articles tagged "muslims"

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 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 Explains Annual Islamic Hajj

Sunday, 13 October 2013 | Salamat
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This week your host Sabi Atteyih recites poetry from Mahmoud Darwish’s “Do Not Write History As Poetry” and explains the annual Islamic Hajj. He reports on deteriorating hunger conditions in Aleppo, Syria, the Arab-American Political Action Committee (AAPAC) in Dearborn Michigan, and Lady Gaga’s controversy amongst Muslims. Music from “Cairo to Casablanca”.     Photo by Hossam all line more »

Detroit Celebrates Arabic Heritage

Sunday, 15 September 2013 | Salamat
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This week Sabi Atteyih reports on The Muslims Are Coming! documentary, the Detroit Heritage Works project to promote dialogue with the Arab-American Community, the Detroit Arab-American Museum’s YallaEat! Walking Tours, current events. With music by Arab Idol host Ragheb Alama. more »

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