60 Best Middle East Podcasts

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Middle East Podcasts

Here are 60 Best Middle East Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Trending Middle East

Trending Middle East Abu Dhabi, Abu Zaby, United Arab Emirates
What's trending today? We bring you the latest social media trends from the Middle East and around the world.
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1.5M 1.1M 363.4K 1 episode / day Avg Length 2 min
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2. Middle East matters

Middle East matters Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Political and social events from the Middle East, with exclusive reports and interviews.
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2.3M 4.2M 402.2K 2 episodes / month
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3. Beyond the Headlines

Beyond the Headlines Abu Dhabi, Abu Zaby, United Arab Emirates
Dive deeper into the week's biggest stories from the Middle East and around the world with The National's foreign desk. Nuances are often missed in da...y-to-day headlines. We go Beyond the Headlines by bringing together the voices of experts and those living the news to provide a clearer picture of the region's shifting political and social landscape.more
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1.6M 1.1M 363.4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 21 min
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4. Arab News

Arab News The Voice of a Changing Region. Established in 1975, Arab News is the Middle East's leading the English language daily. Hosted by Arab News.
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3 episodes / week Avg Length 31 min
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5. MDLBEAST RADIO

MDLBEAST RADIO A new monthly radio show for worldwide radio syndication and digital platforms, showcasing the electronic music talent from the Middle East, along wit...h international artists and the latest releases from MDLBEAST Records.more
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2 episodes / week Avg Length 61 min
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6. POMEPS Middle East Political Science Podcast

POMEPS Middle East Political Science Podcast Washington, District of Columbia, US
Discussing news and innovations in the Middle East.
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7.1K 9.6K 5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 63 min
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7. LSE Middle East Centre Podcasts

LSE Middle East Centre Podcasts Welcome to the LSE Middle East Centre's podcast feed.The MEC builds on LSE's long engagement with the Middle East and North Africa and provide...s a central hub for the wide range of research on the region carried out at LSE.more
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10.8K 24.9K 2K 6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 59 min
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8. The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer

The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer Dr. James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, co-director of the University of Würzburg's Institut...e for Fan Culture, and co-host of the New Books in Middle Eastern Studies podcast. James is the author of The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer blog, a book with the same title as well as Comparative Political Transitions between Southeast Asia and the Middle East and North Africa, co-authored with Dr. Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario and Shifting Sands, Essays on Sports and Politics in the Middle East and North Africa.more
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1 episode / week Avg Length 13 min
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9. CUFI Minute

CUFI Minute US
CUFI's Middle East Briefing, a project of Christians United for Israel, is a news and policy podcast dedicated to keeping Christian Zionists infor...med about important issues and events in the Middle East.more
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1.8M 43.9K 75.2K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 5 min
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10. Middle East Focus

Middle East Focus Washington, District of Columbia, US
Middle East Focus is a weekly podcast featuring discussion and analysis on U.S. foreign policy and contemporary political and social issues in the Mid...dle East.more
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23.3K 100.6K 8.4K 1 episode / month Avg Length 37 min
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11. The Middle East Report

The Middle East Report Tupelo, Mississippi, US
The Middle East Report features truthful reporting on what's happening in Israel and the Middle East. These reports being you a powerful Biblical ...context to what's happening in that part of the world.more
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94.1K 16.9K 9.1K 2 episodes / day Avg Length 13 min
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12. Babel: Translating the Middle East

Babel: Translating the Middle East Washington, District of Columbia, US
Babel will take you beyond the headlines to discuss what's happening in the Middle East and North Africa. It features regional experts who explain... what's going on, provides context on pivotal developments, and highlight trends you may have missed. Jon Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts the podcast along with his colleagues from the Middle East Program.more
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532.1K 407.1K 75.5K 7 episodes / year Avg Length 18 min
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13. On the Middle East with Andrew Parasiliti and Amberin Zaman, an Al-Monitor Podcast

