Obama still Arab-American’s favorite candidate

Barack Obama with Edward SaidEven though Ali Abunimah's article, How Obama Learned to Love Israel, was widely circulated among Arab-Americans, Barack Obama is still the most popular Democratic Presidential candidate among Arab-Americans according to a new Zogby poll released this week.

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Is it apathy?

The 37th Congressional District special election just ended with Democrat Laura Richardson on the top spot with less than %40 of the vote. There will be a run-off election between the top candidates because none were able to get %50.Peter Mathews, another Democrat, was the only candidate that made an effort to reach out to … Continue reading Is it apathy?

Yacoubian Building

Homosexuality, government corruption, prostitution, adultery, and religious extremism are all the subject of a film with the highest budget in the history of the Egyptian cinema. With $3 million, director Marwan Hamed was able to spark controversy and create a box-office record breaker.The Arab Film Festival, the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, and the … Continue reading Yacoubian Building