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Recent Episodes

Trump Visits Jerusalem's Western Wall

President Trump becomes the first sitting US President to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem and says he is optimistic about chances for a peace deal in the Middle East.

Also in the programme: Russia warned on doping and femicide in South Africa.

(Picture: Trump leaves a note at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. credit: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

President Trump Arrives in Israel

The US President Donald Trump has begun a visit to Israel by warning of the threat posed by Iran if it acquires nuclear weapons. President Trump is continuing his first foreign trip, and flew to Israel directly from Saudi Arabia.

Also in the programme: Mass trial of accused 2015 coup plotters begins in Turkey; Cholera outbreak worsens in Yemen.

Photo: US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel"s President Reuven Rivlin give a press conference at the president's residence in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. Credit: Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Urges Muslim Leaders to 'Drive Out' Extremists

In a major speech in Saudi Arabia, President Trump has called on Arab and Muslim leaders to take the lead in fighting terrorism.

Also in the programme: It's curtains for the most celebrated circus in the United States, after 146 years. And how the internet is reshaping Russian politics.

(photo: President Trump speaks in Riyadh during his visit to Saudi Arabia. Credit: Getty Images)

Trump to Speak on 'Good v Evil'

US President Donald Trump is expected to underline the need to confront extremism in Islam when he makes a speech in Saudi Arabia later today.

Also in the programme: Afghan TV viewers will from today be able to watch a new channel run and produced mainly by women, and the story of a family of Filipino immigrants in the US who kept a slave for more than fifty years.

(Photo: President Donald Trump and Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa take part in a bilateral meeting at a hotel in Riyadh. Credit: AFP PHOTO/Getty Images)

Trump signs huge arms deal in Saudi Arabia

On his first foreign trip as US president, Donald Trump has signed $350bn worth of trade agreements with Saudi Arabia, including a $110bn arms deal to to boost the Saudi military.

Also in the programme: The newly re-elected Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, has pledged to open the country to the world and give greater freedoms to Iranians. And one of Britain's foremost brain surgeons explains what it takes to succeed in the operating theatre.

(PHOTO: Donald Trump boards his presidential jet. CREDIT: AFP)

Rouhani Wins Iranian Presidential Election

Hassan Rouhani has won a second four-year term as president of Iran, with a decisive election victory. Mr Rouhani achieved 57% of the vote, easily beating his hardline conservative challenger, Ebrahim Raisi. We hear reactions from Tehran, London and Washington.

Also on the programme: Donald Trump travels to Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip as president; and life as a brain surgeon.

(Image: Hassan Rouhani waves to supporters. Credit: Reuters)