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  • Arab novelist Ghaleb Halasa 1989 in Damascus, Syria (Part 2) - Radio Tahrir

    Arab novelist Ghaleb Halasa 1989 in Damascus, Syria (Part 2) - Radio Tahrir

    03/03/2016 Duração: 44min

    Noted Arab novelist and critic Ghaleb Halasa comments on modern Arabic literature in Part 2 of a 1989 interview with BN Aziz, in Damascus, Syria. (44:00)

  • Arab novelist Ghaleb Halasa 1989 in Damascus, Syria (Part 1) - Radio Tahrir

    Arab novelist Ghaleb Halasa 1989 in Damascus, Syria (Part 1) - Radio Tahrir

    02/03/2016 Duração: 05min

    Noted Arab novelist and critic Ghaleb Halasa comments on modern Arabic literature in Part 1 of a 1989 interview with BN Aziz, in Damascus, Syria. (5:47)

  • 1990 Commentary on Syria by historian and author Habeeb Salloum - Radio Tahrir

    1990 Commentary on Syria by historian and author Habeeb Salloum - Radio Tahrir

    27/02/2016 Duração: 13min

    From his home in Canada in 1990 historian and author Habeeb Salloum, speaking with BNAziz, reviews developments he has witnessed within Syrian over 3 decades during his regular visits there since 1961. Salloum is the author of numerous books including one on the Arabic origins of Spanish words, and another on the Arabic origins of English words. At the age of 90 (in 2016) he continues to undertake research in early Arabic cuisine and to publish with his daughters Laila and Muna Salloum. (13:57). Watch for new postings of our interviews with Salloum.  

  • Radio Tahrir 2009 Syrian Professor and TV producer Amal Dakak - Radio Tahrir

    Radio Tahrir 2009 Syrian Professor and TV producer Amal Dakak - Radio Tahrir

    27/02/2016 Duração: 08min

    Professor of Sociology at Damascus University, Amal Dakak discusses Syrian expats and her television productions on Syrian TV, speaking with BN Aziz in Damascus. (8:38)  

  • Contemporary Muslim scholar Farid Esack, Professor of Islamic Studies at University of Johannesburg - Radio Tahrir

    Contemporary Muslim scholar Farid Esack, Professor of Islamic Studies at University of Johannesburg - Radio Tahrir

    28/03/2015 Duração: 09min

    South African Muslim scholar and author Farid Esack suggests guides for approaching The Qur'an and discusses aspects of interpreting and reading the Muslim holy book with Barbara Nimri Aziz. (Part four from our wide-ranging discussion during Esack's recent visit to New York.)

  • “Love Drunk”, a new collection on Rumi by Shahram Shiva - Radio Tahrir

    “Love Drunk”, a new collection on Rumi by Shahram Shiva - Radio Tahrir

    25/03/2015 Duração: 16min

    The popular ancient mystic poet Rumi has many devotees and interpreters. Shahram Shiva, based in New York is one the the foremost among today's translators of Rumi's work. Shiva has published 4 books of translations of Rumi work, and produced an audio collection with music. In this interview Shiva talks about Rumi and the composition of the new collection "Love Drunk"  

  • London-based author Aamer Hussein in conversation - Radio Tahrir

    London-based author Aamer Hussein in conversation - Radio Tahrir

    08/03/2015 Duração: 15min

    Aamer Hussein, visiting New York, reads from his short-story collection "This Other Salt" and talks with Barbara Nimri Aziz about authors of Arab and South Asian heritage in England and USA. (from our RadioTahrir archive.) AamerHussenLondonAuthor1999

  • Contemporary Muslim scholar Farid Esack offers his perspective on the Qur’an - Radio Tahrir

    Contemporary Muslim scholar Farid Esack offers his perspective on the Qur’an - Radio Tahrir

    03/02/2015 Duração: 08min

    Can the Qur'an be a guide for Muslims and non-Muslims in the modern world? Professor of Islamic Studies at University of Johannesburg and author of "The Qur'an: A User's Guide", "The Qur'an: A Short Introduction", and "The Qur'an: Liberation and Pluralism", Farid Esack, sometimes described as a Muslim liberation theologian, offers an unconventional perspective.  (also listen to our January 26, 2015 post)

