Palestinian Territories

Arts, Culture & Media

Palestinian boy's gift for music

Nine-year-old Mahmoud Kohail lives in Gaza City. Like many children who lived through the conflict with Israel, he suffers from PTSD, but not when he performs. In the Global Hit Mahmoud guides The World's Matthew Bell through his music school in Gaza.

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.

Gazans spill into Egypt

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Rushdie Ali Aluf at the border between Gaza and Egypt, which is normally closed off by a security barrier, but a hole was blasted out of the barrier today, and thousands of Gazans spilled into Egypt.

Global Politics

Former president's Hamas strategy

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on former President Jimmy Carter's controversial decision to meet with Hamas leaders during his visit to the Middle East this week; Hamas is considered a terrorist organization by both the US and Israeli governments.