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Two Saudi sisters - separated by age and culture - discover that even though they are half a world apart they have something in common. They both became actors. Join Aixa and Ida for conversations about family, culture, and working in the arts as BIPOC women, in the very different worlds of Canada and Saudi Arabia.
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday.
 
Radical Contemporary is a creative platform and community organization based between Cairo, Egypt & Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for the sharing, discovery and appreciation of artistic and personal expression in the MENA region & beyond. Our motto is: "Learn something new everyday." Radicals are people who notice things. We are observers. Artists. Writers. Designers. Musicians. Filmmakers. Intellectuals. Cultural Producers. Dreamers. Thought-leaders. We’re a community of Creators - who know that you ...
 
Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, interviews newsmakers each week from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region, with additional commentary from Al-Monitor’s ‘on-the-ground’ correspondents. 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 held app ...
 
Girl Interrupter is a comedy podcast that launched its first episode in August 2020. Since its premier, the show has been featured on Apple Podcast's Top 250 (in Comedy and/or Comedy Interviews) in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Norway, Panama and China! Shayna Amster (Host, Producer, Marketer, Animator, Recruiter, etc.) started the project as a creative outlet and has elevated her craft into a full-blown obsession. The Goal: to r ...
 
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.
 
Amateur Traveler is an award winning audio travel show that focuses primarily on the question: "where should you go next and what should you see, do and eat there?". Amateur Traveler won its creator Chris Christensen a Travel+Leisure SMITTY award as the best independent travel journalist and a Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award. It is also used to teach English at Oxford University.
 
This is the story of two brothers who are guest workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. One goes off on an adventure, meets a Saudi prince, and ends up dead. The other will stop at nothing to find out why his brother had to die. Accompanied by his wife, he begins a search across three continents for his brother’s killer. His hunt takes him into a trap where he, like his brother before him, becomes caught in the middle of the struggle between the pre-Al Qaeda fundamentalist Saudis and the mor ...
 
Shaikh belongs to the Indian city of Hyderabad and attended his early education from Jamiah Mohammadiah Mansoora Malegaon, from where he attained his degree in Aalamiat and Fadheelat. Thereafter, Shaikh joined the renowned Islamic University of Madinah, and graduated from the Faculty of Shariah. Shaikh has been heavily involved in Dawah work in Saudi Arabia and working with Maktab Al-Jaaliat (Kilo 14), also known as Sharq Jeddah. Shaikh has excellent experience in Dawah and has been impartin ...
 
Independent Americans is a weekly news show hosted by Paul Rieckhoff. He’s a fighter, a patriot, and an independent political and media force to be reckoned with. After serving as a soldier in Iraq in 2004, Rieckhoff emerged as one of the most dynamic political and social leaders in America. In every episode, he breaks down the most important issues facing our country. And he interviews the most influential and compelling people. He’s taking on Republicans, Democrats—and everyone in between. ...
 
A respected retired casino executive in Las Vegas since the 1960's. I came to Vegas during the Rat Pack's yrs, Howard Hughes was buying properties and Ceasers Palace was just a dream. I've seen it all, Aman Kisogi from Saudi Arabia win millions at the turn of a card, Elvis Presley's manager (Col.Parker) demand he had enough rubber ducks for his bath and Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis rant and rave when they did not get service that they demanded. I am still here and making money, ...
 
The Human Rights Foundation's original audio content serves as a storytelling platform for some of the world's bravest activists, artists, policy-makers, business leaders, and technologists. Our podcast provides those who risk their safety in return for a chance to raise the world's awareness of human rights issues, and the incredibly important work that is being done to address them.
 
Syria The Truth is addressed to the english or non arabic speaking individuals to show and explore the truth about the Syrian conflict. Away from the lies, manipulated, fabricated and deformed media . In "Syria The Truth" you will read articles or see some video clips that will never be published or reported on major western media companies. Just follow us in the below mentioned links, like our page on Facebook in order to receive all the Truth updates. website: https://syriathetruth.wordpre ...
 
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 ...
 
