Palestinian Territories

Arts, Culture & Media

The Abraham Path

For the Geo Quiz we want you to help map out the Abraham Path. This path for travelers winds through the Middle East. It links up ancient regions, said to have been traveled by the biblical Abraham. It begins in the Turkish village of Harran.

Global Politics

Violence on the rise in Gaza

Violence along Israel's border with Gaza has been on the rise in recent weeks. Today, Gaza'a Hamas rulers are reported to be deploying their own security forces to put a lid on the attacks. The World's Matthew Bell has more from Jerusalem.

Conflict & Justice

Gaza tensions rising

A ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is set to expire this week, and there's concern that violence will erupt when it does. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from The World's Quil Lawrence - who's in Gaza.

Strikes on Gaza continue

The Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip continued into its third day with air raids on Hamas targets. Palestinian doctors say at least 315 Palestinians have been killed since Saturday and more than one thousand have been wounded. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with New York Times correspondent Taghreed El-Khodary in Gaza.

How Gaza conflict affects Hebron

The World's Quil Lawrence takes a look at how the conflict in Gaza is resonating in the West Bank town of Hebron. Palestinians there are increasingly angry over the violence in Gaza.

Global Politics

Mid East leaders divided on Gaza

Saudi Arabia's king today pledged one-billion dollars to help rebuild the Gaza Strip after the Israeli offensive. But Arab leaders remain divided over how to respond to the crisis politically. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.

Global Politics

Hillary Clinton in Jerusalem

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Israeli leaders in Jerusalem today. Clinton stressed that Israel could count on continued support from the US, but also said the Obama Administration will work hard towards an independent Palestinian state.

Global Politics

Gaza support for Hamas waning

The popularity of the Islamic militant group, Hamas, among Palestinians in the Gaza Strip may be on the decline. Hamas won elections in 2006, but as Linda Gradstein reports, Gazans are not happy with its leadership.