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This Week on Voices of the Middle East & North Africa

mic1March 18th, 2008

In this week’s program, we mark the 6th anniversary of the full-scale invasion and occupation of Iraq. Shahram Aghamir speaks to independent journalist Dahr Jamail and Nabil Al-Takriti, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Mary Washington.

charshanbeh suri

charshanbeh suri

Later in the program,  Sanaz Meshkinpour and Shuka Kalantari take us through the tradition of NoRouz that starts at the exact moment of the vernal equinox, when the sun crosses the equator and winter ends. Scroll to the bottom of the page to for a short video of the event, produced by Kiazad Ehya.




Check out our Flickr set for more pictures from the Charshanbeh Suri event at Nima Farsi School in Albany, California. While you are there, join our Flickr group!

Also in the program, Khalil Bendib has a commentary on the International Court of Justice indictment against Sudan’s President, Omar al-Bashir for alleged war crimes.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – Occupation of Iraq, 6 years later; NoRouz, the new year – March 18, 2009 at 7:00pm

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