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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.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
Alex and Will dissect complex issues with a multidisciplinary approach in this award-winning podcast. Speaking to countless experts across the world, The Finch Podcast has covered a vast expanse of issues. From the humanitarian crisis in Yemen to police brutality, from voter suppression to global warming, The Finch Podcast prides itself on one core belief: there is no such thing as a simple solution. Complex issues require entire new routes of thinking. The Finch Podcast provides you all of ...
 
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:
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Path & Present is a long form conversation hosted by poet, emcee, and teaching-artist Baraka Blue with friends and guests including artists, musicians, authors, and scholars to collectively explore what it means to walk a path of awakening and spiritual discernment in the modern world. Topics covered include spirituality/religion/metaphysics, community, art/music, psychology, social justice, Islam and Muslims in the West, and earth stewardship. **Path & Present** Is a community endeavor prod ...
 
Media Tribe is a show that tells the story behind the storyteller. It's an opportunity to step into the shoes of the most respected journalists, directors and media executives. Each episode looks at the journalist's journey into the industry, the impact they’ve had along the way and some of their most crazy experiences working in the industry. The stories that never quite made it to air! Shaunagh interviews some of the most respected journalists, Oscar-nominated filmmakers and executives fro ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
On The Debrief, we put things in perspective - the Al Jazeera perspective. Others tell you where the missiles were fired from. We talk to you from where they land. Our journalists around the world bring in-depth stories and conversations to help you understand our planet just a little bit better. If you have a story to share, write to us: debrief@aljazeera.net
 
This weekly podcast takes listeners beyond the headlines and beyond our borders. We discuss often under-reported and complex issues, and give these stories room to breathe. Through tea, cake, and gossip round the kitchen table, we hope to gain a better understanding of the world we live in ... so we can start putting it to rights!
 
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Yemen is the world's worst humanitarian crisis and is in imminent danger of descending into the worst famine the world has ever seen. Earlier this year, a filmmaker documented heroic efforts by doctors and health workers fight acute malnutrition that is inflicting children in Yemen. The director of the new film "Hunger Ward," Skye Fitzgerald discus…
 
We speak to legendary war correspondent Martin Bell. He discusses the horror of the crisis in Yemen, which the UN has called the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, his first-hand experience of seeing the suffering in Yemen, the record of the Saudi-led coalition’s strikes on civilians and civilian infrastructure, British assistance to the Saudi-led …
 
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Arab Digest editor William Law in conversation with Dr Elisabeth Kendall, Senior Research Fellow in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Oxford University’s Pembroke College, on the Yemen war now into its sixth year. Dr Kendall, an expert on Yemen and jihadist organisations, looks at the background to the war, the impact it is having on the people, especi…
 
Ardi Imseis, a member of the United Nations group of eminent experts on Yemen; and journalist Shannon Gormley discuss the origins, geopolitics, and humanitarian toll of the ongoing civil war in Yemen. And also whether Canada's global reputation as peacekeeper and human rights warrior has been tainted by a recent UN report that included it on a list…
 
'Countdown to catastrophe' in Yemen as U.N. warns of famine. Donations to Trump ‘election defense’ instead go to president. UK tries to reassure over Brexit with added pressure from Biden. You can subscribe to Five Minute News on YouTube, with your preferred podcast app, ask your smart speaker, or enable Five Minute News as your Amazon Alexa Flash …
 
French government wants to impose new digital tax on huge firms like Google and Amazon. The US says it will retaliate with tariffs on imports from France. Also, Ethiopia tells international community to avoid 'interference' in Tigray crisis, and why some US families will be deeply divided at this year's Thanksgiving.…
 
The northern region’s surrounded forces are ignoring Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s deadline to disarm. More regions are being drawn in—and a conflagration across the Horn of Africa looms. Artificial-intelligence pilots have shown serious dogfighting skills, but for reasons both technical and ethical humans are still needed in the cockpit. And the ris…
 
On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to Barnett Rubin, ex-State Department official and author of ‘Afghanistan: What Everyone Needs To Know’. He discusses the rise of the Taliban and Al-Qaeda out of the Mujahideen after a brutal conflict with the Soviet Union, how the communist government fell to the Islamist forces following the collapse…
 
Claims of election fraud risk Senate race for Georgia Republicans. UK's four nations will relax COVID restrictions to save Christmas. Trump scrambling to sell Indigenous holy site to mining company. You can subscribe to Five Minute News on YouTube, with your preferred podcast app, ask your smart speaker, or enable Five Minute News as your Amazon Al…
 
Airlines have been battered as a result of Covid-19 despite a recent bump in holiday air travel as the Dow sets records. But were those bailouts enough to save the industry, or will a new round of lockdowns send the industry plummeting again? And Brexit is back in the spotlight as the dangers of a no-deal departure of the UK from the European Union…
 
