Palestinian Territories

Conflict & Justice

Book reviews

Lisa Mullins speaks with our book critic Christopher Merrill about "Khirbet Khizeh" an Israeli novel that came out in Hebrew in 1949 and has just been translated into English

Hamas strategy in Gaza

Israel has said its military offensive in Gaza is aimed at ending Hamas cross-border rocket fire. What's less clear is Hamas's strategy. Analysts say it's more a political calculation than a military one. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.

Conflict & Justice

Hamas asserting control in Gaza

Gazans are slowly starting to rebuild after the three week war between Israel and Hamas. Many in Gaza are getting assistance from Hamas. As The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Gaza City, Hamas is aiming to demonstrate that it's still firmly in control.

Conflict & Justice

Obama Mideast peace effort

President Obama met today with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to try and breathe new life into the stalled Mid East peace talks. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Matthew Bell, who's in Jerusalem and was recently in the West Bank town of Nablus.

The conflict in Gaza

Reporter Matt Gutman reports on the relative calm that's followed last week's spike in violence between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza.

Sports

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is al-Ram, a Palestinian city in the West Bank. The Palestinian national soccer team this week played its first home game ever in the city's newly-built stadium. Katy Clark finds out more from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool.