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Latest update : 2011-02-22

Egypt: the fall of Mubarak

After the fall of Hosni Mubarak, we look back on the key moments of the Egyptian uprising. The revolution has had a strong impact on the region. In Iran, both the regime and the opposition are claiming they inspired the Egyptian revolt. And as unrest rocks the tiny kingdom of Bahrain, we bring you more details on this little-known island and the issues underlying the social unrest there.

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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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