1997 featured podcast: archival review: comment by Hussein Ibish, poet Lisa Muhammed and film reviewer Anissa Bouziane
Sept10 podcast "Fen Majnoon with Dean and Maysoon"-- from our archive.
April 16 podcast. Fawzia Afzal Khan on parallel Muslim agendas in America-- diverging or supporting? BN Aziz reads from The First Muslim
March 8, podcast Women's Day special: poet and author Mohja Kahf on western representations of the Muslim woman (a 2000 archive production).
Jan 15 podcast Hassen Abdellah and BNimri Aziz review advances and setbacks in our communities. Marking his 85th birthday, we look at the work of civil rights attorney Ramsey Clark. (see our Jan 26 blog)
Jan 8 podcast ALGERIA: Ammar Kessab comments on Algerian government control of ‘culture’; Simone Fattal examines the role of democracy philosopher deTocqueville in Algeria; nuclear scientist Al-Aboudi details France’s nuclear tests in Algeria & longterm affects
Jan 1 podcast New Year special with Sarah Malaika
Dec 18 podcast. Tahrir revisits Algeria's Rai music tradition in a 1997 archival production by Anissa Bouziane, then an update with Arab music aficiando Dawn Elder. B N Aziz reviews the work of Arab filmmakers Yasmina Adi and Ruba Nadda.
Dec 4 podcast SF activist Alice Nashashibi (archive); “Existence is Resistance" NYC HipHop Festival supporting Gaza. Algeria: Pt 1:Ammar Kessab on the Algerian government's hegemony on cultural (civic) expression.
Nov 27 podcast Before the the UN vote on Palestine, an early commentary by Fouad Moughrabi on land seizures; also scholar Walid Khalidi on Jerusalem history. Book review: "The Time Remaining" by Samuel Hazo. Poems: Suheir Hammad and Lisa Majaj.
Nov 20 podcast from Tahrir's 2005 archive: Salma K Jayyusi on modern Arabic literature; also the NY Arab Comedy Festival.
Sept 18 podcast American Muslims: advances and setbacks, with author Stephan Salisbury, attorney Fahd Ahmed, DRUM-NY and Adem Caroll of ICNA. From 1991 Tahrir archive, Sayyid M. Sayeed discusses Islamophobia 13 years ago.
Sept 11 Ethiopia's Muslim history, past and present with Nejib Muhammad US Islamic Community of Ethiopians.
Aug 21 podcast "From Cordoba to Baghdad", Arab Music with virtuoso, Simon Shaheen. From our Tahrir archive.
Aug 14 podcast Naif Al-Mutawa creator of “The 99”and CEO of Teshkeel Media speaks about his challenges, his vision, his plans for this international superhero young people's project. From our 1994 Tahrir archive, an excerpt from The City of Cairo with Kadry Al-Arabi, and some Ramadan poetry.
Aug 7 podcast Mustafa Davis California-based filmmaker & photographer producer of “Deentight” an award winning film talks about hip hop artists and Islam. And productions by this summer’s Tahrir interns-- Weaam Wali and Omar Ammar.
July 3 see podcast. Attorney Omar Mohammedi assesses Congressman King's hearings and Islamophobia; interview with London based S. Asia fusion vocalist 'Najma' ('94), and Farid Esack ('97 Tahrir archive)
June 5 podcast, Muslim students talk about their experience after revelations of infiltration by US intellegence agencies of their student assemblies. Also, a Tahrir archive profile: the early 20th C. Egyptian feminist Doria Shafiq
May 14 2 hour special: The 'Nakba', 64th anniversary of the expulsions from Palestine in 1948.
May 1 podcast Tribute to Brother Ghazi Khankan 1934-2012.
April 24 podcast Actor/film-director Newark-born Usman Sharif talks about his career, his productions in progress and the politics of making films.
April 10 podcast Iraq--an economic model? From our archive on pre-1990 Iraq--economist Rashid Yakob. Also: Tuareg of the Sahel and crises in Saharan areas of Niger, Mali, Algeria, Libya-- a commentary by BNAziz.
