There's been a growing number of Jewish settler attacks on Palestinians in the West Bank. Some settlers say the attacks are justified. Each side blames the other and both blame the Israeli army for not protecting them.
The World's Aaron Schachter tells us about a new play that opened in Beirut this week. It's an adaptation of a critically acclaimed book about the Israeli curfew imposed on the West Bank Palestinian city of Ramallah in 2002.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is on her seventh trip to the Middle East, looking for some middle ground between Israelis and Palestinians. Lisa Mullins finds out more from The World's Quil Lawrence.
Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish was laid to rest today in the West Bank town of Ramallah, and thousands turned out to say good bye to Darwish, who gave voice to the Palestinian independence movement, as Correspondent Linda Gradstein reports.
Democratic Senator Barack Obama met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders today, and Obama has been at pains to explain his position of the status of Jerusalem to both Israelis and Palestinians, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports.
Israel also returned the bodies of nearly 200 Lebanese and Palestinian militants as part of its prisoner swap with Hezbollah today, and The World's Aaron Schachter looks at what today's prisoner exchange means for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.