New research shows how recent laws have slowly eroded the role of nongovernmental agencies all over the world . Experts have said that these actions threaten democracy in countries where institutions have already become weak. See where and how laws like these have had their biggest impact.
Michel Bacos chose to stay with his Jewish passengers who were being held hostage in Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976. He "took over immediately as a real captain and as a real commander, remembers one of the youngest passengers on the flight.
Article 24 of the UN Charter says states should not use force to change borders, but that's exactly what happened in Golan Heights and it's why the rest of the world hasn't recognized Israel's annexation of the territory.
As the US pulls troops out of Syria, neighboring Lebanon, with its history of sectarian politics, struggles to find national unity in its approach to the ongoing refugee crisis created as the result of seven years of war.
Former military general Benny Gantz seems eager to make it clear that he can be Israel’s next Mr. Security, distinguishing himself from Benjamin Netanyahu with a strong anti-corruption message while the prime minister faces corruption charges and a looming indictment.
“The abolition [of UNRWA] means erasing the existence of the refugee issue. We say to them that we insist on the existence of the agency as long as the issue of refugees is not resolved," says Taha al-Biss, leader of the al-Amari refugee camp in the West Bank.
The World's Quil Lawrence reports that a suicide bomber attacked a shopping mall in southern Israel today and an Israeli woman was killed by the blast, and police shot and killed a second would-be bomber
Hezbollah blames Israel for the car bombing that killed one of its senior members in Syria yesterday, while Israel says it had nothing to do with the death of Imad Mughniya, but as The World's Quil Lawrence reports, many in Israel aren't so sure.
The West Bank city of Hebron is home to hardcore Jewish settlers and radicalized Palestinian groups, but last week, there was a rare meeting in Hebron between the two sides, and by all accounts, the meeting was friendly
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
Israel today warned it may launch a major military offensive in the Gaza Strip in response to daily rocket attacks by Palestinian militants there, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks to BBC Gaza correspondent Rushdi Abu Alouf.