articles tagged "Alexandria"

Arab Mascot Comes Under Fire In California High School

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 | Salamat
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This week your host Sabi Atteyih presents poetry by revered Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani, a report on the controversy surround the California high school ‘Arab’ mascot, and the documentary “Reel Bad Arabs” written by Jack Shaheen. Sabi also reports on the settlement of a religious discrimination lawsuit in Albuquerque and the retirement of the former Director of Michigan’s regional office of the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee. Sabi also checks in for an update from his correspondent in Alexandria, Egypt regarding Egyptian soldiers killed in the Sinai Peninsula and Egyptian financial turmoil. more »

Salamat Correspondent Celebrates Egyptian Armed Forces Day

Sunday, 6 October 2013 | Salamat
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This week your host Sabi Atteyih celebrates the poem “The Confession Chair” from Muhammad al-Maghout of Syria and connects with his correspondent in Alexandria, Egypt. Sabi also reports on Damascus, Syria, The Wisconsin Center For Peace and Justice, and the book Obama and the Middle East by Faraz A. Gerges. Music this week from Arabica II: Voyages into North African Sound.     Photo by Stefan Geens more »

Salamat Interviews Egyptian Correspondent Under Curfew

Sunday, 22 September 2013 | Salamat
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Your host Sabi Atteyih hosts a live report from Alexandria, Egypt. Topics this week include Obama and immigration reform, the new electronic hookah, the International Festival in Madison, and The Freedom Theater of Jenin Refugee Camp touring play “The Island,” coming to the United States. The show includes poetry from Mahmoud Darwish and music by Radio Tarifa from the CD Temporal (1996).     Photo by Nasser Nouri more »

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