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Latest update : 2017-10-30

'Sky's the limit' for Saudi women, kingdom's first female spokesperson says

Fatimah Baeshen is Saudi Arabia's first female spokesperson, who was recently appointed at the country's embassy in Washington. With the Saudi crown prince advocating a "moderate Islam", the first changes seem to be directed at women's rights, such as the recent announcement that Riyadh will lift the driving ban on women. Fatimah Baeshen tells FRANCE 24 what's next for women's rights in the conservative kingdom.

By Sanam SHANTYAEI

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2018-09-17 The F24 Interview

Venezuela's exodus: How long can Latin America cope?

Although the Venezuelan migrant crisis was initially met with compassion in neighbouring countries, as the flow continued, tensions over the migrants grew and some neighbours...

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2018-09-17 The F24 Interview

Former ECB head Trichet: 'We avoided another Great Depression in 2008'

Ten years ago, the financial world was rocked by the collapse of a Wall Street giant. Lehman Brothers' spectacular bankruptcy sparked a global market sell-off, and was seen by...

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2018-09-17 The F24 Interview

Ahed Tamimi: ‘Any Palestinian starts resisting Israeli occupation from birth’

Almost two months after her release from an Israeli jail, 17-year-old Palestinian protest-icon Ahed Tamimi has granted an interview to FRANCE 24. Tamimi was speaking during a...

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2018-09-17 The F24 Interview

Saudi crown prince 'not well advised', former Qatari PM tells FRANCE 24

Former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani granted a 30-minute interview to FRANCE 24. He discussed relations with Saudi Arabia as well as the ongoing Gulf crisis,...

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2018-09-13 The F24 Interview

'The extreme far right has made itself appear more mainstream'

Since the Brexit referendum, voters in several European countries have expressed their anxiety at the ballot box about immigration, cultural values and security. Professor...

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