Secretary of State John Kerry is in Egypt to help broker a ceasefire in Gaza between Israel and Hamas. But so far there's no sign that a settlement is any closer to happening — and bombs and rockets continue to fly.
Tunnels aren't just used by Hamas to launch rockets or sneak fighters into Israel. They're also a powerful psychological weapon that leaves Israelis with the potent fear of raids and kidnappings. That's why the Israeli military is focusing its hunt underground.
The situation in Israel over the past month has been trying, for Israelis and especially for Palestinians. For an Arab-Israeli family, the situation proved too trying, leading them to leave for the US. But at the same time, a Jewish-American woman did the reverse.
The nature of war is that it’s impossible to predict its outcome, and the current military campaign against ISIS is no exception. But some conflicts can have peaceful conclusions — like the Camp David Accords that ended the Israel-Egypt conflict. Author Lawrence Wright argues that we can turn to the diplomacy of Jimmy Carter to learn how to deal with ISIS.
In Jerusalem, the restaurants are half empty because of recent violence between Arabs and Jews. But inside those restaurants, Israelis and Palestinians work side-by-side and lead deeply intertwined lives. Some even call each other "brother."
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 World's Quil Lawrence reports that some public buses in Israel are segregated by gender -- men in front, women in the back, and some Israelis like the practice because it discourages unwanted contact between men and women