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.
Israeli officials have criticized a reconciliation deal between the rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas. Under the agreement, an interim Palestinian government will be formed and a date fixed for elections. Matthew Bell reports.
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.
Israel and Hamas fought to a stand-still in Gaza in their latest conflict. Neither side won, but neither side was defeated either. And, in the end, Israel may regret that the whole conflict may lead to a stronger Palestine.
Daniel Estrin reports on the resignation of the Palestinian parliament. Members of the ruling Fatah party hope the move will give them more credibility ahead of scheduled legislative and presidential elections in September.
The Palestinian Authority will apply to the United Nations for full membership for a Palestinian state and for the first time in decades, the Jewish state finds itself without a single dependable friend in the Middle East.
After a violent attack on a West Jerusalem synagogue that killed four worshippers on Tuesday, Israelis are on edge. But Palestinians are also worried about how Israel will retaliate for this attack and others that have rocked Jerusalem in recent weeks.