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Global Politics

Palestinian parliament resigns

Daniel Estrin reports on the resignation of the Palestinian parliament. Members of the ruling Fatah party hope the move will give them more credibility ahead of scheduled legislative and presidential elections in September.

Global Politics

Hamas sends delegation to Egypt

As the fighting continues in Gaza, the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, is sending a delegation to Cairo. There is speculation that Egypt is trying to mediate a solution. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest from the BBC's Magdi Abdelhadi in Cairo.

Global Politics

Egypt's Ali G.

A new Egyptian TV show features a fake Italian talk show host who interviews unsuspecting Egyptian officials. He asks them sexually suggestive questions, which is taboo in Egypt. But the host steers well clear of political satire. Julia Simon reports.

Conflict & Justice

Gaza report

About 1400 protesters from more than 40 countries camped out in Cairo this week. They wanted to march in Gaza on the first anniversary of the Israeli offensive. But the Egyptian government allowed fewer than 100 to go. Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo.