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Worldview: Algeria’s history with terrorism and Global Notes delve into Algerian rai music
Algeria’s struggle with Islamic terrorists group started long before the standoff at the gas facility that left 37 foreign hostages dead. An exploration or Algerian rai music with WBEZ host Tony Sarabia.
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Terrorism in North Africa
The government fought a decade-long civil war with terrorists that ended in 2002 and cost thousands of lives. Amel Boubekeur, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, analyzes the North African country’s ongoing struggle to stamp out terrorism.
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Americans killed in Algerian attack are identifiedIn the final assault Saturday, the remaining band of terrorists killed seven hostages before 11 of them were in turn cut down by the spec…
Global Notes: Melting Pot of Traditions
Jerome and Radio M and Morning Shift host Tony Sarabia explore Algerian rai music, a melting pot of African, Arabic, French and Spanish traditions.
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Rai Music 101Rai music is a popular genre of world music from the Northern African country of Algeria. Rai is pronounced “rye” or “rah-AY” and transla…
Music of Algeria Rai موسيقى جزائري راي