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Syria: A key defection?

12/07/2012 4:05 pm

Libya uprising

In today's Middle East Analysis, we join our regular studio guest, Bishops' consultant Dr Harry Hagopian as we focus on the latest developments in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.

Syria's Former Ambassador to Iraq

Dr Hagopian examines the potential impact of the defection of one of Syria's key diplomats - its Ambassador to Iraq, Nawaf al-Fares. 

The full podcast can be downloaded/played at the top right-hand corner of this page.

Duration: 12m 15s

Regional Round-up

The spotlight for part two falls on Egypt, Libya and a focus on Israel/Palestine. Dr Hagopian looks at...

  • President Mohamed Morsi's election in Egypt
  • Tensions in Egypt between military and presidential authority
  • Cautious optimism in Libya
  • Questions surrounding the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat
  • The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI)

The full podcast can be downloaded/played at the top right-hand corner of this page.

Duration: 21m 28s

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Palestine's Radioactive Man?
An article on Dr Harry Hagopian's site looking at the circumstances surrounding the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

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Dr Harry Hagopian's website.

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Audio

MENA 22 - Part One

This podcast sees the Bishops' Middle East consultant Dr Harry Hagopian look at the resignation of the Syrian Ambassador to Iraq and the significance of the news.   mena22.mp3 5.16 MB
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MENA 22 - Part Two

In part two of our podcast, the Bishops' Middle East consultant Dr Harry Hagopian looks at elections in both Libya and Egypt as well as an investigation into the death of former PLO leader Yasser Arafat.   mena22b.mp3 9.05 MB