Hundreds of tunnels connect Gaza with Egypt. They are used to smuggle in everything from livestock, to construction material, to car parts. James Verini writes about the tunnel system in the December 2012 issue of National Geographic.
Hadeel Al-Shalchi reports from Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip, where the border is still open in a couple of spots, but the deluge of Palestinians streaming across into Egypt has slowed down considerably.
A new survey conducted by a Palestinian polling agency indicates that the popularity of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is declining steadily, and Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Ahmad Budeiri.
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
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.
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