Meet the first Iranian-American elected to Florida's House of Representatives
Anna Eskamani is an American-Iranian national who was driven to politics because of Donald Trump. Despite a mudslinging match during her campaign and against all odds, Eskamani has become a State House Representative in Florida. The 28-year-old is the first Iranian-American elected to the post. She spoke to us on Middle East Matters.
We also take a look at the repercussions of Donald Trump's unexpected decision to withdraw US troops from Syria. With Turkey threatening to invade from the north of the war-torn country, and the Islamic State group regrouping in their midst, one of the communities whose future hangs in the balance is the Kurds.
And we continue with the third episode of animation series, "Flavours of Iraq", a colourful glance into the life and memories of Franco-Iraqi journalist Feurat Alani. This week, we bring you "Love Under Surveillance".
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