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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.

Latest update : 2018-08-09

Headed for war? Israel-Gaza conflict flares despite truce talks

Violence erupted again this week, with dozens of rockets fired into Israel and scores of Israeli military strikes on Gaza. A long-range rocket landed in Beersheba, the first time the city has been hit since the 2014 war. A short time later, an Israeli airstrike flattened a five-story cultural center in Gaza City. So where might things go from here? Peace talks had been underway in Egypt with new hope for progress. Could things calm down again or are we headed for all-out war?

Produced by Michele BERBERO, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN and James VASINA.

By Eve IRVINE

Our guests

Mukhaimar ABUSADA

Professor of Political Science, Al-Azhar University

Peter LERNER

Former spokesperson, Israeli Defense Forces

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2018-08-20 Debate

Venezuela's meltdown

Today in the France 24 Debate: Venezuela's meltdown. Nicolas Maduro's decision to crop five zeroes off the Bolivar has triggered panic as citizens wait to see if the 96 percent...

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2018-08-08 Debate

Argentina abortion bill: Country braces for historic vote to legalise abortion

Senators in Argentina are debating whether or not to legalise abortion in all cases up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. Currently, it’s only allowed if the fetus is deformed, the woman...

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2018-08-08 Debate

Colombia's Ivan Duque : What are the new president's plans for the peace deal?

Ivan Duque has just been being sworn in as President of Colombia. The 42-year-old is known for his close ties to former head of state Alvaro Uribe and campaigned on a promise to...

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2018-08-07 Debate

US sanctions on Iran: useful tool or dangerous decision?

As the US reimposes sanctions on Iran, our guests, Behnam Taleblu, Research Fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies and Abbas Kadhim, Senior Policy Fellow at John Hopkins...

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