On the Middle East with Andrew Parasiliti and Amberin Zaman, an Al-Monitor Podcast Washington, District of Columbia, US
Each week Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, and Amberin Zaman, Al-Monitor's Senior Correspondent, interview ...newsmakers, journalists, and thought leaders from the US and the Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region.more
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206K 158.8K 9.4K 1 episode / day Avg Length 30 min
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14. The Caravan

The Caravan The Caravan Podcast provides discussions of politics and culture in the Middle East and the Islamic World with regard to the challenges for American f...oreign policy.more
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157.5K 34.6K 1 episode / year Avg Length 40 min
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15. Middle East Centre

Middle East Centre Oxford, England, UK
The Middle East Centre, founded in 1957 at St Antony's College is the center for the interdisciplinary study of the modern Middle East at the Universi...ty of Oxford. Centre Fellows teach and research the humanities and social sciences with direct reference to the Arab world, Iran, Israel, and Turkey, with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. However, during our regular Friday seminar series, attracting a wide audience, our distinguished speakers bring topics to light that touch on contemporary issues.more
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4.5M 9.1K 11 episodes / year Avg Length 61 min Mar 2015
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16. Tahrir Podcast

Tahrir Podcast Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
Tahrir Podcast is the first and only political podcast to broadcast from Cairo and is among the Middle East's top podcasts.Tune in to conversation...s with academics, journalists, activists, and leaders from and on #MENApolitics, #MENAhistory, the #ArabSpring, #Jan25, #GlobalSouthPolitics, and everything in between.more
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1.8K 4.8K 1 episode / month Avg Length 50 min
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17. CMEC podcast

CMEC podcast Analysis, debate & all that's happening in the Middle East & North Africa. Hosted by CMEC.
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6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 44 min
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18. KPFA - Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

KPFA - Voices of the Middle East and North Africa Berkeley, California, US
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, exploring the complex web of class, gender, ethn...ic, religious and regional differences which separate and distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of people in that part of the world.more
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19.2K 4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 58 min
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19. Middle East Law and Governance

Middle East Law and Governance Middle East Law and Governance (MELG) is a peer-reviewed journal for scholarly analysis on issues about governance and social, economic, and ideologi...cal transformation in the MENA region. On the MELG podcast, we talk to the journal's contributors about their work and current events in the region.more
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668 2K 1 episode / month Avg Length 31 min
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20. CJPME Debrief

CJPME Debrief Canada
Tom Woodley and Michael Bueckert from CJPME discuss breaking events and issues related to human rights in Palestine and the broader Middle East. Beyon...d the breaking stories, they'll also invite guests with special expertise, and do episodes to provide context to the news, whether historical, legal or political. This podcast is a project of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East CJPME (www.cjpme.org) and seeks to advance its mission to empower Canadians of all backgrounds to promote justice, development and peace in the Middle East.more
cjpme.org/debrief
12.8K 18 episodes / year Avg Length 49 min
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21. Good News from the Middle East with Tom and JoAnn Doyle

Good News from the Middle East with Tom and JoAnn Doyle Tired of hearing the bad news coming out of the Middle East? Follow along as Tom and JoAnn bring the news you DON'T hear about in the Podcast, Goo...d News from the Middle East.more
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2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 45 min
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22. MENA Surge Podcast

MENA Surge Podcast Dubai, Dubayy, United Arab Emirates
We are proud to bring you the MENA Surge Podcast, hosting the world's most influential leaders in Fintech and creating the first Fintech podcast f...rom the Middle East, for the Middle East. Visit us October 2024 at the Dubai Harbour or visit FintechSurge.com for more details.more
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699 166 1.5K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 40 min
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23. All Things Palestinian Canadian

All Things Palestinian Canadian Canada
Nur Watad from CJPME dives into the realm of what it means to be Palestinian living in Canada. She explores all aspects of Palestinian culture and art... as well as history and politics to encourage Palestinian pride and engagement. Nur will frequently be joined by Palestinian guests to shed insight and perspective on new and thought-provoking topics.more
cjpme.org/atp
12.8K 14 episodes / year Avg Length 50 min
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24. Teach Middle East Podcast

