Best Middleeast podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Jeremy Bowen presents a personal history of the Middle East.
 
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CNN Middle East
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CNN Middle East is a round-up of the region's cultural, sports and business events. The feed includes CNN series Inside The Middle East and Marketplace Middle East.
 
Middle East radio documentaries. Stories of culture, history, current affairs, science, and entrepreneurship produced by Alex Atack, Razan Alzayani, Dana Ballout, Ramzi Bashour, Alexandra Chaves, Lilly Crown, Hebah Fisher, Mohamed Khreizat, Jacqueline Sofia, and Percia Verlin.
 
Middle East Institute Podcasts
 
Political and social events from the Middle East, with exclusive reports and interviews. Tuesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.
 
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Middle East Centre
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The Middle East Centre, founded in 1957 at St Antony’s College is the centre for the interdisciplinary study of the modern Middle East in the University of Oxford. Centre Fellows teach and conduct research in the humanities and social sciences with direct reference to the Arab world, Iran, Israel and Turkey, with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. However, during our regular Friday seminar series, attracting a wide audience, our distinguished speakers bring topics ...
 
Welcome to the LSE Middle East Centre's podcast feed.The MEC builds on LSE's long engagement with the Middle East and North Africa and provides a central hub for the wide range of research on the region carried out at LSE.Follow us and keep up to date with our latest event podcasts and interviews!
 
This is the story of the Modern Middle East, from the Young Turks to ISIS.
 
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Middle East Analysis
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A podcast series analysing events in the Middle East and North Africa. The main contributor to the programme is Dr Harry Hagopian - an international lawyer and political commentator who's a consultant on the region to the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales. Dr Hagopian is also a consultant to the Middle East Council of Churches. A main focus of the programme is an examination of the Christian realities in the region.
 
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Middle East Weekly
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Middle East Weekly brings you the most important stories from the Middle East, taking you behind the headlines with analysis from across the region. If you're interested in the Middle East, aren't sure why it's so important, or are just looking for a new way to fill your morning commute, give us a listen!Every week we'll be looking at three new Middle Eastern issues in the news, with expert analysis from our team of editors who'll be lifting the lid on a region that all too often seems impos ...
 
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Middle East Focus
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Weekly discussion of Middle East policy, arts, and culture, featuring experts from the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.
 
Middle East in Focus has been airing regularly on KPFK since 1980. It was launched by the News Department shortly after Iranian students began holding 63 Americans hostage in the US Embassy in Tehran. After the hostages were released a year later, MEIF continued broadcasting news and opinion about the so-called "Middle East." The area is actually southwestern Asia.
 
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 Khalil and Malihe.
 
The Institute for Middle East Understanding offers journalists and editors quick access to information about Palestine and the Palestinians, as well as expert sources — both in the U.S. and in the Middle East.
 
Middle East History Lecture Series
 
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Middle East Centre
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The Middle East Centre, founded in 1957 at St Antony’s College is the centre for the interdisciplinary study of the modern Middle East in the University of Oxford. Centre Fellows teach and conduct research in the humanities and social sciences with direct reference to the Arab world, Iran, Israel and Turkey, with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. However, during our regular Friday seminar series, attracting a wide audience, our distinguished speakers bring topics ...
 
Middle East - Audio
 
Audio recordings from the Portland State University Middle East Studies Center Lecture Series
 
Nature Middle East is a one-stop ganglion for those interested in research and science news in the region. It’s published by Nature Research, part of Springer Nature, one of the world’s leading global research publishers.
 
Amnesty International video series on a year of revolution in the Middle East and North Africa
 
Reintroducing is a new podcast on the Middle East and North Africa trying to break down the barrier between the professional study of the region and the general public by bringing academic research outside of the classroom and university setting. With each episode, we'll explore a topic in-depth, putting a twist on it as we do: we'll go beyond politics and look at music, culture, and food, and tie everything together. We'll focus on history, but we'll also crisscross the humanities, too. Rel ...
 
Middle East (Audio)
 
A show looking at the big issues for the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf regions.
 
