Health officials have been warning residents around the Middle East to stay indoors as a thick cloud of dust is passed through the region. The sandstorm has been blowing around since Monday effecting several countries.
Radio DJ Casey Kasem was born Kamal Amin Kasem, the son of Lebanese immigrants. Kasem is perhaps best known for his weekly radio show, American Top 40. But, we want to remember Kasem for his Arab American roots and activism within that community.
The version of Jefferson Airplane's classic psychedelic tune "White Rabbit" gets a new set of Arabic lyrics in the Oscar-nominated film "American Hustle." It's performed by a young Lebanese singer name Mayssa Karaa.
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