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Exiled Palestinian democracy activist on Saudi Arabia's bid to silence dissidents
Iyad el-Baghdadi is a Palestinian pro-democracy activist who lives in exile in Norway. Earlier this month, he was placed under the protection of the Norwegian security services after a CIA tip-off that he was under threat from Saudi Arabia. He spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman about his situation and the wider threat facing critics of Riyadh.



Exhibition explores role of football in the Arab world
In Paris, the Institute of the Arab World is putting on an exhibition called "Football in the Arab World: The Revolution of the Round Ball." Aurélie Clemente-Ruiz, the curator of the exhibition, takes us through 11 iconic stories highlighting the central role football plays in the region.



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