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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.

Meet the Lebanese 'Britney Spears'

July 18th, 2013
02:59 PM ET

She is one of the biggest stars in the Arab world. Likened to Britney Spears – the Beirut-born Nancy Ajram was discovered as a child. By the age of 12 – she'd already won several awards on talent shows. And with the encouragement of her father, she set off on a path to stardom. Now Nancy is using her fame to become an advocate for underprivileged children and three years ago became UNICEF's first female ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa. Hear what Nancy Ajram had to tell Becky.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Middle East • Video

Baby added to royal family look-alikes

July 18th, 2013
02:55 PM ET

To say there's interest in the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy would be an understatement. One renowned photographer has already gotten a behind-the-scenes look at the baby. It's so exclusive in fact – you might say she dreamed the whole thing up. Becky caught up with Alison Jackson to reveal all.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Video

Stemming the Syrian violence

July 18th, 2013
02:51 PM ET

His father is accused of an atrocity in Syria that left an estimated 20,000 people dead in the city of Hama. The family of Ribal al-Assad has been living in exile since shortly after that massacre. But the cousin of current leader Bashar al-Assad says his side of the family could play a crucial role in helping the nation come together.

Video: UN: 5,000 Syrians killed monthly


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Syria • Video
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