Laughter is the basis of a new Kickstarter campaign looking to bring Western attention to Middle Eastern headlines.
What was only supposed to be a one-week visit to New York for an international exhibition has turned into about 25 years of success for Long Island City artist Luba Lukova.
A cease-fire agreement was reached in Gaza bringing the week-long battle to an end, Egypt’s foreign minister announced. The truce will take effect at 2 p.m. Mohammed Kamel Amr made the announcement at a press conference with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Cairo. Clinton had traveled to the Middle East yesterday to with all [...]
BY RABBY YOSSI BLESOFSKY It is happening all over again. Hamas-controlled Gaza has been showering Israel with rockets consistently for months without letup. Israel finally responds with a surgical strike aimed at taking out a Hamas military leader, whose absence will hopefully stay the violence. Hamas responds by intensifying their attacks – this time aimed [...]
The recent turmoil in the Middle East have many Queens residents from the region asking why the violence reached such a high level, and when will it end. Astoria has become home to many of Middle Eastern descent. And news of the four Americans killed in Libya, including the U.S. ambassador, hit hard. “Those people [...]
The recent story in the news regarding the possibility of Israel taking military action against Iran does not bode well for the international community. If Israel chooses this course of action, it could have very dire consequences for the entire Middle East, and also the rest of the world. While no one wants to see Iran become [...]
It was the largest identity theft takedown in U.S. history. Last week, 111 people — members of five organized forged credit card and identity theft rings based in Queens and having ties to Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East – were charged in 10 indictments with stealing the personal credit information of thousands of [...]