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New president, old war: Trump outlines his strategy for Afghanistan

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Oil theft: A multi-billion dollar business fuels Mexican cartels

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

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

Latest update : 2013-09-04

What do Syrians make of foreign intervention debate?

We test the mood in Damascus as the Syrian capital awaits Washington's decision on possible military strikes. Next, Israel completes the final large airlift of Ethiopian immigrants. Known as Falasha and Falash Muras, they immigrated to Israel in large numbers in the 1980s and 1990s. Finally, we find out why Turkey will have all eyes on Buenos Aires this Saturday.

By Stéphanie CHEVAL , Joanna COCKERELL , Jeanne Lavenant

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2017-08-03 Middle East

Tourism in the Middle East: which countries are the least and most popular?

This week, we take a special look at tourism in the Middle East. While some travelers may have been put off, others are still keen to explore the region's mystery and riches. We...

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2017-08-01 Iraq

The Muslin Brothers: designers blur gender lines through fashion

In Israel, the city of Tel-Aviv is home to a fashion label called the 'Muslin brothers'. Launched by Tamar Levit and Yaen Levi, the line is designed to blur gender identities -...

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2017-07-25 Dubai

Dubai: Taking a dip into the Emirates' underwater world

The city of Dubai boasts the tallest buildings in the world, as well as the largest man-made islands. It will soon also be home to an underwater world like no other. The project...

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2017-07-18 violence against women

Why violence against women often goes unpunished in Turkey

In Turkey, the number of women murdered by men they know is on the rise. According to human rights groups, in the first five months of 2017, 173 women were killed across the...

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2017-07-11 Iraq

Challenges lie ahead for Iraqis in Mosul

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has officially declared Mosul retaken after the Islamic State group captured the city three years ago. The battle to liberate the country's...

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