Most Shared Stories Tagged: Israel

View from Gaza

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Rushdi Abualouf about the current mood in Gaza City after the weekend of violence between Palestinian militants in Gaza and Israeli forces.

Shooting at Jerusalem seminary

The World's Quil Lawrence has the latest on today's shooting in Jerusalem, where two gunmen infiltrated a rabbinical seminary and opened fire, killing several at least six students there.

Jerusalem shooting aftermath

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Jerusalem, where thousands gathered outside a rabbinical school to mourn those killed by a Palestinian gunman yesterday; Israel responded by clamping down on security in Jerusalem and in the West Bank.

The conflict in Gaza

Reporter Matt Gutman reports on the relative calm that's followed last week's spike in violence between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza.


John McCain visits Israel

John McCain made his first visit to Israel today as the presumptive republican presidential candidate; McCain visited the southern Israeli town of Sderot, which has been the target of Palestinian rockets fired from across the border in Gaza


Cheney's visit to the Middle East

Vice President Dick Cheney is the latest in a wave of senior U.S. officials who've traveled to the Middle East, and topping their agenda has been the Bush Administration's support for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz - name the 4-thousand mile rift passing through Africa - is the Great Rift Valley. It's a major bird migratory route between Asia and Africa. The World's Quil Lawrence took in a bird-watching tour on another stop along the way of that migration -- northern Israel recently.