Matthew Bell

Conflict & Justice

Boston terrorism arrest

A man has been charged with terrorism-related offenses that include plotting to kill people in an American shopping mall. Tarek Mehanna was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. Matthew Bell reports.

Conflict & Justice

Egypt's dangerous lack of security

Authorities in Egypt today increased security around churches. The move follows clashes there between Christians and Muslims. The World's Matthew Bell reports that the potential for sectarian violence there is greater now because of lack of security.

Global Politics

The East Jerusalem issue

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell has postponed a visit to Israel amid a continuing quarrel over Israel's decision to build more Jewish homes in East Jerusalem. Tension remains high. The World's Matthew Bell chronicles the story.

Global Politics

Middle East peace talks in crisis'

Mahmoud Abbas says Middle East peace talks are in crisis following Israel's refusal to stop building settlements on Palestinian lands. The Obama administration says it is committed to re-starting talks. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Jerusalem.