The Fares Center Events Podcast Series features visiting academics, practitioners, and policy makers as well as students and faculty of the Fletcher School. It aims to encourage discussion and exchange of perspectives about the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East.
 
The boys from Motoring Middle East, Shahzad Sheikh and Imthishan Giado talk all things car culture in the Middle East!
 
The Department of Middle Eastern Studies at King's College London is a world-leading centre of interdisciplinary, social science-based research and teaching on the Middle East and North Africa.www.kcl.ac.uk/memshttp://fb.me/KingsDMEStwitter.com/KingsDMESDiscuss the @KingsDMES #MENApodcast on Twitter!
 
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Middle East Analysis
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Clips and sounds from the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region
 
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Rational Security
Weekly
 
A weekly discussion of national security and foreign policy matters hosted by Shane Harris of the Wall Street Journal and featuring Brookings senior fellows Tamara Cofman Wittes and Benjamin Wittes, and managing editor of the Lawfare blog Susan Hennessey.
 
During the weekend of January 18-21 2013, as our country recognized the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., First Lutheran and the La Crosse Area Synod invited everyone to Stand for Peace and to stand for those living under oppression around the world. This four day event explored the themes of awareness, accompaniment and advocacy, discussing ways to be people who bring about peace.
 
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 ...
 
UCLA Center for Middle East Development Podcasts
 
Podcast for Program: Arab Talk Interview with Dr Larbi Sadiki on Democracy in the Middle EastIn series: Version: Dr. Larbi Sadiki discusses a different angle on Libya. Larbi is a Senior Lecturer in Middle East Politics at the University of Exeter, and author of Arab Democratisation: Elections without Democracy, The Search for Arab Democracy, and his forthcoming work, Hamas and the Political Process.Larbi recently wrote a great article for Al Jazeera English called "The pen versus the sword", ...
 
In Season 1 of West of Middle East, we hear from people from the Middle East diaspora who are changemakers in a variety of unique ways: fighting for indigenous rights in the Amazon, advocating for LGBTQ refugee support, or making movies about Afghan rock stars and the diaspora experience. Each episode of West of Middle East provides a window into who these Middle East diaspora changemakers are, and how they’re creating a positive impact in the West. We explore what it means to be a part of a ...
 
Middle East (Video)
 
Middle East - Video
 
The startup ecosystems around the Middle East are growing day by day. Governments around the world are realizing the importance of startups, and are working on creating frameworks for cultivating innovation. Maybe you’re a startup founder yourself, or you’re dreaming of starting your own startup. Or maybe you’re tired of your nine-to-five, mundane job, and you’re looking for challenge, excitement and opportunities that come with working at a startup. If so, this is the podcast for you. In th ...
 
The Middle East is located in Cambridge, MA, USA.Central Square Stop on the Red Line.mideastclub.com472-480 Mass Ave,Cambridge, MA 02139.This is our podcast of music from upcoming shows. Enjoy!
 
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Moderate Rebels
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Moderate Rebels is a political podcast hosted by journalists Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton. We regularly report on America's bellicose foreign policy and the deceptions deployed to sell it to the public. We also connect the dots to show how the state of perpetual war fuels dangerous right-wing politics back home. Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton created this podcast to help provide a platform to the dissident journalists and activists challenging US empire. We hope to show listeners what’s behi ...
 
Interviews with Scholars of the Middle East about their New Books
 
Istan Boom Boom is a podcast on Turkey, the Middle east and other things. Hosted by Mike Giglio and Yusuf Sayman. Broadcast in stereo from Istanbul.
 
Department of State Podcasts
 
The voice of the Palestinian people
 
A podcast bantering our way through modern Middle East events, characters, politics & history featuring Maurice Stuckey & Brad Granger.
 
Includes weekly prophecy updates, sunday and midweek messages from Pastor J.D. Farag and guest speakers. Subscribe to stay up to date!
 
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Kol Cambridge
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Showcasing the amazing talent and range of Israeli musicians, past and present. From time to time artists are welcomed onto the show in exclusive interviews. Past guests include David Broza, Subliminal, and many more.
 
a topical podcast that puts Arabs in the moderator's seat when talking about the Middle East. Topics ranging from recent political events to social taboos and modern-day culture in the region are covered and openly debated. Hosted by two Syrians, a refugee and an immigrant, we are two friends who find ourselves facing the challenges of adapting to a new culture. We are trying to articulate our opinions on current events back home only to find our voices muffled by the mainstream media and it ...
 
