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Women redesigning our world: Skyscrapers and changemakers

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Jordan: Where a rapist can marry his victim

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Women in science: The right formula

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Tales of horror: Allegations of mass rape in Darfur

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Political and social events from the Middle East, with exclusive reports and interviews. Tuesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-03-20

Syria: Al-Qusayr and its sniper alleys

In an exclusive report we meet the fighters defending one of Syria's few remaining rebel strongholds. Next, shock and anger in Lebanon, after a local TV channel airs images of a domestic worker being brutally beaten. Finally, the passing of a patriarch- Egypt's Coptic Christians mourn the death of Pope Shenouda III who died after a long illness aged 88.

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2015-08-25 Islamic State (IS) group

Syria: IS group destroys world heritage site in Palmyra

This week, the Islamic State group claims to have destroyed the Baal Shamin temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra, sparking outrage around the world. The 2,000-year-old temple was...

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2015-08-18 Syria

Video: Meeting Syrian army deserters in Jordan

Last week, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad offered an amnesty to soldiers who have deserted or refused to complete their military service. But deserters and rebel fighters are...

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2015-08-12 Yemen

Meeting Tehran's new generation of designers

This week, we visit the towns in northern Syria where Kurdish fighters and troops loyal to President Bashar Al Assad have formed an unofficial alliance. Next, we spend time with...

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2015-08-04 Egypt

Suez canal expansion: a boost for Egypt's economy?

This week, Egypt gets ready to inaugurate a new lane on the Suez canal. Built ahead of schedule, it carries a 7 billion euro price tag but should boost traffic by almost two-fold.

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2015-07-28 Israel

Israel mulls force-feeding Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike

This week, Israel is considering whether to force-feed Palestinian prisoners, held without trial or charge, who are using hunger strikes as a weapon of protest. This follows the...

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