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Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing.
 
Welcome This is where you leave your message to the world. Look for the green record button at the top of the page. Click and follow the instructions. Start recording. Please see here: (http://voicesfromyemen.wordpress.com/2011/10/01/instructions-for-audioboo/) Begin your message with a brief introduction of who you are and what you stand for. Then, say: “Message to the world: I am a voice from Yemen … I would like………………(this is the part where you state your demands from the international co ...
 
Each week Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, and Amberin Zaman, Al-Monitor’s Senior Correspondent, interview newsmakers, journalists and thought leaders from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region. 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 ...
 
True Story Tent is a Middle East-based initiative that brings people together to share and listen to true personal stories. Without the aid of notes, every storyteller stands in front of an audience and shares one true story from their life. In this podcast, we share some of our favorites and speak to the storytellers to get a deeper insight into their stories.
 
Welcome to the official BBC News YouTube channel. Interested in global news with an impartial perspective? Want to see behind-the-scenes clips and footage directly from the front-line? Our YouTube channel has all this and more, bringing you specially selected clips from the world's most trusted news source. Tune into BBC World News for 24 hour news on TV. Check out BBC News on mobile and download our app for iPhone, Android and Kindle Fire. The official BBC News YouTube channel is operated b ...
 
Thoughts on life and death, war and peace, and politics, government and economics from a recovering morally injured war veteran. Matthew Hoh is a former Marine and State Department official who took part in the occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq. He is a 100% disabled veteran, a Senior Fellow Emeritus with the Center for International Policy, and he identifies politically as a libertarian socialist. He aspires to be an anarcho-Buddhist/Christian.
 
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Jiran (جيران) is a 5-week summer language program from July 2-August 3, 2018 that pairs intermediate and advanced Arabic students with underserved Arabic-speaking families in New Britain, Connecticut. Jiran programming in a program focused on Arabic language learning and intercultural competence development. The program allows student participants to progress in Arabic, access Arabic speakers from places they cannot study abroad (Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, etc), and experientially learn abou ...
 
Stand-up comedian Mike Eshaq is a United States Marine, an Arab American and a Muslim who can't stop eating bacon. His family hails from the country of Yemen, the yummiest of all the Arabs! Listen in as Mike shares dating advice in a segment called SLEEPING WITH THE YEMENI, rants about politics in a segment called YEMENI OF THE STATE and engages with guests about their own views of the world and these topics. This podcast is for anyone who wants an honest and hilarious take on the world from ...
 
Conflict of Interest is a brand new podcast series from the IWM Institute. Over seven episodes, we unpack some of the world’s most complex conflicts, from the Yugoslav Wars to the ongoing war in Syria. Celebrity guests ask the simple questions about the most pressing conflicts of our time: What’s really going on in Yemen? How did the war in Afghanistan begin? What do we mean by 'The Troubles' in Northern Ireland? Guided by an IWM curator, our guest is taken on a journey through the Imperial ...
 
After living in Yemen for 10 years, and now assisting the Yemen response from abroad for five years I have realized the importance of telling the stories of Yemenis inside Yemen. This podcast features up to date news coming out of Yemen. How are Yemenis living? What is the real situation on the ground? Listen to the stories of their joys, fears, suffering, and resilience and learn about opportunities for you to be a part of their story.
 
This podcast is for individual interviews on the Scott Horton Show. See the Q & A show feed to hear Scott answer listener questions and for the full show archives. Scott Horton is the author of Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan, and is the host of the Scott Horton Show podcast. He has conducted over 5,500 interviews with authors, journalists, activists, and whistleblowers on the most important foreign policy issues since 2003.
 
Learn spoken Levantine (Syrian/Lebanese) Arabic with engaging and interesting episodes covering culture, history, politics, and the stories of people from the region. These clips are in slow, simplified spoken Arabic from the Levant, with English interjections to help you along. We also provide Arabic and English transcripts on our website:
 
The new MintPress podcast hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist Lowkey -- The Watchdog, closely examines organizations in the public interest including intelligence, lobby, and special interest groups influencing policies and that target dissent. The Watchdog goes against the grain by casting a light on stories largely ignored by the mainstream, corporate media. Listen to the latest Lowkey music on iTunes (https://music.apple.com/us/artist/lowkey/157616301) and Spotify (https://open.spotify ...
 
Join Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada, The Young Victoria), Amr Waked (Syriana), Academy Award®–winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours), Academy Award®-nominated Producer Paul Webster (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice) as they discuss their new film. Based on the best selling novel by Paul Torday, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a romantic, contemporary fable set amidst a fishing-obsessed Sheikh's attempts to introduce salmon into Yemen.
 
The official podcast of the ICRC in the US & Canada. Podcasting to you from Washington, DC. We aim to highlight the human element behind the consequences of conflict. Humanitarian profiles, operational updates, legal debates and discussions. OUR MISSION: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violenc ...
 
UN News interviews a wide range of people from senior news-making officials at Headquarters in New York, to advocates and beneficiaries from across the world who have a stake in helping the UN go about its often life-saving work in the field.
 
