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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 ...
 
Joseph Braude's weekly podcast "Eye on Arabia" presents news and analysis of Arabic and Islamic issues from the perspective of a well-traveled American author with Iraqi roots. Coverage spans Arab North Africa and the Middle East, Iran, Israel, and Turkey -- not just politics and foreign policy but also cultural trends, music, and folklore. For more information, follow @josephbraude or visit www.josephbraude.com.
 
While the devastating images of the 9/11 attacks are seared into our national collective memory, most of the events that led up to that day took place out of public view. Over eight episodes, Blindspot: The Road to 9/11, brings to light the decade-long “shadow struggle” that preceded the attacks. Hosted by WNYC reporter Jim O’Grady and based on HISTORY’s television documentary Road to 9/11 (produced by Left/Right), this podcast series draws on interviews with more than 60 people — including ...
 
He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House. “Trump, Inc.” is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into these questions. We’ll be layout out what we know, what we don’t and how you can help us fill in the gaps. WNYC Studios is ...
 
Throwing Shade is the political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBT rights with hilarity and vulgarity. Spend your Thursdays with the podcast called "the perfect combination of silly, intelligent, cynical and charming" by Entertainment Weekly and "Oprah's #1 pick" by an iTunes reviewer who is not Oprah.
 
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This is the story of two brothers who are guest workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. One goes off on an adventure, meets a Saudi prince, and ends up dead. The other will stop at nothing to find out why his brother had to die. Accompanied by his wife, he begins a search across three continents for his brother’s killer. His hunt takes him into a trap where he, like his brother before him, becomes caught in the middle of the struggle between the pre-Al Qaeda fundamentalist Saudis and the mor ...
 
Shaikh belongs to the Indian city of Hyderabad and attended his early education from Jamiah Mohammadiah Mansoora Malegaon, from where he attained his degree in Aalamiat and Fadheelat. Thereafter, Shaikh joined the renowned Islamic University of Madinah, and graduated from the Faculty of Shariah. Shaikh has been heavily involved in Dawah work in Saudi Arabia and working with Maktab Al-Jaaliat (Kilo 14), also known as Sharq Jeddah. Shaikh has excellent experience in Dawah and has been impartin ...
 
The World Unpacked is a biweekly foreign policy podcast, hosted by Laura Lucas Magnuson, that breaks down the hottest global issues of today with experts, journalists, and policymakers who can explain what is happening, why it matters, and where we go from here. Tune in to get smart on foreign policy.
 
A respected retired casino executive in Las Vegas since the 1960's. I came to Vegas during the Rat Pack's yrs, Howard Hughes was buying properties and Ceasers Palace was just a dream. I've seen it all, Aman Kisogi from Saudi Arabia win millions at the turn of a card, Elvis Presley's manager (Col.Parker) demand he had enough rubber ducks for his bath and Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis rant and rave when they did not get service that they demanded. I am still here and making money, ...
 
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.
 
Bringing you unfiltered public documents that deserve to be more accessible. Dan Williams, the voice behind the Mueller Report Audio podcast, reads some of the most important government documents for those who want the information, but may be too busy to read or simply want to do other things while consuming the information.
 
Syria The Truth is addressed to the english or non arabic speaking individuals to show and explore the truth about the Syrian conflict. Away from the lies, manipulated, fabricated and deformed media . In "Syria The Truth" you will read articles or see some video clips that will never be published or reported on major western media companies. Just follow us in the below mentioned links, like our page on Facebook in order to receive all the Truth updates. website: https://syriathetruth.wordpre ...
 
When I look back on my ESL career in I wonder how I survived at all. It was of course a difficult experience, the easy experience is hardly worth your while. Worse than the regular, difficult teaching experience, is the difficult, Saudi teaching experience, and worse yet is the difficult, Saudi, female teaching experience.(Thanks to Mr McCourt for my intro).This podcast is aimed at female western language instructors living and working in the Middle East. Covering a range of topics from in a ...
 
Based out of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, The Gaming Recess is a casual Arablish videogame talk show. Game development enthusiasts talk about the latest in the realm of videogames with news, reviews, and discussions. Made and hosted by the @GameDevJeddah Team.
 
Official Youtube Channel of Dr. Bilal Philips - Founder and Dean Islamic Online University. - Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips is a Jamaican Canadian Islamic Scholar who converted to Islam in the early seventies after journeying politically and intellectually from Christianity to Communism. Shortly after his reversion to Islam, he embarked on a spiritual academic journey to the other side of the world seeking Islamic knowledge. This journey took him to Saudi Arabia where he completed a BA in Isl ...
 
