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A hot summer in Damascus

Link to FT video: http://bcove.me/7qtr4685

Part of my reporting last year from inside Syria on the country’s deepening crisis. From Jun 28 2012.

Riots in Cairo


Link to FT videohttp://bcove.me/992oep6o

A reminder of the first astounding days of the Arab world uprisings, as protesters in Cairo battled the forces of Hosni Mubarak. From Jan 27 2011.

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Michael Peel in Nigeria

Michael Peel

“I’m the Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times and author of A Swamp Full of Dollars: Pipelines and Paramilitaries at Nigeria’s Oil Frontier. Over 15 years at the FT, I’ve reported on both important countries and big themes, such as oil and international corruption. I’m now based in Abu Dhabi, with a regional beat.”