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November on Inside the Middle East

In November, IME marks the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and takes a look at the preparation that Formula 1 drivers need.
In November, IME marks the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and takes a look at the preparation that Formula 1 drivers need.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • IME marks the Breast Cancer Awareness Month joining Egypt in the Race for the Cure
  • Abu Dhabi gets ready for the Formula One Grand Prix
  • IME goes behind the scenes of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival
  • IME talks to a group of Egyptian artists who make music with garbage, like buckets and pipes

(CNN) -- Egypt races for the cure

As the world marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we join thousands of people gathering at the Great Pyramids of Giza for the second annual Race for the Cure organized by the Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of the world's largest sources of non-profit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer. We walked the two kilometer route and met survivors.

Are you F1 fit?

As Abu Dhabi gears up for the Formula One Grand Prix, we look at the mental and physical training that the drivers endure. Hand-eye coordination, neck strength, balance and reflexes are a few of the abilities F1 drivers must master before hitting the track. We spend two days at Yas Marina Circuit undergoing tests with the Formal One Medical team to find out what it takes to be F1 fit.

Doha dazzles on the red carpet

We take you behind the scenes of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival as the red carpet rolls out for a constellation of international and regional movie stars and filmmakers. This second annual festival is putting Qatar on the map and has quickly become one of the most prestigious film festivals in the region.

Turning trash into music

They call themselves "Zabaleen" or "garbage men" and this Egyptian group makes music with garbage such as buckets, pipes and water jars. Initially created for a one-off performance on Earth Day, this underground band has found a following and is gaining in popularity as these university students make music to promote their green message of recycling and environmental awareness.

Jericho's milestone

Palestinians are celebrating the 10,000th birthday of the ancient city of Jericho in the West Bank, one of the world's oldest cities and the biblically significant site of the Mount of Temptation where Jesus is believed to have spent 40 days and nights fasting and meditating during the temptation of the devil. Paula Hancocks joined in the celebrations.

Campus forum: American University in Cairo

In the latest installment of our Campus Forum series, we meet students at the American University in Cairo for a heated discussion. As election time approaches, we find out how Egypt's youngest voters feel about the power of their ballot and find out what changes they would like to witness in their country.