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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Could Lebanon erupt?

Lebanon feels the boomerang effect of the conflict in Syria with a spike in violence both in the north and in Beirut. François Picard’s panel ponders the potential radicalisation of Lebanese politics and the consequences for the wider region.

  • Moufid JABER. Head of Political Research, Middle East Center Beirut;
  • Rouzbeh PARSI. Research Fellow, European Institute for Security Studies;
  • Ziad MAJED. Assistant Professor, American University of Paris;
  • Javier ESPINOSA. Middle East correspondent, El Mundo (from Beirut).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis, Wassim Nasr.

Watch the second part here.

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2015-03-31 Iran

Iran deal: Deadline day for nuclear talks (part two)

When the sun rose on Lake Geneva this morning, major obstacles remained, such as disagreements over the monitoring of enrichment research and the pace of lifting sanctions. But...

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2015-03-31 Iran

Iran deal: Deadline day for nuclear talks (part one)

When the sun rose on Lake Geneva this morning, major obstacles remained, such as disagreements over the monitoring of enrichment research and the pace of lifting sanctions. But...

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2015-03-30 Boko Haram

Nigeria: And the winner is... Tense wait for election results (part 2)

A "largely peaceful" vote in Nigeria's closest-ever presidential election - but how about the vote-counting? Both sides are on their guard as Africa's most populous nation waits...

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2015-03-30 Nigerian presidential elections

Nigeria: And the winner is... Tense wait for election results (part 1)

A "largely peaceful" vote in Nigeria's closest-ever presidential election - but how about the vote-counting? Both sides are on their guard as Africa's most populous nation waits...

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2015-03-26 Yemen

Yemen - The Escalation: Could Sunni-Shiite divide engulf the region? (part 2)

Yemen's no longer a proxy war in a remote location. A Saudi-led coalition has begun air strikes to stop the Iran-allied Houthi, who already control the capital, from taking over...

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