Under Israeli law, Jewish Israelis are not allowed to enter Palestinian towns in the West Bank. There are occasions when visits are permitted, however. The World's Matthew Bell recently got to go along on one.
Residents of southern Sudan prepare to go to the polls on Sunday to vote on whether to split Africa's largest nation in two. Senate Foreign Relations chair John Kerry is in Khartoum. He tells host Lisa Mullins about Washington's stake in the vote.
Northern Sudan is all but resigned to the impeding independence of Southern Sudan. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Khartoum, where some northerners are sad to see the south go ï¿½ while others say good riddance.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on what Egypt's opening of the Rafah border crossing into the Gaza Strip means for Palestinians living there. For one thing, elderly Palestinians can visit families they haven't seen in years.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making two major speeches to Americans in the next 24 hours. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Jane Eisner, editor-in-chief of The Forward, a magazine for Jewish-Americans.