103 episodes

The Middle East is ripe for new ways of thinking and doing things. TMR is a Western perspective on the East, including conversations with open-minded thought leaders with innovative ideas. Writer and journalist Nadia Michel invites a diverse roster of friends and guests that include the most inspired CEOs, chefs, adventurers, entrepreneurs, musicians, authors, artists, and beyond.

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The Middle East is ripe for new ways of thinking and doing things. TMR is a Western perspective on the East, including conversations with open-minded thought leaders with innovative ideas. Writer and journalist Nadia Michel invites a diverse roster of friends and guests that include the most inspired CEOs, chefs, adventurers, entrepreneurs, musicians, authors, artists, and beyond.

    A life-altering mountain experience

    A life-altering mountain experience

    Rami Rasamny is the co-founder of Life Happens Outdoors, an adventure travel community. He explains how outdoor adventure saved him from a dark mental state and unhealthy lifestyle. He talks about some of the most incredible places on Earth where LHO has taken people and how nature can improve human health and banish personal demons.

    Mountaineer Tima Deryan Rocks the Arab World

    Mountaineer Tima Deryan Rocks the Arab World

    Tima Deryan is a mountaineer, aspiring astronaut and the founder of Feministiya, an apparel brand that promotes gender equality in the Arab world. She is the first Lebanese woman to have climbed Mount Everest. We learn about her perilous mountain adventures, meeting Scott Kelly on ‘The Astronauts’ and why a local supplier once suggested feminists should be ‘slapped with a slipper’.

    U.S. Facing Challenges Over Israel-Palestine Policy

    U.S. Facing Challenges Over Israel-Palestine Policy

    Zaha Hassan is a human rights lawyer and co-author of 'Breaking the Israel-Palestine Status Quo' at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a think tank in Washington, DC. She talks about shifting US policy, growing support for Palestine among the population and the ongoing evictions in Sheikh Jarrah.

    VoIP and Tech Bans in the Middle East

    VoIP and Tech Bans in the Middle East

    Damian Radcliffe is a journalist and a Professor in Journalism at the University of Oregon. He is also a regular contributor to major media outlets such as the BBC, Huffington Post and ZDNet. He talks about social media and VoIP bans in the Middle East, the development of proprietary apps, TikTok, and Israel's bombing of the media tower in Gaza.

    Fact or fiction: the Dystopian Future of ‘Alephia 2053’

    Fact or fiction: the Dystopian Future of ‘Alephia 2053’

    Rabi' Sweidan is the creator and executive producer of award-winning animated film ‘Alephia 2053’. He talks about this dystopian vision of the future set in an fictitious Arab city and producing the film in Beirut.

    A Nostalgic Reality Check with the Confused Arab

    A Nostalgic Reality Check with the Confused Arab

    Sofiane Si Merabet is an Algerian-French creative known for his platform, The Confused Arab. He talks about false nostalgia, the future of Arab culture and how the Arab world should leverage its talent while letting go of destructive social phenomenons, including racism.

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20 Ratings

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