Status/الوضع

Muna Dajani is a Policy member of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy
Network, and a Palestinian environmental researcher.

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Dr. Nahid Siamdoust is the author of “Soundtrack of the Revolution:The Politics of Music in Iran”.

Interviewed by Malihe Razazan
(English)

Status host Malihe spoke with Dr. Siamdoust about her work and some of the most important songs that continue to define modern Iran.

Direct download: Music_in_Iran.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 8:00am EST

In this lecture, Mouin Rabbani examines the present crisis of the Palestinian national movement in terms of its various domestic dimensions as well as external challenges. Rabbani offers a discussion of the prospects for Palestinian national reconciliation, the potential for renewed conflict with Israel, and analysis of President Trump's declared objective of pursuing "the ultimate deal.” The crises of both Fatah, Hamas, and the Palestinian Authority will be examined, particularly in light of recent initiatives to achieve agreements between rival Palestinian factions.

Mouin Rabbani is an independent analyst, commentator, and researcher specializing in the contemporary Middle East. He has previously served as Principal Political Affairs Officer with the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Head of Middle East with Crisis Management Initiative/Martti Ahtisaari Centre, Senior Middle East Analyst and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group. He is Senior Fellow with the Institute for Palestine Studies, Co-Editor of Jadaliyya, Contributing Editor of Middle East Report, Associate Fellow of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and Policy Advisor to Al-Shabaka - The Palestinian Policy Network. A graduate of Tufts University and Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Rabbani has published, presented, and commented widely on Middle East issues, including for a variety of major print, television, and digital media.

Sponsored by Middle East and Islamic Studies and Arab Studies Institute. Co-Sponsored by Schar School of Policy and Government, Center for Global Islamic Studies, Global Affairs, Middle East Policy Group, History Department.

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Diya Azzony is a Saudi Arabian jazz and rock fusion guitarist and founder of record label Libra Productions.

Abdullah Filfilan is a saxophonist and collaborator of Azzony's in the band Hejazz.

Interviewed by Paola Messina
April 5th, 2017| English

In this episode of Status's "The Indie and Alt-Music Scene in the Arab World", Diya Azzony and Abdullah Filfilan share their thoughts on the current state of the independent music scene in Saudi Arabia.

 
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Category:Music -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Yerevan Hassan is the Learning Center Manager at Basmeh & Zeitooneh, a Lebanese NGO for relief and development.

Basmeh and Zeitooneh has established a Learning Center in Shatila refugee camp for Syrian students between the ages of five and fifteen. It was designed specifically for those students whose education was disrupted by the conflict, and who are not able to enroll in Lebanese public schools. The Learning Center is serving now over 700 students and is the only educational program of its scale available for Syrian children in Shatila refugee camp.

Interviewed by Mohamad-Ali Nayel
September 26th, 2017 | Arabic

Status host Mohamad-Ali Nayel speaks with Yerevan Hassan about Basmeh and Zeitooneh's educational initiatives in the Shatila refugee camp.

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Helena Jonsdottir and Jinane Saad are the Mental Health Activity Manager and Field Communications Manager for Médecins Sans Frontières in Lebanon, respectively.

Interviewed by Mohamad-Ali Nayel
September 29th, 2017 | English

Status host Mohamad-Ali Nayel speaks with Helena Jonsdottir and Jinane Saad about the initiatives, challenges and successes of MSF's mental health assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Sabiha Allouche is a PhD candidate in Gender Studies and a Senior/Teaching Fellow in Gender in the Middle East, and Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East at SOAS University of London.

Interviewed by Katty Alhayek
October 17, 2017 | English

Status host Katty Alhayek speaks with Sabiha Allouche about her article "(Dis)-Intersecting Intersectionality in the Time of Queer Syrian Refugee-ness in Lebanon" that was published in the Summer issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research.

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:00am EST

أبو غابي مغني فلسطيني, ولد في سوريا سنة 1983 ,ويعيش اليوم في فرنسا
درس الصحافة في سوريا ولكن الظروف في سوريا أجبرته على المغادرة سنة 2013 متجها إلى لبنان, ليبدأ هناك طريق مغاير لما اختاره في سوريا إذ بدأ يخطو في بيروت أولى خطواته باتجاه حلمه بأن يصبح مغنيا محترفا, فمن أغنية لولاك التي سجلها مع مجموعة من الموسيقيين المحترفين وتم توزيعها من قبل مغني الراب الفلسطني (أسلوب), إلى أن سجل مجموعة من الاغاني مع عدة موسيقيين منهم الموزع المصري أحمد عمران, وتجارب موسيقية هنا وهناك حتى تمكن رغم كل الظروف من إصدار ألبومه الأول ( حجاز حرب).