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Moderate Rebels
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Moderate Rebels is a political podcast hosted by journalists Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton. We regularly report on America's bellicose foreign policy and the deceptions deployed to sell it to the public. We also connect the dots to show how the state of perpetual war fuels dangerous right-wing politics back home. Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton created this podcast to help provide a platform to the dissident journalists and activists challenging US empire. We hope to show listeners what’s behi ...
 
Each week, we’ll dive into the top news happening around the Middle East to discuss the stories behind the headlines. With the proliferation of regional conflicts and political drama, we will break down the major developments, provide insight from some of the foremost experts, and have fun while we’re at it. Off the Hookah with Phil and Cooper is a production of Al-Monitor.
 
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Status/الوضع
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A critical, collaborative, and independent Audio Journal combining analysis, reporting, and satire, comprised mainly of hard-hitting interviews/conversations, on-the-scene reports, reviews, informed commentary on the Middle East and beyond.
 
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In his sparkling new book, “Mysticism” in Iran: The Safavid Roots of a Modern Concept (University of South Carolina Press, 2017), Ata Anzali, Assistant Professor of Religion at Middlebury College, offers a sweeping and brilliant intellectual history of the concept of ‘Irfan in medieval, early Modern, and modern contexts. Combining a...…
 
Protests have broken out in southern Iraq, where citizens are arguing for the government to provide better basic services such as electricity and clean water. Phil and Cooper break down what’s happened so far, and how it relates to Iraq’s political atmosphere today. Also, Turkey has been holding an American pastor in jail since 2016, and how it ...…
 
Who sparked the first flame? In this episode, we look at the latest study linking Neanderthals to starting fires, and separately, at Africa’s two million record of changing climate and water.
 
Jamie Stern-Weiner’s new edited volume, Moment of Truth: Tackling Israel-Palestine’s Toughest Questions (OR Books, 2018) seeks to clarify what it would take to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict, to assess the prospects of doing so, and to illuminate the future possibilities for the region.
 
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a controversial "nation-state" bill will pass into law in the coming days. The bill has sparked intense debate, with critics claiming it will deny equal rights to non-Jewish citizens. We tell you more.
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.
 
With the Saudi-led coalition’s offensive operations against the strategic port and city of Hodeidah stalled, eyes are now on UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths as he attempts to negotiate a political resolution. Fatima al-Asrar, senior analyst at the Arabia Foundation, and Sama’a al-Hamdani, director of the Yemen Cultural Institute for Heritage ...…
 
A roundup of some of Nature Middle East's most exciting stories and the latest research in the region.
 
The title of Guy Laron’s The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East (Yale University Press, 2017) says it all. As Laron notes in this interview, the fact that the war led to ongoing conflicts in the Middle East is an accepted interpretation of the war’s meaning. However, through his...
 
In The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment (Harvard University Press, 2018), Alexander Bevilacqua uncovers a different side of the European Enlightenment, at least with regards to its engagement with Arabic and Islam. Instead of polemics, he tells the story of how books and ideas moved across continents and were...…
 
The interview is a dialogue with Ahmad Kiki, a Syrian young actor, who graduated from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus, Syria. Two years after his graduation, Kiki found himself in a prison, arrested because he stood up for freedom and justice in Syria. In this interview, Kiki recounts a painful story about fleeing from Syria t ...…
 
See Diplomatic Dispatch videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1uUSrjSnB01cffzLv7A9tLLKcACZMS_cAmir Taheri is an Iranian commentator, living in exile in London, who is a harsh critic of the Iranian regime. He used to be editor of the Iranian daily newspaper Kayhan and has written multiple books on Iran, including a biography of Ayatoll ...…
 
Middle East in Focus has been airing regularly on KPFK since 1980. It was launched by the News Department shortly after Iranian students began holding 63 Americans hostage in the US Embassy in Tehran. After the hostages were released a year later, MEIF continued broadcasting news and opinion about the so-called "Middle East." The area is actual ...…
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.
 
