Palestinian Territories

Gazans spill into Egypt

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.


Former president's Hamas strategy

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.


The return of Netanyahu

Linda Gradstein reports on former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose party is leading in the polls ahead of the country's next elections in February.

Conflict & Justice

Aid relief in Gaza

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.


Abbas's political misfortunes

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 future of Fatah

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.