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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.
 
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.
 
A brand new podcast from The New Arab, a leading English-language website based in London covering the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, and Arab and Muslim affairs around the world, bringing you news, culture, and lifestyle from these regions and beyond. Mirroring our diverse coverage, the podcast combines storytelling and news analysis to bring our listeners something familiar yet new. Visit our website for more quality journalism: thenewarab.co.uk
 
Maghrib in Past & Present | Podcasts is a forum in which artists, writers, and scholars from North Africa, the United States, and beyond can present their ongoing and innovative research on and cultural activities in the Maghrib. The podcasts are based on lectures or performances before live audiences across the Maghrib. Aiming to project the scientific and cultural dynamism of research in and on North Africa into the classroom, we too hope to reach a wider audience across the globe.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
RugbyPass Offload is a new podcast hosted by Christina Mahon with a stellar cast of current and former professional players, including former England captain Dylan Hartley, British and Irish Lion duo Simon Zebo and Jamie Roberts and Scotland and Glasgow backrow Ryan Wilson. Each week the panel will be rounding up all the latest action from the rugby world and giving unrivaled insight on our game in a relaxed and lighthearted format. They will also be sharing stories from their careers at the ...
 
BULAQ is a podcast about contemporary writing from and about the Middle East and North Africa. We talk about books written in Aleppo, Cairo, Marrakech and beyond. We look at the Arab region through the lens of literature, and we look at literature -- what it does, why it matters, how it relates to society and history and politics -- from the point of view of this part of the world. BULAQ is hosted by Ursula Lindsey and M Lynx Qualey and co-produced by Sowt.
 
Silah Report is a non-commercial research project exploring contemporary and historical small arms & light weapons in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA), and Central Asia regions. A project of Armament Research Services (ARES), Silah Report is committed to producing original, regionally focused content. Silah is the Turkish word for ‘weapon’, coming from the Arabic and Farsi, “سلاح”. Silah Report is committed to producing timely, regionally focused content that educates our readership abo ...
 
Each week Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, and Amberin Zaman, Al-Monitor’s Senior Correspondent, interview newsmakers, journalists and thought leaders from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region. Andrew has been writing about, and traveling in, the Middle East for over three decades, meeting and interviewing the region’s top political and civil society leaders. Since obtaining his PH.D from Johns Hopkins University, he has ...
 
Established in September 2018, the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies draws together staff and students from across King’s College London working on the Middle East and North Africa. Based in a dozen departments, its over 30 faculty members produce world-class research on every country in the region. They are routinely asked by policy makers, civil society groups and media outlets both in the UK and elsewhere to provide expert analysis on events and developments in this important part of th ...
 
Bi-Polar Girl Productions presents: Bi-Polar Girl – A US based global show listened to in over 52 countries and growing! Listeners are from Africa, North & South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia! Bi-Polar Girl’s mission, led by their married hosts Snowflake and Chacoman (Rebecca and Stephen), is to help eliminate the stigma of managing and living with a mental illness! Let’s create community! Let’s be your community! Let’s thrive and cry together!
 
🌏 The Geopolitics & Power Podcast - Presented by Ryan Faulkner-Hogg. From the worlds biggest infrastructure projects to shady financing, to debt-trap diplomacy, to what the real implications of a headline are - this podcast is going to go deep into it. It's a weird thing to be really into, but I am very much into my maps, and really fascinated by how geography wields and restricts power. This extends into politics and then further into investment. This podcast is going to tackle these issues ...
 
The Middle East Program heads CSIS’s work on the region, which analyzes a wide range of political, security, and socioeconomic issues related to the Middle East and North Africa, with special attention to the ways that changes in the Middle East and North Africa have effects beyond the region. Subscribe
 
A podcast series analysing events in the Middle East and North Africa. The main contributor to the programme is Dr Harry Hagopian - an international lawyer and political commentator who's a consultant on the region to the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales. Dr Hagopian is also a consultant to the Middle East Council of Churches. A main focus of the programme is an examination of the Christian realities in the region.
 
