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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.

Understanding Ramadan with Ali AlSaloom

July 1st, 2014
06:30 PM ET

One of the main objectives of our #CTWLiveFrom series is to take you to the heart of the issues impacting the Middle East and to explore cultural norms and practices like those surrounding the fasting month of Ramadan.

So who better to ask about these than Ali AlSaloom. He's a writer and UAE cultural expert who offers tips and advice to people about Emirati life on his website: askali.com

Watch him answering Becky's questions and send yours using #CTWLiveFrom.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews

Ashrawi: Israel must produce evidence

July 1st, 2014
05:26 PM ET

Watch Becky interviewing PLO Executive Committee member and member of the Palestinian Legislative Council Hanan Ashrawi about the death of the three Israeli teens and Israeli reaction to it.

 

Iraq: Why lines in sand must not shift

July 1st, 2014
05:04 PM ET

Faisal Al Yafai tells CNN's Becky Anderson the caliphate isn't the answer to Iraq's wars.

You can read his article here:

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/01/opinion/iraq-borders-sykes-picot/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

What do you think? Tell us by using #CTWLiveFrom on Twitter and Facebook.

 

 

Secret City: Sharjah

July 1st, 2014
04:24 PM ET

In recent years, the emirate of Sharjah may have been overshadowed by the rise of its southern neighbors Dubai and Abu Dhabi. But 2014 is Sharjah's year in the limelight. It's been honored as the Capital of Islamic Culture and its rich history and artistic offerings are coming to the fore. As part of Connect the World's "Live From..." month on the road, Becky Anderson enjoys a tour of Sharjah's little-known treasures with Sultan Al Qassemi.


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