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Arabic Media

Moroccan Islamic Broadcasting in Response to Religious Extremism

Joseph Braude | Posted 10.13.2016 | World
Joseph Braude

On Iraq's Al-'Ahd satellite channel, a Shi'ite cleric demonizes Sunnis, typifying a trans-sectarian trend in extremist broadcasting across the region...

Toward a New International Partnership to Counter Hate Speech

Joseph Braude | Posted 09.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Joseph Braude

Earlier this year at a conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz made a series of noteworthy remarks abo...

A New Anthology of Baghdadi Poetry for Western Readers

Joseph Braude | Posted 09.13.2016 | World
Joseph Braude

Baghdad's ethnic, religious, and historical complexities make it difficult to translate the city's poems without providing layers of context. Thus the choice of material to translate can raise political and even moral questions.

The Policeman and the Journalist: A Mid-East Policy Dilemma

Joseph Braude | Posted 04.24.2014 | Media
Joseph Braude

The January 2010 assassination in Dubai of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a cofounder of the military wing of Hamas, briefly drew international attention to the man who went on to investigate it: Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Dubai's long-serving chief of police.

Beirut Book Fair for Gay Travels in the Muslim World: Day One

Michael Luongo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Luongo

I have to admit that at first I was afraid to enter, but it was what I spent two years working on - the debut of the Arabic version of my book, Gay Travels in the Muslim World, here in the Muslim world itself.