The world is a particularly confusing and daunting place these days: Russian bots, North Korean nukes, trade wars and climate emergencies. To understand it better, Foreign Policy and the Brookings Institution are teaming up for an 8-part podcast series. On each episode, host Jonathan Tepperman and a guest from Brookings discuss one of the world’s most vexing problems and trace its origins. And then, the hard part: Tepperman asks the guest to focus on plausible, actionable ways forward. Jonat ...
 
ᴛʀᴏᴘɪᴄᴀʟ ❀ ʙᴀʟᴇᴀʀɪᴄ ❀ ɪɴᴛᴇʀɴᴀᴛɪᴏɴᴀʟ ❀ www.tropicalnorthpodcast.com Monthly guest mix series and radio show featuring selections from across the Tropical, Balearic and International musical spectrums. Music and insight from established and emerging selectors. Positive vibes throughout. Born from a deep love of music and the timeless rhythms of Africa and South America. You can also find monthly TN selections on Rising Edge Radio in the UK. https://www.risingedge.uk/
 
A cultural and political history of the Middle East and North Africa, from the ancient centuries of Caesar and Cleopatra in Alexandria (Egypt) to the empires of the medieval and early modern worlds (Umayyads, Abbasids, Ottomans, Safavids) to the transition from empires to nations and the politics of the 2000s. Biographies, book reviews, readings of newspaper articles and op-eds, interviews. Twitter: @profaliakhtar
 
For professionals in a new country as immigrants or expats struggling to be visible at work while dealing with workplace culture shock. Every Sunday, I share actionable tips from my over a decade experience in multicultural teams from Europe, Asia, Middle East, North America & Africa. Also, listen to interviews from relocated professionals as they share their secrets to staying visible at work even in a new territory.
 
The MENAbytes Drop is a weekly podcast that showcases the latest VC, TECH and STARTUP news in the Middle East and North Africa region. Hosted by Reem, the podcast features weekly exclusive reports, the occasional heavy-hitting guest and of course, the latest news in the MENA startup universe. The podcast is a reflection of the MENAbytes publication, which is the leading online startup news outlet from the Middle East & North Africa in terms of social media reach and engagement. The MENAbytes ...
 
Joseph Braude's weekly podcast "Eye on Arabia" presents news and analysis of Arabic and Islamic issues from the perspective of a well-traveled American author with Iraqi roots. Coverage spans Arab North Africa and the Middle East, Iran, Israel, and Turkey -- not just politics and foreign policy but also cultural trends, music, and folklore. For more information, follow @josephbraude or visit www.josephbraude.com.
 
Hosted by California based Fashion & Entertainment Lawyer Uduak Oduok, The Africa Music Law show provides legal and business commentary and analysis on hot topics in pop culture affecting the fashion and entertainment industries. The show has a focus on empowering African artists and other creative talents. Africa Music Law, your #1 go to destination for celebrity legal drama, music business and industry news.
 
Marketing stories from the Middle East & North Africa! MENA (Middle East & North Africa) is one of the most vibrant and rapidlly changing regions. Spead across 20 countries and more than 200 million consumers, this vast region presents many challenges and plenty of opportunities. With more than a decade of marketing experience and a special interest in the MENA region, I am super excited to be launching this podcast, the 1st of its kind to help navigate MENA's marketing and communcations lan ...
 
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Episode 125: Curating Modern Art from North Africa and West Asia: Methodological Conundrums and Contentions of Language In this podcast, Suheyla Takesh addresses the methodological challenges in studying modernism in the non-West and the question of language and terminology for discussing developments that conceptually preside outside established a…
 
We're back with Simon, Jamie and Christina ahead of the final few weeks of domestic rugby and looking forward to the Lions kicking off their tour against Japan next week. The guys discuss the new version of the Pro14 and whether South African teams should be entering the European Champions Cup. The guys also give some insight into the crazy world o…
 
In tonight's edition: More than 7,000 people have fled Burkina Faso's volatile north following the bloodiest massacre in a six-year jihadist insurgency. At least 138 men, women and children were "executed" and nearly 40 were seriously wounded. Also, the US has brought in visa restrictions on those it believes are standing in the way of a peaceful r…
 
