What’s going on in the Middle East, from ISIS to Al-Shabab, from Egypt to Tunisia and Iran? What is causing the conflicts? How is all this affecting populations and the environment? On Friday, July 24th, host Esty Dinur talked with Professor Joel Beinin to discuss this and the global forces involved.
Arab Mascot Comes Under Fire In California High School
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 […]
Reuters Poll Ranks Plight of Women in Middle East
This week your host Sabi Atteyih plays from Abdel Halim Hafez’s “The Cup Reader.” Arab-American news updates include the “Burqa Bandit” in San Diego, Rashida Tlaib‘s run for Michigan state […]
Salamat Reports U.S. May Be On ‘Thin Ice’ In the Middle Ea...
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 […]
Shifting Allegiances and Chaos in Egypt
Last August, when the Buzz last talked with Sharif Abdel Kouddos, he told us that despite the bloodshed and chaos in his country, he still had hope for freedom in […]
Salamat Correspondent Celebrates Egyptian Armed Forces Day
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, […]