Next week, US President Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki to talk shop. Phil and Cooper, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed after a week off, jump headfirst into the summit, discussing recent tensions and how this summit relates to the Middle East, specifically Syria. Also, friend of the pod and Al-Monitor’s Rus ...…
 
We chat with a top Arab scientist about how she scrutinizes ancient human genomes to reconstruct history and sift the evidence for a catalogue of diseases.
 
The First World War ended over four centuries of Middle East rule by the expansive, multiethnic, multireligious, and multilingual Ottoman Empire. In its wake, Britain, France, and some groups within the region and its diaspora aspired to create ethnically, religiously, and nationally homogenous nation-states that would be kept separate from...…
 
The Syrian city of Deraa is where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began some seven years ago. But the current battle over this hotspot between rebels and pro-regime forces marks a new chapter in the ongoing conflict, raising questions over the fate of the Syria-Jordan border. We take a closer look.…
 
We're here again to bring you the best in Israeli & Jewish music. On this episode we'll feature brand new releases from Eve & Lear, Lior Narkis, HaUltras, and more! Playlist: Salaam - Eve & Lear Motzaei Shabbat - Idan Yaniv Rikud Meshagea - Eti Levi Mehareset - Lior Narkis Ani Zocher - Rosh Groove HaIsh HaPashut - Nitan Ben Ari Ad SheHaBoker Ya ...…
 
President Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. What are his national security views? Trump blasts NATO allies ahead of a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. And migrant families are being reunited with their children, but the process has been painful.
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.
 
Most studies of the Macedonian conqueror Alexander III focus on the military aspects of his life and reign. Yet Alexander’s campaigns would not have been possible had it not been for the enormous plunder his armies seized in their conquests. In The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man’s...
 
Last week, rebel forces in southwestern Syria agreed to a Russia-brokered deal to surrender Deraa province and lay down their arms, possibly securing strategic victory for the Assad regime in the long-running Syrian conflict. MEI’s Robert Ford and Charles Lister join guest host Jerry Feierstein to discuss the significance of these developments ...…
 
Middle East in Focus has been airing regularly on KPFK since 1980. It was launched by the News Department shortly after Iranian students began holding 63 Americans hostage in the US Embassy in Tehran. After the hostages were released a year later, MEIF continued broadcasting news and opinion about the so-called "Middle East." The area is actual ...…
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.
 
Zoltan Pall‘s Salafism in Lebanon: Local and Transnational Movements (Cambridge University Press, 2018), a just published ethnographic investigation of the rise of Salafism among Lebanese Sunni Muslims is far more than a study of an ultra-conservative community in a country that is a patchwork of religious communities. Pall’s book is...…
 
U.S. intelligence says North Korea is not giving up its nukes. Should the next Supreme Court justice recuse on matters involving Trump and the Russia probe? And the war in Afghanistan grinds on, with little notice, as Trump heads off to a tense meeting with NATO allies.
 
Protests have broken out in Iran’s capital several times in recent weeks, leading to clashes with police and the temporary closure of Tehran’s Grand Bazaar. As with the demonstrations that swept the country earlier this year, these protests focused mainly on Iranians’ economic grievances. MEI’s Alex Vatanka and Ahmad Majidyar join guest host Gr ...…
 
Moderate Rebels episode 21 - Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton discuss the bipartisan US war on immigrants, and the long history of bloody US imperialism in Latin America — with wars, coups, contras, and meddling. We provide historical context to explain why refugees and migrants are fleeing US-fueled violence, political instability, and poverty. W ...…
 
Moderate Rebels episode 21 - Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton discuss the bipartisan US war on immigrants, and the long history of bloody US imperialism in Latin America — with wars, coups, contras, and meddling. We provide historical context to explain why refugees and migrants are fleeing US-fueled violence, political instability, and poverty. W ...…
 
As Saudi women finally receive the green light to get behind the wheel legally, we focus on women being at the forefront of change in Saudi Arabia. Artist and actress Fatima Al-Banawi joins us in the studio to talk about a so-called "cultural revolution" in the ultra-conservative kingdom.
 
