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Arab American Talk Radio — creating a national dialogue

Arab American Talk Radio — creating a national dialogue

One of the biggest problems facing the American Arab community is discrimination. American Arabs are discriminated against. It started long before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but really jumped after Israel’s creation in 1948. It’s been growing steadily, worse today than ever before. The simple fact is Americans still don’t really know who […]

America’s Part in “5 Broken Cameras”

America’s Part in “5 Broken Cameras”

The Palestinian-Israeli-French production of “5 Broken Cameras” is a 2011 documentary film co-directed by Palestinian Emad Burnat and Israeli Guy Davidi. “5 Broken Cameras” is also an Oscar contender for best documentary and an eyewitness account of non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village that has been encroached upon by Israeli-only settlements [all the […]

Search for the Disappeared in Kashmir: Spectacles of Human Rights, Mourning and Memorialization

In not so recent past most Kashmiri women shared two notable traits. They did not like to buy meat from the butcher and at no cost would they make their grief public. The butcher’s shop was a shunned site maybe because it typified exposure to uncouth, aggressive and bloody masculinity. As for grief, it was […]

Anger over Saudi child death case

The case of a five-year-old Saudi girl who died after allegedly being beaten by her father sparks an online campaign in the kingdom.

US warns Iran on nuclear upgrade

Iran’s reported plans to upgrade its uranium enrichment centrifuges would be a “further escalation” in the nuclear stand-off, the US warns.

VIDEO: Cairo tourism smothered by unrest

Tour guides at the Egyptian Museum, located next to Tahrir Square, say the number of visitors has gone down from 5,000 a day before the revolution, to just a couple of hundred now.

VIDEO: Palestinian but working on Israeli settlements

What is it like to be Palestinian, but working on the Israeli settlements?

Egyptian leaders condemn violence

Leaders from Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and a prominent opposition coalition condemn political violence, after dozens are killed in a week of unrest.

Gas staff wired to suicide bomber

Eyewitness account of Algeria hostage crisis

United Arab Emirates profile

Provides an overview of the United Arab Emirates – known as the UAE – including key events and facts about this federation of seven states.

Iran country profile

Provides an overview of Iran, including key events and facts about this country whose supreme leader is an Islamic cleric