Music offers insights into the songwriter, the performers, the audience and their cultures. In this film, we delve into the stories of four songs from Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Sudan.From Morocco comes an expression of mourning and loss - Younes Megri is a renowned regional name whose most famous song was picked up by a western pop group. The A…
 
RECRUITING IN THE MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA IN 2021 Brainfood virtual roadshow is taking a long overdue visit to the Middle East & North Africa!There are recruiting challenges unique to every region on earth, that is under served by universalistic approaches, so it is vital that we connect with recruiters & HR community members from everywhere on …
 
In this fascinating episode, we were honored to have Mr. Yousef Riazi back on our podcast and this time to tell us more about the history of the development of Iranian Submachineguns that proliferated throughout the Middle East due to the ongoing conflicts in which Iran plays a major role in.From the very first foreign SMGs that entered Persia to I…
 
Fyodor Lukyanov, Chairman of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy in Moscow, discusses why Russia wants an agreement with the US on cyber security; why Russia does not expect the US to lift sanctions on Russia; how Russian and Iranian policies differ in Syria; why Syria and Iran are minor issues in US-Russia relations; how to understand Russia…
 
HOW TO HIRE MORE WOMEN ENGINEERS? If you’re in tech recruiting, diversifying the composition of your engineering team must be one of your top priorities - and most persistent challenges. We’re gathering together an elite panel of guests - tech recruiters, tech vendors and CTO’s to try and figure out what the best options are for recruiters who want…
 
In tonight's edition: Thousands of Ivorians turn out to cheer on former president Laurent Gbagbo as he returns from a decade in exile. He spent much of that time facing war crimes charges at the International Criminal Court before being acquitted in 2019, a decision that was upheld earlier this year. Gbagbo said he was glad to return to Ivory Coast…
 
Arab Digest editor William Law's guest is Ali Bakir, a research assistant professor at Ibn Khaldun Center for Humanities and Social Sciences in Doha. His analysis focuses on Turkish relations with the MENA region. Today's podcast explores the warming relationship between Turkey and Egypt and how it is impacting on the regional power balance as Cair…
 
First this week, News Intern Sofia Moutinho joins host Sarah Crespi to discuss scientists concerns about advertisers looking into using our smart speakers or phones to whisper ads to us while we sleep. Next, Bina Desai, head of programs at the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, discusses how to predict the economic impact of human d…
 
Faysal Bibi and his team of palaeontologists have been captivated by this one particular moment that took place in the Abu Dhabi desert seven million years ago. This week, a journey back to a time before the desert was the desert… when elephants, crocodiles and monkeys reigned supreme in the UAE. This episode was produced by Alex Atack, with editor…
 
We recorded this episode in Cairo with author, translator, and Mada Masr culture editor Yasmine Zohdi. We talked about making art in difficult and precarious times; how to acknowledge the political context; censorship and self-censorship. “What we talk about when we talk about trees,” by Yasmine Zohdi, ran in Mada Masr in December of last year. We …
 
In tonight's edition: In Tunisia, the death of a young man in a working-class neighbourhood during a police encounter on June 8 has sparked protests against police brutality. Human rights groups say the impunity that officers enjoy must end. Also, Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed says regional elections will be peaceful but the main opposition parties are …
 
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…
 
Welcome to a special episode of the Gallery Girl podcast in partnership with Hunna, a contemporary art gallery representing women artists from the Arabian Peninsula. In this episode, my guest is Razan Al Sarraf, a multi-disciplinary artist based between Kuwait and New York. Her work covers the social, cultural and spiritual climate of the Arab worl…
 
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.…
 
In case you didn't hear, the PRO14 is history and the United Rugby Championship is on the way. Andy McGeady, Paul Williams, Gcobani Bobo and Sean Holley break it all down and talk to CEO Martin Anayi about the news and future plans. Andy puts some viewer comments to him as well. Oh, and old friend Dean Budd drops by to give Benetton a thumbs up ahe…
 
