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by Volunteer on Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 in SAC in the News

A piece by SAC Political Adviser, Bassam Barabandi, and SAC Members Bassam Rifai and Darren Fenwick. This piece discusses the shortcomings of the international response to the crisis in Syria….

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Friday, February 27th, 2015 in News, Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2015 Washington DC – A delegation of Syrian American women including the leadership of the Coalition for a Democratic Syria (CDS) along with humanitarian organizations…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Saturday, February 21st, 2015 in News, Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2015 The Syrian American Council, America’s largest and oldest grassroots Syrian American organization, attended President Obama’s Summit on Countering Violent Extremism from February 18th to…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 in News, SAC in the News, SAC News

By Bassam Barabandi and Tyler Jess Thompson December 10, 2014 In his pursuit of foreign policy deals with Syria and Iran, President Obama has taken a soft approach. As a…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Sunday, December 7th, 2014 in News, Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 07, 2014 Contact: Chad Brand cbrand@sacouncil.com 202-429-2099 SAC CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON SYRIAN REFUGEES IN LEBANON Washington DC – The Syrian American Council (SAC), America’s largest Syrian-American…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Monday, October 20th, 2014 in News, Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2014 Washington, DC – The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) has continued its recognition of the suffering of the Syrian people by opening an…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 in News, SAC News

On Wednesday October 8, SAC-Chicago participated in a private conference call with Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Congressman for the 16th Congressional District of Illinois, a member of the Republican party and…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 in News, SAC News

On Wednesday October 8th, SAC Houston President Shiyam Galyon participated on a Syria panel organized by University of Houston Clear Lake. The event was part of a series organized by…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 in News, SAC News

SAC Communications Coordinator, Suhayla Sibaai gave a guest talk on Syria to the University of Kansas student group, Students for Justice in the Middle East on Wednesday October 1. The…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 in News, SAC News

Following Eid al-Adha, SAC-LA hosted an Eid picnic in the park on October 12. The picnic received a large turn-out. Community members enjoyed celebrating the joyous occasion among each other…

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