Sterling Heights settles mosque lawsuit amid residents' outcriesSTERLING HEIGHTS — Tempers flared to such a degree at the City Council meeting Feb. 21 that the mayor ordered the chamber cleared and an impassioned mob burst through the doors, shouting "This is just a show" and "they will be so sorry."
- ADC-MI in transition, new director to be named
- Open carry and intimidation put police, community on edge
The right to bear arms should not impede others' right to live in peaceOn Sunday, February 19, five armed demonstrators were spotted walking down Schaefer Road towards Warren Ave. in Dearborn's heavily populated Arab and Muslim part of the city, allegedly in support of open carry gun laws.
- America is not innocent: If we bomb you, we ban you
- Trump's actions have roots in American political discourse
Women in sports ad strikes nerve in Arab worldAn online commercial released by Nike (NKE.N) this week that showed Arab women fencing, boxing and spinning on ice-skates has stirred controversy over its attempt to smash stereotypes about women leading home-bound lives in the conservative region.
- France's Le Pen cancels meet with Lebanon grand mufti over headscarf
- Yemen keeps counter-terrorism operations with U.S. despite raid
- ISIS linked group claims rocket attack on Israeli resort
- Red Cross suspends Afghanistan operations after six aid workers killed
- Trump presidency bears closer ties with Egypt
- Suspect in Louvre attack wanted to harm paintings, avenge Syrian people
- Israel legalizes settler homes on private Palestinian land
Muslims raise money for vandalized Jewish cemeteriesST. LOUIS—More than $78,000 was raised last Wednesday to help fix damages made to a Jewish cemetery after vandals defaced headstones at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.
- Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life is possible
- Outspoken general named as Trump's top security adviser
Houston hospital “shooting” false alarmHOUSTON- Police swarmed a Houston hospital on Tuesday after reports of a shooting but found no evidence any weapon had been fired and said no one was injured in the incident.
- NYPD investigates Facebook threats to Palestinian American activist Linda Sarsour
- Active shooter reported at major Houston hospital
- FBI investigating death threats against Muslims in North Carolina
- Facebook Live captures fatal shooting of Chicago toddler
- FBI arrests White supremacist inspired by Charleston shooter
- Tennessee man who planned attack on New York mosque escapes terror charges
- Dearborn Heights man pleads guilty to killing his four children
Lebanese American illustrator merges graphic design and comicsDEARBORN — On Saturday, Feb. 25, Lebanese American graphic designer and illustrator Aya Krisht will deliver a talk called "Design in Comics" from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Arab American National Museum, where she works as the media designer.
- Syrian films bring tears and smiles to Berlin Film Festival
- Poet Nathalie Handal: A global citizen rooted in Palestine
- Palestinian artist reflects homeland’s struggles
- Local Arab actor closing the curtains on stereotypical roles in Hollywood
- Actress Kathy Najimy to lead hijab march during Trump’s inauguration
- “Patriots Day” criticized for portrait of Bomber's wife, Muslims
- Pop star Katy Perry defends Muslims in newly produced video
E-Cigarettes may lure teens who otherwise might not smokeE-cigarettes aren't tied to a decline in teen smoking and the devices may actually entice some youth who are unlikely to try traditional cigarettes, a U.S. study suggests.
- Health insurers quietly shape Obamacare replacement
- Maya Nassar seeks to expand fitness in Lebanon