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Dispatch podcast: Iraqi political turmoil and coronavirus fallout

We explore the week's biggest stories from the Middle East, North Africa and beyond. Listen to the first episode here

Welcome to the first episode of Dispatch, a weekly podcast looking at the biggest stories in the Middle East, North Africa and beyond.

This week we talk about Israel's clampdown on Ultra-Orthodox communities in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus, the sudden resignation of Iraq's second prime minister nominee in less than 10 weeks, and the UK government's turbulent fight with Covid-19 takes its toll, with Boris Johnson admitted into intensive care.

Dispatch is produced by Middle East Eye.