Interviewed by Raghad Al Makhlouf
September 27th, 2017 | Arabic

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وسام تلحوق مواليد سنة 1983 ممثل ومخرج مسرحي سوري وخريج المعهد العالي للفنون المسرحية سنة 2010

عمل كمساعد مدرس في نفس المعهد لمدة سنة لمادتي التمثيل و المختبر المسرحي, وعمل في سوريا كمدرب ضمن مشروع المسرح التفاعلي لمدة سنة, شارك كممثل بعدة عروض مسرحية بعدة دول منها سوريا وتونس, بلجيكا والمانيا واليونان, وعمل وسام كمخرج لعدة أعمال عرضين مسرحيين هما جزيرة البجع واحد واثنان في القاهرة عن نصي النظام العالمي الجديد لهارولد بنتر وارتجالية أوهايو لصامويل بيكيت , وعرض إثبات العكس عن نص السويسري اوليفيه شيشياري

Interviewed by Raghad Al Makhlouf
September 27th, 2017 | Arabic

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:00am EST

عملت كممثلة في العديد من الأعمال المسرحية والسينمائية والتلفزيونية, روميو وجولييت اخراج الفرنسي دافيد بوبيه, العادلون مهدي ذهبي, وعملت في العروض المسرحية "فصل من الجحيم" و"الحلاج" و"أدونيس" إخراج أمل عمران، كما عملت بعدة عروض مسرحية خارج سوريا باللغات العربية والفرنسية والانجليزية مع مخرجين عدة أمثال "دافيد بوبيه" "مارسيل بوزونيه" "مهدي الذهبي" و"سليمان البسام".
عملت في السينما أمام كاميرا المخرج السوري أسامة محمد في صندوق الدنيا والمخرج المصري يسري نصر الله في باب الشمس

Interviewed by Raghad Almakhlouf
September 29th, 2017 | Arabic

Status host Raghad Almakhlouf speaks with Syrian actress Hala Omran.

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Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul is a Syrian psychiatrist and poet currently working in the United States.

Interviewed by Osama Esber

September 23, 2017 | Arabic

Status host Osama Esber speaks with Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul about the psychological effects of the Syrian war on women and children.

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul is a Syrian poet and psychiatrist currently working in the United States. He has published two poetry collections, "The Opener of Canned Hope" (Damascus, 2008) and "Birds that Smoke Marijuana" (Milan, 2017).

Interviewed by Osama Esber

May 1, 2017 | Arabic

In this episode of "In Their Own Voices", Status host Osama Esber speaks with Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul about his work as a poet and how his experiences in psychiatry inform his art.

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Category:Poetry -- posted at: 9:00am EST

Fadwa Mahmoud is one of the founders of "Families For Freedom", a Syrian organization led by women, which campaigns for the release of those detained and missing on all sides of the conflict. Fadwa's husband is Syrian opposition figure Abdul-Aziz al-Khayir, who was kidnapped in Damascus in 2012.

Interviewed by Katty Alhayek
October 22nd, 2017 | Arabic

Status host Katty Alhayek speaks with Mahmoud about her activism for the organization and Families for Freedom's newest campaign, "freedom bus", which launched in early October.

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:00am EST

دردشة مع نساء مشروع الألِف عن مبادرة الخط الساخن للجنسانية. يهدف الخط الساخن إلى تقديم الدعم للنساء وذوي الجندر غير النمطي اللواتي/الذين لديهن/م أسئلة وتساؤلات حول الجنسانية، النوع الاجتماعي، والصحة الجنسية والانجابية. تتكلم متطوعات/ي الخط الساخن من منظور نسوي، وتقدم المعلومات الصحيحة والخالية من الأحكام المسبقة. كما أننا نعكس نظرة إيجابية للجسد والجنسانية، ونضع هذه المسائل في سياق سياسي أوسع من السياق الطبي، وأحياناً نقوم بإحالة المتصلات/ين إلى الخدمات المحتاجة

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 6:55pm EST

Nikolaos (Koos) Van Dam is a Dutch scholar and author on the Middle East, and a leading specialist on Syria. He also was Dutch Ambassador to Iraq, Egypt, Germany and Indonesia, and Netherlands Special Envoy to the Syrian Opposition.

Interviewed by Mouin Rabbani
August 29th, 2017 | English

In this episode of "Politics and Policy", Mouin Rabbani speaks with Nikolaos Van Dam on the conflict in Syria.

