Tag: Middle East

June 11 /

Interesting video/infographic detailing how many people died in World War 2 – very important to revisit this from time to time, lest we forget. I think people feel scared of ISIS, Iraq, Afghanistan, etc – but it is comforting to…

Read the PostThe Long Peace?

May 8 /

If you enjoyed Afro-Arab Part One with music from Africa and the Middle East, then you’ll really enjoy Afro-Arab Part Two, tonight at 9:30pm BST on Radio Clash Live. Subtitled ‘Desert Blues’ it’ll have a more relaxed dusty sandy blues…

Read the PostAfro-Arab Part 2 tonight!

May 5 /

Recently I’ve been checking out what has been called Electro Chaabi (or Cha’abi/Shaaby/Cha3by/mahragan aka ‘festival music’), the new-ish underground hiphop/pop music in Egypt, which led me back to the show I planned after going to Egypt and South Africa in…

Read the PostRC 239: Afro-Arab Part One – Cellphones & Icecream

February 20 /

Well not saying the Robokopter is a toy, but the very similar yet cheaper AR.Drone is…I wonder how long it’ll be before drones are used in news gathering and riot situations? I guess Mr Robokopter didn’t want his Canon camera…

Read the PostToys of Mass Destruction