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Latest update : 2013-11-13

Iran: nuclear talks end with no agreement

We look at the failure to reach a deal over Iran's nuclear ambitions. Iran's foreign minister blames France for scuppering the deal. Next, we find out why there are calls for Egypt's army chief, General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, to stand in next year's presidential elections. Finally, Hamas gets its very first spokeswoman: a 23-year-old trilingual journalist and single mother.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Joanna COCKERELL

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2017-03-21 Iran

The hidden collection: Iran exhibits contemporary art masterpieces

This week, we take you to Iran to see one of the most important contemporary art collections outside Europe and the United States. Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, these...

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2017-03-14 Syria

Syria: Normal life slowly resumes amid ruins of Aleppo

This Wednesday marks a sad anniversary: it's now been six years since the start of the Syrian civil war. The northern city of Aleppo has been a key battleground and suffered from...

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2017-03-07 Iran

Artists launch campaign as HIV doubles in Iran

In Iran, the number of people infected with HIV through unprotected sex has doubled over the past decade, according to the country's health ministry. To draw attention to the...

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2017-02-28 Egypt

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi: putting arab art in the spotlight

This week, we focus on one of the most celebrated collections of contemporary art from the Arab world, showing as of February 28 at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris. The...

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2017-02-21 Lebanon

Preaching coexistence: Avant-garde mosque opens in Lebanon's Druze heartland

This week, we head to Lebanon and discover a newly-opened mosque in an old building in the Druze heartland. The decision of the head of Lebanon's Druze community to commission...

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