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Latest update : 2014-07-22

Israel-Gaza, From Bad to Worse? With no Ceasefire in Sight, Conflict Spillover Felt Elsewhere

How long can it go on? Fourteen days into the conflict, Israelis and Palestinians are still answering fire with fire. We knew then that hardliners on both sides were ready to dig in their heels, that after failed peace talks a mere truce was going to be a hard task. What are the lessons coming out of the bloodiest day of the crisis so far? And why are events in the Middle East triggering rioting in Paris and its suburbs? Should the whole world be braced for a burgeoning spiral of intolerance?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Marc LEFEVRE

Founder of "Peace Now Movement in Israel"

Richard WAGMAN

President with the French Jewish Peace Union (UJFP)

Madjid MESSAOUDENE

Member of the Front de Gauche and President of Observers in Palestine

Oren KESSLER

Middle East research fellow, Henry Jackson Society

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2015-01-29 oil

The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 1)

At $45 a barrel, world oil prices are now nearing a six-year low. Food prices have actually dropped here in Europe, whilst airlines are slashing ticket prices. But...

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2015-01-29 IMF

The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 2)

At $45 a barrel, world oil prices are now nearing a six-year low. Food prices have actually dropped here in Europe, whilst airlines are slashing ticket prices. But...

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2015-01-28 Hassan Nasrallah

New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 2)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon....

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2015-01-28 Lebanon

New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 1)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon....

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2015-01-27 Barack Obama

Obama in Saudi Arabia: Oil diplomacy triumphs in face of human rights abuses (part 2)

Barack Obama has cut short a three-day trip to India to pay respects to the new monarch of Saudi Arabia after the death of King Abdullah. The high-powered delegation includes a...

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