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Yemen as Qaeda base

BBC's Lina Sinjab talks about evidence that suggests that a local al Qaeda organization based in Yemen is behind the air cargo bomb plot that authorities uncovered last week.

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Where is home for young Palestinians

The right of return is an essential idea for Palestinians who became refugees after the creation of Israel. But some younger Palestinians say they don't want to go back to a land they've never known. Correspondent Lina Sinjab reports from Damascus.

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Lack of reading in the Arab world

A recent UN report suggests that less than 2% of the population in the Arab world reads even one book a year and that one-third of Arabs are illiterate. The BBC's Lina Sinjab reports from Damascus on what some Arabs see as a 'reading crisis.'

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Damascus, the capital of Syria where children had the opportunity this weekend to perform in a circus show sponsored by the UN and Danish government. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Lina Sinjab in Damascus.

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US sanctions in Syria

Relations between the United States and Syria are starting to improve after some tense years. But as Lina Sinjab reports from Damascus, Syrians are still unhappy about U-S sanctions that affect their daily lives.