An award-winning kids podcast full of fun and adventure! Travel the world with twins Sawyer and Suzie using their Grandpa's magical globe, explore the universe aboard the Space Train, fly with fairies, discover an underground civilization with Digger, and so much more! The Purple Rocket produces exciting audio adventures the whole family can enjoy! Each season is a unique, originally written series, so find a season that sounds fun and dive in starting with episode one. Visit PurpleRocketPod ...
 
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Nadia Abdulwahab, Lecturer in English Literature at Umm Al Qura University, and Marcel Kupershoek, author and senior humanities research fellow at NYU Abu Dhabi takes us through the evolution of Saudi Arabia and its people, since the founding of the kingdom. We also hear from Ahmed Al Saleh, a 25-year old Saudi student, and Salma Ibrahim, a 27-year…
 
This week, on Down to Business, Justin Scheck, a reporter at the Wall Street Journal and co-author of Blood and Oil, a new book about Saudi Arabia, discusses how the oil-rich nation is trying to diversify its economy. The book takes a closer look at Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who has been making huge bets on tech companies with money from th…
 
Saudi Arabia is under fire for co​mmuting the death sentences of those convicted of murdering dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi​. We delve into the verdict that's being called a 'mockery of justice.' Plus, the coronavirus pandemic has been a disaster for many business, but the gaming industry in Turkey is thriving. What's behind the success?​Gue…
 
Canadian NGOs demand the cabinet stop the thriving weapon exports to Riyadh, Ottawa’s second-largest non-US arms buyer and a major actor in the Yemen war. The UN has already taken Canada to task for the shipments. A total of 39 human-rights, arms-control, and labor organizations, among them Canadian branches of Amnesty International and Oxfam, have…
 
On this week’s Long Reads Sunday, NLW looks at recent statistics suggesting that, based on a comprehensive set of measures of well-being, U.S. citizens are worse off than they were a decade ago. One potential explanation is the U.S.’ “USD Dutch Disease” - a peculiar set of consequences resulting from the role of the U.S. dollar in the world. This w…
 
This week, Paul and Sam start off by discussing the firing of Chris Armas, as well as presenting theories on why the Red Bulls have whiffed on several DPs. After that, it's on to Pity Martinez's move to Saudi Arabia, plus what type of coach Atlanta (and the rest of the league) should be looking for when making their next hire.…
 
This story was co-published with ProPublica. Sign up for email updates from Trump, Inc. to get the latest on our investigations. President Trump likes talking about voter fraud. He also likes filing lawsuits. Now his campaign is filing lawsuits across the country, citing the alleged dangers of voter fraud. Plus: ProPublica reporters Mike Spies, Jak…
 
A worldwide outage has hit Tesla’s app and website, leaving many drivers locked out of their own vehicles. Helpless customers vented their anger online while the system was down for several hours Hundreds of Tesla owners around the world reported having trouble logging into the automaker’s app and website on Wednesday. Frustrated customers flocked …
 
On this week’s show, Bryan discusses the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, which is the first LGBT inclusive legislation to pass unanimously in the House. Then, Erin takes a look at how pro-ana content on TikTok is on the rise. Plus, Arden Myrin joins to talk about her new book Little Miss Little Compton: A Memoir, crazy gynecologist storie…
 
Corey Hoffstein is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Newfound Research LLC, a quantitative research and investment fund. He is also the host of the “Flirting with Models” podcast. His most recent research is “Liquidity Cascades: The Coordinated Risk of Uncoordinated Market Participants.” In it, he examines three popular narratives about w…
 
Competitors in the Covid-19 vaccine race are publishing clinical protocols in hopes of securing lucrative emergency approval, which Russia’s Sputnik V was previously attacked for seeking. This time, however, the media are quiet. The frontrunners in the US and western Europe’s quest to develop a coronavirus vaccine – Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna…
 
Taylor talks to David Amoyal about the first week of the Serie A season, as well as the campaign ahead. Wha's gone wrong for Christian Eriksen at Inter, how Atalanta will likely be back to their winning ways, why Sassuolo are the new Atalanta, how this could be a make-or-break season for Antonio Conte, and much much more! Sponsors! Today's episode …
 
Beijing has accused the US of “obstructing” the global fight against greenhouse gases, a day after President Xi Jinping said China aims to have “CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.” China said on Wednesday it considers this plan a “powerful rebuke to the US’ unfounded accusations” that were made against it at t…
 
