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Arab Comedians

Tribeca Takes: Ahmed Ahmed on Just Like Us

Tribeca | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

In the spring of 2009, a dozen American and international comedians and I set out for the Middle East on a four-country comedy tour. What we embarked on was groundbreaking, to say the least.

The Comedy Jihad Has Begun!

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dean Obeidallah

Can comedy bring our two worlds closer together? If you believe the US State Department cables disclosed last week, American entertainment programs like the Late Show with David Letterman are actually combating jihad.

Middle East Sees "Explosion" Of Comedy, First Stand Up Festival In Arab World

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dean Obeidallah

I feel as though I'm a comedy missionary. However, instead of religion, we are bringing comedy to the Arab world.