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Corruption in the Arab world

FRANCE 24 continues its special series on corruption with a focus on the Arab world. 5 years ago, a major survey in several Arab states revealed that a whopping 90% of the population believed corruption in their country was widespread. Transparency International's corruption index consistently ranks Arab countries below the global average.

  • Fouad Al-OBAID, Columnist, Kuwait Times
  • Amer KHAYATT, Secretary General, Arab Anti-corruption Organization (By satellite from Beirut)
  • Omnia HUSSEIN, Programme coordinator for MENA (Middle-East & North Africa), Transparency (By satellite from Cairo)
  • Patrick COCKBURN, Middle East correspondent, The Independent (By phone from Kabul)

Programme produced by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA Corruption Scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 2)

The world’s most popular sport plunged into turmoil. Two inquiries have been launched into corruption at the world football governing body. One investigating 150 million dollars...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

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The world’s most popular sport plunged into turmoil. Two inquiries have been launched into corruption at the world football governing body. One investigating 150 million dollars...

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2015-05-26 Iran

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Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 1)

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2015-05-25 Burundi

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After a month of protests and a failed coup, President Pierre Nkurunziza is undeterred in his bid for a third term. He denies ordering the weekend killing of opposition figure...

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