Cats might be cute, but too many feral cats can wreak havoc on the ecosystem. Cornwall, Ont., found that out the hard way when their stray and feral cat population began to take over their streets. Aaron Hancox highlights this problem is his new TVO Original documentary, "Running Wild: The Cats of Cornwall." He talks to Steve Paikin, along with two…
 
Scientists estimate polar bears might be extinct by 2100. But how much of this is because of anthropogenic climate change? Explorer and best-selling author James Raffan discusses this and his latest book, "Ice Walker: A Polar Bear's Journey Through the Fragile Arctic." Raffan was recently named by Canadian Geographic as one of the ,90 most influent…
 
Dr. Philip Gordon, Mary and David Boies Senior Fellow in US Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, former White House Coordinator for the Middle East, and author of Losing the Long Game: The False Promise of Regime Change in the Middle East, discusses the lessons learned, and not learned, from US regime change efforts in the region; tr…
 
The boom-and-bust of environmental-technology investing has settled out, and money is flooding in—both individual and institutional. We examine the green fields that lie ahead. Many Arab countries have long been suffering an exodus of medical professionals—a problem only magnified by the pandemic. And a reflection on the life of Jonathan Sacks, a t…
 
US agency ascertains Biden as winner, lets transition begin. Biden signals sharp shift from Trump with Cabinet picks. GM hits reverse on Trump effort to bar California emissions rules. You can subscribe to Five Minute News on YouTube, with your preferred podcast app, ask your smart speaker, or enable Five Minute News as your Amazon Alexa Flash Brie…
 
ANTIFA thugs and criminals simply don’t care. And they won’t care when President Trump leaves office. This kind violence has worked for them all year. They figure it will continue to work for them in the future. And why has it worked? Because the big newsrooms continue to pretend it didn’t happen.By RT
 
In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy look at the biggest asset manager in the world, BlackRock, finally admitting that bitcoin will take the place of gold. They also discuss perfect price discovery. In the second half, Max interviews bitcoin miner, Marshall Long, about the possibility of a hash war between the US and China as the US …
 
Good news has emerged in the fight against Covid-19, as the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine shows promise. As markets pop on the optimism for a coronavirus vaccine, the Treasury has halted extensions for emergency relief programs.Tensions continue to rise between the United States and China, as the White House is mulling new moves against Beijing.…
 
The CDC is urging Americans to stay at home this holiday season as the United States reports over 160,000 new cases of Covid-19 every day. The warning is putting families in difficult situations, especially if family members are older or otherwise high risk. However, it remains to be seen if people will heed this warning or risk seeing loved ones, …
 
Beyond the obvious problems with economic inequality for people trying to make ends meet, such gaps can also seed serious political problems. And as some recent polling indicates, this can undermine confidence in both democracy and capitalism. We explore this topic with guests: Michael Veall, professor of economics at McMaster University; Shannon L…
 
For much of the 20th century, the dynamism and productivity of American capitalism was the envy of the world. It yielded a buoyant middle class and opportunities for every strata of society to do better than their parents had done. That seems no longer to be the case. Roger Martin is a leading global thinker in business management, and his new book…
 
Linda Thomas-Greenfield will be nominated by President-elect Joe Biden to serve as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. She is a veteran diplomat who most recently served as Assistant-Secretary of State for African Affairs in the Obama administration. Prior to that she served as the US Ambassador to Liberia during a critical time in …
 
The Oxford University jab, developed with the drug company AstraZeneca, is cheaper and simpler to store than its rivals. As a result, it should be easier to supply to developing countries. Also: the 23 year-old who’s created a home cancer test kit, the words that have been making headlines this year, and the American kid who survived life in Syria …
 
The tone of America’s president-elect on China changed markedly through the campaign; his policies, at least at the outset, may differ little from those of his predecessor. We examine the stark racial disparities in covid-19 outcomes around the world. And the clever use of a waste product to make a better takeaway coffee cup. For full access to pri…
 
Trump slams global climate agreement Biden intends to rejoin. New data suggests schools are not spreading Covid-19. Amnesty warns of ‘human rights crisis’ in US due to Trump’s delayed transition. You can subscribe to Five Minute News on YouTube, with your preferred podcast app, ask your smart speaker, or enable Five Minute News as your Amazon Alexa…
 
The Green New Deal is painted as an unaffordable far-left pipe dream. It has been politically maligned to preserve the status quo at a time when we know that establishment economists have got all climate breakdown projections completely wrong...So surely the question we should be asking is simple: how much is it going to cost us not to do this?Host…
 
On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to Dr. Jerome Kim, director-general of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI). He discusses the purpose of the IVI and how it’s seeking to speed up the development and distribution of coronavirus vaccines, the prospect of Covid-19 deaths doubling if rich countries buy up the first two billion doses,…
 
On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Dr. Margaret Flowers about the Covid-19 pandemic and the catastrophic response to the public health crisis under America's for-profit healthcare system. Without national coordination, or universal and free national health care, Americans are faced with uneven or absent care due to hospital closures, redu…
 
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