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Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/news ...
 
CUFI’s Middle East Briefing, a project of Christians United for Israel, is a news and policy podcast dedicated to keeping Christian Zionists informed about important issues and events in the Middle East. Every other week, CUFI’s Middle East Briefing Host, Kasim Hafeez, sits down with a special guest to discuss the latest news and delve deeper into current issues pertinent to Israel and the US-Israel relationship.
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
 
Babel will take you beyond the headlines to discuss what’s really happening in the Middle East and North Africa. It features regional experts who explain what’s going on, provide context on pivotal developments, and highlight trends you may have missed. Jon Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts the podcast along with his colleagues from ...
 
The Middle East Centre, founded in 1957 at St Antony’s College is the centre for the interdisciplinary study of the modern Middle East in the University of Oxford. Centre Fellows teach and conduct research in the humanities and social sciences with direct reference to the Arab world, Iran, Israel and Turkey, with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. However, during our regular Friday seminar series, attracting a wide audience, our distinguished speakers bring topics ...
 
Showcasing the latest developments in the realm of academic and professional research and literature, about the Middle East and global affairs. We discuss Israeli, Arab and Palestinian society, the Jewish world, the Middle East and its conflicts, and issues of global and public affairs with scholars, writers and deep-thinkers.
 
The Teach Middle East Podcast connects, develops, and empowers educators. It provides educators in the Middle East and beyond a platform on which to share their stories, current research-based practices and proven classroom strategies. The Teach Middle East Podcast is brought to you by Moftah publishing, the publishers of Teach Middle East Magazine. Teach Middle East Magazine, is the premier magazine for education in the Middle East and beyond.
 
Listen to David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart analyze the political news of the week. Posted each Friday by 9 p.m., the Brooks and Capehart podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
 
The afikra | عفكرة Podcast features conversations and explorations about the histories and cultures of the Arab world. afikra is a global educational and content platform aimed at promoting intellectual curiosity and understanding about the history & culture of the Arab world. Most episodes are recorded over zoom during our live events. Learn more about joining our community at http://afikra.com Follow us on IG @afikra_
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, exploring the complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences which separate and distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of people in that part of the world. Co-hosted by Malihe and Mira.
 
Dr. James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, co-director of the University of Würzburg’s Institute for Fan Culture, and co-host of the New Books in Middle Eastern Studies podcast. James is the author of The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer blog, a book with the same title as well as Comparative Political Transitions between Southeast Asia and the Middle East and North Africa, co-authored with Dr. Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario and Shifting Sand ...
 
akbaraka newscast is baraka’s audio news digest. Listen to baraka news editor Shereen Abdulla give you the latest Middle East and international stock market news every Monday to Friday in less than 5-minutes; less time than it takes to charge your Airpods to listen to the show.
 
Ayn Rand Institute Live features a wide range of fascinating topics recorded at live events—all from the unique perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. ARI experts and guest speakers bring new insights to complex topical issues, such as freedom of speech and the Middle East, or delve into important subjects in philosophy, ethics, psychology, culture, the arts, and more.
 
Voices of the Middle East and North Africa is a weekly program hosted by Malihe Razazan and Mira Nabulsi. It explores the richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa through a complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences. Voices of the Middle East and North Africa airs on KPFA radio, 94.1 FM, in Berkeley, CA. Online on kpfa.org or subscribe to iTunes.
 
Cascades of breaking news stories flood front pages and social media feeds, cataclysmic events happen every day, entire industries have been formed around dissecting and understanding the news. With The Gateway, we'll go in-depth on developments submerged under the ocean of breaking news developments and explore issues poorly or under-reported on. From our offices in Amman, Jordan, we at Al Bawaba are breaking through the news.
 
Ideas, conversations and simply great audio moments is what TheJamesCast is all about. Cars, medicine, DIY, tech and simply great conversations to motivate and inspire is what James pulls together into informative, educational and absolutely entertaining moments to distract you and put a smile on your face. Intro music is by Dex Piecowye (piecowyedex@gmail.com Catching up intro music is by ArchesAudio.com
 
Join ACCA's Middle East team as they "chat" all things Accounting and more! Join Fazeela Gopalani, head of ACCA Middle East, as she talks all things Finance Profession and more, with leading figures from across the Middle East.Join Taher Kapasi, Regional Education Manager on ACCA "ME" Talks - Student Focus, as he talks all things Students, Study and more, with leading learning partners, technical experts and axamaniers all to aid student progression.
 
