Lebanese-American photographer Rania Matar has been taking photos of young girls in their rooms. In her photos she explores the private space of these young girls on the cusp of adulthood. Rania Matar stops by the studio to speak with Marco Werman.
The Hamas rulers of the Gaza Strip celebrated the election of Mohammed Morsi in Egypt last year. Now that Morsi is out, Hamas is feeling the impact - and it's not good. Host Carol Hills speaks with The World's Matthew Bell.
Israel's prime minister says if anything comes of peace talks, the public would get the chance to vote yes or no on it. But even though polls suggest Israeli's support peace with the Palestinians, it's unclear how they might vote in a referendum.
Two of the documentaries nominated for an Oscar are about the same thing: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They come at the issue from two different perspectives. One through the eyes of a Palestinian villager. The other Israel's top security chiefs.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Rushdie Ali Aluf at the border between Gaza and Egypt, which is normally closed off by a security barrier, but a hole was blasted out of the barrier today, and thousands of Gazans spilled into Egypt.
The World's Aaron Schachter reports on former President Jimmy Carter's controversial decision to meet with Hamas leaders during his visit to the Middle East this week; Hamas is considered a terrorist organization by both the US and Israeli governments.
An award-winning Palestinian journalist from Gaza says he was abused by Israeli security officials at the border with Jordan, and the charges have turned into a diplomatic incident, as Correspondent Matt Gutman reports.
Bedouins inside Israel feel they're not treated fairly by the government and that has some of them identifying with Palestinians in Gaza. Some Israelis worry the Bedouins' could become radicalized. The World's Quil Lawrence reports.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Salwa el-Tibi, who's in Gaza. El-Tibi is program director for "Save the Children," a relief organization that delivered aid to people in Gaza during today's three-hour truce.
People in Gaza are relying on their cell phones during the current conflict. But the network isn't reliable and people are running out of minutes. So the local cell phone company has decided to help. Reporter Daniel Estrin has the story.
There may been an 18-month truce announced this weekend between Israel and Hamas. No one's really coming out a winner. But the big loser may be the Palestinian authority's president, Mahmood Abbas. The World's Quil Lawrence reports from the West Bank.
The Palestinian Fatah Party opened its first convention in 20 years today. The party hopes to resume peace negotiations with Israel, but first it has to settle its differences with rival Hamas. Linda Gradstein reports from Bethlehem.