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U.S. military helicopter crashes in Omanupdated: Thu Jul 19 2012 11:34:00

A U.S. military helicopter with five people aboard crashed Thursday in Oman, on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula, the U.S. military said.

French humanitarian workers in Yemen to be reunited with family soonupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 12:57:00

Three French humanitarian workers who were set free after being held captive for more than five months will soon be reunited with their families, a statement from the French Minister for Foreign and European affairs said Monday.

Officials: Freed hikers heading for U.S.updated: Sun Sep 25 2011 07:31:00

Two American hikers freed this week from an Iranian prison will leave Oman for the United States late Saturday, American and Omani officials said.

Trial for Americans detained in Iran may happen soonupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 18:39:00

An Iranian prosecutor said Wednesday a trial will soon commence for three American hikers, one of whom, Sarah Shourd, was released on bail the day before from a Tehran prison.

Karachi airport stops man with circuits in shoesupdated: Tue May 11 2010 02:13:00

A man who was arrested at an airport in Pakistan with shoes that contained batteries, a circuit board and an on/off switch said Monday that he did not know the materials were in his shoes. Somali Pirates Release 20 Filipino Seamenupdated: Fri Oct 10 2008 09:35:00

Somali pirates freed 20 Filipino seamen from a hijacked ship they held up for more than 80 days, officials said Friday, as the government doubled the pay of sailors passing through pirate-infested international waters

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