At first glance, the Palestinian economy appears to be booming: People are out on the streets, and small shops are packed. But the territory is under Israeli military control, and heavily dependent upon international aid.
The fighting in Gaza has fueled an increase in support for Hamas in the West Bank, where rival Palestinian Authority is in charge. The World's Matthew Bell reports from the West Bank on what that means for the long-standing divisions among Palestinians.
The death of a Palestinian man in an Israeli jail is raising tensions in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Palestinian officials claim the man was tortured. Israel said it's still investigating. The funeral for the 30-year-old man was held Monday.
Qasim Rashid, National Spokesman for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community wrote in a piece in "The Daily Beast" this week saying that "Prophet Muhammad is history's first major figure to condemn collateral damage in word and deed."
Samer Issawi had been on a hunger strike for more than 200 days while in an Israeli prison. Issawi is one of the nearly 5,000 Palestinians being jailed in Israeli prisons for various charges. The World's Matthew Bell reports.