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Background Yāssīn Jābar was the Lebanese Minister of Economics in 1996. Now he is a member of parliament representing the district of Nabṭiyya. His platform is liberal in its political slant, with an emphasis on Human Rights. Side A In April 1996, the south of Lebanon was attacked by Israel during...
Side A Reinout Vos first introduces himself and tells Hulsman how he began his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and how he came to Egypt. Vos said that he studied history at Utrecht University, specializing in the history of Malaysia and Indonesia. After completing his Master’s degree,...
Background: Maria van der Hoeven is a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party. She served as Minister of Economic Affairs from 2007-2011. Side A: The Dutch Minister Maria van der Hoeven is in Cairo on a visit the Dutch-Flemish institute. The first topic discussed was...
Background: The Khan Murjan is a building located in the souq of Baghdad, Iraq. It was built in the 14th century as a caravanserai and it is considered by many historians and scholars to be a notable piece of the city’s architecture. The structure was in poor shape for over two centuries, but was...
Background: The Babel international festival is an annual festival held at the ruins of the ancient city of Babylon. The Babel International festival started in 1985. There was no Babel festival in 2003 due the unstable security situation in Iraq. However, the festival resumed in the following...
Background: This interview took place in Eritrea during the Eritrea-Ethiopia border war (1998-2000). The conflict started over a border dispute between the two countries for the control of the town of Badme.  After World War II, Ethiopia claimed Eritrea as part of its national territory, once both...
  Background: This interview took place in Eritrea during the Eritrea-Ethiopia border war (1998-2000). The conflict started over a border dispute between the two countries for the control of the town of Badme.  After World War II, Ethiopia claimed Eritrea as part of its national territory, once...
  Background: Eritrea was in a state of war when Kees traveled to it in 1999. The Eritrean–Ethiopian War took place from May 1998 to June 2000. The war resulted in an Ethiopian military victory.  Side A:  Cornelis “Kees” Hulsman  and Martin are discussing the demographics of Eritrea.  According to...
Background: The Battle of Tsorona was part of the ongoing Eritrean–Ethiopian border conflict. This conflict started on the 6th of May, 1998 and has continued to the present in the form of periodic clashes between the Eritrean and Ethiopian armies. The last battle fought in Tsorona was in 2016. It...
The Near East school of Theology is an interdenominational protestant Seminary. The majority of the students in Near East School of Theology come from four Protestant denominations: Lutheran, Anglican, Presbyterian Arab and Armenian Evangelica These denomination can be found all over the Middle...
The Arab-West Report Database houses a collection of text based reporting on Siwa Oasis, its history, culture, and people. 
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 8/12: Policy of the Egyptian Government to Sustain the Unique Character of Water Resources in Siwa Oasis
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 9/12: Mr. Ed Nobel "Planting Saline Tolerant Plants, Proposal to Set Up a Research Farm in Siwa"
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 11/12: Dr. Hānī al Kātib [Hany El Kateb] "New Communities and Sustainable Farming in Arid Regions"
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 7/12: Ms. Shīrīn Shuʿayb [Shireen Shaib] "Welcome, Water Efficiency in the Netherlands and Egypt"
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 12/12: Mr. Joep Hendriks "Marketing Siwa"
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 10/12: Dr. Evert du Marchie van Voorthuysen "Solar Atmospheric Water Generation, Desalinization and Egypt’s Ability in Fighting Global Warming"
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 6/12: Dr. Ṭāriq ʿAbduh [Tarek Abdou]
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 5/12: Dr. Muḥammad al-Ḥajjārī "New Communities and Sustainable Farming in Arid Regions"
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 4/12: Ms. Jantine Stulp "Siwa Farms in Abu Sherouf as Example of Desert Development with High Salinity and Alkalinity; Expertise Needed to Address these Challenges, Proposal to Establish Research Farm with Salt Farm Texel"

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