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Why violence against women often goes unpunished in Turkey

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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 : 2013-12-13

Egypt: Farmers fear water shortages from Ethiopian dam

Water wars between Egypt and Ethiopia recede slightly after talks reassuring Cairo that it will not be left high and dry. Next, Israel's Prime Minister says he can't afford to make the trip to Mandela's memorial service, but is this the real reason? Finally, we discover dark and foreboding paintings by Syrian artists taking refuge in Lebanon.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Eve IRVINE , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Stéphane BERNSTEIN

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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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2017-07-05 Syria

Syria: Rare testimony from a jihadist's wife in Raqqa

We bring you the rare testimony of a woman married to a jihadist who recently escaped from Raqqa. She is now at a camp 50 kilometres north of the Syrian city. Our correspondents...

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2017-06-27 Syria

How drones are transforming the battleground in Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are pushing ahead with their mission to oust the Islamic State (IS) group from its de facto capital, Raqqa, making key gains in the east of the...

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2017-06-20 Lebanon

Lebanese cuisine: Traditional dishes and drinks during Ramadan

We're joined in the studio by renowned chef Karim Haidar, who founded the Academy of Arab Cuisine here in Paris. He tell us about the dishes that are served during the holy...

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