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Far Fetched Dreams for Women in Saudi Arabia Posted by on Dec 14, 2012

In this post, I would like to share a small excerpt from an article on the limited career opportunities for women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This important article was published on the website of BBC Arabic. After presenting an excerpt from this article, I will pose some questions for you to answer. It…

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Who’s Who on Lebanon’s Arabic TV Channels Posted by on May 27, 2012

The Lebanese TV channels scene is almost as diverse as the Lebanese society itself. But seldom do the programs of these channels reflect the deep cultural and intellectual wealth of the country—Call that the “new reality” of TV channels in Lebanon, or maybe just Lebanon‘s semi-official “Reality TV” channels. Today’s post will explore the reasons…

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Who Runs the Two Most Successful Arabic-Language Channels? Posted by on May 22, 2012

There are quite literally hundreds of Arabic-language TV channels out there, broadcasting from within the Arab world and beyond. But only two names usually sound familiar to most ears: Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya. There’s no doubt that Al Jazeera is the most famous and still most successful Arabic-language channel out there. Its name “الجزيـــــــرة” means “island”…

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