Twenty-year-old Iqbal El Assaad made history by becoming the youngest doctor in the region when she graduated from the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
Emad Burnat, a Palestinian farmer and filmmaker from Bil’in, a West Bank village, is the Co-Director of Oscar-nominated documentary 5 Broken Cameras. The documentary covers the non-violent resistance movement in the village of Bil’in and is focused on the destruction of 5 of Emad’s cameras which were destroyed in his coverage of non-violent resistance marches in Bil’in.
Michael Moore recently came to Emad’s defense and helped secure Emad’s release when he was unjustly detained at LAX upon arrival to the United States.
Woroud Sawalha will be one of four athletes competing under the Palestinian flag at the London Olympics, and the only woman.
For more than five decades, Leila Jabarin hid her secret from her Muslim children and grandchildren — that she was a Jewish Holocaust survivor born in Auschwitz concentration camp.