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Aemal – Playing football for Afghanistan
Aemal – Playing football for Afghanistan

Duration: 02:59

The goalkeeper for the Afghan national football team discusses his love for the sport and how it fits into the culture of modern-day Afghanistan.

 
Afghanistan's battle for education
Afghanistan's battle for education

Duration: 02:10

An animated overview of education in Afghanistan from the 1920s to present day.

 
Afghanistan's heroin trade
Afghanistan's heroin trade

Duration: 02:02

An animation examining how the Taliban's control of the heroin trade is fuelling insurgency fighting in Afghanistan.

 
British soldiers on the frontline in Afghanistan
British soldiers on the frontline in Afghanistan

Duration: 03:03

The challenges faced by British soldiers fighting on the frontline in Afghanistan.

 
Building a democracy in Afghanistan
Building a democracy in Afghanistan

Duration: 02:32

An animation exploring the difficulties of establishing a new democratic system of government in Afghanistan.

 
Experiencing an anti-government protest in Cairo
Experiencing an anti-government protest in Cairo

Duration: 02:30

A young girl from London joins an anti-government demonstration on the streets of Cairo.

 
Female protester recalls her torture by the Egyptian military
Female protester recalls her torture by the Egyptian military

Duration: 02:39

An Egyptian girl explains how she was tortured by soldiers after being arrested for demonstrating against the government.

 
Growing up in Afghanistan
Growing up in Afghanistan

Duration: 02:12

A group of teenagers narrate a short film about growing up in Afghanistan.

 
Harsh reprisals for medics who assisted rebels in Bahrain
Harsh reprisals for medics who assisted rebels in Bahrain

Duration: 04:46

A Bahraini doctor describes how she was arrested for attending to the casualties of an anti-government protest.

 
How Colonel Gaddafi's power collapsed in Libya
How Colonel Gaddafi's power collapsed in Libya

Duration: 02:45

Jeremy Bowen examines how Libyan rebels toppled Colonel Gaddafi's 42 year regime.

 
How the Arab Spring started
How the Arab Spring started

Duration: 03:01

The BBC News Security Correspondent describes the events that sparked a wave of revolution in the Middle East in 2011.

 
Interview with a former member of al Qaeda
Interview with a former member of al Qaeda

Duration: 01:41

Peter Taylor interviews a British man who went to Pakistan for terrorist training with al-Qaeda.

 
Jawad's story – Growing up in war-torn Afghanistan
Jawad's story – Growing up in war-torn Afghanistan

Duration: 01:32

The animated story of a man's experience of growing up in war-torn Afghanistan.

 
Kirstie – A soldier's daughter
Kirstie – A soldier's daughter

Duration: 02:36

Kirstie talks about the difficulties she faces as her father prepares to go to Afghanistan with the British Army.

 
Libya under the rule of Gaddafi
Libya under the rule of Gaddafi

Duration: 03:35

John Simpson examines the life of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and his four decade long rule of Libya.

 
Mahdy's story – War and persecution in Afghanistan
Mahdy's story – War and persecution in Afghanistan

Duration: 02:31

The animated story of a young boy's struggle to flee persecution by the Taliban.

 
Mustafa's story – A terrifying trip
Mustafa's story – A terrifying trip

Duration: 01:29

Mustafa’s dangerous journey across Afghanistan, through Taliban controlled territory, to see his mother.

 
Nato's exit strategy in Afghanistan (no narration)
Nato's exit strategy in Afghanistan (no narration)

Duration: 02:40

An animation examining the issues NATO must consider when planning their exit from Afghanistan.

 
The evolution of combat in Afghanistan - from bullets to bombs
The evolution of combat in Afghanistan - from bullets to bombs

Duration: 01:56

Young soldiers describe some of the lethal challenges they face on the front line in Afghanistan, including the ever increasing threat from IEDs.

 
The other side of Afghanistan
The other side of Afghanistan

Duration: 02:55

Zahira, a 23-year-old Afghan-Canadian girl, describes her experiences of travelling around Afghanistan.

 
The spot where Gaddafi was killed
The spot where Gaddafi was killed

Duration: 02:33

A young girl from London travels to visit the spot where Colonel Gaddafi was captured and killed.

 

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