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Latest update : 2012-10-09

Syria conflict: generations of one family take up arms

Syria’s civil war has seen relatives from across the generations take up arms against the regime. We meet one such rebel family. Next, Egypt's president visits the volatile Sinai region and promises locals that its security will be a top priority. Finally, there are steps towards political change in Jordan, but the King's concessions may not go far enough to satisfy Islamist demands for reform.

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2016-09-20 Yemen

Yemen conflict: Spiralling malnutrition amongst children

This week, we focus on hospitals in Yemen which are struggling to deal with the surge in malnutrition cases. Our guest tells us why children are paying the ultimate price for...

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2016-09-13 Syria

Syria: Daily life still a struggle in recently liberated Jarablus

This week, we bring you a special report from Jarablus, the Syrian town recently liberated from the Islamic State group, though life remains hard for residents there. Also, how a...

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2016-09-06 Syria

Tension rises in Golan Heights amid war in Syria

This week, we see how the war in Syria is spilling over into Israel. Our correspondent brings us a special report from the Golan Heights. Also, we tell you everything you need to...

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2016-08-30 Turkey

US voices concern over Turkey's offensive in Syria

This week, the US urges Turkey and the Kurds to stop fighting each other and start fighting together. Also, we see how Syrian refugees are heading to Egypt, the latest potential...

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2016-08-23 Turkey

Gaziantep Massacre: Turkey's kurds targeted in deadly attack

This week, Turkey comes to terms with yet another deadly bomb blast. Scores were killed or wounded as wedding guests in Gazientep. Also, the decision to nominate the White Helmet...

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