Egypt: Who is behind the mysterious Black Bloc?

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Feb 4 2013, 13:13:35

We head to Egypt, where a group of men calling themselves the "Black Bloc" has emerged, saying they exist to protect the protesters. Next, we meet the women in Syria who have taken up arms to fight for and against the current regime. Finally, we hear about a love story in Lebanon that has divided the country.

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