world
Monday, 26 September 2016
A new museum in Guinea Bissau charting the horrors of the transatlantic slave trade hopes to put the history of the 'Slave Coast' on the map, and draw tourists to what is one of the world's poorest countries. Credit: AFPTV