Teach Middle East Podcast Abu Dhabi, Abu Zaby, United Arab Emirates
The Teach Middle East Podcast connects, develops, and empowers educators. It provides educators in the Middle East and beyond a platform on which to s...hare their stories, current research-based practices and proven classroom strategies. The Teach Middle East Podcast is brought to you by Moftah publishing, the publishers of Teach Middle East Magazine. Teach Middle East Magazine, is the premier magazine for education in the Middle East and beyond.more
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9.3K 2.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 32 min
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25. Tel Aviv Review

Tel Aviv Review Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
Showcasing the latest developments in the realm of academic and professional research and literature, about the Middle East and global affairs. We dis...cuss Israeli, Arab and Palestinian society, the Jewish world, the Middle East and its conflicts, and issues of global and public affairs with scholars, writers and deep-thinkers.more
tlv1.fm/telavivreview
632 412 1 episode / month Avg Length 38 min
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26. This Week in the Middle East

This Week in the Middle East Ludgvan, England, UK
William Morris, Secretary General of the Next Century Foundation, discusses the new political issues of the week, with a particular focus on developme...nts in the Middle East.more
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616 352 1 episode / week Avg Length 11 min
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27. Bedouin's Coffee Corner

Bedouin's Coffee Corner Bedouin's Coffee Corner is a podcast from the heart of the Middle East highlighting initiatives, progressive movements, and change-makers in the r...egion.more
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51.5K 5 episodes / year Avg Length 25 min
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28. My Middle East

My Middle East Amersham, England, UK
The podcast exploring the Middle East through the eyes of those who know it best.
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2.9K 1.1K 7 episodes / year Avg Length 27 min
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29. Occupied Thoughts

Occupied Thoughts Washington, District of Columbia, US
FMEP staff, fellows, and guests take a deep dive into issues related to Israel, Palestine, and occupation. This podcast is a project of the Foundatio...n for Middle East Peacemore
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7.2K 1 episode / month Avg Length 60 min
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30. Status/الوضع

Status/الوضع A critical, collaborative, and independent monthly Audio Journal combining analysis, reporting, and satire, comprised mainly of hard-hitting interview...s/conversations, on-the-scene reports, reviews, informed commentary, and readings on the Middle East and beyond.more
statushour.libsyn.com
3.7K 932 6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 32 min
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31. Essential Middle East

Essential Middle East Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
In the world of news, headlines are essential, but providing in-depth analysis of news and current affairs became rare. We analyze the news and simpli...fy complex geopolitical realities of the Middle East and wider Muslim world. To help you make sense of it all, join our host Sami Zeidan.more
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8.6M 4.3M 3 episodes / year Avg Length 23 min
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32. The Caroline Glick Show

The Caroline Glick Show Weekly program discussing the news of Israel and the Middle East with columnist and author Caroline Glick and historian Gadi Taub.
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52.3K 43.2K
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33. MEI Events

MEI Events Washington, District of Columbia, US
The MEI Events Podcast brings the policy expertise showcased in Middle East Institute events and webinars to an easily accessible audio format. Listen... to the analysis of leading experts and the perspectives of authentic voices from the MENA region.more
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100.6K 8.4K
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34. Siyaset

Siyaset Uppsala, Uppsala lan, Sweden
Siyaset is a podcast dedicated to Middle East current events and politics with a slight Kurdish perspective.
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969 1 episode / year Avg Length 50 min
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35. Middle East Analysis

Middle East Analysis The Middle East North Africa region is complex - hardly breaking news. There are complex religious, political and socio-economic realities with global... players pushing into the ring from every corner - intervening and retreating like a boxer stalking the target of his vested interest. Our 'Middle East Analysis' podcasts feature the analysis of Dr Harry Hagopian, an international lawyer and commentator on the Middle East North Africa region and the Gulf States.more
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36. Unorthodox Middle Easterners

