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Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newsh ...
 
An ex-Al Qaeda jihadi turned MI6 spy and a former monk turned filmmaker, have been embedded at the heart of conflicts in the Middle East. Together Aimen Dean and Thomas Small unpack the realities of war, fundamentalism and their global implications through first-hand experience.
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
 
Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our leading business news radio program and podcast is about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy developments, we help listeners understand the economic world around them. Marketplace makes sense of the economy for everyone, no econ degree or finance background required. Marketplace doesn’t just report on the numbers, we take it deeper, adding context to what’s happening in the stock market and how macroecono ...
 
Showcasing the latest developments in the realm of academic and professional research and literature, about the Middle East and global affairs. We discuss Israeli, Arab and Palestinian society, the Jewish world, the Middle East and its conflicts, and issues of global and public affairs with scholars, writers and deep-thinkers.
 
Listen to Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the political news of the week. Posted each Friday by 9 p.m., the Shields and Brooks podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
 
CUFI’s Middle East Briefing, a project of Christians United for Israel, is a news and policy podcast dedicated to keeping Christian Zionists informed about important issues and events in the Middle East. Every other week, CUFI’s Middle East Briefing Host, Kasim Hafeez, sits down with a special guest to discuss the latest news and delve deeper into current issues pertinent to Israel and the US-Israel relationship.
 
Babel will take you beyond the headlines to discuss what’s really happening in the Middle East and North Africa. It features regional experts who explain what’s going on, provide context on pivotal developments, and highlight trends you may have missed. Jon Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts the podcast along with his two colleagues, ...
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, exploring the complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences which separate and distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of people in that part of the world. Co-hosted by Malihe and Mira.
 
Cascades of breaking news stories flood front pages and social media feeds, cataclysmic events happen every day, entire industries have been formed around dissecting and understanding the news. With The Gateway, we'll go in-depth on developments submerged under the ocean of breaking news developments and explore issues poorly or under-reported on. From our offices in Amman, Jordan, we at Al Bawaba are breaking through the news.
 
The Teach Middle East Podcast connects, develops, and empowers educators. It provides educators in the Middle East and beyond a platform on which to share their stories, current research-based practices and proven classroom strategies. The Teach Middle East Podcast is brought to you by Moftah publishing, the publishers of Teach Middle East Magazine. Teach Middle East Magazine, is the premier magazine for education in the Middle East and beyond.
 
Our world runs on fear. The loudest voices tell you to be afraid of anyone who’s different. But there’s another way. And it starts with each of us. Love Anyway is an immersive storytelling podcast pushing beyond the simple narrative of “us vs them.” Join us as we explore how ordinary people in places like Iraq, Syria, the US, and on the frontlines of conflict where you live are making the extraordinary choice to love in the face of fear. Love Anyway is produced by Preemptive Love.
 
Dr. James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, co-director of the University of Würzburg’s Institute for Fan Culture, and co-host of the New Books in Middle Eastern Studies podcast. James is the author of The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer blog, a book with the same title as well as Comparative Political Transitions between Southeast Asia and the Middle East and North Africa, co-authored with Dr. Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario and Shifting Sand ...
 
Voices of the Middle East and North Africa is a weekly program hosted by Malihe Razazan and Mira Nabulsi. It explores the richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa through a complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences. Voices of the Middle East and North Africa airs on KPFA radio, 94.1 FM, in Berkeley, CA. Online on kpfa.org or subscribe to iTunes.
 
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago is a leading research center for the ancient Middle East. The museum houses some 350,000 artifacts — around 5,000 of which are on display — excavated mainly by OI archaeologists. Founded in 1919, at a time when the Middle East was called the Orient, the OI has pioneered innovative excavations and comprehensive dictionary projects that chronicle ancient civilizations. The Oriental Institute Museum aims to understand, reveal, and protect anci ...
 
Roozbeh Aliabadi is an advisor and commentator on geopolitical risk and geoeconomics, particularly the Middle East and Asia. He is an advisory partner in the global advisory practice at GGA, a boutique international consultancy practice based in New York City.
 
Ideas, conversations and simply great audio moments is what TheJamesCast is all about. Cars, medicine, DIY, tech and simply great conversations to motivate and inspire is what James pulls together into an informative, educational and absolutely entertaining moment to distract you and put a smile on your face. Intro music is by Dex Piecowye (piecowyedex@gmail.com Catching up intro music is by ArchesAudio.com
 
Do you teach about global cultures or world events in your classroom? If so, this podcast for you! What Teachers Need to Know: The Middle East offers vital insight for understanding current events, history, cultures, and social issues of the modern Middle East and North Africa, so that you can facilitate deeper learning about the region with your students. Meet subject-matter experts and explore online resources that can help make the Middle East accessible for K-12 classrooms. Together, we ...
 
Ayn Rand Institute Live features a wide range of fascinating topics recorded at live events—all from the unique perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. ARI experts and guest speakers bring new insights to complex topical issues, such as freedom of speech and the Middle East, or delve into important subjects in philosophy, ethics, psychology, culture, the arts, and more.
 
Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, interviews newsmakers each week from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region, with additional commentary from Al-Monitor’s ‘on-the-ground’ correspondents. Andrew has been writing about, and traveling in, the Middle East for over three decades, meeting and interviewing the region’s top political and civil society leaders. Since obtaining his PH.D from Johns Hopkins University, he has held app ...
 
Dive deeper into the week's biggest stories from the Middle East and around the world with The National's foreign desk. Nuances are often missed in day-to-day headlines. We go Beyond the Headlines by bringing together the voices of experts and those living the news to provide a clearer picture of the region's shifting political and social landscape.
 
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In this edition, we turn our attention to Saudi Arabia, which this week hosted the Women 20 (W2​0) online summit, attended by some of the most powerful women from across the globe. However, there were also many missing faces. Among them were some of the conservative kingdom's most prominent activists, like Loujain al-Hathloul (pictured). According …
 
In this episode, Kasim sits down with Seth Frantzman—Middle East security analyst, frequent writer on current events and politics, and published author—and they discuss Erdogan’s Turkey. As this NATO ally becomes increasingly anti-Western and anti-Israel, supporting terror and threatening both America and her allies, Kasim and Seth discuss whether …
 
This event was a discussion around Wolfram Lacher's latest book Libya's Fragmentation: Structure and Process in Violent Conflict.After the overthrow of the Qadhafi regime in 2011, Libya witnessed a dramatic breakdown of centralized power. Countless local factions carved up the country into a patchwork of spheres of influence. Only the leader of one…
 
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to boost efforts by the world’s largest Muslim movement to recontextualize Islam during a forthcoming visit to Indonesia as part of a three-nation Asian tour. The tour is likely to be the secretary’s last official trip prior to next month’s US presidential election.…
 
This week, we are having a conversation with Kali Rubaii, an assistant professor of anthropology at Purdue University, about the toxic legacy of the war in Iraq and the underlying reasons for the high rates of birth defects in the city of Fallujah. we are also speaking with documentary filmmaker Jeff Kaufman about his latest film, titled “Nasrin [1…
 
The war in Nagorno-Karabakh is a human tragedy, but also provides observers the opportunity to monitor modern conflict and think closely about lessons for Western militaries. To discuss the on-going conflict and what it may mean for future combat, Aaron speaks this week with Michael Kofman, Director of the Russia Studies Program at the CNA, Jack Wa…
 
When trying to isolate state policy and priorities, it’s impossible to disentangle the relationship between official institutions like the U.S.’ Department of State or Defense from think tanks such as the RAND Institute, Brookings, or Carnegie Endowment. If a politician wants to justify starting a war or identify a danger to the national interest, …
 
Steven Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses why the US needs to stay in the Middle East, but with a bit more realism; how to contain Iran; his personal observations and assessment of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan; and why the US needs a new embassy in Iraq.…
 
There is no magic formula to creating an environment in which self-evaluation can flourish, but there are some underlying principles that will help you to gain some personal clarity, establish a conducive setting and keep the school moving in the right direction at the right speed. It is essential to remember that people carry out self-evaluation a…
 
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Americans continue to vote early, despite coronavirus and court cases. Plus: Social media companies on Capitol Hill, the extent of online misinformation, a U.S. security expert on the information war, a civil servant's protest against one of President Trump's executive orders, Montana's Senate race, battleground state pol…
 
Americans again headed to the polls Wednesday, even as coronavirus continued its nationwide surge. On the campaign trail, President Trump and Sen. Kamala Harris visited Arizona, a state Trump won by 3.5 points in 2016. Current polls indicate the race in the battleground state could be closer this year. Meanwhile, Joe Biden cast his own ballot in hi…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, demonstrators in Poland gathered for a seventh straight day over a court ruling that banned abortions of fetuses, even ones with severe abnormalities. The nationwide strike is a rare show of opposition in a country long influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. Also, officials in France and Germany announced new restricti…
 
This election year is seeing increased attention and scrutiny regarding social media platforms -- and how they can be manipulated to spread misinformation. But the greater level of awareness hasn't stopped the practices, either. And the battles over content moderation and censorship are increasingly partisan, as demonstrated by Wednesday's highly c…
 
Social media plays a major role in shaping current American political discourse. During a Senate hearing Wednesday, executives from leading online platforms were criticized by lawmakers for their companies' records on limiting the spread of misinformation. William Brangham explores how that misinformation can be easily transmitted online -- and how…
 
With only a few days remaining before Election Day, U.S. security officials anticipate that millions of Americans will be exposed to even more misinformation online than they already have. Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security, joins William Brangham to discuss the…
 
President Trump has promised to dismantle the federal government's administrative state -- and made moves in that direction. Now, one of his political appointees has resigned in protest over an executive order that could strip protections from federal employees. Ron Sanders, who worked under presidents of both parties during decades as a civil serv…
 
On this special edition of Beyond the Headlines, Michael Goldfarb, author, journalist and host of the FRDH podcast based in the UK, talks to Joyce Karam, The National's correspondent in Washington, and James Reinl, The National's correspondent in New York about what has happened so far in the US elections leading up to November 3. They examine the …
 
