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Les Bleus 2018: New 'tsars' of world football

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BUSINESS DAILY

FIFA takes home revenue of over $6 billion from World Cup

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TALKING EUROPE

Maltese foreign minister: ‘We need to implement legal paths of migration into Europe’

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TALKING EUROPE

Eurogroup chief Centeno: ‘We need to an end what seems to be a trade war’

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Trump rocks the boat in UK

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World Cup Grand finale, Donald Trump blindsides Theresa May, Erdogan's family business

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Is the future of film interactive?

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EYE ON AFRICA

2018-07-13 21:47 EYE ON AFRICA

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Ooh la la: Love and dating in France

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Political and social events from the Middle East, with exclusive reports and interviews. Tuesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-11-09

War in Yemen: Saada, a city in ruins

This week, we take you to Yemen, where more than 7,000 people have been killed and another 21 million are in urgent need of health assistance. We focus on Saada, a city reduced to rubble. Also, as Turkey continues to shrug off international criticism of its purge of alleged coup plotters, we speak to a journalist whose paper has been closed by authorities. Finally, we meet Souad al-Shammary, a Saudi women’s rights activist who, once jailed for her cause, relentlessly continues her advocacy.

By Halla MOHIEDDEEN , Joanna COCKERELL , Sonia BARITELLO , Stéphanie CHEVAL

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2018-07-12 Jeanne LAVENANT

Battle for Deraa: Hundreds of Syrians stranded near Jordanian border

The Syrian city of Deraa is where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began some seven years ago. But the current battle over this hotspot between rebels and...

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2018-07-04 Sanam SHANTYAEI

Actress Fatima Al-Banawi on the wind of change for women in Saudi Arabia

As Saudi women finally receive the green light to get behind the wheel legally, we focus on women being at the forefront of change in Saudi Arabia. Artist and actress Fatima...

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2018-06-28 Jeanne LAVENANT

Behind the wheel: Saudi women can now legally drive

For the first time in Saudi Arabia's history, women got behind the wheel legally this week. Until now, women in the kingdom had to rely on drivers or male relatives to get...

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2018-06-20 Jeanne LAVENANT

Khaled Diab: Debunking myths about Islam

This week our special guest is Khaled Diab, an Egyptian journalist based in Tunisia. He's an atheist Arab of Muslim upbringing. With Islam being one of the most controversial,...

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2018-06-13 Jeanne LAVENANT

Iranian film director Kahani on a flourishing industry amid censorship

This week, Iranian director Abdolreza Kahani joins us on Middle East Matters. He tells us about his new feature "Absolute Rest", which has been released in Europe, three years...

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