Hundreds of tunnels connect Gaza with Egypt. They are used to smuggle in everything from livestock, to construction material, to car parts. James Verini writes about the tunnel system in the December 2012 issue of National Geographic.
The violence between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in Gaza escalated on Thursday. Meanwhile, the Israeli military is continuing to hit militant targets in Gaza. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with the BBC's Paul Danahar in Gaza for the latest.
Footage from a video of Gov. Romney talking to donors says that the peace process is likely to languish under his administration. Peter Feaver of Duke University says the statements don't differ markedly from President Obama's current approach.
Palestinian leaders have been advocating non-violent resistance to the Israeli military occupation of the West Bank. Daniel Estrin reports from Ramallah that talk of peaceful resistance leaves some Palestinians scratching their heads.
When Jewish settlers move into Palestinian parts of the West Bank or East Jerusalem, they are motivated by religious ideology. Their opponents inside Israel are a minority of who also find inspiration in their faith. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
A US group that's against the Israeli settlements has launched a new iPhone app. It's an interactive map that allows users to see information about Israeli settlements. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Ori Nir, with Americans for Peace Now.
Under Israeli law, Jewish Israelis are not allowed to enter Palestinian towns in the West Bank. There are occasions when visits are permitted, however. The World's Matthew Bell recently got to go along on one.
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.
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.