Lebanese-American photographer Rania Matar has been taking photos of young girls in their rooms. In her photos she explores the private space of these young girls on the cusp of adulthood. Rania Matar stops by the studio to speak with Marco Werman.
The Hamas rulers of the Gaza Strip celebrated the election of Mohammed Morsi in Egypt last year. Now that Morsi is out, Hamas is feeling the impact - and it's not good. Host Carol Hills speaks with The World's Matthew Bell.
Israel's prime minister says if anything comes of peace talks, the public would get the chance to vote yes or no on it. But even though polls suggest Israeli's support peace with the Palestinians, it's unclear how they might vote in a referendum.
Two of the documentaries nominated for an Oscar are about the same thing: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They come at the issue from two different perspectives. One through the eyes of a Palestinian villager. The other Israel's top security chiefs.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on today's cancelled "Day of Rage" in the West Bank. The protests were called off over concern that popular anger could instead turn against Palestinian officials themselves.
Vice President Dick Cheney is the latest in a wave of senior U.S. officials who've traveled to the Middle East, and topping their agenda has been the Bush Administration's support for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
The West Bank city of Jenin was once called the "cradle of suicide bombers,ï¿½ and Israel has barred its citizens from going there for the past six years, but last week, Israel relaxed the restrictions for Arab Israeli citizens
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.
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.
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.
Anchor Jeb Sharp talks with Professor Amos Guiora, former legal advisor to the Israeli Defense Forces' commander in the Gaza strip, about the legal complexities surrounding the targeted killing of suspected terrorists.
Hadeel Al-Shalchi reports from Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip, where the border is still open in a couple of spots, but the deluge of Palestinians streaming across into Egypt has slowed down considerably.
Democratic Senator Barack Obama met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders today, and Obama has been at pains to explain his position of the status of Jerusalem to both Israelis and Palestinians, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports.
The BBC's Aleem Maqbool is re-tracing the route taken by Mary and Joseph in the biblical Christmas story on their journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem. And as the story goes, Mary and Joseph traveled by donkey.
Eric Yellin is an Israeli blogger who lives in Sderot close to the border with Gaza. The town is often the target of Hamas rockets. He describes his efforts to reach out to Palestinians on the other side of the border.
Correspondent Daniel Estrin reports from Jerusalem on statements made by Israeli soldiers that they witnessed civilians being killed during the war in Gaza earlier this year. The Israeli government says it's opened an investigation.
Israeli President Shimon Peres; He's been in Israeli politics for more than half a century. Turns out, that whole time, he's also been writing poems. And some of those poems have now been set to music. Daniel Estrin has today's Global Hit.