22 March 2011
Last updated at 13:32 ET
Two US airmen are rescued in eastern Libya after their warplane crashed during allied operations, officials say.
Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh says there could be a civil war in the country because of attempts to stage a coup against his rule.
Four Palestinian family members - including two children - have died in an Israeli attack in Gaza, doctors say, amid the worst violence for years.
Libya comes under attack from coalition forces
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