I started my broadcasting career in the UAE with a stint at 99.3, the better mix, with Schroeder Evans https://www.linkedin.com/in/schroeder-evans-35838521/ and what an education it was. This episode is from June 2005, as near as I can figure, and is a nice intro into how I ended up at DubaiEye for almost 12 years doing a nightly talk show. In this…
 
Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Trump and Joe Biden make a flurry of campaign appearances as Election Day approaches. Plus: Why record numbers of Americans are voting early, police kill a Black man in Philadelphia, Trump's domestic policy agenda, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the rise of Republican women congressional candidates, China's PPE pro…
 
We’re a week out from Election Day, and Americans aren’t the only ones watching closely. President Trump’s trade war with China put tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of products, and so today we’ll hear from businesses in China about what they’re predicting and how they’ll respond to a Biden presidency or a second Trump term. Plus: …
 
It has been a long day on the campaign trail, with appearance after appearance for President Trump, former Vice President Joe Biden and their running mates. The candidates are in an all-out sprint to the finish line of Election Day next Tuesday. But record numbers of American voters have already cast their ballots, uneasy about the pandemic and ele…
 
The country is seeing record turnout for early voting, as well as some late legal challenges around when -- and if -- all those votes get counted. Almost 70 million people have already cast their ballots, with Election Day still a week away. William Brangham reports and talks to the University of Florida's Michael McDonald, who runs the United Stat…
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in as the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath in private, a day after Barrett's Senate confirmation. Also, firefighters in Southern California are making scant progress against wind-blown wildfires forcing thousands to flee. Gov. Gav…
 
The fatal shooting of a Black man by police in Philadelphia on Monday afternoon sparked large protests overnight. Walter Wallace Jr., whose family said he suffered from mental health issues, brandished a knife at officers Monday, refusing to obey their orders to drop it. They shot him multiple times. It's only the latest police killing in recent mo…
 
With a week to go before Election Day, cases of COVID-19 are rising across the country, and economic stimulus talks appear to be stalled. Brooke Rollins is acting director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. She joins Judy Woodruff to discuss where negotiations stand on providing another round of federal pandemic relief and President Trump'…
 
Chicago was hit hard by coronavirus earlier this year and is now suffering through a second surge. In addition, state and local budgets have fallen significantly due to the pandemic. With federal stimulus talks stalled, mayors like Lori Lightfoot are on their own. Lightfoot joins Judy Woodruff to discuss COVID-19 numbers, possible new state restric…
 
This year, more women are running for Congress than ever before, shattering records set in 2018. But this time, the increase in female candidates is driven in part by Republican women on the ballot. Lisa Desjardins reports on what the GOP has done to attract women -- and what they still need to do to close the wide gender gap in the House. PBS News…
 
During the coronavirus pandemic, the world has become reliant on personal protective equipment, or PPE. Most of this essential gear, from masks to gowns to goggles, comes from China -- and experts in the U.S. say this foreign dependence is problematic. Bur for now, the country where the virus originated is producing much of what's needed to fight i…
 
The arts have been devastated by the pandemic, with consumer spending in the sector dropping significantly this year. Now, a pilot program in the mountains of western Massachusetts is looking to ideas from the past to ensure artists' futures. Special correspondent Jared Bowen of GBH reports as part of our American Creators series and ongoing covera…
 
Against the backdrop of four decades of continuous conflict in Afghanistan, the Pashtun male protagonists of this book carry out their daily effort to internally negotiate, adjust (if at all), and respond to the very strict cultural norms and rules of masculinity that their androcentric social environment enjoins on them. Yet, in a widespread conte…
 
Dónal Hassett’s Mobilizing Memory: The Great War and the Language of Politics in Colonial Algeria, 1918-1939 (Oxford UP, 2019) is at once a history of colonialism and of the “Great War”. Considering the ways that the conflict from 1914-1918 shaped the colonial politics of the “interwar” years in the Algerian context, the book looks at how segments …
 
Nada Badran @wanderwithnada was the speaker at our 58th event on the theme of transit. Nada is really cool having studied business, jumped into the field and then flipping things and setting up her own enterprise that is rooted in telling a great story. Nada shares with us her take on transit in a covid environment. This is @cm_Dubai. www.creativem…
 
Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden keep up the campaign appearances in the race's final week. Plus: What Amy Coney Barrett could mean for the Supreme Court, Sen. Dick Durbin on the Barrett nomination, the country's dangerous COVID-19 surge, a South Carolina Senate battle, election security technology and Pol…
 
Cooped-up Americans across the country escaped to city and state parks during the shutdowns early in the pandemic. But with parks departments facing budget cuts and the extra use taking its toll, the country’s parks need some TLC to keep from deteriorating. Plus: Dunkin’s potential sale, shrinking homes and COVID’s ripple effect on the HVAC busines…
 
As President Trump and Joe Biden enter the final week of the presidential campaign, COVID-19 is roiling the race again. At least five of Vice President Mike Pence's staffers have tested positive for the virus, including one deemed a close contact of Pence's by the CDC. But Pence continues to hold rallies that, like many of Trump's, violate state he…
 
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