articles tagged "arabic"

Salamat Reports U.S. May Be On ‘Thin Ice’ In the Middle East

Sunday, 3 November 2013 | Salamat
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This week your host Sabi Atteyih reports on the suspension of Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef‘s TV show. Youssef, who is also a cardiac surgeon, presents in the vein of comedian and show host Jon Stewart. Viewers were outraged when he mocked a pro-military group. Other Arab-American news includes a Dearborn, Michigan ceremony honoring entrepreneurs, Egypt’s closing of Gaza border tunnels, the United States walking on thin ice in the Middle East, and the plight of Middle Eastern domestic workers. News bits feature the Michigan Arab Orchestra, a mosque shoe thief caught on camera, and a controversial Lebanese film “Out Loud”. Thievery Corporation from “Arabic Chillout”.     Photo by Dylan Verheijden more »

Salamat Reports on Popular Saudi Youth YouTube Program

Sunday, 20 October 2013 | Salamat
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This week your host Sabi Atteyih recites from Mahmoud Darwish’s “Don’t Write History As Poetry”, features music from Fairuz and reports on young Saudi comedian Omar Hussein’s extremely popular YouTube hit 3al6ayer, a comedy program that uses humor, satire, parody and smart sarcasm to talk about topics that “concern and worry everyone” in his culture. Salamat this week is abbreviated because of our fund drive. 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 Arabic News Update Includes Tasty Home Fries Recipe

Sunday, 29 September 2013 | Salamat
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This week your host Sabi Atteyih features poetry by Muhammad al-Maghout from Syria, news about the Madison-Rafah Sister Project City Benefit to furnish the library in the Rachel Corrie Cultural Center for Children and Youth in Rafah, United Nations Day events, the movie “The Citizen”, and an easy recipe for homemade home fries. Photo by Scott Bauer 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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