Archive For The “Iraq” Category

Arab Radio Podcast: Iraqi Artist Michael Rakowitz

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Arab Radio Podcast: Iraqi Artist Michael Rakowitz

Arab Radio Podcast: Iraqi Artist Michael Rakowitz Iraqi American artist Michael Rakowitz talks about his efforts to recreate Iraqi art and iconic heritage lost to war and ISIS/ISIL violence in this interview on Yalla! Fight Back live Arab Radio Friday June 8, 2018 with host Ray Hanania. You can listen to the podcast using the…

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Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

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Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns A study by one of the world’s largest PR companies, Burson-Marsteller, of Arab young people in 16 countries in the Levant, Gulf and North Africa offers disturbing insight into the regional concerns and the powerful influence of the mainstream Western news media. Not surprisingly, the further away Arab…

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint Beirut, February 6, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the arrest of Iraqi freelance journalist and political commentator Samir Obeid and called on Iraqi authorities to release him immediately. Men who identified themselves as Iraqi security forces arrested Obeid at a checkpoint on the outskirts of…

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Obit: American Arab journalism, history titan Joseph Haiek dies

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Obit: American Arab journalism, history titan Joseph Haiek dies

Obit: American Arab journalism, history titan Joseph Haiek dies Joseph Haiek was a journalism and history titan in the American Arab community who spent his life documenting the story of the Arab community in this country. It was a huge task considering that many of the pages were blank and that so few Arabs in…

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Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

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Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions New York, October 30, 2017– CPJ today condemned attacks against the Kurdish media in Iraq and called on all parties to refrain from targeting the press as political and military tensions escalate over a Kurdish independence bid. In recent days, attackers stabbed to death a journalist,…

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Love Blossoms and Cultures Collide in Yasminas Necklace

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Love Blossoms and Cultures Collide in Yasminas Necklace

Love Blossoms and Cultures Collide in Yasminas Necklace LOVE BLOSSOMS AND CULTURES COLLIDE IN YASMINA’S NECKLACE, ROHINA MALIK’S MODERN AMERICAN LOVE STORY, DIRECTED BY ANN FILMER, OCTOBER 20 – NOVEMBER 19 ***IRAQI ART BY AHMAD ABDULRAZZAQ FEATURED ON THE SET—AND DISPLAYED IN THE LOBBY AVAILABLE FOR SALE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PRODUCTION*** Chicago-based playwright Rohina…

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