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Ex-minister Tzipi Livni calls for Israeli settlement freeze

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May overruled: Brexit momentum thwarted by Tory rebellion

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Somalia's Shabaab kill 18 police in academy bombing

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Tabloid rage over MPs' Brexit vote

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Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge €110.5 million for G5 Sahel joint force

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FCC votes against net neutrality

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One Planet Summit: How France's Macron became 'Mister Climate'

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Photographer Sebastião Salgado takes a seat in France's academy of fine arts

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

Latest update : 2013-04-24

First elections in Iraq since US withdrawal

In a key test for the Iraqi government, the first elections are held since US troops left the country. Next, the ongoing violence in Syria takes its toll on the country’s rich cultural heritage. Finally, we meet the Yemenis who refuse to give up the search for their loved ones who vanished during the rule of Ali Abdullah Saleh.


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2017-12-12 culture

'Looking for Oum Kulthum': Breaking the glass ceiling in the art world

If you're familiar with Iranian artists, you'll know the name Shirin Neshat. Her "Women of Allah" photographs catapulted the New Yorker to international acclaim in the 1990s. She...

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2017-12-05 Islamic State (IS) group

Mosul: Growing up under Islamic State group rule

For three years, Iraqi teen Ferah was trapped in her room, as Mosul was taken over by the Islamic State group. That's where she kept a Facebook journal, expressing her fears and...

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2017-11-28 Egypt

'Lost in Lebanon': Scott sisters tackle Syrian refugee crisis

Over one million Syrians have fled to Lebanon since the civil war broke out in their homeland six years ago. As refugees, they are increasingly being met with hostility, however....

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2017-11-22 Social Media

Meet the 16-year-old behind the hijab emoji

Rayouf Alhumedhi, a 16-year-old Saudi national, is behind a mini revolution in the emoji world. Last year, she submitted a proposal for a hijab emoji, in order to represent women...

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2017-11-14 refugees

Charity or business? When big companies provide jobs for Syrian refugees

Some 650,000 Syrian refugees are living in Jordan, where up until last year, they were denied the right to work for a living. But now, from NGOs to the private sector, hundreds...

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