Unorthodox Middle Easterners Confused about what's going on in the Middle East? Tired of black and white images drawn by the media? Listen to the first hand account of two Mid...dle Easterners who made their way to the United States from Iraq and Iran. We talk about our lives in the Middle East, and our experience with religion, human rights and democracy.more
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37. M.E.A.TMiddle East and Tyrone

M.E.A.TMiddle East and Tyrone My name is Talal Jomar and I live in County Tyrone in Ireland having been born in the Middle East. ( hence the excellent name of my podcast) Middle Ea...st and Tyrone (M.E.A.T) This is an easy listening podcast reviewing things that I find funny or weird, sometimes I throw on the tinfoil hat and dive down the rabbit hole or delve into the occult! Most weeks I have guests on to help me talk nonsense, so whether you're out exercising, bored in work or out for a drive, relax and enjoy the world according to me!more
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38. Middle East File

Middle East File Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Middle East File is an interview podcast from the Religious Freedom Institute
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39. MENASP Podcast Series

MENASP Podcast Series Bath, England, UK
This podcast series is presented by the Middle East and North Africa Social Policy (MENASP) Network. The MENASP Network brings together policymakers a...nd academics to advance social policy in the MENA region. It was founded to advance, exchange and disseminate knowledge and policy experts about social policy in the MENA region.more
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40. Middle East Forum Radio

Middle East Forum Radio Podcast by Middle East Forum
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30 episodes / year Avg Length 32 min
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41. Middle East Eating Disorders Association Podcast

Middle East Eating Disorders Association Podcast A podcast raising awareness of eating disorders in the Middle East, produced by the Middle East Eating Disorders Association, a not-for-profit aiming ...to support prevention and awareness of Eating Disorders, as well as professional training, research, and support to patients across the whole Middle East area.more
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524 6K
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42. Orient Express: Middle East History Podcast

Orient Express: Middle East History Podcast First history podcast about the Middle Eastern region, its politics, wars and society of the 20th and 21 century.
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43. Middle East 2.0

Middle East 2.0 Rebooting the Middle East, one episode at a time. Hosted by John Ghazvinian and 'Brian the IT Guy'. A production of the University of Pennsylvania Mid...dle East Center.more
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1.1K 911 1 episode / year Avg Length 37 min
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44. Star-CaT presents Under Palm Trees - conversations about the Middle East

Star-CaT presents Under Palm Trees - conversations about the Middle East Welcome to Under Palm Trees - conversations about the Middle East. Star-CaT aims to educate and inspire others about all things Middle East.
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45. #MySarwaStory

#MySarwaStory Learn the financial habits, hacks, and attitudes of people in the Middle East to help you better manage your financial wellbeing. COMPLIANCE DISCLAIME...RSarwa is regulated by the ADGM financial services regulatory authority FSRA and DFSA. All examples are for illustrative purposes only, and not intended as one-on-one financial advice. Please keep in mind that past performance is no guarantee of future results. Additionally, investors are encouraged to do their own research and due diligence. All investing involves risk.more
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46. Sharqi Talks

Sharqi Talks Hosted and Prepared by Middle Eastern social media influencer, Emile Zarife AKA AnaSharqi, SharqiTalks is the first podcast dedicated to Middle Easter...n Men, aiming to raise awareness on the psychological aspect of fitness, body issues and mental health; and also address Middle Eastern's society's views on men's interests in beauty, fashion and lifestyle.more
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47. Reading the Middle East with Gilles Kepel

Reading the Middle East with Gilles Kepel On 'Reading the Middle East with Gilles Kepel,' the latest Al-Monitor podcast, renowned French scholar Gilles Kepel interviews the ground-breaking aut...hors and thought leaders who are both shaping and explaining the complex trends in the Middle East and Islamic world. Kepel, one of Europe's leading experts on Islamism, the Middle East, and North Africa, is a professor at the Institute of Political Studies, Paris (Sciences Po).more
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48. Behind The Scoop

