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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.

After Gadhafi: U.S. Ambassador to Libya on a country in crisis

October 20th, 2014
05:38 PM ET

Three years ago today, Colonel Moammar Gadhafi was killed. If his death was supposed to herald a positive new, democratic dawn for Libya, that hasn't materialized. If anything, the country has only taken a turn for the worse.

Two years ago last month, U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens was killed in the most publicized act of violence since Gadhafi's fall. His successor Deborah Jones – who has been forced to vacate Tripoli in light of the recent security meltdown – talks to CNN's Becky Anderson about why the international community has turned its back on a country it fought to liberate – and where Libya goes from here.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • Middle East • NATO

EU health chief: We can't isolate West Africa over Ebola

October 8th, 2014
05:30 PM ET

European Health Commissioner Tonio Borg says that, while something clearly went wrong in Spain, the country should not be criticized for the continent's first homegrown Ebola case. And speaking to Becky Anderson from Brussels, he added that the answer to protecting the continent is not banning flights from affected countries in West Africa. Borg says Europe has a crucial role to play in supplying humanitarian assistance to the nations at the heart of the outbreak.


Filed under:  Africa • Becky's Interviews • Breaking News • General • Health

Understanding Egypt's Challenges

July 7th, 2014
05:30 PM ET

Arab affairs analyst H.A. Hellyer talks to CNN's Becky Anderson about recent subsidy cuts in Egypt and challenges facing President Sisi.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Economy • Egypt

Shoukry: Egypt's image has been tarnished

July 7th, 2014
04:30 PM ET

Despite the political divisions in Egypt, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi swept into power last May with a huge mandate including turning around a flagging economy, high unemployment and high fuel prices.

To add to that list, is changing the negative perception surrounding Egypt in the international community. Becky sat down with the country's new Foreign Minister for his first international news interview. Watch what he had to say about how Cairo wants to deal with the rest of the world.

Remember you can always send your comments and questions to us using #CTWLiveFrom on Facebook and Twitter. 


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • Egypt

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
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