articles tagged "Middle East"

Internal Conflicts Hamper Syrian Opposition

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 | buzz
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The Monday Buzz continues its updates on protests around the world with Syrian journalist Abdulrahman al-Masri. more »

A Breakthrough in Iran

Monday, 2 December 2013 | buzz
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Award-winning author Andrew Kydd talks about the historic deal to curtail Iran’s nuclear program. 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 more »

An Update on Turkey

Thursday, 22 August 2013 | A Public Affair
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On Thursday August 22nd, host Allen Ruff discussed recent mass protests and demonstrations in Turkey with UW grad student and Turkish national, Taylan Acar who just returned from Istanbul where he witnessed these events over the last months. 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 »

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