Speakers: Deniz Kandiyoti, SOAS; Renad Mansour, Chatham House; Charles Tripp, SOASChair: Toby Dodge, LSE Middle East Centre DirectorThis memorial honoured the late Faleh A. Jabar and his notable contribution to the study of Iraq and the wider Middle East. This event also marked the launch of his MEC paper From Identity Politics to Issue Politic ...…
 
Described as a small book about a very large book, The World in a Book: Al-Nuwayri and the Islamic Encyclopedic Tradition (Princeton University Press, 2017) by Elias Muhanna tells the story of an encyclopedia, or a universal compendium, The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition in Mamluk Egypt, written by Shihab al-Din...…
 
In a conversation with Status host and Jadaliyya editor Kylie Broderick, Dr. Dina El Khawaga speaks to 20 years of the Asfari Institute for Civil Society & Citizenship's initatives in the Middle East and North Africa. "[...] Usually we talk about civil society as a victim, and we want to do the contrary. We want always to underline the fact tha ...…
 
Middle East in Focus has been airing regularly on KPFK since 1980. It was launched by the News Department shortly after Iranian students began holding 63 Americans hostage in the US Embassy in Tehran. After the hostages were released a year later, MEIF continued broadcasting news and opinion about the so-called "Middle East." The area is actual ...…
 
-For today’s prophecy update I’d like to draw your attention to a prophecy in the Bible ...
 
-The title of today’s teaching is “Under The Influence.” -Perhaps it goes without saying but the ...
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.
 
Twelve resilient, determined and articulate Palestinian women speak about their lives
 
Phil and Cooper follow up on last week’s episode breaking down the Turkish presidential elections with the results — who won, who lost and what’s next for the country. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife has been charged with fraud. We look into the history and what this spells for the highest office in Israel. Erdogan declar ...…
 
Psalm 10 --1 Why do You stand afar off, O LORD? Why do You hide ...
 
Mehrzad Boroujerdi and Kourosh Rahimkhani‘s new book, Postrevolutionary Iran: A Political Handbook (Syracuse University Press, 2017), traces the political events that mark almost four decades of revolutionary rule and includes biographies of the 2,300 most important political players in the Islamic republic. The book is certain to be a must-have...…
 
For the first time in Saudi Arabia's history, women got behind the wheel legally this week. Until now, women in the kingdom had to rely on drivers or male relatives to get around. The move is all part of reforms by the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman. We take a closer look.
 
We're here again to bring you the best in Israeli & Jewish music. On this episode we'll be celebrating the World Cup with some football themed music, and feature new releases from Eyal Golan, Static & Ben-el Tavori, and more! Playlist: Holchim Lhishtagea - Eyal Golan & Moshe Peretz Hola Amigo - Regev Hod Tni Siman - Idan Bakshi Minimor - Ben Zi ...…
 
Middle East policy is most commonly viewed through a security or geopolitical lens, but arts and culture is the human lens into the region. MEI Vice President Kate Seelye and Lyne Sneige, director of MEI’s Arts & Culture program, join Paul Salem to discuss the importance of culture as a tool for enriching policy discourse.…
 
The Supreme Court upholds President Trump’s travel ban. Jared Kushner hits the road to drum up support for his peace plan. And chaos ensues as border agents and the Justice Department roll out Trump’s order not to separate families at the border with Mexico.
 
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.
 
The interview is a dialogue with Ahmad Kiki, a Syrian young actor, who graduated from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus, Syria. Two years after his graduation, Kiki found himself in a prison, arrested because he stood up for freedom and justice in Syria. In this interview, Kiki recounts a painful story about fleeing from Syria t ...…
 
Middle East in Focus has been airing regularly on KPFK since 1980. It was launched by the News Department shortly after Iranian students began holding 63 Americans hostage in the US Embassy in Tehran. After the hostages were released a year later, MEIF continued broadcasting news and opinion about the so-called "Middle East." The area is actual ...…
 
-For today’s prophecy update I want to address the much-anticipated Middle East peace plan dubbed “The ...
 
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