Yemen Plot Puts Spotlight On Saudi Bomb-Maker
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Yemeni security forces stand outside the UPS office in the capital San'a, Yemen Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010. One of the bombs found in a cargo plane was shipped from this store. Officials say the evidence points to Al Qaeda's Yemeni franchise. STR/AP hide caption

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NPR's Tom Gjelten talks to host Liane Hansen
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Cargo planes sit on the tarmac of Dubai airport Saturday, the day after a parcel bomb was intercepted in Dubai on a cargo plane originating from Yemen. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Story Of The U.S.-Bound Explosives Emerges
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Amid Iran's Economic Woes, Sanctions Begin To Bite
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Jo Tatchell Goes 'Behind The Scenes In Abu Dhabi'
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Lebanese wave their national flag as they attend a rally marking the fifth anniversary of the assassination of Lebanese premier Rafik Hariri in downtown Beirut on February 14, 2010. Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tensions Mount In Lebanon Over Hariri Murder Probe
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A new section is added to the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba, close to the West Bank town of Hebron, on Oct. 17. Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rise In Jewish Settlements Stalls Middle East Talks
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the opening of the winter session Oct. 11 in the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem. AP hide caption

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Influence Of Israel's Leftist Peace Movement Wanes
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Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, waves to the crowd in a public gathering Tuesday during his visit to the city of Qom, 78 miles south of the capital Tehran. His trip is widely seen as an attempt to shore up his own status and legitimacy after last year's contentious presidential elections, in which he supported President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Office of the Supreme Leader/AP hide caption

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Iran's Supreme Leader Seeks To Repair Reputation
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Obama Seeks Congressional OK For Weapons Sale
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Cindy and Craig Corrie, seen earlier this month in Jerusalem, are suing the Israeli Defense Forces to get a full accounting of their daughter's death. Rachel Corrie was crushed by a bulldozer as she tried to stop it from demolishing a Palestinian home in 2003. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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U.S. Activist's Death Pits Parents Against Israel
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The Saudi Air Force flies F-15 warplanes over the capital Riyadh during a graduation ceremony at King Faisal Air Force University last year. The Obama administration notified Congress on Wednesday of a multibillion-dollar sale of fighter jets and military helicopters to the country. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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