There's simply no question that Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick should resign his post as mayor of the city of Detroit.
Kilpatrick's public philandering, as bad as it is, is no surprise. But public officials are expected, are elected, to...In Our Opinion
Vote this week in Michigan's Primary Kucinich for Democrats, Paul for Republicans
There's a lot of confusion about Michigan's primary election to be held this week on Tuesday, January 15, instead of the usual early February race. It's pretty much agreed that moving the state primary forward was a mistake. The Democratic National...
This issue of The Arab American News brings us to the close of 23 years of publishing. As we have for the past few years, we have combined the final two issues of the year to give our staff a much-needed break and to facilitate the observance of all the year-end holidays of 2007.
We very much look forward to the coming year, to...In Our Opinion
Everyone must act now to stop this collective punishment. It is the only ethical, just and humane thing to do. The siege must stop. Now.
People are dying in Gaza. Patients die in their hospital beds because they are denied permits to access life-saving treatments abroad. Patients with such permits die at the Erez crossing because the...
The Arab American News urges its readers to vote for Hussein Berry for the Dearborn Board of Education on Tuesday, November 6, 2007. With the loss of incumbent Mary Lane, who was a good friend to this community, it is more important than ever that we electe another friend to the Board.
On the sale of the Dearborn Towers in...In Our Opinion
As we put this issue of The Arab American News to bed, on Friday, September 7, 2007, we solemnly remember that it is our 23rd anniversary.
When we began The Arab American News 23 years ago, we had no idea a global information revolution was about to begin. Neither, of course, could we forsee the first and second Palestinian intifadas,...
As Ramadan fast approaches, there is a nervous anticipation among charities on whether the U.S. Treasury will shut down or raid or make some announcement about another charity.
Since 9/11, six charity groups have been shut down by the government after being accused of providing financial aid to groups and individuals included on the...In Our Opinion
We've been saying it for years. Instead of effectively addressing the terrorist threat to the United States that was clearly demonstrated by the 9/11 attacks, this administration chose to use those frightening and serious attacks as an excuse to invade the oil-rich country of Iraq, purely in the interests of advancing an economic and/or...
Two weeks ago President George W. Bush banned Lebanese and Syrian officials — whom Washington accuses of undermining the Lebanese government — from entering the United States.
The list of Syrian officials the United States considers to have meddled in Lebanon includes Assaf Shawkat, director of Syrian military intelligence and...In Our Opinion
Anyone who had the pleasure this week of joining the crowd in downtown Detroit for the annual fireworks display in honor of America’s Independence Day knows it’s true that the Motor City is making a real comeback.
International River Days kicked off the week-long celebration and grand opening of the Detroit International Riverfront, a...
January 1st, 20000Without a doubt, the wars on Afghanistan and Iraq will be remembered as shameful and devastating events in our nationâ€™s history. One would have hoped that the worldwide criticism of the U.S. for entering these wars would prevent the same mistakes from happening again. However, that is clearly not the case, as the U.S. government...
Without a doubt, the wars on Afghanistan and Iraq will be remembered as shameful and devastating events in our nationâ€™s history. One would have hoped that the worldwide criticism of the U.S. for entering these wars would prevent the same mistakes from happening again. However, that is clearly not the case, as the U.S. government...
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