  • Commentary on contemporary Islam, by Farid Esack - Radio Tahrir

    Commentary on contemporary Islam, by Farid Esack - Radio Tahrir

    26/01/2015 Duração: 04min

    Professor of Islamic Studies at University of Johannesburg, South Africa, and author of many books on Muslim issues, Farid Esack addresses a number of issues. In this segment of our wide-ranging interview, he speaks about what labels of 'progressive' and 'moderate' can or cannot mean for Muslims. Produced by Barbara Nimri Aziz, New York. (See our Feb. 3, 2015 post)

  • Iraqi journalist Nermin Al-Mufti on Kirkuk city, Iraq - Radio Tahrir

    Iraqi journalist Nermin Al-Mufti on Kirkuk city, Iraq - Radio Tahrir

    24/01/2015 Duração: 09min

    Iraqi journalist Nermin Al-Mufti introduces us to the history of Kirkuk,  a Turkmen majority city in North Iraq. Interviewed by BN Aziz in 2008 in Iraq. For an update on Kirkuk in 2014,  see http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/09/04/who-what-and-where-are-iraqs-turkmen/

  • Author reading from “Swimming UpThe Tigris” - Radio Tahrir

    Author reading from “Swimming UpThe Tigris” - Radio Tahrir

    28/11/2014

    "Just a simple day in the countryside... We were 3 Arab women on an uncommon sanctions busting outing. Determined to forget the war and the embargo for a day in a dusty city we departed for the flat, open countryside of Iraq beyond Baghdad." An excerpt from Chapter Five, read by the author; in press.

  • Yusri Nasrallah, Egyptian filmmaker - Radio Tahrir

    Yusri Nasrallah, Egyptian filmmaker - Radio Tahrir

    08/04/2014

    Egypt's Yusri Nasrallah interviewed by BN Aziz on the NYC release of his film "Mercedes"

  • Poet and author Samuel Hazo, on ‘identity in writing’ - Radio Tahrir

    Poet and author Samuel Hazo, on ‘identity in writing’ - Radio Tahrir

    26/03/2014

    Samuel Hazo speaks with BN Aziz and discusses the issue of ethnic identity in writing

  • Etel Adnan: poet, playwright and artist - Radio Tahrir

    Etel Adnan: poet, playwright and artist - Radio Tahrir

    10/02/2014

    Poet Etel Adnan has been named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by France, Feb. 2004

  • Author Evelyn Shakir, from our 2007 RadioTahrir Archive - Radio Tahrir

    Author Evelyn Shakir, from our 2007 RadioTahrir Archive - Radio Tahrir

    26/12/2013

    Author Evekyn Shair is interviewed in Boston at the time of the release of her first short story collection "Remember Me to Lebanon". Host BN Aziz

  • ‘Detroit Unleaded’ director Rola Nashef, Dec. 2013 - Radio Tahrir

    ‘Detroit Unleaded’ director Rola Nashef, Dec. 2013 - Radio Tahrir

    21/12/2013

    At the screening of 'Detroit Unleaded' in Manhattan, Nov 2013, director/screenwriter Nashef talks with BN Aziz.

  • Tahrir archival feature from December 1997 - Radio Tahrir

    Tahrir archival feature from December 1997 - Radio Tahrir

    09/11/2013

    Tahrir delves into its 24 year archive to offer historical perspectives on political issues and revisit our poets and filmmakers

  • Archival rebroadcast from Tahrir 2004 - Radio Tahrir

    Archival rebroadcast from Tahrir 2004 - Radio Tahrir

    30/08/2013

    Dean Obeidallah and Maysoon Ziyad host a monthly edition of Tahrir

  • Tahrir April 30, 2013 Broadcast - Radio Tahrir

    Tahrir April 30, 2013 Broadcast - Radio Tahrir

    05/05/2013

    Guest Lesley Hazelton, author of "The First Muslim"; Mohja Kahf's poem 'MoveOver', and BN Aziz final remarks on the last regular RadioTahrir broadcast

  • Tahrir April 23, 2013 Broadcast - Radio Tahrir

    Tahrir April 23, 2013 Broadcast - Radio Tahrir

    26/04/2013

    Poem AlArth,Palestinian Prisoner Report (Tahrir archive); The Gorilla in the Room with comedian Amer Zahr, open phones

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