Behind The Scoop Scoop Empire, your urban online hub for all that is the Middle East, proudly presents 'Behind the Scoop', the daily podcast with former Egypt morning ...radio host, Mark Somers. From the worlds of entertainment, fashion, science, social media, politics, medicine, business, sports and so on, our guests give their most revealing interviews, often sharing parts of themselves they've never even told their friends and family. Prepare to get hooked as we go behind the scoop.more
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2 episodes / year Avg Length 23 min
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49. Art Illuminated

Art Illuminated Art Illuminated is an art dedicated podcast about traditional art and artists from the Middle East and North Africa.
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4.6K 39.4K Nov 2019
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50. Defense Brief

Defense Brief Israel
Tamir Eshel and Arie Egozi discuss Middle East defense topics. Hosted by Defense Brief.
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240 1 episode / year Avg Length 5 min
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51. Pre-History: Archaeology of the Near East

Pre-History: Archaeology of the Near East The Near East - the region known politically as the Middle East - is the home of both a long and eventful history as well as a much longer and fascina...ting prehistory. Here on Pre History I will cover the story of the Near East as we know it from the archaeological study of what people left behind as hunter-gatherers turned into farmers, as villages turned into cities, and as empires rose and fell.more
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Middle East Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Middle East. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
The National thenationalnewstrendingmiddleeast.podbean.com 75
The Middle East Report afr.net 31
James M. Dorsey soundcloud.com 27
arabnews arabnews.podbean.com 24
The National UAE thenationalnewsbeyondtheheadlines.podbean.com 17
KPFA kpfa.org 16
Ariz Kader podcasters.spotify.com 16
TLV1 Studios tlv1.fm 16
CUFI Minute podcasters.spotify.com 15
Sabal Almadi bedouinscoffeecorner.buzzsprout.com 13
Occupied Thoughts by FMEP fmep.org 13
Steven Besse rss.com 9
FRANCE 24 English podcasts.apple.com 9
Teach Middle East teachmiddleeastmag.com 8
Middle East Institute mei.edu 8
Arab Studies Institute statushour.libsyn.com 7
Al-Monitor art19.com 7
Marc Lynch soundcloud.com 6
Tahrir Podcast - بودكاست التحرير podcasters.spotify.com 5
Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East cjpme.org 5
Center for Strategic and International Studies csis.org 4
My Middle East embraceme.org 3
goodnewswiththedoyles goodnewswiththedoyles.podbean.com 2
CMEC soundcloud.com 2
LSE Middle East Centre soundcloud.com 1
Avi Shlaim podcasts.ox.ac.uk 1
Eugene Rogan podcasts.ox.ac.uk 1
Haytham Alhamwi podcasts.ox.ac.uk 1
Ibrahim al-Marashi podcasts.ox.ac.uk 1
Inna Rudolf podcasts.ox.ac.uk 1
Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer podcasts.ox.ac.uk 1
Peter Gross podcasts.ox.ac.uk 1
EMILE ZARIFE buzzsprout.com 1
Roel Meijer podcasts.ox.ac.uk 1
Tahrir Podcast - تحرير بودكاست podcasters.spotify.com 1
John Batchelor audioboom.com/channel/johnbatchelor 65
The Common Sense Show gsradio.net/shows/commonsenseshow 58
Et Soh podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1666363033 31
Sbs sbs.com.au/news/sbs-world-news-radio/podcastcollection/sbs-world-news-radio 28
Audacy omny.fm/shows/ceo-spotlight 23
Al Jazeera aljazeera.com/audio/podcasts/essential-middle-east 22
Jaime C. therussophile.org/?s=podcast 22
Pbs Newshour podbean.com/podcast-detail/3smdz-39bc1/PBS-NewsHour---World-Podcast 20
Tyler Durden therussophile.org/?s=podcast 20
The Dsr Network shows.acast.com/deepstateradio 17
77 Wabc wabcradio.com/podcast/cats-and-crosby 14
Andrew Keen ajkeen.libsyn.com 13
Global News / Curiouscast globalnews.ca/national/program/the-roy-green-show 12
Nova Podcasts podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1470018028 12
The Duran therussophile.org/?s=podcast 12
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