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Refugees of rap: Using music to speak out about the Syrian war

This week, we bring you the story of two brothers, who grew up officially stateless in a Palestinian refugee camp in Syria, before they escaped for a new life in France back in 2013. Along with identity they have found their voice. Today, Yaser and Mohamed Jamous rap about freedom and life under Bashar al-Assad's regime, but not without the fear of repercussions.


But first, we head to Yemen where two years on, the civil war shows little sign of easing with 10,000 civilians killed, over three million people displaced and a nation on the brink of famine.

And we finish with one of the world's biggest engineering projects, as car-crazed Qatar braces itself for a metro system. But will anyone actually use it?

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