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Tragedy in Lebanon; Afghanistan’s first woman pilot on Taliban 08-18-21

August 18, 2021

Arab Radio: More tragedy in Lebanon; Afghanistan’s first woman pilot looks at Taliban takeover

Season 1, Episode 20

The Ray Hanania Radio Show sponsored by Arab News Newspaper looks at two issues this week, on Wednesday August 18, 2021 at 8 AM EST.

In Segment 1, we speak with Nadim Shehadi, (Executive Director of the LAU New York Headquarters and Academic Center) is an Associate Fellow of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House in London. He was previously the director of the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He was also a senior member of St. Antony’s College Oxford where he directed the Centre for Lebanese Studies from 1986 to 2005. 

In Segment 2 we discuss the spiraling challenges in Afghanistan with Afghanistan’s first female pilot Niloofar Rahmani who is also the co-author of the book “Open Skies: My Life as Afghanistan’s First Female Pilot” with co-writer Adam Sikes. And we are joined by Arab News correspondent Baker Atyani who is covering Afghanistan as the Taliban take control

“The Ray Hanania Show which is brought to you by Arab News at ArabNews.com on the US Arab Radio Network and is broadcast live on WNZK AM 690 in Greater Detroit and WDMV AM 700 in Greater Washington DC at 8 AM EST. The live Zoom video of the radio show is streamed live on Facebook.com/ArabNews and on the US Arab Radio Network at ArabRadio.US

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