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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

The Hidden Tattoos of Kobani

November 24th, 2014
12:38 PM ET

The Syrian town of Kobani has been a symbolic place in the fight against ISIS. But, American photojournalist Jodi Hilton is focusing on a different side of the city.  She wants you to know about the old tradition of women's facial tattoos.

Documenting the Human Impact of War

November 24th, 2014
12:05 PM ET

Most of the times when we are reporting on war and geo-political conflict, we overlook the human stories at the heart of conflict. French photographer Anne Paq has been capturing the human impact of the standoff between Israel and Gaza where the youngest and oldest members of society fell victim to aerial attacks.

 

Léon: Libya is Running Out of Time

November 18th, 2014
05:15 PM ET

ISIS says its goal is to form a caliphate across Syria and Iraq. But, the militant group is also making inroads in places like Libya where an all-out civil war between warring factions has provided fertile ground for extremist groups to flourish.

Becky spoke to the UN's Special Envoy to Libya, Bernadino Léon, to find out what the international community can do to tackle the crisis in the country.

Examining the legacy of Yasser Arafat

November 12th, 2014
02:06 PM ET

As Palestinians mark the tenth anniversary of Yasser Arafat's death, Becky Anderson hears from two men who worked with him: former State Department adviser Aaron David Miller and long-term unofficial adviser to the Palestinian figurehead, Mark Perry. The pair talk to Becky about Arafat's influence on the peace process, and discuss what he would make of current rifts between Fatah and Hamas, as well as the ongoing standoff with Israel.


Filed under:  Analysis • Becky's Interviews • General • Middle East

Choose your Middle East #Influencer2014

November 12th, 2014
10:36 AM ET

They're the people who've made the most headlines throughout a pivotal year for the Middle East. CNN's Connect the World with Becky Anderson wants to know who you think made the biggest difference to the region in 2014. Watch this video to find out more about the candidates and click here to place your votes.


Filed under:  Analysis • Arab Spring • Iran • Middle East • Syria
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