Top Ten List

Top ten traveling advisories for Arab/ Muslim Americans

Top ten traveling advisories for Arab/ Muslim Americans

For a safe flight please

10. Have a clean shave

9. Don’t ask for a helal meal

8. Leave the Qur’an at home, there is another holy book in every hotel room, same stories.

7. Don’t listen to Arabic music on the flight

6. If they ask you to take your shoes off, this is not time to pray.

5. If there is an emergency landing, chanting “Allahu Akber, could be deadly.

4. If someone ask you how was your flight, it is not necessary to mention hell.

3. Don’t ever go to the bathroom, just sweat it out.

2. Don’t travel in groups, group discount means just that!

1. If they ask you to move to the back of the plane, this is not a Rosa Parks moment.

Have a wonderful flight and good luck..


Ahmed Tharwat …. in the middle Ahmed Tharwat Im a host and producer of the Arab-Muslim Americans TV show BelAhdan with Ahmed (with open arms), a weekly TV show that airs on public TV Mondays at 1030PM. As a regular speaker and contributor on Public Radio show All Thing Considered, I have shared my unique view of world and American political and social events. As a regular contributor to StarTribune, the Pioneer Press, and Twin City Planet , also he has written to national and international magazines, such Slate, Diversify Inc and Al Jazeera English. I won the Pioneer Press community columnist award in 2000. In all my work, I have been Trying to bring Arab/Muslims to mainstream Americans.. . I believe that when it comes to politics “Nobody has a monopoly on stupidity” Thanks In The Middle ... Ahmed Tharwat/ Host BelAhdan TV show Freelance Writer, Public Speaker, International Media Fixer


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