Latest Stories Tagged: Mahmoud Abbas

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.

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.

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.

Conflict & Justice

Gaza crisis

The World's Katy Clark reports that the United Nations today announced that it's stopping food aid delivery to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip; UN officials say they've run out of fuel because of an Israeli blockade on Gaza.

Gaza isolated

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from the Gaza Strip, which had its borders sealed today by Israel

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