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Original NAM content, youth media stories, and ethnic media articles on America's Arab and Middle Eastern communities. For more information on NAM's Middle Eastern coverage, contact Sandip Roy at sroy [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.
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Two Shot at North Hollywood Synagogue

Jewish Journal, News Report, Adam Wills Oct 29, 2009

The Los Angeles Police Department issued an alert to all Jewish day schools and synagogues after two men were shot early this morning in the parking lot of Adat Yeshurun Valley Sephardic synagogue.

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How an American Woman Had Tea on the Axis of Evil

New America Media, Q&A, Suzanne Manneh Oct 29, 2009

Jean Marie Offenbacher knew little about Syria when it was added to the Axis of Evil. But she moved there to meet ordinary people and document what life was like.

The Turkey-Armenia Agreement Is a Farce

New America Media, Commentary, Hayg Oshagan Oct 27, 2009

There is good reason why most Armenians, not just those in the Diaspora, are up in arms about the Armenian-Turkish protocol.

A Gay Bar in the City of Borders

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy Oct 23, 2009

In a city where religious divisions run deep, how does one survive while expressing a true sense of self? Yun Suh is the director ofCity Of Borders, a new documentary film depicting the story of five regulars at Shushan, a gay bar in Jerusalem.

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Campaign to Make Immigration Reform a Top Issue in 2010

New America Media, Commentary, Rich Stolz Oct 18, 2009

Immigrant families from around the country rallied last week in Washington, D.C., where elected officials launched a new push for comprehensive immigration reform, building to the opening months of 2010.

U.S. Commerce Secretary Visits Arab American Community

The Arab American News, News Report, Khalil AlHajal Oct 14, 2009

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke did not have all the answers to Michigan's economic woes, or to many pressing small business and civil rights concerns of Arab Americans during a visit to Dearborn. But he announced at least one major new resource available for businesspeople.

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The Secret World of Deaf Prisoners

The Crime Report, Commentary, James Ridgeway Oct 14, 2009

A journalist investigates the secret world of deaf prisoners, and the ordeal they face when they fall into the criminal justice system.

Arab Music Finds American Home

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy Oct 10, 2009

Yassir Chadly and Faisal Zedan are a part of the 15th Annual Arab Cultural Festival on October 11th at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

New America Now: South Pacific Disasters, Chicago Killing, Arab Cultural Festival

New America Now, Audio, Oct 09, 2009

Sabrina Fitranty and Esther Chavez discuss the impact of earthquakes, typhoons, and floods on Indonesia and the Philippines, Earl Ofari Hutchinson examines the Derrion Albert killing, Aaron Glantz talks about the results of the new poll on the stimulus package, Mallika Dutt fights for immigration reform, and the Annual Arab Cultural Festival is this Sunday.

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