In tonight's edition: Ten captives taken by extremists in Nigeria are freed. The group had been held by ISWAP militants, who have killed hostages in the past. Also, we look at the tourism industry in Ethiopia ahead of June 21 regional elections. The sector has been hit hard by the conflict in the Tigray region and the Covid-19 pandemic. And we see …
 
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,…
 
Raphael Cormack, visiting researcher at Columbia University, discusses his book, Midnight in Cairo; profiles the amazing women who shaped and dominated Egypt’s music, theater, film, and cabaret scene in the early 20th century against the backdrop of dramatic political and social change; describes the rivalry between Mounira al-Mahdiyya and Oum Kalt…
 
Link To Original Podcast🎙️: https://investlikethebest.libsyn.com/peter-zeihan-invest-like-the-best-ep159 This is not my original podcast! It is a podcast with my favourite geopolitical analyst - and this episode is just to good to not spread wider and further. If anyone from Invest Like The Best would like me to remove this episode - please just sa…
 
PROBLEMS WITH HYBRID? As we begin to think about the bounce back from the pandemic, the growing consensus is that the ‘hybrid’ model of working - flexibility for staff to work either from home, with an office provided - is going to be the default setting for the majority of businesses. Candidates and employees seem to want this flexibility…..but do…
 
Operation Barkhane will be brought to an end in the Sahel; we take a closer look at the decision to reduce France's military presence in Mali and neighbouring countries. It's World Day Against Child Labour on Saturday; the UN said the problem is worsening for the first time in 20 years, due in part to the economic impact of the pandemic. Friday saw…
 
On this episode of the The New Arab Voice we will start by looking at how a new parliamentary coalition is threatening Benjamin Netanyahu’s leadership of Israel. Then, stay tuned to hear a report on why the upcoming Iranian elections will significantly change the political landscape of the country. Finally, we’ll be dedicating the last part of the …
 
Arab Digest editor William Law is joined by the author and academic Christopher Davidson. He's written several books on the Gulf, the latest, just published by Hurst, is titled From Sheikhs to Sultanism. Their conversation is about two crown princes and their transformation into regional power players. Mohammed bin Salman enjoys playing on the worl…
 
On April 3rd, rumors started circulating about the arrest of Jordan’s former crown Prince Hamzah Bin Hussein, and some senior officials. A brief statement by the army denied the arrest but confirmed the prince was asked to stop, what the statement called, activities that were employed to target Jordan's security and stability. In a leaked video, Pr…
 
Al Jazeera network has launched a new digital platform Rightly, which aims to target US conservative audiences. We speak with Adel Iskander, professor of Global Communication at Simon Fraser University about Aljazeera move into the right-wing media ecosystem in the US.We also celebrate National Poetry Month by bringing you some of the poetry of the…
 
In tonight's edition: French President Emmanuel Macron announces a reduction of France's military operations in Africa's Sahel region, saying France's existing Barkhane force needs "profound transformation". He is calling for a new international force for the region. In South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa cuts red tape to private companies want…
 
Hana Salah, Al-Monitor columnist reporting from Gaza, discusses the impact of Israeli restrictions on Gaza’s reconstruction; the lack of clarity on the mechanism for international assistance; why people are flocking to Gaza’s polluted beaches; and how she managed her family life and professional responsibilities while reporting during the bombing.…
 
First this week, Contributing Correspondent Emily Underwood talks with host Sarah Crespi about the surprising role of the vagus nerve—which connects the brain to organs like the heart and digestive tract—in processes once thought to be solely controlled by the brain, such as consciousness and memory.Next, Sara Katsanis, a research assistant profess…
 
Ronnie Chatah started giving his walking tours of Beirut in 2008, during a period of stability for the city. He would guide tourists through the city, telling stories of Phoenician ruins, French architecture and Ottoman houses. He’d also talk about Lebanon’s civil war, and the problems that came to follow it. These were always stories about other p…
 
Germany rejects calls for reparations for Namibia after admitting to genocide in the former colony in the early 20th century. Berlin says the agreed sum of €1.1 billion in financial aid is only a "voluntary payment". Also, the NGO Save the Children says that minors are being used as a warfare tactic by armed groups in northern Mozambique. And we he…
 
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