• A survivor of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center looks at photos of those who perished, in a display at the 9/11 Tribute Museum, Aug. 6, in New York. — Mark Lennihan, Associated Press
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    AN ARAB AMERICAN’S 9/11

      An Arab American’s 9/11   A survivor of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center looks at photos of those who perished, in a display at the 9/11 Tribute Museum, Aug. 6, in New York. — Mark Lennihan, Associated Press   By AHMED THARWAT September 10, 2021 – 5:45 PM On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was starting my day slowly. I hadn’t even made it to the bathroom when I looked at my landline phone; the new message light was flashing. I dialed *98, then listened to the frantic voice of my sister-in-law — “… I’m ok, I’m Ok” played it back a few times. I…

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    A TAIL OF TWO TALIBANS!!

      The American Taliban Images of the Afghan Taliban inside the presidential palace in Kabul are distant shadows of what took place inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 of this year. The American Taliban storming the Capitol to reinstall their cult leader back to the office after losing the election, launching stop the steal movement. In the Afghani presidential palace, you see the victorious Afghani Taliban forces surrounding their confident leader sitting in the same place where Ex. Afghani President Ashraf Ghani used to sit.  Mr. Ghani, a groomed installed western trained economist who had to give up his American citizenship to become president of Afghanistan.  Mr. Ghani has…

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    MY INTERVIEW WITH JEHAN SADAT

    Last Friday, Egyptian former first lady Jehan Sadat died after a long illness (undeclared); she was 89 years old. The news in Egypt was vague, brief, and prompt; Egyptian president el-Sisi interrupted his biking trip to his fancy city, the new capital, to attend her private military funeral. Reaction in Egypt was mixed; ranged from the wife of a dictator, an Israeli traitor to the mother of All Egyptians. The response in the west focuses mainly on the tragic death of her husband and being the champion of women’s rights in Egypt. “If Mohamed Ben Salmon gave women the right to drive in Saudi Arabia, Ms. Sadat gave Egyptian women…

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