When I look back on my ESL career in I wonder how I survived at all. It was of course a difficult experience, the easy experience is hardly worth your while. Worse than the regular, difficult teaching experience, is the difficult, Saudi teaching experience, and worse yet is the difficult, Saudi, female teaching experience.(Thanks to Mr McCourt for my intro).This podcast is aimed at female western language instructors living and working in the Middle East. Covering a range of topics from in a ...
 
Based out of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, The Gaming Recess is a casual Arablish videogame talk show. Game development enthusiasts talk about the latest in the realm of videogames with news, reviews, and discussions. Made and hosted by the @GameDevJeddah Team.
 
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After years of strained relations, Ankara and Riyadh appear to be on track to repairing the ties. However the unofficial Saudi boycott of Turkish goods is still casting a shadow over the relations between the two countries. After record-low trade figures in recent months, Turkey raised its concerns regarding the kingdom’s informal embargo at the Wo…
 
The rapid rise of Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman ... Madawi: MbS is Saudi Arabia's response to the Arab Spring ... Populism and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi ... Why Saudi Arabia cares so much about Iran ... Madawi: Don't expect an Israeli flag in Riyadh quite yet ... How much can Biden influence Saudi policy? ... Has MbS bitten off more than he …
 
The US is routinely criticized for light treatment of human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia. What if this had more to do with maintaining the status of the dollar as the world's global reserve currency than it did with oil? The Data Monkey and I explore this, and revisit YDHTY's own cryptocurrency - McGriddleCoin.…
 
The House of Saud had more than three months to prepare for a new reality of its American connection ever since Donald Trump lost his bid to stay in the White House, but the blow it suffered was nevertheless painful. US President Joe Biden has opened a new chapter in the relationship between Washington and Riyadh. First, Biden withdrew political an…
 
Tonight we cover Saudi Arabia's proposed futuristic city know as The Line. And as the name suggests, it is a city build in a 100 mile straight line! We going to the specifics of Saudi Arabia's ambitious project and discuss some benefits and problems that might arise. It's got dystopian future written all over it, or maybe we've just read too much s…
 
The author Philip Roth, who died in 2018, was not sure whether he wanted to be the subject of a biography. In the end, he decided that he wanted to be known and understood. His search for a biographer was long and fraught — Mr. Roth parted ways with two, courted one and sued another — before he settled on Blake Bailey, one of the great chroniclers …
 
The softer side of infrastructure ... The pitfalls of overracializing policy ... Bob gets pedantic with the New York Times ... Bob: Even if George Floyd was overdosing, Derek Chauvin is accountable for his death ... Is there something to Matt Gaetz’s claim that he is the victim of extortion? ... Bring on the vaccine passports ... Mickey reconciles …
 
Leaders of the Turkic Council member countries, while supporting Azerbaijan’s Karabakh victory, have agreed to work towards the rehabilitation of the liberated territory. Central Asia, a region of high strategic importance with its unexplored natural resources and significant geo-strategic location, continues to face threats of terrorism and confli…
 
The relationship between Turkey and Saudi Arabia has seen improvements in recent months. But the unofficial Saudi boycott of Turkish goods is still casting a shadow on these relations. Ankara raised the issue at a World Trade Organisation Goods Council meeting in Geneva in an attempt to seek a resolution to the issue. The kingdom’s informal embargo…
 
Talks between delegations from several parties to the 2015 nuclear deal got rolling in Vienna, with the United States participating indirectly and making sure its conciliatory messages to Iran reach their audiences both in Tehran and around the world. One intriguing question is, how will Iran behave in the next two months, while these talks are ong…
 
Last fall, as Odessa High School brought some students back to campus with hybrid instruction, school officials insisted mask wearing, social distancing and campus contact tracing would keep students and faculty safe. And at the beginning of the semester, things seemed to be going OK. But then a spike in coronavirus cases hit town, putting the scho…
 
The security situation in eastern Ukraine is flaring up again, seven years into a simmering conflict between Moscow and Kyiv that started with Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014. Increased numbers of Russian armed forces have been moved to the region, Ukraine says two of its servicemen were killed earlier this week, and Moscow is blaming Ukraine…
 
In this week's episode ​international heritage charity World Monuments Fund Britain draws back the curtain to reveal the fascinating work involved when turning historic houses into fictitious screen locations. WMF Britain Executive Director John Darlington talks to actress Nell Hudson (Victoria, Outlander), director Julie Anne Robinson (Bridgerton)…
 
