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Latest update : 2013-09-20

Majed Bamya, Palestinian Diplomat responsible for the Palestinian prisoners’ portfolio

Up to 78 Palestinians are to be released from Israeli jails in the coming weeks as a gesture of goodwill by the Netanyahu government as peace talks resume. This figure is small compared to the thousands that have been released in the past, prompting anger against Mahmoud Abbas. In return, the Palestinians have agreed to temporarily halt their campaign for statehood. Majed Bamya, who is in charge of the prisoners’ portfolio, tells Annette Young why the Palestinians' credibility is on the line.

By Annette YOUNG

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2014-09-16 Islamic State (IS)

Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Iraqi foreign minister

Representatives from some 30 countries, including French President François Hollande, Iraqi President Fouad Massoum and US Secretary of State John Kerry gathered in Paris on...

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2014-09-15 television

Reed Hastings, Co-founder and CEO of Netflix

Online video-streaming giant Netflix is launching here in France. Its founder and CEO Reed Hastings explains to FRANCE 24’s Marjorie Paillon how he is going to shake things up...

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2014-09-10 Social Media

Erin Marie Saltman, Co-author of a Quilliam's report on online extremism

Recent videos showing a masked jihadist - speaking in English with a distinctive London accent - killing two US journalists have shocked the West. Erin Marie Saltman is a senior...

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2014-09-02 Syria

Ed Husain, Author of 'The Islamist'

The Islamic State organisation threatens to redraw the borders of the Middle East and impose a brutal and extreme version of Islam on the lands that it conquers. What needs to be...

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2014-09-03 Israel

Sameh Choukri, Egyptian foreign minister

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Choukri is on his first official visit to Paris, where he has met his French counterpart Laurent Fabius. Choukri says that "the current government...

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