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Archive: News / World / Middle East (5 Stories)

At 90, Israel's Uri Avnery still lobbies for peace

09/17/2013 12:17am
Having just turned 90, Uri Avnery still finds himself firmly outside Israel's national consensus.

UAE military chopper crashes, killing airman

09/17/2013 12:29am
The military in the United Arab Emirates says a helicopter has crashed during a training mission, killing one crew member.

AP PHOTOS: Syrian refugee kids learn taekwondo

09/17/2013 6:27am
The Syrian refugee children stand straight in a row, then _ when the Korean trainers bark out instructions _ they break into martial arts kicks in the air, smiling with delight.

Report: UAE camel trainer drowns in surf chase

09/17/2013 7:14am
A police officer in the United Arab Emirates says a camel trainer drowned after his animal raced into the sea north of Dubai.

Advocacy group cites Turkey press freedom crisis

09/17/2013 8:36am
A prominent press freedom advocacy group is asking Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to take steps to end what it calls a crisis for journalists in Turkey.