This episode of Diplomatic Avenue hosts Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh discussing the kingdom’s role in the U.S.-led coalition on the ISIS. The program also hosts Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud addressing the on-going crisis in the African country. Lastly, Diplomatic Avenue asks U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly about what should be done to help Lebanon cope with the burden of the Syrian refugees.
Diplomatic Avenue is beamed live every month from Al Arabiya’s studios in the United Nations. Presented by Talal al-Haj, the show features interviews with high-level diplomats and decision makers, with video reports focusing on recent diplomatic developments and pressing issues. The program casts a critical eye over the work of the U.N. and its agencies, not only on the political front, but also on the humanitarian, cultural and scientific levels. The show gives its audience an insight into what goes on within the halls and corridors of the U.N., with a special emphasis on issues that matter to the Arab and Islamic worlds.