Palestinian Territories

Conflict & Justice

Palestinian town in limbo

The World's Quil Lawrence reports on a Palestinian town that's been left a no man's land by the Israeli security barrier, while pollution from the village is also forcing Israelis and Palestinians to work together to solve the problem.

Bulldozer rampage in Jerusalem

Correspondent Matt Guttman reports on a Palestinian bulldozer operator who went on a rampage today, killing at least three people and injuring dozens on a busy street in Jerusalem.

Reaction to Israel's Gaza operations

Arab countries have condemned Israel's offensive in Gaza. But there's been little in the way of action from Arab governments. One exception is Lebanon, which today declared a national day of mourning in support of the Palestinians in Gaza. The Lebanese government is also pledging a million dollars in food and medical aid. Here's more on the Arab reaction from The World's Aaron Schachter in Beirut.

Fighting continues in Gaza

Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest on the conflict between Israel and Hamas from The World's Quil Lawrence, who's at the Gaza border. There was a three-hour break in the fighting today. Both Israel and Hamas are reportedly considering a ceasefire, but there's no agreement yet.

Global Politics

Gaza cease-fire near?

Mediators in Egypt are still trying to hammer out a cease-fire agreement to end the violence between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on the truce effort from The World's Quil Lawrence in Cairo.

Global Politics

Restarting the peace process

President Obama has sent a team of high-level national security officials to the Middle East. He's trying to revive an Arab-Israeli peace process that has yet to get off the ground. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Worsening conditions in Gaza

The World's Quil Lawrence reports on how Gaza has fared since Israel withdrew from the territory in 2005 and since the militant group Hamas took over in Gaza last June.

Global Politics

Carter visits Syria

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on former US President Jimmy Carter's visit to Syria today; the former president has angered the Bush Administration and their Israeli government by meeting with leaders of Hamas.