Lifestyle & Belief

Reaction from Israel

Anchor Lisa Mullins gets reaction to President Obama's speech in Cairo from Yossi Alpher, co-editor of, an online dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mid East books

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's book critic Christopher Merrill about new books from Israeli writer Amos Oz and a biography of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali.



Palestinians and Missourians find common cause amidst the tear gas

In the midst of protests in Ferguson — marked by increasingly militaristic police intervention — Palestinian protestors have offered their support, solidarity and advice to those on the front lines of the St. Louis suburb. An unexpected dialogue has emerged on Twitter between the two groups — protestors who live halfway across the world from each other but face similar battles.