articles tagged "Saudi Arabia"

Salamat Celebrates Islamic New Year

Sunday, 10 November 2013 | Salamat
Islamic New Year

This week your host Sabi Atteyih celebrates the sixth day of the Islamic New Year and explains its significance. He also reports on the Jewish Voice For Peace, Bedouin resistance to an Israeli relocation plan, the U.S. arrest of a 65-year-old Palestinian woman Rasmea Odeh, and vandalism by Jewish settlers against Palestinian property in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Sabi also mentions Saudi expulsion of illegal immigrants, Time’s coverage of Susan Dabaja, the first Arab-American elected president to the Dearborn, Michigan city council, and his latest read by Mahmoud Darwish, A River Dies of Thirst. Masters of Iraqui Music by Daoud & Saleh Al-Kuwaity.     Photo by Hasan Baloch www.themereflex.com 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 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 »

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