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Latest update : 2013-05-07

Syria: Damascus, Tehran accuse Israel of 'playing with fire'

Syria and its ally Iran warn of possible retribution for several air strikes on Syrian soil, assumed to have been carried out by Israel. Next, Lebanon may have made progress towards greater tolerance of homosexuality, but discrimination has by no means gone away. Finally, we take you to a new exhibition on hieroglyphics at the Louvre to find out more about just who the ancient scribes were.


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2016-02-02 Syria

Syria talks: Who are the opposition negotiating in Geneva?

This week, Syria's main opposition coalition joins talks to end the conflict, but says it won't negotiate on its demands. We take a closer look at the High Negotiations...

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2016-01-26 Syria

Syria: A rare look inside Aleppo, a city left in ruins

This week, we bring you a rare report showing how the Syrian city of Aleppo has been reduced to rubble. Western journalists have been allowed back into the city to witness the...

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2016-01-19 Iran

Iran nuclear deal: Tehran eyes economic boost as sanctions lifted

This week, international sanctions are lifted on Iran, signalling new economic opportunities. But even before diplomats signed on the dotted line, firms had already been flocking...

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2016-01-12 Yemen

Syria: The ordeal of Madaya's residents

In this edition we head to Syria, where a convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian aid have arrived in the town of Madaya, besieged by the army for six months. Next, in Yemen, a...

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2016-01-06 Iran

Iran - Saudi Arabia row: What consequences for the region?

This week, a deepening diplomatic crisis between Saudi Arabia and Iran raises concerns for regional security, this after the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric sparks outrage...

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