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Hugh Macleod

Politics

The Syrians are watching

In the tea shops and internet cafes of Damascus, Syrians are asking what events in Egypt may mean for them.

Focus

Child soldiers used in Yemen war

Human rights groups say both sides in the conflict have been recruiting teenagers.

Yemen

Yemen's battle for the economy

Economists warn that diminishing natural resources threaten Yemen's fragile economy.

Middle East

Syrian TV dramas tackle taboos

Egyptian productions' historical dominance faces a stiff challenge.