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Middle East peace process: land swaps key to 1967 borders issue

The 1967 borders once again become a catch phrase in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Israeli PM Netanyahu saying a return to those lines would be indefensible for the Jewish state. The bloody crackdown in Syria forces many Iraqis who had sought refuge in the country to return home. And finally, one woman and her car take on the religious establishment in Saudi Arabia.

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