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.
Israel also returned the bodies of nearly 200 Lebanese and Palestinian militants as part of its prisoner swap with Hezbollah today, and The World's Aaron Schachter looks at what today's prisoner exchange means for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
There have been protests across the Arab and Muslim world against the Israeli military action in Gaza. Israel is drawing much of the blame. But many are also criticizing the Egyptian government. Aya Batraway reports from Cairo.
Palestinians got a boost last night in the form of 4.5 billions dollars in aid to help rebuild the Gaza Strip. The money was pledged at an international donor conference held last night in Sharm-El-Sheik Egypt. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Nadav Tamir, Israel's Consul-General to New England, who made headlines in Israel recently when an internal memo he wrote about US-Israel relations was leaked to the media there.