380 pilot whales die after getting beached in Australia, 50 saved by rescuers in largest such incident in state’s history (PHOTOS) A total of 380 whales have died, local media reported, citing officials. Teams of rescuers managed to save 50 by towing them to deeper water, where they were released, while around 30 more remained beached and fighting …
 
The UK government insists it is the European Union that poses a threat to the Good Friday Agreement as London itself pushes new legislation that would breach the Northern Ireland protocol. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was quoted as saying on Wednesday that he told the US government during a recent visit to Washington it was the EU, not …
 
FBI informant Emad Salem is close to not only the Blind Sheikh but his trusted lieutenant, an ambitious terrorist named Siddig Ibrahim Siddig Ali. Salem soon finds himself at the Statue of Liberty with Siddig Ali; their goal is not to enjoy their visit but figure out how to destroy it with a bomb. It is one of five targets in what will come to be k…
 
Today on the Brief: Where the digital euro fits in Lagarde’s economic integration plans New stablecoin guidance from the OCC Mnuchin and Powell head to the Hill Our main discussion features Marty Bent. Marty is the author of one of the best known daily bitcoin newsletters, as well as the host of “Tales From The Crypt” podcast. He also is one of the…
 
The Pentagon has still seen no proof for reports that Russia paid the Taliban to kill US troops in Afghanistan, a defense official said, while a senior US diplomat noted Moscow has instead supported the country’s peace process. While the military is “always looking at threats,” it has yet to uncover evidence for the “bounties” allegation reported b…
 
US Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) makes the case for a Biden foreign policy in the Middle East; discusses the Trump Administration’s policies toward Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, and the Israel normalization deals with Bahrain and the UAE; and explains how, in his view, Russia and China have been gaining at the expense of the US in the region.…
 
Addressing a session of the UN General Assembly, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said his country will not give in to US pressure and Washington will not bully Tehran, into neither “negotiations nor war.” Speaking on Tuesday at the UNGA – held this year in a virtual format due to the coronavirus pandemic – Rouhani blasted the recent US decision to …
 
Graham Ruthven makes his triumphant (I'm assuming he was feeling triumphant) return to the show to discuss all things La Liga: top four contenders, the Messi-Koeman relationship, ideal replacements for Antoine Griezmann at Atletico Madrid (yes, this is still an issue), Real Madrid's potential depth concerns, and much much more! Plus, there's an Ame…
 
The UAE and the US may come to an initial agreement on F-35 fighter jet purchase by early December, as Washington is studying options by which it can circumvent Israel’s firm opposition to such a sale. The apparent progress on the talks about procurement of the 5th-generation jet was reported by Reuters on Tuesday. Sources close to the negotiations…
 
Law enforcement in several countries have arrested 179 people and seized more than $6.5 million in a coordinated operation to tackle opioid trafficking on the darknet, mainly in the US and Europe, American authorities have said. Dubbed ‘Operation DisrupTor,’ the coordinated action comes more than a year after ‘the Wall Street Market’ – believed to …
 
Civil liberties groups and legal professionals are sounding the alarm in the Australian state of Victoria over the proposed Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Bill, which would afford government officials the powers to arrest citizens. The bill has been proposed by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and would also allow government officials to arrest peopl…
 
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the coronavirus pandemic could be speeding up worldwide, with new cases soaring last week to a fresh seven-day record of almost two million. During the week ending September 20, as many as 1,998,897 new cases of the novel coronavirus were registered around the world, the WHO said, in a global update pu…
 
A large 'tsunami' of trash has hit a beach in the town of Omoa in northern Honduras. The garbage traveled from neighboring Guatemala, where anti-waste barriers were damaged by heavy rain. Footage from the scene shows thick layers of plastic bottles and other waste carried by the waves and piled up on a sandy beach next to wooden shacks and palm tre…
 
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that urgent reforms are needed to fix the UN’s “outdated structures,” to ensure that they better reflect the realities of the modern world. Modi said that the changes must affect the UN’s principal bodies and ensure that the organization “gives voice to all stakeholders.” He said that New Delhi remains …
 
Gucci’s eco-friendly campaign to sell overused-looking overalls with fake grass stains for a whopping $1,400 has made the Italian fashion house a laughing stock on social media; people clearly did not appreciate the idea. What is selling for this price looks like a worn-out gardening outfit from the 80s or 90s. Yet, the luxury fashion brand did not…
 
