May 5, 2021
05-05-21 Ray Hanania Show on anti-Arab Discrimination; and Women Guards at Prophet's Mosque
Host Ray Hanania interview leaders of the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) Samer Khalaf, President, and Abed Ayoub, Legal Counsel, on rising anti-Arab discrimination in America and how it has transformed in the 20 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
In Segment 2, Hanania interviews Arab News reporter Deema al-Khudair on her story detailing the new contingent of a security guards at the Prophets Mosque in Medinah, who are all women and providing security, assistance and support to women pilgrims at the mosque during this Ramadan Season. Al-Khudair wrote an insightful story headlined “An honor and duty:’ Meet the female Saudi officers guarding the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah” last week in Arab News.
The Ray Hanania Show is broadcast live on radio in Detroit at 8 AM EST on WNZK AM 690, and rebroadcast in Detroit at 5 PM. It is broadcast live on WDMV AM 700 Radio in Washington D.C., and streamed live at Facebook.com/ArabNews. The one hour show is hosted by the U.S. Arab Radio Network and sponsored by Arab News, the Middle East's leading English language newspaper at ArabNews.com.
April 28, 2021
The Ray Hanania show April 28, 2021
Season 1, Episode 5
In Segment 1 we feature Lebanese American Toni Breidinger, the first Arab and female race car driver for NASCAR … and she is doing very well in competition … the winningest female driver in the US Auto Club …
In Segment 2 we discuss President Biden’s decision to recognize the massacre of Armenians at the hands of the crumbling Ottoman Empire in 1915 … more than one million Armenian Christians were killed at the beginning of World War I in part because the Ottoman’s viewed them as allies of the West … more than 100 years later the West is taking official notice … with us to discuss this is award winning journalist Lara Setrakian founder and CEO of the digital media network “News Deeply” … and we have Ani Tchaghlasian National Board member of the Armenian National Committee of America …
But first we’re going to take a quick break here at the Ray Hanania Show brought to you by Arab News at ArabNews.com on the US Arab RadioNetwork … we’re broadcasting live on WNZK AM 690 in Greater Detroit and WDMV AM 700 in Greater Washington DC … and streamed live on Facebook.com/ArabNews and also on ArabRadio.US
April 21, 2021
04-21-21 The Ray Hanania Show: BLM on Yemen and Houthi atrocities
Season 1, Episode 4
It’s Wednesday April 21 and I am Ray Hanania … speaking to you on live radio from Detroit on WNZK AM 690 and from Washington DC on WDMV AM 700 through the US Arab Radio Network, sponsored by Arab News and broadcast live on Facebook.com/ArabNews …
In Segment 1 this morning we’re going to look at the kidnapping of a major Yemeni-Ethiopian model, Entisar Al Hammadi by the Houthis … we will be talking to Rua’a Al-Ameri, Senior Reporter at Arab News covering current affairs in the Middle East, with a special focus on Yemen, whole give us an update
And we have Hawk Newsome, the president of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York on discussing the failure of the American media which is ignoring the plight of African migrants in Yemen who have been brutalized by the Houthis … last month the Houthis massacred 44 Ethiopian migrant prisoners and the silence is deafening from the US and Western Media … also this week a jury convicted Police officer Derek Chauvin on charges of killing George Floyd last year on May 25 in Minneapolis …
Later, in Segment 2 we will speak with Assistant Arab News Editor-in-Chief Noor Nugali on the 46thAnniversary of Arab News, and the new partnership with FII, the Future Investment Initiative Institute to shed light on the future of the regional news media industry.
And with Juan Señor, President of INNOVATION Media Consulting Group in London - one of the world's leading news media consultancies, with the Future Investment Initiative Institute, about the survival of the print newspaper industry … can the newspaper … survive the COVID-19 pandemic?
April 14, 2021
The Ray Hanania Radio Show April 14, 2021
US Arab Radio Network WNZK AM 690 Detroit, and WDMV AM 700 Radio Washington D.C.