The Goodness Podcast was launched in January 2020 with the goal of starting an honest conversation around the topics affecting women's health. Hosted by Noor Tehini and recorded in Dubai, it also celebrates the inspirational stories of women living in the Middle East, highlighting tales of triumph over tragedy, stories of resilience, and ones of survival, all while imparting valuable, scientifically backed advice and lived experience to its listeners.
 
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This event was a book launch for 'Civilization and the Making of the State in Lebanon and Syria' by Dr. Andrew Delatolla.The book argues that the modern state, from the nineteenth century to the contemporary period, has consistently been used as a means to measure civilizational engagement and attainment. This volume historicizes this dynamic, exam…
 
On Heels in the Middle East (Pardes Publishing, 2020) is the first book of Ksenia Svetlova, an Israeli journalist of Russian origin who covered the Middle East extensively during the last two decades. Svetlova takes us on a journey to Hizbullah dominated parts of Beirut, refugee camps in Gaza, Qaddafi's Libya and the revolutionary squares of the Ar…
 
Eager to enhance its negotiating leverage with the United States and Europe, Iran is projecting imminent membership of the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in much the same way it pushed the signing of a much-touted 25-year cooperation agreement with the People’s Republic that has yet to have any real legs.…
 
This week on Babel, Jon speaks with Dahlia Scheindlin, a public opinion expert and international political consultant who has advised 8 Israeli elections. They discuss the deep divisions in Israeli society, where the new Israeli government can go from here, and how Israelis think about the changing nature of the U.S.-Israel relationship. Then, Jon,…
 
This week, we are bringing you a special edition of the programme, where we will be delving into the Iranian election. It's been a rocky lead-up that has left many voters inside the Islamic Republic disillusioned as the Guardian Council has whittled down some 600 candidates to just over a handful. In doing so, the council eliminated a number of pro…
 
This week we are bringing you a special edition of the programme, where we will be delving into the Iranian election. It's been a rocky lead-up that has left many voters inside the Islamic Republic disillusioned as the Guardian Council has whittled down some 600 candidates to just over a handful. In doing so, the council eliminated a number of prom…
 
Middle East in Focus has been airing regularly on KPFK since 1980. It was launched by the News Department shortly after Iranian students began holding 63 Americans hostage in the US Embassy in Tehran. After the hostages were released a year later, MEIF continued broadcasting news and opinion about the so-called "Middle East." The area is actually s…
 
Here’s your daily download in less than 5-minutes; less time than it takes Facebook to start testing its Live Audio Rooms (aka Clubhouse's copycat). What’s up in the markets 1 | Oil is flying high as a kite MENA 2 | In more bond news, DAE is next with an announcement MENA 3 | The Uber of road-haulage goes public INTL 4 | $800m spent on shopping onl…
 
Photo: Unknown engraver - Humani Victus Instrumenta - Ars Coquinaria (cyborg). CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #GenevaSummit: "You cannot achieve peace in cyberspace unless you achieve deterrence." @AmbJohnBolton @DailyTelegraph https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/06/12/rooky-biden-taking-huge-risk-going-…
 
Photo: . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Delta Variant strikes London; & What is to be done? @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/delta-variant-fuelled-50-rise-english-covid-prevalence-study-2021-06-16/By John Batchelor
 
Photo: Erdogan: the neo-Ottomanist. Here: Opening of the first Ottoman Parliament after the proclamation of the Ottoman Constitution of 1876. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Did Erdogan win or lose at the NATO summit? @AykanErdemir @FDD https://www.fdd.org/analysis/2021/06/12/biden-remind-erdogan-natos-basi…
 
Photo: Inflation waltz.. "The Great Inflation was the defining macroeconomic period of the second half of the twentieth century. Lasting from 1965 to 1982, it led economists to rethink the policies of the Fed and other central banks." —https://www.federalreservehistory.org/essays/great-inflation CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Ne…
 
Photo: Expedition 11 Commander Sergei Krikalev dons a training space suit. . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Cosmonaut Krikilev refuses Russian Hollywood onboard ISS.Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/russian-astronaut-fired-for-opposing-filmin…
 
Photo: The globally-admired Jimmy Lai, senior Hong Kong publisher, democracy activist, and currently a prisoner of Beijing, possibly being tortured. "So pleased to welcome Jimmy Lai, Martin Lee and Janet Pang to the U.S. Capitol. My full support and admiration goes to those who have taken to the streets week after week in non-violent protest to fig…
 
