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Syria: Foreigners fighting on the frontline

This week we take you to the heart of the battle for Syria's largest city, Aleppo, with two exclusive reports. Next, no sooner is Iraq's fugitive Vice President sentenced to death in absentia than a wave of violence leaves over 100 dead nationwide. Finally, Beirut's cafe and restaurant owners say a new smoking ban has snuffed out business.

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2014-04-09 Syria

Peace talks: Could Israeli spy become bargaining chip?

This week, the possible release of an Israeli spy imprisoned in the United States could re-start Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Also on the programme, the one millionth Syrian...

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2014-04-01 Twitter

Turkey: Erdogan survives electoral challenge

This week in Turkey, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan brushes off a corruption probe and controversy over his Twitter ban as his party flexes its muscles in local elections....

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2014-03-26 Abdullah Gul

Turkey: Cracks show in Erdogan-Gul leadership

This week, a rift between Turkey's president and prime minister opens up over a controversial Twitter ban. Next, once a model to the region, Baghdad is now deemed the worst city...

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2014-03-22 Middle East

Obama urges Abbas to take 'tough political risks'

This week, as Obama warns him that the window to peace could be about to slam shut, we look at what legitimacy Mahmoud Abbas has to win hearts and support for tough concessions...

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2014-03-11 West Bank

Syria: The Christians who have taken up arms

This week, a rare deal with the Syrian regime leads to the release of a group of nuns held captive by rebels for over three months. But the move does little to allay the...

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