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Experienced consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician Dr Zouhair Lahna devotes most of his time to working as a volunteer in general and maternity medicine in places where there is little or no medical care. In this film, he travels to Syria, Yemen and southern Turkey to perform surgeries, deliver babies and pass on his knowledge and expertise to t…
 
Rebel Houthis, a group based in the north, and allied to Iran, have seized large amounts of strategically important territory -- and are advancing on the oil rich city of Marib, where 800,000 people are displaced. We hear from our correspondent as well as a former Yemeni deputy foreign minister. Also on the programme, as incoming German chancellor …
 
At least 800,000 people displaced by the war in Yemen have fled to the city of Marib.It is the last stronghold of the internationally recognised government and is at the centre of Yemen’s oil fields. Houthi rebels are pushing hard to capture or encircle the city – if it falls it would be a major turning point in the war.  The BBC's Jeremy Bowen tra…
 
Hello, in this week’s show: an alert over fighting in Yemen’s north and the inevitable toll on the country’s war-weary people, grassroots solutions to gender-based violence among refugees and the latest from the UN health agency about rare multi-organ inflammation in children with COVID. Stay with us too to hear about progress on the global eradica…
 
Despite the ongoing war in Yemen, and the devastating humanitarian consequences, there is still hope for recovery within a generation, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said in a report published on Tuesday. The report outlines how ending the conflict, combined with inclusive policies, including greater investment in women, could lift Yemen out o…
 
This last Sunday, Hassan El-Tayyab of the Friends Committee On National Legislation joined Antiwar Radio to talk with Scott about Yemen. El-Tayyab explains the numerous ways Congress could end the War in Yemen. He also points out that there are a solid number of Senators and Representatives who have demonstrated some degree of disapproval for our i…
 
Iran-backed Houthis stormed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen and took hostages—another American installation in the Middle East taken over by Islamists and a black eye for America. Tensions between Europe and Russia are heating up dramatically. Russia is deliberately aggravating a migrant crisis by encouraging migrants from Belarus into Poland, it is inte…
 
A small English village is hardly the first place that comes to mind when mentioning the war in Yemen. Yet Warton in the northwest of England is playing an oversized role in what the United Nations has repeatedly called “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.” The Lancashire village is home to an airfield and a manufacturing site where weapons deal…
 
The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments in the most important abortion case in decades. The case is about a Mississippi state law that bars abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Lawyers defending the Mississippi law have explicitly asked the court to overturn two landmark decisions regarding abortion, including Roe v Wade. The ruling is expected …
 
Mississippi state wants to ban all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The final ruling is due in June next year.Also on the programme the EU sets out plans to invest than three hundred billion dollars on infrastructure, digital and climate projects around the world by 2027. But is this just too late to compete with China's Belt and Road Initiat…
 
Countries around the world have been increasing anti-coronavirus measures as they try to assess the new threat.Germany has brought forward the rollout of vaccines for children aged five to 11.Japan and Hong Kong have said they will expand travel curbs. The US is drawing up new travel guidelines that are likely to include a negative Covid test befor…
 
Barbados officially became a republic this week, ending nearly 400 years of the island nation’s official head of state being Britain’s monarch. Today’s show digs into the significance of this event. We review the history of this former British colony, how it was part of a dramatic fulfillment of biblical prophecy, and how Barbados renouncing the Qu…
 
A 15-year-old has killed three fellow students and injured eight others, including a teacher, in a high school shooting in the US state of Michigan.The victims have been named as Tate Myre, 16, Madisyn Baldwin, 17, and Hana St Juliana, 14. Officials say they do not know whether they were targeted.Police allege the suspect, a pupil at the school, us…
 
Former Vice-President Mike Pence has called on the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade case that legalised abortion in the US.Mr Pence said the ruling was "a misguided decision" that harmed millions of unborn babies.If Roe v Wade is quashed, millions of women would lose access to abortions.On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hea…
 
American author Alice Sebold has apologised for her part in the wrongful conviction of a man who was cleared last week of raping her in 1981.In her memoir Lucky, she described being raped and later telling police she had seen a black man in the street whom she believed was her attacker.Anthony Broadwater was arrested and convicted, spending 16 year…
 
The Olympics have been a forum since ancient times promoting peace between rival powers. Regrettably, in modern times, the Olympics have become a political football used by the imperialist countries to put pressure on countries they wish to subordinate. The most egregious example was the U.S.-led boycott, with its vassals, of the Summer Olympic Gam…
 
Ambassador Martin Indyk, a former diplomat and senior government official, discusses his new book Master of the Game: Henry Kissinger and the Art of Middle East Diplomacy. The book explores Kissinger’s diplomacy in the Middle East, focused as it was on achieving order and equilibrium in the context of the Cold War. Indyk argues that Kissinger’s ord…
 
PIX instant payment limits to reduce kidnappingsLast year the PIX instant payment system was introduced in Brazil. It currently has 112 million registered users – that’s 62% of the population. It’s proving incredibly popular and is allowing the 40 million unbanked people in the country access to electronic payments. Unfortunately its popularity has…
 