Ankara said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to impose sanctions on a Turkish firm accused of breaking a UN arms embargo on Libya was evidence of the EU’s “double standards.” The previous day, the EU had frozen the assets of Avrasya Shipping, whose cargo vessel Cirkin was involved in a naval incident between NATO members France and Turkey i…
 
In Part 2 of our look at the US presidential candidates' evolving energy platforms, we examine how progressive Democrats have pushed former Vice President Joe Biden further left on climate and environmental policies.Glenn Schwartz, director of Rapidan Energy Group's Energy Policy Service, shares...By S&P Global Platts
 
Jet Fuel So Cheap, Now Being Blended For Use By Ships https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-20/jet-fuel-is-now-so-cheap-it-s-being-blended-for-use-by-ships - possibility that this will help eliminate jet fuel overhang in the market - Dr. Foreman from API discussed this back in August - but be careful, too much straight kerosene can lower …
 
Venezuela has slammed a new round of US sanctions on President Nicolas Maduro and Iran as aggressive and illegal, while also contesting a new UN report alleging official abuses, saying it used “human rights as a political weapon.” “Venezuela denounces the new US aggression to the international community, announcing alleged unilateral sanctions agai…
 
Today on the Brief Stocks down, dollar up on COVID-19 resurgence fears People’s Bank of China says digital yuan needed to fight USD dominance 140,000 have claimed UNI tokens Judge stops Trump WeChat ban Nikola founder resigns Our main discussion: The FinCEN Files The FinCEN Files are a leaked cache of suspicious activity reports filed by banks with…
 
President Donald Trump’s passion project, the US Space Force, has made its first deployment outside American soil - to the small Persian Gulf nation of Qatar, rather than some alien planet. The squadron of 20 servicemen arrived at the Al-Udeid Airbase, located in a desert southwest the Qatari capital Doha, in late August, according to their command…
 
Microsoft has purchased Bethesda Softworks – the studio behind The Elder Scrolls and Fallout games – in a $7.5 billion deal. It comes ahead of an anticipated console war, as Microsoft looks to conquer the cloud gaming market. Microsoft announced the buyout on Monday, as the company gears up to launch two new next-generation consoles, the Xbox Serie…
 
Tourists and expats in Oman’s capital Muscat could be thrown in jail for three months and face fines of $780 for wearing clothes that expose their shoulders, knees or chest, under new decency laws. The draconian new restrictions will apply to both men and women, and tourists and residents of the Gulf state will have to observe them, along with nati…
 
The regional chief of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, has requested help from the army to fight the coronavirus surge in and around the city after local authorities ordered a partial lockdown of some poorer areas starting on Monday. Fears of another lockdown prompted protests in the city over the weekend. “We need help from the army for disinfection,” D…
 
Canadian police say they’ve deployed chemical, biological and nuclear specialists in Quebec as part of an operation related to the mailing of poison to the White House. Police say the suspect sent six poisoned letters to the US. The police operation focused on a condo in the city of Longueuil, just outside Montreal, on Monday morning. The Royal Can…
 
On this Weekend Review edition of The Total Soccer Show... 0:00 - Ryan loves the Peacock app (disclaimer: the opposite of this is true) 7:07 - Chelsea v Liverpool: Kepa keeps the current keeper conflict continuing 24:34 - Manchester United v Crystal Palace: Woodward's transfer strategy (or lack thereof) comes home to roost. 41:33 - Leeds v Fulham: …
 
Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun has conceded that there is no clear solution to the political gridlock that has prevented the creation of a new government, warning that his country was staring into the abyss. Read more TONS of ammonium nitrate discovered at Beirut port weeks after same substance sparked devastating blast Aoun said on Monday that th…
 
A further 11 current and former world leaders have joined an ever-growing list of politicians calling for an end to the political and legal persecution of journalist and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Argentinian President Alberto Fernández and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have added their names to an open letter to the UK government, cal…
 
The Greek government says it is close to resuming talks with Turkey over maritime zones in the eastern Mediterranean, but how soon this will happen depends on both sides. Athens and Ankara are at loggerheads over maritime jurisdiction and energy exploration rights in the region. Last month, Turkey sent the Oruc Reis seismic survey vessel to waters …
 
The United States is waging a war against Iran by imposing sanctions on the Islamic Republic’s crude exports, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh has said. On Saturday, US President Donald Trump’s administration said that all United Nations sanctions on Iran had been restored, while a conventional arms embargo on the country will no longer expire i…
 
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