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The civil war in Syria has created the world's worst refugee crisis in twenty years. 2.8 million people have fled their homeland to live in foreign camps, such as the UNHCR camp in northern Jordan.
As the fighting in Syria intensifies, neighbouring countries like Jordan are facing an unprecedented number of refugees. Hospitals and camps are overwhelmed as hundreds of thousands flee the conflict.
Worldwide, battles are raging between governments and rebels, drug cartels and gangs. But where do all the weapons come from? In this report the frightening reality of the international arms trade comes to light.
When Rita received death threats from her family, she was sent to the only safe place available - jail. Many of Jordan's women are held in protective custody for "crimes" such as being absent from home.
Whilst in some Middle-Eastern countries women are banned from driving, Abir Batikhi, a modern Arab woman, is set to conquer the rally-driving world. Bakhiti sees competitive driving as a form of liberation.
America hopes to democratise the Middle East, but many Jordanians believe that US pressure on their government is having the opposite effect.
The flood of Iraqis to neighbouring countries has provoked the greatest Middle Eastern refugee crisis in 60 years. They live in cramped squalid conditions, in constant fear of being deported.
The Hejaz railway, which transported pilgrims from Damascus to Medina, was one of the great train journeys of the world. Now, an ambitious plan is underway to restore it.