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Latest update : 2018-09-24

Iran under pressure: Tehran vows retaliation after Ahvaz attack

Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, returns to the UN General Assembly for the first time since Washington walked away from the nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions. Rouhani is also facing pressure from within, after an attack targeted the elite revolutionary guards at a military parade in Ahvaz. Arab minority radicals claimed responsibility, but Tehran blames US regional allies Saudi Arabia and the UAE. What backlash can we expect? Should Rouhani reach out to Trump?

Produced by Charles WENTE, Tatiana REITER and Jimena MORALES-VALASCO.

By François PICARD

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François NICOULLAUD

Former French Ambassador to Teheran (2001-2005)

Ardavan AMIR ASLANI

Author, "Saudi Arabia: From Influence to Decadence"

Shervin MALEKZADEH

Visiting Professor of Political Science, Williams College

Sohrab AHMARI

Senior Writer at Commentary Magazine

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2018-10-18 Debate

India's #MeToo moment: Why women are now calling out sexual harassment

A watershed moment for India's #MeToo movement. Only it's not he says, she says, but rather he sues, they come forth. Distinguished newspaperman and academic M.J. Akbar says he's...

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2018-10-17 Debate

Where do you draw the line? Brexit deadline summit stumbles over Irish border

The Irish border is the biggest hurdle at a deadline summit on concluding the terms of divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union. As a safeguard in case there's...

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2018-10-16 Debate

Macron malaise: Can the French president reverse his plummeting popularity?

You'd think it would be easy to appoint an interior minister. After a two-week vacancy and several snubs, Emmanuel Macron has settled on loyal insider Christophe Castaner. The...

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2018-10-15 Debate

Saudi Arabia under pressure: Crown prince defiant over Khashoggi disappearance

Can Mohammed bin Salman ride out the storm? The Saudi crown prince is defiant over threats of sanctions after the disappearance of Jamal Khashogghi. There's growing outrage over...

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2018-10-11 Debate

French club: Rwandan FM tipped to head group of Francophonie nations

The club of French-speaking nations is holding its bi-annual summit in the Armenian capital with at least two reasons to pay attention. For starters, the Francophonie, as it's...

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