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Making sense of the world, one story at a time. Host Malika Bilal and journalists from Al Jazeera's international bureaus share their take on the news every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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Making sense of the world, one story at a time. Host Malika Bilal and journalists from Al Jazeera's international bureaus share their take on the news every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

    In Gaza, berries under blockade

    In Gaza, berries under blockade

    This is a story about Gaza that you don't ordinarily see, and it starts with strawberries. A set of under-the-radar, indirect talks between Hamas and Israel has brought some ease to economic restrictions at the border. We hear from a farmer whose livelihood has been soured by the blockade, but whose fruit remains incomparably sweet.

    • 19 min
    A Swiss cheese state, a peace plan and a Palestinian POV

    A Swiss cheese state, a peace plan and a Palestinian POV

    Palestinians say the US proposed peace plan would strengthen an apartheid system. President Donald Trump says his "Deal of the Century" would bring Palestinians and Israelis peace. Al Jazeera's West Bank producer, Rania Zabaneh, explains why Palestinians say the plan would never work.

    • 22 min
    The miracle worker, the mall cop and broken promises in The Gambia

    The miracle worker, the mall cop and broken promises in The Gambia

    Yahya Jammeh, the Gambian leader with a fantastical belief that he could cure HIV, was replaced in 2016 by Adama Barrow. Plucked from obscurity, he promised to usher in an era of justice. But the country is spiraling into instability, and Gambians have yet to see change.

    • 19 min
    Facing climate change in two sinking towns

    Facing climate change in two sinking towns

    On opposite coasts of the U.S., two towns are facing one big problem: They're eroding and sinking. Neither community denies climate change's effects on their vanishing shorelines. But they have very different ideas about how to save their land.

    • 18 min
    Life inside the coronavirus quarantine

    Life inside the coronavirus quarantine

    Almost 60 million people in China are confined to their cities due to the 2019 novel coronavirus. Al Jazeera's senior cameraman in Beijing, Peng Peng, has been trapped in Hubei province for two weeks. Stuck 1,000 kilometers from home, he shares his story with The Take.

    • 18 min
    No war with Iran — but no peace, either

    No war with Iran — but no peace, either

    The US and Iran have stepped back from the edge of war. But in Iran, which is still facing more than a thousand US sanctions, normal life feels like war.
    In this episode: Dorsa Jabbari in Tehran, Iran and Lili Ghazian in San Jose, California.

    • 19 min

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