Hassan El-Tayyab is back with an update on a Senate vote taking place later this week that aims to block the Biden Administrations' $600 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia. The resolution is the result of Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee teaming up with Bernie Sanders. And so, with both parties already being represented, it’s the perfect time to atta…
 
Hassan El-Tayyab is back with an update on a Senate vote taking place later this week that aims to block the Biden Administrations’ $600 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia. The resolution is the result of Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee teaming up with Bernie Sanders. And so, with both parties already being represented, it’s the perfect time to atta…
 
The new Covid variant Omicron was present in the Netherlands earlier than previously thought, officials have said.It was identified in two test samples taken in the country between 19 and 23 November, which is before the variant was first reported by South Africa.It is not clear whether those who took the tests had visited southern Africa.Oxford Un…
 
Kazeem Rahman is a stand-up comedian, writer and host of the Internationally known Podcast Tough Choice with Kazeem Rahman. The self titled "King of Ignorance" always leaves audiences sitting at the edge of their seats when he performs. Sit down with your favorite comedian and filmmaker Mike Eshaq from REVOLT TV, Comedy Central, & NETFLIX. He's the…
 
The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) is celebrating as, with almost all votes counted, they appear to have won 20 out of the country’s 23 states in Sunday’s regional “mega elections.” More than 70,000 candidates stood for one of 3,082 public positions, including local mayorships, councillors, regional legislators and state governors -- th…
 
France is honouring the US-born 20th Century singer and activist Josephine Baker with a place in the Pantheon on Tuesday. She’s the first black woman to be remembered in the resting place of France’s national heroes, through her work on civil rights and for the Resistance during the Second World War.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#Franc…
 
Marib is at the centre of Yemen’s oilfields, and is the government’s last stronghold in the north. We have an exclusive report from there.Also on the programme Poland's Prime Minister urges NATO to unify against Russia. Will that organisation, currently meeting in Latvia, do that? And a new report from Australia states that more than a quarter of t…
 
European stock markets have fallen after the boss of Moderna cast doubts on the effectiveness of vaccines against the new Omicron Covid variant.The Covid variant was first detected in South Africa, and the symptoms have been mild so far.But travel restrictions have been imposed as a precaution by places including the UK, the EU and the US.More than…
 
Poland's prime minister says Nato allies need to "connect the dots" and "wake up" to Russian attempts to destabilise the region.Mateusz Morawiecki told the BBC recent events showed the Kremlin and allies wanted to "change the geopolitical system" and "disunite" the EU.He cited a build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine, soaring gas prices and a cris…
 
Barbados has become the world's newest republic, officially removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state.In an overnight ceremony in the capital, Bridgetown, Dame Sandra Mason was sworn in as president.The Prince of Wales and Barbadian singer Rihanna attended the event, which coincided with the country's 55th anniversary of independence.In a sp…
 
Michael Kofman, director of the CNA Russia research program, explains how Russia approaches the Iran nuclear talks; why Moscow considers Syria a remarkable and cheap success; whether Turkey and Russia can manage differences in Ukraine and elsewhere; and why Belarus and Ukraine remain key flashpoints in US-Russia relations. See Privacy Policy at htt…
 
On Antiwar Radio this Sunday, Scott was joined by Aaron Maté to discuss an article he wrote for Real Clear Investigations. Amidst the collapse of the Steele dossier, Maté wrote about five articles that either won the Pulitzer prize or were written by journalists who had won a Pulitzer, all of which were about disproven aspects of Russiagate unrelat…
 
On Antiwar Radio this Sunday, Scott was joined by Aaron Maté to discuss an article he wrote for Real Clear Investigations. Amidst the collapse of the Steele dossier, Maté wrote about five articles that either won the Pulitzer prize or were written by journalists who had won a Pulitzer, all of which were about disproven aspects of Russiagate unrelat…
 
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell preyed on and groomed young girls for convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein to abuse, prosecutors have alleged. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUogMs Maxwell appeared in court in New York on Monday for the first day of her trial on sex trafficking charges.She denies the charges and her defence claims she i…
 
Barbados is holding a ceremony to mark the island’s transition to a Republic, with the Queen removed as head of state. The Barbadian government said the time had come to fully leave the Caribbean island's colonial past behind.Barbados gained its independence from the UK in 1966 and has since been a Commonwealth realm. Now it has cut its ties with t…
 
US President Joe Biden has called the Omicron Covid variant a "cause for concern, not a cause for panic". He called on American to get their jabs and urged rich countries to help people in the developing world get vaccines. We ask if we are likely to see more variants of concern unless poorer countries get their jabs.Also in the programme: The tria…
 
Prosecutors have alleged that the socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and former girlfriend of convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein were "partners in crime" and that she groomed vulnerable young girls for him to sexually abuse.Ms Maxwell appeared in court in New York on the first day of her trial on sex trafficking charges, which she denies. Her defence sa…
 
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