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.
You might not think of the Palestinian West Bank as a great place to invest, but this year, the Palestinian stock exchange outperformed all others in the Arab world, as The World's Quil Lawrence has the story.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is al-Ram, a Palestinian city in the West Bank. The Palestinian national soccer team this week played its first home game ever in the city's newly-built stadium. Katy Clark finds out more from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool.
Israel has so far rebuffed international calls for a ceasefire in its assault on Gaza. The next question: if and when the Israeli army will start a ground offensive. The World's Quil Lawrence has the story.
Palestinians have conducted weekly protests in the West Bank since the conflict in Gaza began. People are calling for solidarity with the Palestinians in Gaza. But the Palestinian Authority is said to have tight control of the protests...and may have its own agenda. The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Ramallah.
There were outbreaks of violence in the Gaza Strip today, between Israeli troops and Palestinian militants. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the World's Quil Lawrence in Gaza about the violence and about the prospects for peace talks.
An organization made up of Israeli soldiers critical of their country's policies toward Palestinians has released a report saying Israel used excessive force in the Gaza War. The World's Matthew Bell has details.