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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.

Leone Lakhani's Ramadan Diary

July 2nd, 2014
04:31 PM ET

Daylight fasting is a key requirement during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. In the first part of her Ramadan diary, CNN's Leone Lakhani reports on the health risks and benefits that come with compliance.


Filed under:  General • Health • Middle East • Video

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

The Healing Power of Art

June 11th, 2014
05:35 PM ET

CTW's Becky Anderson meets human trafficking victims at a shelter for women and children in Abu Dhabi to find how they are using art to battle their fears and realize their potential.


Filed under:  Becky's Interviews • General • Human Trafficking • Middle East

Understanding Iran's Diplomatic Push

June 9th, 2014
07:15 PM ET

This week is seeing a flurry of diplomatic activity on the part of once-ostracized Iran. President Rouhani is in Ankara talking trade while members of his government are talking nuclear compromise with the U.S. in Geneva. CNN's Becky Anderson asks Reza Marashi of the National Iranian American Council what's going on behind the scenes.


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

Qatar 2022 Bribery Claims Threaten to Derail Winning Bid

June 2nd, 2014
08:19 PM ET

Qatar's successful World Cup bid was supposed to cement the Gulf emirate's position on the global stage. But the aftermath of its selection has been plagued by concerns over human rights, heat, seasonal changes, broken promises and – most recently – alleged corruption. The chairman of Fifa's Independent Governance Committee Mark Pieth tells Becky Anderson why he wants a rerun of the 2022 World Cup vote.


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