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:54pm EST

Aron Lund

Hosted by Bassam Haddad

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

Omar Abdulaziz Hallaj

Hosted by Katty Alhayek

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:59pm EST

Rabie Nasr

Hosted by Bassam Haddad

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:58pm EST

Laila Shereen Sakr

Hosted by Adel Iskandar

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Abdullah Al-Arian

Hosted by Bassam Haddad


Sahar Francis

Hosted by Nour Joudah

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Yasmine Hamdan

Hosted by Paola Messina

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Category:Music -- posted at: 12:53pm EST

Ghalia Ben Ali

Hosted by Huda Asfour

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Emel Mathlouthi

Hosted by Huda Asfour

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Category:Music -- posted at: 12:51pm EST

Hani Al-Masri

Hosted by Mouin Rabbani

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:50pm EST

Wael Gamal

Interviewed by Dina El Khawaga

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:49pm EST

Marwan Ali

Hosted by Osama Esber

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Category:Poetry -- posted at: 12:48pm EST

Yehia Lababid

Hosted by Osama Esber

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Category:Poetry -- posted at: 12:47pm EST

Afrah Nasser

Interviewed by Mohamad-Ali Nayel

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:46pm EST

Alia Malek

Interviewed by Malihe Razazan

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:45pm EST

Homa Hoodfar

Interviewed by Noura Erakat

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:44pm EST

Loulouwa Al-Rachid

Interviewed by Shahram Aghamir

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:43pm EST

Bader Baabou

Interviewed by Tania El Khoury

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:42pm EST

Amira Silmi
Interviewed by Diaa Ali

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:41pm EST

Munir Fashe

Interviewed by Diaa Ali

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Category:History -- posted at: 12:40pm EST

Tallie Ben Daniel

Interviewed by Samantha Brotman

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:39pm EST

Saleem Haddad

Interviewed by Dima Yassine

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Rana Khalaf

Interviewed by Rana Khalaf

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:37pm EST

Steven Salaita

Interviewed by Khalil Bendib

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Sinan Birdal

Interviewed by Shahram Aghamir

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:34pm EST

Nasser Abdelkarim

Interviewed by Diaa Ali

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:33pm EST

Hassan Ladadwah

Interviewed by Diaa Ali

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

Omar Shabaan

Interviewed by Diaa Ali

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Omar Shakir

Interviewed by Noura Erakat

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Wael Gamal

Interviewed by Dina El Khawaga

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:29pm EST

Mostafa Alskaf

Interviewed by Katty Alhayek

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Category:History -- posted at: 12:28pm EST

Saleh Masharqa

Interviewed by Diaa Ali

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Category:Books -- posted at: 12:27pm EST

Radhya Almutawakel

Interviewed by Nahla Chahal

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:26pm EST

Adel Iskandar

Hosted by Bassam Haddad

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

Joe Sacco

Hosted by Adel Iskandar

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:58pm EST

Mouin Rabbani

Hosted by Bassam Haddad

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:57pm EST

Kheder Khaddour

Hosted by Bassam Haddad

Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:56pm EST

Laila Shereen Sakr

Hosted by Adel Iskandar

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:55pm EST

Abdukarim Baderkhan

Hosted by Osama Esber

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Category:Poetry -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Zaki Mehchy

Hosted by Katty Alhayek

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Evlin Salah Al Mustafa

Hosted by Katty Alhayek

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Ahmad Haj Hamdo

Hosted by Katty Alhayek

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Yasser Munif

Hosted by Bassam Haddad

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:50pm EST

Reem al-Masri and Omar Atout

Interviewed by Ziad Abu Rish

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:48pm EST

Helga Tawil-Souri, Sherene Seikaly, and Said Shehadeh

Interviewed by Samera Esmeir and Malihe Razazan 

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Category:Books -- posted at: 11:47pm EST

Sheila Carapico

Interviewed by Shahram Aghamir 

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:46pm EST

Sarah Smaitilly and Kareem Chehayeb

Interviewed by Mohamad Ali Nayel

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:45pm EST

Ozge Samanci

Interviewed by Julie Hakim Azzam

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Category:Books -- posted at: 11:44pm EST

Firas Jaber 

Interviewed by Diaa Ali 

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:43pm EST

Omar Dewachi and Jonathan Whittall 

Interviewed by Mohamad Ali Nayel

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:42pm EST

Raha Bahraini

Interviewed by Malihe Razazan

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:41pm EST

Marwan Kraidy

Interviewed by Katty Alhayek

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:40pm EST

Nabila Mounib

Recorded by Samia Errazzouki

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:39pm EST

Ben Ehrenreich

Interviewed by Malihe Razazan

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Category:Books -- posted at: 11:38pm EST

Rola Yasmin

Interviewed by Mohamad Ali Nayel

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:37pm EST

Mohammad Dibo

Interviewed by Katty Alhayek

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:36pm EST

Omar Barghouti

Interviewed by Diaa Ali

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:35pm EST

Georgia Arapidou

Interviewed by Eleni Makkas

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:34pm EST

Rula Abu Daho

Interviewed by Diaa Ali

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:33pm EST

Taha Sammour

Interviewed by Mohamad Ali Nayel 

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Category:Art -- posted at: 11:32pm EST

Tariq Dana

Interviewed by Diaa Ali

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:31pm EST

Farea al-Muslimi

Interviewed by Nahla Chahal

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:29pm EST

Thaer Dib

Interviewed by Rabie Mustapha and Sabah Jalloul

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Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:28pm EST

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