Palestinian Territories

Global Politics

Relaunching Mideast talks

Israeli-Palestinian proximity talks are set to start this week. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told reporters that US special envoy George Mitchell would be returning to the region. As The World's Matthew Bell reports, optimism about success is rare.

Conflict & Justice

Mideast security cooperation

The Israeli Defense Forces have been working with Palestinian security forces in the occupied West Bank. Cooperation has been good, in fact, the World's Matthew Bell reports that Israel may soon allow its Jewish citizens to visit the territory.

Global Politics

Attack overshadows Middle East talks

Palestinian security forces have mounted an operation to catch the killers of four Israeli settlers shot on Tuesday. The killings came ahead of the first direct talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders in two years. Matthew Bell reports.

View from Gaza

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Rushdi Abualouf about the current mood in Gaza City after the weekend of violence between Palestinian militants in Gaza and Israeli forces.

Palestinian walks

In the new book "Palestinian Walks: Forays Into a Vanishing Landscape" author Raja Shehadeh traces six hikes through the countryside of the West Bank over the past 28 years

Gaza isolated

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from the Gaza Strip, which had its borders sealed today by Israel