Ramallah

Politics

The State of the Palestinian Economy

At first glance, the Palestinian economy appears to be booming: People are out on the streets, and small shops are packed. But the territory is under Israeli military control, and heavily dependent upon international aid.

Politics

Palestinian parliament resigns

Daniel Estrin reports on the resignation of the Palestinian parliament. Members of the ruling Fatah party hope the move will give them more credibility ahead of scheduled legislative and presidential elections in September.