Political and social events from the Middle East. The program is recorded under live conditions with exclusive reports and interviews, hosted by Tom Burges Watson. Watch the show on FRANCE 24 Mondays at 6.40 pm Paris time.
As thousands of Syrians continue to flee to Turkey, our correspondent heads to the Red Crescent camps at the border to speak to refugees. Also, Jordan announces political reforms and a move towards a constitutional monarchy. Finally, we visit a hospital in Jerusalem where a group of Israeli and Palestinian doctors are working together to treat Palestinian children with serious heart disease.
France 24 investigates prostitution in the Gulf Emirates, and why Iraq's big oil auction didn't go as planned. Also the buzz surrounding French President Nicolas Sarkozy's alleged call for the head of Israel's anti-Arab foreign minister.
This week: a trip inside the struggling Israeli diamond business, an industry that makes up a quarter of the country's exports. Also, the Shiah-led Hezbollah are poised to gain ground at the upcoming elections thanks to Christian voters.