The BBC's Aleem Maqbool is re-tracing the route taken by Mary and Joseph in the biblical Christmas story on their journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem. And as the story goes, Mary and Joseph traveled by donkey.
Thousands of Israeli soldiers are being recalled to military service as the fighting in Gaza continues. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Michael Normantovich, a reservist with the Israeli Defense Force who expects to be called at any moment.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Marc Garlasco, Senior Military Analyst at Human Rights Watch, who is in Gaza to study how the conflict there was fought -- on both sides. He's examining the human costs of war.
Correspondent Daniel Estrin reports from Jerusalem on statements made by Israeli soldiers that they witnessed civilians being killed during the war in Gaza earlier this year. The Israeli government says it's opened an investigation.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Akiva Eldar, political columnist for the Israeli newspaper Ha'Aretz, about news that Israel's controversial foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman may be a indicted on corruption charges.
President Obama is meeting with Israeli prime minster Benjamin Netanyahu. Expectations for the stalled Middle East peace process are low, and the meeting is likely to anger Palestinians. The World's Matthew Bell reports.