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Latest update : 2011-01-26

Lebanon: Tripoli cauldron boils

The crisis deepens in Lebanon. Despite the attempted mediation of regional powers, tensions are threatening to boil over - particularly between the Sunni and Shiite communities. Our correspondents travelled to the north, where residents fear violence could break out any day. And a shift in Israel's political landscape - Ehud Barak leaves the Labour party to create a centrist formation, called Independence.

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2016-09-27 Syria

War in Syria: Residents recount ordeal of life in Aleppo

This week, after more devastating air strikes on Aleppo, we hear from the Syrian civilians struggling to survive the ongoing violence. Also, we head to Jordan where tensions are...

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2016-09-20 Yemen

Yemen conflict: Spiralling malnutrition amongst children

This week, we focus on hospitals in Yemen which are struggling to deal with the surge in malnutrition cases. Our guest tells us why children are paying the ultimate price for...

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2016-09-13 Syria

Syria: Daily life still a struggle in recently liberated Jarablus

This week, we bring you a special report from Jarablus, the Syrian town recently liberated from the Islamic State group, though life remains hard for residents there. Also, how a...

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2016-09-06 Syria

Tension rises in Golan Heights amid war in Syria

This week, we see how the war in Syria is spilling over into Israel. Our correspondent brings us a special report from the Golan Heights. Also, we tell you everything you need to...

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2016-08-30 Turkey

US voices concern over Turkey's offensive in Syria

This week, the US urges Turkey and the Kurds to stop fighting each other and start fighting together. Also, we see how Syrian refugees are heading to Egypt, the latest potential...

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