Middle East matters

Why violence against women often goes unpunished in Turkey

In Turkey, the number of women murdered by men they know is on the rise. According to human rights groups, in the first five months of 2017, 173 women were killed across the country, compared with 137 in the same period of the previous year. Worse, the perpetrators often use legal loopholes that allow them to escape long sentences.


But first, tensions spill over into clashes at Al Aqsa, also known as Temple Mount. We take a look at the history of the controversial Muslim and Jewish holy site in Jerusalem.

And Iranian art is alive and kicking here in the French capital. We're joined by gallery director Yassi Metghalchi to talk interest, sales and censorship.

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