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Palestinian tensions focus on one family

Linda Gradstein reports from the West Bank on members of the Hillel family, a prominent Palestinian family who were expelled from Gaza, and are now caught in the in-fighting between Hamas and Fatah.

Arts, Culture & Media

Funeral for Palestinian poet

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.

Global Politics

Rice mission to Mideast

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.