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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answers to today's Geo Quiz are the singer Umm Kulthoum, and Egypt, her native country. Christie's Auction House in Dubai will soon auction off a pearl necklace that once belonged to the singer. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from David Warren, head of jewelry for Christie's in Dubai.

Shooting at Jerusalem seminary

The World's Quil Lawrence has the latest on today's shooting in Jerusalem, where two gunmen infiltrated a rabbinical seminary and opened fire, killing several at least six students there.

Jerusalem shooting aftermath

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Jerusalem, where thousands gathered outside a rabbinical school to mourn those killed by a Palestinian gunman yesterday; Israel responded by clamping down on security in Jerusalem and in the West Bank.

New round of attacks in Baghdad

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to the BBC's Hugh Sykes in Baghdad about a series of attacks in Iraq today; one of those attacks involved a suicide bomber who killed five U.S. soldiers on patrol in the Iraqi capital.

The conflict in Gaza

Reporter Matt Gutman reports on the relative calm that's followed last week's spike in violence between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza.

Sports

Skiing across Lebanon

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the first year of what many ski fans hope will become an annual event in Lebanon -- a cross-country skiing competition modeled on a famous Swiss cross-country ski race.

Global Politics

Elections in Iran

Iran's parliamentary vote, set for this Friday, is expected to serve as a barometer of support for hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, but today the government disqualified hundreds of opposition candidates