Gaza Strip

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.

Conflict & Justice

How cement could de-rail the Gaza peace talks

With the cease-fire holding in Gaza, both sides are now facing the difficult task of negotiating a lasting truce. This involves huge political issues. But also some very mundane issues, which could de-rail any settlement. For instance, cement. Cement is obviously needed for reconstruction. But Israel doesn't want Hamas to re-build its tunnels.