March 27 podcast "Water in the Middle East"-a radio documentary from our archive, with updates.
Mar 13 podcast Muslim Responses to Unlawful Surveillance: Sharifah Salaam, NJ & Imam Ramadan, NY
Jan 31 podcast Turkish TV dramas in the Arab World: with Aydin Baltaci and BN Aziz. An excerpt from RNasr's interview with journalist/author Ashraf Khalil-- Liberation Square. (full interview podcast Feb 11)
Sept 27 podcast. Mohammed Ghani Hikmat ,Iraqi sculptor (1929-2011); and BN Aziz' report on her 1993 visit to Gaza at the time of the Oslo Accord (archive)
Swimming Up the Tigris
Field Notes— poems and stories
On a rainy day in San Diego, by Lamea Abbas Amara, 1991
Night Sky, by Lisa Suhair Majaj, 1998
First Letter Since, 2003
It’s Difficult for Me, by Hamdi, age 9, 1991
Abu Ghraib: A Popular Story
Some Children, by Rami, age 10, 1991
Shako-Mako? A Popular Story
Two Camels at the Border: A Popular Story
The Heaviest of Battles, unknown Iraqi soldier 1991
A Short Letter, 2001
Arguments, by Lisa Suhair Majaj, 1998
Daddy is Going to the Front, by Abdul Karim Salam, 1991
Asking Iraq to Comply, by Zaid Shlah, 2006
I’ll Tie My Mother’s Shawl, by unknown soldier 2, 1991
I’m from Palestine, by Sanaa, age 10, 1991
The Boxer Dog: A Popular Story
Chapter 1 War Coming
Chapter 2 Just Imagine, International Women’s Day, 2003 br> Chapter 3 Adnan in America (Forget About Iraq)
Chapter 4 Mehdi
Chapter 5 I "Love My Country"
Chapter 6 There Goes the Medical System
Chapter 7 One Iraq Child and Her Father
Chapter 8 Books Break Sanctions
Chapter 9 Just Business
Chapter 10 Who Gets What
Chapter 11 Trade or Aid?
Chapter 12 A Little Loot
Chapter 13 Skies Over Baghdad
Chapter 14 One Farmer's Message
Chapter 15 Him!
Chapter 16 Sabaar and the Boys at the Office
Chapter 17 The Pharmacy
Chapter 18 Facing the Children
Chapter 19 Empty Playgrounds
Chapter 20 "Ah, the Border"
Chapter 21 Gravesites: Environmental Ruin in Iraq
Chapter 22 Targets, Not Victims
Chapter 23 Where is Amaar?
Chapter 24 "You Are My Guest"
Chapter 25 Birds of a Feather
We have to decide what is acceptable
- a poem.. a song..
- Darwish: "Sonnet V" read by translator Fady Joudah (English/Arabic)
- Algeria: Qur'an Recitation
Algerian Sahara , by Sufi brothers
- Book review
- G Willow Wilson's
The Butterfly Mosque
reviewed by BN Aziz.
- Tahrir Team
2011 Tahrir Producers
- Read about 2011 Tahrir Producers in the team page.
- Africa/World International News
- alIraq News from Occupied Iraq
- Arab American Journalists
- Arab Writers Conference, 2011
- AWAIR, Arab World & Islamic Resources
- Busboys and Poets; DC Bookstore & Cafe
- Electronic Iraq
- Iraq-- Nineveh Digital Mapping
- Majid Ali, MD "Science, Health and Healing"
- Pacifica Radio Network
- Palestinian Initiative
- AlBasrah Iraq News
- Arab American Comedy Festival
- Arab Civilization and Art
- Attorney Lynne Stewart--civil rights defender
- Boycott IsraelCampaign
- Electronic Intifada
- FSRN Pacifica Radio News
- Iraq Virtual Museum
- Journalists MiddleEast
- Muslim Women Lawyers
- Palestine--ongoing Cultural Genocide
- Sami Al Arian