Photo: A Khudafarin bridge; screen grab Khoda Afarin Bridges are two Khudafarin arch bridges which are located at the border of Azerbaijan and Iran connecting the northern and southern banks of the Aras River. (The 11-span bridge was restored in the 13th century during the Ilkhanate era due to the movement of huge masses of people in that period. T…
 
Photo: US-Pennsylvania(1891). ERIE, CENTRAL SCHOOL . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow All Erie politics is as local as Sara's diner for milkshakes. @SalenaZito https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/in-erie-local-politics-is-practical-before-it-is-historic…
 
Photo: Drawing by Marguerite Martyn of Soulard Market, St. Louis, in 1912, showing shoppers bargaining with merchants, women comparing notes, a uniformed chauffeur holding a basket, a child, and various items being sold or bought.. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow America's farmer's markets cannot be hacked …
 
Photo: US embassy in Kabul, July 4th celebration . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "It would be a catastrophe to see our embassy overrun." @JeffMcCausland @CBSNews "That's why it's an open question how many US troops will remain." https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/nato-allies-seek-clarity-on-maintaining-…
 
Photo: Line of Actual Control between China and India (map by the CIA). CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow One year since the PRC attacked at the Line of Actual Control; & What is to be done? Nitin Gokhale @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Nitin Gokhale, strategic affairs analyst and media entrepren…
 
Photo: .The metal-oxide-semiconductor FET (MOSFET, or MOS transistor), a solid-state device, is by far the most used widely semiconductor device today. Operation of a MOSFET and its Id-Vg curve: At first, when no gate voltage is applied, there is no inversion electron in the channel, and the device is OFF. As gate voltage increases, inversion elect…
 
Phto: "Terror In Formosa", a news article from The Daily News of Perth, reported the status in March 1947. In 1947, the invading forces from Mainland under Chiang Kai-shek, funder of the Kuo-min-tang (KMT) observed a peaceful demonstration and mowed down Taiwanese civilians. Conservative estimates of the number murdered were 5,000. Needless to say,…
 
Photo: Souvenir signatures of lead negotiators on the cover page of the JCPOA document. The Persian handwriting on top left side is a homage by Javad Zarif to his counterparts' efforts in the negotiations: "[I am] Sincere to Mr. Abbas [Araghchi] and Mr. Majid [Takht-Ravanchi]." . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelor…
 
Image: Zhurong riding two dragons, depicted in the Classic of Mountains and Seas, 1597 edition. Zhurong (祝融) is an important personage in Chinese mythology and Chinese folk religion. According to the Huai-nan-zi and the philosophical texts of Mozi [Mo-tzu] and his followers, Zhurong is a god of fire and of the south. Today, a Chinese space probe ha…
 
In February, Martin Smith traveled to Idlib, Syria, where he became the first Western journalist to conduct an interview with Abu Muhammad al-Jawlani, a U.S.-designated terrorist and the leader of the jihadi group Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS). Once an official branch of al-Qaida under a different name, HTS controls Syria’s northwestern Idlib Provinc…
 
Wednesday on the NewsHour, a look at President Joe Biden's meeting with Vladimir Putin at a low point of relations with Russia. Then, we explore the competing infrastructure proposals making their way through Congress and the speed bumps blocking bipartisan agreement. And, despite widespread agreement on at least some immigration limits, an economi…
 
The summit in Switzerland is over, and President Joe Biden and Russia's President Vladimir Putin are headed home. As expected, there were no large breakthroughs from talks between the two leaders. Instead, both sides cast the talks as business-like, "positive" but tense. White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports from Geneva. PBS NewsHour i…
 
There was a lot at stake and a lot discussed Wednesday during President Joe Biden's meeting with Russia's president Vladimir Putin. Nick Schifrin explores the outcome of their summit with Fiona Hill. Hill served as senior director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council during the Trump administration, and is the co-author…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Federal Reserve signaled it may raise a key, short-term interest rate -- from near-zero -- sooner than planned. The European Union called for lifting travel restrictions on Americans. North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un warned of extended COVID restrictions and food shortages. The U.S. Congress moved to give final appro…
 
A new bipartisan Senate agreement on infrastructure has fueled debate among lawmakers around what the best avenue is to getting a deal. While Republicans consider a smaller scope bill, some Democrats nervous about losing key priorities are hoping to go it alone without Republican support. Lisa Desjardins explains how a debate over transportation, w…
 
