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Lebanon’s Hezbollah accuses US of obstructing govt formation [Video]

The Iran-backed Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah accused the US administration on Thursday of obstructing efforts to form a new government, which France has been pressing Lebanese politicians to do so that it can embark on urgent reforms. France 24 Linda Tamim tells us more.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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Analysis: Iran and Palestine lose out from Israel deal [Video]

FRANCE 24’s international affairs editor Philip Turle says the Israel-UAE-Bahrain deal is a coup for Donald Trump, coming amid criticism of his handling of the coronavirus and California fires. For Palestine, however, the accord kills off hopes of a two-state solution, with little hope of resuscitation in the short term.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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Iranians head to polls in delayed runoff parliamentary vote [Video]

Polls have opened in Iran for the second round of parliamentary elections that were delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.The first round held in February saw the lowest voter turnout in the 40-year history of the Islamic republic and resulted in its most conservative parliament.Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig reports from Tehran. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#AlJazeeraEnglish #Iran #election

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#MeToo in the Middle East: The women making a stand [Video]

This week, we bring you a special edition of the show, focusing on the #MeToo movement in the region. Firstly, we head to Iran where women have used social media to break their silence on sexual violence. We speak to one of the survivors who pioneered the online movement. Next, we see how people are increasingly speaking out against sexual violence and rape in Egypt. However, the women who raise their voices do so at their own risk.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en