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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.

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

Former slaves find simple sanctuary in Pakistan

November 10th, 2014
05:34 PM ET

British photographer Luke Duggleby describes his work in a Pakistani village where freed slaves have rebuilt their lives in a basic environment. His images tell a story of sadness and hope among a group of people who refuse to let their lives be defined by their past oppression.


Filed under:  General • Human Trafficking • Parting Shots • Photography

Gadhafi's cousin seeks role in Libya's future

October 26th, 2014
03:39 PM ET

Ahmed Gadhaf al Dam has told CNN that the international community let down Libya after the Arab Spring – and he wants to help fix it. Becky Anderson reports on the hurdles he faces if he's going to make it to the negotiating table.


Filed under:  Arab Spring • Breaking News • General • Middle East

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

Arabia's biggest oasis: Exploring Salalah

October 7th, 2014
10:22 AM ET

When you think of the Arabian peninsula, you probably think of sand, scorching sun and camels. Well, Salalah in southern Oman certainly has camels. But each summer, you might struggle to find them as the monsoon brings rain and thick mist to the region. "Inside the Middle East" Producer Jon Jensen and Photojournalist Al Skene give us an insight into the challenges and thrills of filming in Arabia's hidden green corner.


Filed under:  General • Middle East • Parting Shots • Photography
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