The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest evangelical group in the U.S. elected a new president Tuesday -- Ed Litton. Litton, who has championed racial reconciliation, narrowly defeated Mike Stone, the favored far-right candidate. Judy Woodruff discusses the runoff vote with Ed Stetzer, a part of the Southern Baptist Convention and executive dir…
 
Since taking office in January, President Joe Biden has made a number of moves to change former President Trump's hardline immigration policies. But just last week, Vice President Kamala Harris delivered a tough message in Guatemala, telling its citizens not to come to the U.S. For the series "Making Sense," Paul Solman explores the economic debate…
 
A new book is out that details the trials and triumphs of The Lost Kitchen restaurant that has been attracting attention internationally from foodies -- and from culinary taste-makers like James Beard and others. As Jeffrey Brown reports, "Finding Freedom'' takes on multiple meanings for an innovative restaurateur on the rise. It's part of NewsHour…
 
In tonight's edition: Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed says regional elections will be peaceful but the main opposition parties are boycotting the election. In Tunisia, the death of a young man in a working class neighborhood during a police encounter on June 8 sparked protests against police brutality. Human rights groups say the impunity officers enjoy must…
 
The EU has approved spending plans by the Spanish and Portuguese governments, clearing the way for them to receive money from the bloc's €750bn recovery fund. But how will the emergency funding work - and how will it be paid back? Also in the show, the Federal Reserve brings forward its timetable for interest rate hikes, as US inflation continues t…
 
Fresh Air with Friends is a podcast to keep you company and get you thinking, but not too much. This episode is themed around interviews and some of the things we are not thinking about. Colin Thomas, Kat Kinsella, Kev Fitzsimmons, Dr. Jenna Burton and Farah Jashanmal all feature in this edition. Our Podcast music was provided by The Podcast Host a…
 
In the keynote session preceding this Q&A, Ayn Rand Institute senior fellow and chief philosophy officer, Onkar Ghate, discusses Ayn Rand’s essay “For the New Intellectual,” and Rand’s perspective on the crucial role that intellectuals play in shaping the culture.Dr. Ghate is senior fellow, chief content officer and a board member of the Ayn Rand I…
 
ARI’s CEO, Tal Tsfany, highlights the opportunities that ARI can offer to young people interested in an intellectual career.Mr. Tsfany is the CEO of the Ayn Rand Institute. Prior to this, he was an entrepreneur, investor and executive in the software world in Israel and the United States. He is a co-founder of the Ayn Rand Center Israel and has pub…
 
Remarkable treasures lie dormant in Mauritania. Thousands of manuscripts and books dating back to the 12th and 13th century are housed in libraries in the city of Chinguetti, the site of an ancient trading route. These ancient books were left by pilgrims on their way to Mecca or brought back from countries across the Islamic world. But the conserva…
 
Film critic Lisa Nesselson returns to the studio after a pandemic-prompted hiatus to tell us about the latest comedy from director Bruno Podalydès, as he skewers the jargon-infested, productivity-obsessed contemporary world of work in "French Tech". We also discuss a debut movie that explores a teenage girl's connection with an older man, as 20-yea…
 
IN THE PRESS – Wednesday, June 16, 2021: "The entire planet's eyes are on Geneva" with the meeting between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin. According to The New York Times, the Russian president is eager to win respect, but The Moscow Times writes that Putin doesn't need a meeting with Biden to prove he's an equal. We also look at the results of Alger…
 
We talked to Yasser Munif, Associate Professor of Sociology, on micro-politics in the Syrian revolution and his book "The Syrian Revolution: Between the Politics of Life and the Geopolitics of Death" (2020). Created by Mikey Muhanna, afikra Hosted by Malek Rasamny, Researcher & Filmmaker. Edited by: Ramzi Ramman Theme music by Tarek Yamani https://…
 
Prosecutors in Myanmar have now laid out their arguments against Aung San Suu Kyi and a number of her allies. Critics and international observers say it's nothing but a show trial to discredit the country's ousted leadership in a bid to consolidate the junta's control of the country following their February 1 coup and bloody crackdown on protesters…
 
For their opening Euro 2021 match, world champions France edged Germany 1-0 thanks to an own goal from German defender Mats Hummels in the 20th minute. Later in the match, both Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema had goals ruled offside, a sign of the strength of the French side. Also in Group F, holders Portugal enjoyed an easy 3-0 win over Hungary as…
 
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