Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.
@YazanHalwani is a Lebanese street artist who combines Arabic calligraphy with modern graffiti to create stunning street murals on walls across Beirut. His work is inherently political as it challenges the dominant narratives of the city's public spheres.
The conflict between Israel and Hamas comes at a time when there are many unresolved crises roiling across the region. From the ongoing civil war in Syria to the rise of ISIS in Iraq, this is a region on the brink. Becky sat down with Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam in Beirut to find out how he views what's happening in his neighbourhood and how his government plans to deal with the myriad security challenges it faces.