In Minneapolis, the tension is palpable as the city awaits the outcome of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer accused of murdering George Floyd last summer. The court proceedings have been both emotional — the video of Mr. Floyd’s death has been played over and over — and technical. At the heart of the case: How did Mr. Floyd die? Today,…
 
The marijuana reform movement is on fire. In the election last year, beneath all the Biden and Trump drama, every single state-level cannabis ballot initiative passed--from New Jersey to Mississippi to South Dakota. And now, New York state has legalized the green stuff. Federal legalization is gaining steam, the industry is exploding and everyone w…
 
Check out my YouTube animations! Facebook // Instagram // Twitter // More Stuff Guest: Ryan Cunningham Listen to his podcast Music: IamWheeel - Wallace And Gromit JORF - Pinky and the Brain (DUBSTEP REMIX) This weeks episode is dedicated to my listeners in Canada... because it's dumb. I couldn't help but notice, my dumbest episodes have a tendency …
 
Ian Dunt assesses Keir Starmer's first year as Labour party leader. Julian Assange's father, John Shipton, discusses the campaign to free his son from gaol and stop his extradition to the USA. Helen Lewis introduces us to some of the most difficult feminists in history.
 
The I.R.S. says that Bristol Myers Squibb, America’s second-largest drug company, has engaged a tax-shelter setup that has deprived the United States of $1.4 billion in tax revenue. The Biden administration is looking to put an end to such practices to pay for its policy ambitions, including infrastructure like improving roads and bridges and revit…
 
Nearly two dozen people are arrested in Jordan as confusion swirls about whether a coup was being plotted there. Calls to boycott the 2022 Olympics in Beijing pick up momentum, including from within the United States. New reporting sheds light on violence taking place in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. And more. Then, Tommy talks with Washington Pos…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, guest host Sandy Winnefeld interviews Frances Townsend, former Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush, and Adm. James Stavridis (ret.), former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO, about their work for the American Edge Project, a political advocacy group that promotes investment in U.S. innovatio…
 
Jesse’s new book, The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Solve Our Social Ills ... Does the Implicit Association Test actually measure bias? ... The flawed methodology underlying the superpredator theory ... Why the grit theory lacks staying power ... The replication crisis in experimental psychology ... Jesse clarifies his views on child gender d…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speak to Egyptian Montenegrin actress, model and podcast host Tara Emad. We speak about being creative from a young age, the pressures and benefits of fame, staying healthy to ensure challenging working hours, using your voice to shed light on important causes such as Bullying, and the joys of truly loving wh…
 
Raziye Akkoc, a British-Turkish journalist based in Ankara who reports for Agence France Presse and co-edits a highly regarded weekly newsletter Turkey Recap, speaks to Amberin Zaman about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's unchallenged grip on politics. For all his recent setbacks — most notably a weakening economy — he is, she says, "still …
 
This week on Babel, Jon Alterman talks with Jessica Obeid, energy consultant, a senior global advisor at the London-based consultancy Azure Strategy, and an academy associate with Chatham House's Energy, Environment, and Resources Programme. They talk about the Lebanese power sector and what its shortcomings tell us about broader fissures in Arab s…
 
Friends do it, strangers do it and so do chimpanzees - and it's not just deeply embedded in our history and culture, it may even be written in our DNA. The humble handshake, it turns out, has a rich and surprising history. In this week's episode palaeo-anthropologist Ella Al-Shamahi speaks to Helen Czerski about a funny and fascinating voyage of di…
 
The three dominant themes in the calculus of Russian-Israeli relations now seem to be Power, Prestige and Proximity. Russia is obviously a rising or returning force in the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean; while its global competitor, the United States, wants to reduce its own military involvement in the region. And because Russia’s Air, N…
 
Saving for a comfortable retirement -- beyond Social Security -- almost always works best when you start saving early, and then continue to save throughout your entire working life. But as you'll hear from this story, those two things do not always go together. Lisa Granfield lives in Walpole, Maine. At age 58, she works part-time at an assisted li…
 
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