Palestinian Territories

Gaza's Rafar border crossing

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Middle East correspondent Christian Fraser who's at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza. He witnessed some 40 injured Palestinians cross into Egypt today.

Israel defends Gaza actions

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Major Avital Leibovich, senior spokeswoman for the Israeli Defense Force, about the fighting in Gaza and the rise in the number of civilians killed by Israeli fire there.

Israel pushes into Gaza city

Israeli ground forces pushed deep into Gaza City today, launching a massive assault on the city. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more about the situation inside the city from the BBC's Hammada Abuqammar, who's in Gaza.

Israel warns of Gaza offensive

Israel today warned it may launch a major military offensive in the Gaza Strip in response to daily rocket attacks by Palestinian militants there, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks to BBC Gaza correspondent Rushdi Abu Alouf.

Arts, Culture & Media

Funeral for Palestinian poet

Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish was laid to rest today in the West Bank town of Ramallah, and thousands turned out to say good bye to Darwish, who gave voice to the Palestinian independence movement, as Correspondent Linda Gradstein reports.