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Uganda protests: 1 dead, several injured during clashes with police

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#MeToo and the court of public opinion

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S&P 500 ties record for longest bull run

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Day 100 for Oleg Sentsov: Crimean-born filmmaker on indefinite hunger strike

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‘Asia Weinstein’: Italian press relishes Argento assault allegations

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Venezuela: Worsening economic crisis erodes Chavista stronghold

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Strike a pose: The Studio Harcourt on capturing star profiles across the decades

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Jacob Zuma corruption scandal: Influence-peddling inquiry opens

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#MeToo accuser accused in turn

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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 : 2018-01-31

Football: Palestinian Honey Thaljieh plays by her own rules

This week we meet Honey Thaljieh, a young Palestinian woman who has overcome numerous social and political obstacles through playing football. As the first ever captain of the Palestinian women's national football team, she's inspired women and girls worldwide. She joins us on the show to tell us more.

Also, we look at a controversial bill in Poland which would outlaw public statements accusing Poles of complicity in the Holocaust. Israel has hit back: it claims the move is whitewashing history.

And we examine the highly political Lebanese courtroom drama "The Insult". The latest offering from Ziad Doueiri explores how a single slur ends up in a bitter legal battle. Our reporters meet the director.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Camille FEVRIER , Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI , Stéphanie CHEVAL

Archives

2018-08-14 MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

From Turkey to Iran: (re)inventing kebab

In this special edition, we bring you all things kebab, a dish that dates back some 790,000 years. And when it comes to the region where it has its roots, there is a moutwatering...

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2018-08-08 MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Water: an issue of national security and foreign policy

This week, we shine the spotlight on the water crisis in the region. The shortages are a result of many factors, including rising temperatures, damaged infrastructure and even...

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2018-08-01 MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Iranian caricaturist Nasrin Sheykhi talks about her American experience

This week we meet Iranian artist, Nasrin Sheykhi, who received an ‘Einstein visa’ to the US, despite the Muslim travel ban. The visa is often given to famous people whom the...

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2018-07-26 MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Designer Nadia Atique on modest fashion and football

In this edition our guest is Nadia Atique, a British designer of Yemeni origin who's living every fashion-obsessed 30-year-old's dream. She's already been profiled by Vogue...

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2018-07-18 MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

'Nation-state' bill sparks controversy in Israel

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a controversial "nation-state" bill will pass into law in the coming days. The bill has sparked intense debate, with critics...

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