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About Notes From America

Ahmed Tharwat …. in the middle Ahmed Tharwat Im a host and producer of the Arab-Muslim Americans TV show BelAhdan with Ahmed (with open arms), a weekly TV show that airs on public TV Mondays at 1030PM. As a regular speaker and contributor on Public Radio show All Thing Considered, I have shared my unique view of world and American political and social events. As a regular contributor to StarTribune, the Pioneer Press, and Twin City Planet , also he has written to national and international magazines, such Slate, Diversify Inc and Al Jazeera English. I won the Pioneer Press community columnist award in 2000. In all my work, I have been Trying to bring Arab/Muslims to mainstream Americans.. . I believe that when it comes to politics “Nobody has a monopoly on stupidity” Thanks In The Middle ... Ahmed Tharwat/ Host BelAhdan TV show Freelance Writer, Public Speaker, International Media Fixer www.ahmediatv.com

An American and his Granddaughter, Their Trip to Egypt.. Post Arab Spring!!

After the turmoil of the Military Coup and the crushing of Arab Spring in EGypt, Jeff Spencer and his granddaughter, decided to take a trip to Egypt , here is their story.. heir memories… the people , places they went to…
“It was something like I have never seen before” Jeff

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The Kurdish Question… Post Saddam Hussein!!

Historic Ethnicities of Kurdistan
The contiguous Kurdish regions of Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and Syria sit in the north central area of the Middle East. Over the millennia, numerous ethnicities have migrated, settled or natively inhabited the area including Turks, Persians, Arabs, Kurds, Armenians, Assyrians, Chechens, Azeris and others.

From the beginning of recorded history until the present day, all of these ethnic groups have strived politically and violently both offensively and defensively for a secure homeland. As one of the crossroads of the Middle East, Kurdistan has been home to both ethnic battlegrounds, as well as peaceful ethnic coexistence.

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MBS , THE PRINCE WHO TURNED TO A FROG!

 

You have to kiss a lot of frogs until you find your handsome prince,’ the saying goes, but in the case of Saudi Arabia, it is the reverse. We have been kissing lots of Saudi princes for more than 70 years and what we ended up with is an ugly toad, the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The promising reformer, known to the world as MBS, the rising star, the darling of the west, the one who was going to modernize Saudi Arabia and Islam, the cute young prince who let Saudi women drive and brought Mickey Mouse movies to a Saudi theater near you; is now accused of committing the savage killing of Saudi citizen and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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Afghanistan Revisited, taking another look at Afghanistan Culture & Arts!

 

At the heart of Asia and the silk route, Afghanistan is overflowing with influences from the East and West, Pre-Islamic and Islamic era dating back 5,000 years.

Come and experience Afghanistan in MN for the 1st time in a 3 day art and cultural exhibition. The event will cover the rich history and traditions through various mediums of art.

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The Voice of Egyptian Dance, A Tribute to Um Kalthoum , by Jawaahir Dance Company

The Voice of Egyptian Dance, A Tribute to Oum Kalthoum , by Jawaahir Dance Company
Cassandra and Jawaahir invite you to join us in a concert celebration of the Egyptian vocal giant Um Kalthoum. We will perform new and revived works representing the iconic expressions of the late, great Egyptian singer. You will have the unique opportunity to hear some of these musical gems in the singer’s own voice.

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