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Israeli demand sparks `Jewish state' debate

02/21/2014 1:25am
Is Israel "the Jewish state"?

Turkey receives first of 4 surveillance planes

02/21/2014 6:49am
Turkey's military has taken delivery of its first Boeing-made surveillance aircraft, part of a $1.5 billion project to modernize its air force.

Britain's Prince Charles extends Gulf tour

02/21/2014 7:36am
Buckingham Palace says Britain's Prince Charles is extending a Middle East trip to include stops in the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

Medical flight crashes in Tunisia, 11 Libyans die

02/21/2014 10:27am
A medical flight from Libya crashed in a field near Tunis before dawn Friday after an engine caught fire, killing all 11 Libyans on board, Tunisia's civil defense said.

In Yemen, a woman's life entangled with al-Qaida

02/21/2014 11:17am
Abeer al-Hassani's ex-husband was famed for his beautiful voice. He used it, she says, singing poetic hymns to martyrdom and jihad to try to draw youth from their neighborhood of the Yemeni capital into joining al-Qaida. He sang at weddings of fellow members of the terror group, and held discussions with young men at local mosques.