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Gaza's Rafar border crossing

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Middle East correspondent Christian Fraser who's at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza. He witnessed some 40 injured Palestinians cross into Egypt today.

Global Politics

Egypt's balancing act on Gaza

There have been protests across the Arab and Muslim world against the Israeli military action in Gaza. Israel is drawing much of the blame. But many are also criticizing the Egyptian government. Aya Batraway reports from Cairo.

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.

Conflict & Justice

The other way into Gaza

The Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt is the only route into Gaza that doesn't go through Israel. The Egyptian and Israeli governments have been criticized for making it tough to get through at Rafah....especially for doctors trying to get to the injured. Aya Batrawy reports.

Global Politics

Cease-fire talks

The World's Quil Lawrence has the latest on the truce talks underway in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian mediators there are trying to hammer out a cease-fire agreement between Hamas and Israel and end the bloodshed in Gaza.

Global Politics

Gaza cease-fire near?

Mediators in Egypt are still trying to hammer out a cease-fire agreement to end the violence between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on the truce effort from The World's Quil Lawrence in Cairo.

Saudis and Egyptians talk with Syria

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on a summit today among the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Syria. One objective may be to get Syria to cooperate on various issues, from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, to containing Iran.