Radio Chicagoland Sunday July 1, 2012. Host Ray Hanania and producers Kheir Fakhreldin and Nada Tadros. Interview comedian and actor Tommy Connolly, the author of a new book "Soul Parole: Making Peace with My Mind, GOD and Myself" and actor on Cable TV series including Shameless and Boss on Starz. At 8:30 am, we talk with Monroe Anderson on President Barack Obama and the endorsement by the US Supreme Court of his healthcare program (ObamaCare), and we discuss the political future of Congressman Jesse L. Jackson Jr. www.RadioChicagoland.com
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Radio Chicagoland Sunday June 17, 2012. Ray Hanania. Guests include Nidal AbuShaqra and Dana AbuShaqra on the disappearance of their relative Haidar AbuShaqra on Dec. 7, 2011 in Connecticut. On the Terrorism Watch List, Haidar mysteriously disappeared. Was he taken by the FBI or the Justice Department? Did something bad happen as a result of a controversial lease arrangement? Did he flee the country in the face of some financial problems? The family believes he did not flee the country (the government has his passport);
Amin El-Gamal discusses his TV role on HBO's new series Newsroom. In episode 5 July 22, Amin plays an Egyptian blogger covering the pro-Democracy protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square. We talka bout his positive role on TV and the challenges he has faced as an American Arab actor. Plus we plan a July 22 Amin El-Gamal Day to celebrate the show's broadcast.
Ali Younes discusses the election for president in Egypt.
www.RadioChicagoland.com WSBC 1240 AM and WCFJ 1470 AM radio. Ray Hanania and Kheir Fakhreldin.
Radio Baladi with host Ray Hanania Friday May 25, 2012 www.RadioBaladi.com in Detroitland from Dearborn, Michigan 8-9 am
8 am (Detroit): Comedian Ramzy Sweis discusses the challenges of a comedy career facing community divisions and mainstream biases. Sweis has performed 37 shows (without repeating a single joke.) He has a Youtube Channel with awards he has won (i.e. Tribeca) and films he directed. He has a DVD for sale; a documentary he acted, edited, directed about having tinnitus. And what tinnitus is. Click for more info.
8:30 am: Khaled alMaeena, Editor of the Saudi Gazette Newspaper (www.SaudiGazette.com.sa) discusses the elections in Egypt. Latest updates and discussion with listners. Will Egypt have real Democracy? Two candidates merge in leadership for run-off. Click to read story .... Click to read background story ... Israel's candidate in Egypt, former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq Click to read story
Radio Chicagoland Sunday May 20, 2012, with Ray Hanania, Kheir Fekhreldin and Bib Jon Vic. www.radioChicagoland.com
Cook County Circuit Clerk Dorothy Brown discusses the expungement workshop to allow individuals charged with crimes that were later dismissed, or convicted of misdemeanors and minor felonies to have their records expunged to remove them from the county public record
Interview with Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki on the brawl that took place Saturday May 19, 2012 at the Ashford House Restaurant at 159th and 80th Avenue in Tinley Park on the border of Orland Park. Zabrocki said police believe 18 people armed with hammers and metal weapons targeted the restaurant because it was the location of a gathering of White Supremicists. Police arrested six individuals alledgly involved in the melee.
Discussion with Washington DC Columnist Ali Younes on the racism of Sacha Baron Cohen, the silence of the mainstream media and public officials when racism and hatred are turned into humor directed at Arabs, but scream when racism targets other groups including Blacks, Hispanics and Jews.
Radio Chicagoland Sunday April 22, 2012 on WSBC AM 1240 and WCFJ AM 1470 radio with host Ray Hanania.
- 8 AM - Comedian Charley Warady in Israel talks about his comedy and his book 5IVE SPEED and his sequel. Warady, who lives in Jerusalem in Israel, discusses our comedy experience and writing his memoirs.
- 8:40 AM - Aladdin Elaasar is an expert on Egypt and the Arab World. He has been a frequent commentator on the Middle East on American and international TV and Radio networks such as CNN, ABC, NBC, NPR, MSNBC, FOX NEWS, BBC radio and TV, and others. Elaasar has been teaching Mid-Eastern studies at several American universities. He was nominated as a candidate for the presidential elections in Egypt in 2005. His campaign gained worldwide media coverage. His columns cover international relations, current events, and Arab/American issues. He was cited in Guardian, New York Times, The Huffington Post, Washington Post, Sunday Times, Paris Match, La Stampa, and the international press. He is the author of The Last Pharaoh: Mubarak and the Uncertain Future of Egypt in the Obama Age.He also wrote:For Stars and Stripes: American-Arabs in the U.S. Military,and, Silent Victims: Arab and Muslim Americans Post 9/11.