Real threat facing the Middle East is Iranian extremism Published in the Arab News, Oct. 13, 2016 By Ray Hanania Although much is made of the rising threat of ISIS and al-Qaeda in the Middle East, one axis more threatening,… Read More ›
Middle East Topics
Topics that address events, news and issues from the Middle East, Arab World and Islamic World.
Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab
Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab President Obama is considering placing an all inclusive category called “MENA” (Middle Eastern and North Africa) on the US Census forms going out soon to identify the nation’s 2020 demographic population, but I think the… Read More ›
Arab Radio in Detroit on American politics
The Arab Daily News Radio Show broadcast a special segment Friday July 1, 2016 addressing the American hypocrisy over the terrorism in Turkey, and discussed the abandonment of Iraq by Americans. Ray Hanania hosts a special broadcast of the Arab… Read More ›
Finding a new place to lose weight & hang my iPod
I finally found a great place to work out, at Charter Fitness. I’ve bounced around a few health clubs but Charter fitness so far is the best. And I think seniors in Southwest Suburban Chicago should give it a closer… Read More ›
Immigration, Jesus and the price of gasoline
#GasPriceGouging #LyingPoliticians #BP Politicians will do and say anything to distract the public from the real issues. Congressman Luis Gutierrez has made a career of screaming about immigration but really doing nothing about it. Senator Ted Cruz peppers his public… Read More ›
Will controversy follow recent sale of Palos Church to Muslims?
Will controversy follow recent sale of Palos Church to Muslims? The southwest suburbs have a history of community opposition to the building of a mosque or Muslim center, reflecting growing racism and discrimination against Muslims nationwide. Have things changed? By Ray… Read More ›
Restore confidence to Save Illinois
Raising taxes in Illinois isn’t the solution to the state’s dire financial mess. And raising taxes on the retirement pensions of senior citizens, proposed by the Civic Federation, is typical of the why Illinois is in trouble. The Illinois Sinkhole… Read More ›
Change system, more lottery winners needed
We should have more lottery winners and we can do that by changing the system we use to award prizes. So many people win correct numbers but get so little in return all so that government can build up the… Read More ›
Proud to be a veteran, anyway
American Arabs celebrate Veterans Day even if the rest of the nation doesn’t want to see our service as important and sits by silently while we are discriminated against By Ray Hanania One of the smartest things I did was… Read More ›
“Losing” is the new “Winning” in Illinois
The Illinois lottery has taught us one thing, that hope may make us feel good and excited, but it doesn’t always pay the bills. In fact, some baby boomers and seniors see the lottery as a retirement strategy and that… Read More ›
The plight of Christians in Israel: The Column on Christian Arabs the newspaper refused to publish
This column was submitted to my editors and they refused to publish it. You decide. American Jewish reporters and columnists can print anything they want about Israel, Jews and even criticism of Arabs and Palestinians. But Christian Arabs are prohibited… Read More ›
Gorman leaves Cook County office at top of her public service
Gorman leaves Cook County office at top of her public service Popular Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman shocked the public Wednesday when she resigned her county board seat to take a position with a major Fortune 100 Chicago… Read More ›
Former Sandburg student authors children’s book
Sandburg High school graduate Ashley Pickens authors a new illustrated children’s book inspired by her late father who pushed her to enjoy art as a young child. The new book, Waddle with Scuttle or Swim with Kim, will be featured at a book… Read More ›
Would Chicago just stop whining already?
Would Chicago just stop whining already? Chicago’s financial mess is dominating the news and dragging the state of Illinois down. The only solution Chicago mayor’s have had over the years is to make the State bail out the city. But… Read More ›
Governor Bruce Rauner can do the right thing
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner can do the right thing and support Middle East peace by rejecting a bill sponsored by pro-Israel activist Il Rep. Sara Feigenholtz and urge the Illinois General Assembly to support peace based on Two-States, non-violence and… Read More ›
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