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Co-hosted by Khalil and Malihe.

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"Voices of the Middle East and North Africa" - Ja'fari law could roll back rights of women and a growing political force of Shia militias in Iraq - April 16, 2014 at 2:00pm
A law awaiting a final vote in Iraqi Parliament could roll back a progressive personal status law and Martin Chulov speaks about Iraqi Shia militias fighting for Assad

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - "The Battle for Justice in Palestine and the San Francisco International Film Festival" - April 9, 2014 at 2:00pm
Ali Abunimah, co-founder and director of the publication The Electronic Intifada, talks about his new book, "The Battle for Justice in Palestine" and Rachel Rosen talks about Middle Eastern films at the International Film Festival.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - "Saudi Arabia's Regional Ambitions and National Poetry Month" - April 2, 2014 at 2:00pm
Host Khalil Bendib interviews historian Toby Jones about US-Saudi relations and the kingdom's regional ambitions, and Iraqi poet Sinan Antoon celebrates National Poetry Month.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - "Tunisia's New Constitution and Twitter banned in Turkey" - March 26, 2014 at 2:00pm
A look at the new Tunisian constitution with political scientist Nadia Marzouki and a discussion on Prime Minster Erdogan's ban on Twitter in Turkey.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - Why is the Dead Sea Dying? - March 19, 2014 at 2:00pm
Host Malihe Razazan interviews Palestinian environmentalist Muna Dajani about efforts to save the shrinking Dead Sea and Sinan Antoon marks the 11th anniversary of the war in Iraq.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - "Palestinian soccer players under attack and social justice worker detained in Cairo" - March 12, 2014 at 2:00pm
The Nation's sports editor Dave Zirin speaks about varying levels of aggression facing Palestinian soccer players at home and abroad, and Medea Benjamin from Code Pink discusses her rough treatment in Cairo on her way to Gaza.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - "Deconstructing Myths and Language of the Israeli-Palestine 'Peace Process'" - February 5, 2014 at 2:00pm
Rashid Khalidi speaks on the deceit of the U.S. attempts at peace between Israel and Palestine.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - "Corruption in Turkey and Living with Death in Iraq" - January 29, 2014 at 2:00pm
Sharam Aghamir talks with Erdem Yoruk about the corruption scandal engulfing Turkish Prime Minister and Malihe Razazan interviews Iraqi novelist Sinan Antoon about his new novel.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - "The Fallacy for Peace between Israel and Palestine; Saving San Francisco City College; and Yemeni short film at Sundance" - January 22, 2014 at 2:00pm
Illan Pappe lectures about the fallacy of the two state solution in resolving Israel/Palestine. Hosts Khalil Bendib looks at the future of Middle East Studies at San Francisco City College, and Malihe Razazan interviews Musa Syeed about his short film showing at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa:"Egypt: Three years later; witing on Palestine" - January 15, 2014 at 2:00pm
" Khalil Bendib speaks with Egyptian activist and journalist Hossam elHamalawy about the worsening political situation in Egypt, followed by a conversation with British-Palestinian writer, Selma Dabbagh"

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