Season 1, Episode 3
Guests Segment 1:
Saeed Khan, currently in the Department of History and Lecturer in the Department of Near East & Asian Studies at Wayne State University-Detroit, Michigan, where he teaches Islamic and Middle East History, Islamic Civilizations and History of Islamic Political Thought, discusses how Ramadan has been accepted by Americans. Mr. Khan is also a Research Fellow at Wayne State University’s Center for the Study of Citizenship. He is also Adjunct Professor in Islamic Studies at the University of Detroit-Mercy and at Rochester College, co-teaching a course on Muslim-Christian Diversity.
Rawan Radwan, Arab News Deputy Section Editor and writer based in Saudi Arabia, discusses precautions and procedures that Saudi Arabia takes to protect pilgrims doing Hajj during Ramadan.
Click here to read the story/videos at Arab News Newspaper
Guest Segment 2:
Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon served as Israel’s 17th Permanent Representative to the United Nations from October 2015. He currently serves as Chairman of the World Likud. At the UN, Danon became the first Israeli to lead a UN committee when he was elected Chairman of the Sixth (Legal) Committee in 2016. The following year, he served as Vice President of the General Assembly for its 72nd (2017-2018) session.
Click here to read the story/videos at Arab News Newspaper
The Ray Hanania Show is streamed live at www.Facebook.com/ArabNews. For more information on the radio show visit www.ArabNews.com
April 7, 2021
04-07-21 The Ray Hanania Radio Show: Arab American Heritage Month
Season 1, Episode 2
Arab News US Special Correspondent Ray Hanania interviews officials of the U.S. State Department on plans to expand diversity and include Arab Americans, during a tribute to Arab American Heritage Month (April, 2021)
Segment 1 Guests:
Jalina Porter is the Principal Deputy Spokesperson at the U.S. Department of State working under Secretary of State spokesperson Ned Price and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.
Nadia Farra is the Senior Syria Desk Officer leading a team of six in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the U.S. State Department and helps shape and monitor U.S. efforts to de-escalate violence in Syria and progress towards an UN-led political solution to the crisis in Syria. Nadia also works with the Arab Americans in Foreign Affairs Agencies (AAIFAA) and is the official inter-agency employee resource group representing Arab Americans and anyone with an interest in the Arab world and Arabic language.
Segment 2 Guest:
Rawan Radwan is Arab News Deputy Section Editor and Regional Correspondent Rawan Radwan writing with Arab News since 2012. Rawan discusses the new Made in Saudi Initiative, and the Saudi Green Initiative, Middle East Green Initiative which seek to plant 50 billion trees in the region including 10 billion in Saudi Arabia.
The Ray Hanania Show is sponsored by Arab News and is broadcast live on the U.S. Arab Radio Network on WNZK AM 690 Radio in Detroit (Michigan, Ohio) and on WDMV AM 700 Radio in Washington DC (Virginia, DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania), and streamed live at www.ArabNews.com/ArabNews.
For more information on The Ray Hanania Show visit www.ArabNews.com.
April 6, 2021
The Ray Hanania Radio Show promo
Hi everyone … this is Ray Hanania, Arab News US Special Correspondent and veteran Chicago-based columnist covering news and politics in America and in the Middle East …
I want to invite you to listen to my new, live radio show which is broadcast every Wednesday morning at 8 AM EST in Detroit and Washington DC to a wide region including Michigan, Ohio, Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland and parts of Pennsylvania …
“The Ray Hanania Show” is broadcast on the US Arab Radio Network and is sponsored by Arab News Newspaper, the Middle East's leading English language daily
Each week we will feature guests who will explore the most important news stories and issues with a special focus on Arab Americans and the Middle East.
You can hear the show by tuning in to WNZK AM 690 Radio in Detroit … and on WDMV AM 700 Radio in Washington DC
The show is also broadcast live on Facebook.com/ArabNews
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