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A Cairo cab ride with a backseat writer

Mar 3, 2008
Khaled Al Khamissi spent a year riding in Cairo taxis, talking to the drivers. Then he wrote a book to tell the stories of a frustrated working class. Scott Jagow hopped into a cab with him to hear more and see the city.

In Jordan, hijabs inspire style

Feb 29, 2008
Some women in Jordan wear head scarves, or hijabs, more as a fashion statement than as part of religious practice. Alisa Roth reports on the different ways Jordanian women view the hijab.

Bringing Arabic music to America

Feb 25, 2008
Most Americans don't have enough experience with Arab music to appreciate it fully. Caitlan Carroll reports on a group of Arab musicians hoping to change that by bringing their music into the American mainstream.

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