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.
Palestine's economy suffers under the weight of the long-running Israeli occupation. And while it's resumed growth, that growth is tied to foreign aid. Economists say to achieve true stability, it needs a vibrant private sector economy -- and that requires a peace agreement with Israel.
Vice President Dick Cheney is the latest in a wave of senior U.S. officials who've traveled to the Middle East, and topping their agenda has been the Bush Administration's support for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
The residents of Migron settlement in the West Bank have been battling an eviction notice for six years. Over the weekend, their battle took a dramatic turn when Israeli police showed up and ordered them out.
In the current wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence, young Palestinians are getting news from Facebook pages offering fast-paced updates and bloody images. Israeli sites also offer uncensored graphic scenes.