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Iraq faces sectarian crisis (part 2)

No sooner had the last American soldiers left Iraq than a major political crisis erupted, once again, along sectarian lines. Now the government coalition that took ten months to build is on the brink of collapse: the Sunni party is boycotting Parliament and a Shiite party loyal to Moqtada al-Sadr is calling for new elections. Can Iraq avoid breaking up?

  • Fouad Al-OBAID. Columnist, Kuwait Times;
  • James ANDRE. France 24 Journalist;
  • Myriam BENRAAD. Reseach fellow on Middle-East, CERI - Sciences Po. From Marseille, France;
  • Richard WEITZ. Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Political-Military Analysis, Hudson Institute. From Washington, US.

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2017-09-20 Debate

Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

Call it rebuttal time. After Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, it’s Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s turn to address the UN General Assembly. He criticised Trump’s "rogue...

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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2017-09-14 Debate

Vote or no vote? Escalating row over Catalan independence

Put football rivalry jokes aside: the escalation between Barcelona and Madrid is no game. A sea of independence supporters turned out on Monday in Barcelona to support a second...

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Burma and the Rohingyas: UN body accuses authorities of ethnic cleansing

“A textbook case of ethnic cleansing”, says the UN's top human rights official. Nearly 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Burma in the past fortnight for neighbouring Bangladesh after...

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2017-09-12 France

Macron's first strike: Will protests derail French labour reform?

It was the first test for France's new president. Turnout may have been light by French standards but trade unions say Tuesday's protests were the first of many against Emmanuel...

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