articles tagged "Egypt"

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 »

Is There Still Hope for Democracy in Egypt?

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 | buzz
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Two and a half years after former President Mubarak’s resignation, the Arab Spring in Egypt has turned sour. The Egyptian military removed Mohamed Morsi, Mubarak’s elected successor from office in a coup d’etat. The aftermath of the coup has been waves of chaos and death, as Morsi supporters and the Egyptian army have clashed in the streets, leaving over 1,000 dead. On August 26, 2013, Democracy Now! and The Nation correspondent Sharif Abdel Kouddous joined Brian Standing to discuss the latest on the crackdown. more »

Continued Turmoil in Egypt and Syria

Friday, 23 August 2013 | A Public Affair
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While the death toll continues to rise in Egypt, Syria has also had issues escalate over the past couple of days. It appears that there were unconditional weapons used on villages especially chemical weapons. Civilians have been fleeing villages as the Assad forces continue to use chemical weapons in Syria. Our host Esty Dinur spoke with Professor Stephen Zunes about the turmoil that has shaken this part of the world. more »

Protesters Around the World and Close to Home

Thursday, 15 August 2013 | A Public Affair
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On Thursday August 15th, host Allen Ruff discussed protests and controversy in Wisconsin and across the the world. For the first half of the hour, Ruff was joined by Gareth Porter, a historian with a PhD in Southeast Asian studies from Cornell University and an investigative journalist for the Inter Press Service, about the turmoil in Egypt and the possible “peace process” in the Israel-Palestine conflict. For the second half of the show, Ruff spoke live with Greg Gordon, who was at the Capitol in Madison, to give us the latest update on the Solidarity Sing-a-long and arrests. more »

Egypt Explained

Thursday, 11 July 2013 | A Public Affair
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Following days of protests and army ultimatums, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was deposed on July 4th, 2013. Now, with an interim President ruling the country, an election date next year, and protestors of both sides filling the streets of Cairo, the question must be asked – what now? On the Thurday, July 11th A Public Affair, host Allen Ruff was joined by Joel Beinen, history professor and expert of Egyptian studies at Stanford, to talk about where Egypt might go from here. more »

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