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Israel mulls force-feeding Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike

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Obama addresses African Union

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Putting trade over principles in Iran

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'Breaking the ice' in Iran

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

THE DEBATE

THE DEBATE

Latest update : 2014-06-12

Iraq's Jihadist Takeover: Can the Spread of Extremists be Stopped? (part 2)

How can jihadists suddenly be in control of Iraq's second-largest city? The Sunni radicals of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have stormed Mosul and points north in Kirkuk province, this after US-trained government forces fled. Less than a five-hour flight from Paris, could ISIS - as its name suggests - actually carve out its own state?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Alissa Johannsen RUBIN

New York Times Bureau Chief in Paris

Hadeel Al SAYEGH

Senior reporter with The National daily newspaper (Iraq)

Zaid AL-ALI

Senior Adviser on Constitution Building, International IDEA

Shwan ZULAL

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2015-07-29 Iran

The Allure of Trade: French Foreign Minister seeking closer ties with Tehran part 1

Once the lone voice of dissent on the Iran nuclear deal, French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius was in Tehran this Wednesday, seeking to smooth over any strains created by...

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2015-07-28 Africa

Obama's Africa legacy: US president warns against 'cancer of corruption' (part 2)

It's time for the world to reboot its view of Africa. That was the message to the continent's leaders when Barack Obama addressed the African Union this Tuesday. His speech...

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2015-07-28 Africa

Obama's Africa legacy: US president warns against 'cancer of corruption' (part 1)

It's time for the world to reboot its view of Africa. That was the message to the continent's leaders when Barack Obama addressed the African Union this Tuesday. His speech...

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2015-07-27 Turkey

Turkey targets both IS group and Kurds in Iraq (part 2)

The ripples from the ongoing battle with the Islamic State group have well and truly extended into neighbouring Turkey. As Ankara continues its bombing campaign against the...

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2015-07-27 Turkey

Turkey targets both IS group and Kurds in Iraq

The ripples from the ongoing battle with the Islamic State group have well and truly extended into neighbouring Turkey. As Ankara continues its bombing campaign against the...

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