Egypt

11:17pm

Thu December 4, 2014
Politics

Your Call: Why do journalists fall in love with some popular movements, and turn against others?

On the December 5th, 2014 edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll talk about news coverage of protest -- from Ferguson to New York, from Egypt to Hong Kong. We'll be joined Jadaliyya’s Adel Iskander in Cairo, long-time China reporter Mary Kay Magistad and Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts.  Join us on the next Your Call, with Matt Martin and you.

Guests:

Leonard Pitts, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist with the Miami Herald

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11:52pm

Thu March 27, 2014

11:40am

Tue February 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

Egyptian crooner sounds like home to local Arab Americans

The late Abdelhalim Hafez, beloved Arabic musician

  The late Abdelhalim Hafez is an icon of mid-20th century Arabic music. Like Elvis in the United States, Hafez has accrued a massive following of fans in Egypt and abroad, with fans affectionately referring to him under the one word moniker “Halim.” 

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12:00am

Fri January 10, 2014

11:05pm

Thu November 7, 2013

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