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Iranian News Agency Requests Obama Interview

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The official press of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), requested an interview with President Obama, rep...

Iran: Strategy and Tactics

Richard Klass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Klass

Iraq, Israel-Syria talks, Gaza and Lebanon all affect and are affected by the US-Iran imbroglio. The Middle East is one of the most interwoven political webs on the globe.

Obama: The Eloquent Superman - The Al Arabiya Interview

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wajahat Ali

Obama: "The language we use has to be a language of respect...the language we use matters." So does enlightened diplomacy. Let's hope Obama ushers in real change by implementing both.

Afghan President Eyes Russia After Being Spurned By Obama

GlobalPost.com | Jean MacKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL -- One week after the world hailed his inauguration, Barack Obama has undertaken an unprecedented charm offensive towards the Muslim world. B...

How al-Arabiya Landed Obama's First Interview

Time | Scott Macleod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

How did a journalist for an Arabic-language broadcaster score the first television interview granted by President Barack Obama? Well, at first, Hisham...

Sam Stein

Obama On Al-Arabiya: First Formal Interview As President With Arab TV Network (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scroll down for video Barack Obama struck a note of foreign policy confidence Monday night, telling an Arabic news station that al Qaida leaders and ...

Obama Al-Arabiya Interviewer On How He Snagged President

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN's Wolf Blitzer spokes with Hisham Melhem, the Al Arabiya Washington bureau chief who conducted the first television interview with President Obama...

An Open Letter to President Obama on Future Appearances on Arab TV

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dean Obeidallah

If an Arab interviewer asks a question you don't like, take off your shoe and throw it at him. That will show everyone in the Arab world that you really understand us.

"Abu" Obama's Muslim Stimulus Package

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The true test of Obama's presidency will not only be the innovative statecraft of its regional diplomacy, but also his ability to mobilize a comprehensive initiative to lift the Arab world out of its economic and social poverty.