Palestinian Territories

Worsening conditions in Gaza

The World's Quil Lawrence reports on how Gaza has fared since Israel withdrew from the territory in 2005 and since the militant group Hamas took over in Gaza last June.

Politics

Carter visits Syria

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on former US President Jimmy Carter's visit to Syria today; the former president has angered the Bush Administration and their Israeli government by meeting with leaders of Hamas.

Conflict & Justice

Gaza ban lifted

For the past month, foreign journalists have not been allowed to go into Gaza. But that ban is now over. Today reporter Linda Gradstein went into Gaza, and she tells us what she saw there.

Business, Finance & Economics

Gaza's troubled economy

Before the current Israeli air strike on Gaza, the Palestinian territory was already plagued by economic woes. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sami Abdel-Shafi, a Palestinian-American businessman living in Gaza, who says much of Gaza's economy is dead.

Politics

War torn Gaza to receive U.S. aid

Hillary Clinton promised U.S. support for rebuilding Gaza today, pledging $ 900 million in aid. But it's not clear how the U.S. will deliver this aid with Hamas in power and an Israeli blockade still in effect.

Politics

More criticism of Israel's conduct in Gaza

Linda Gradstein reports on new allegations by the group Human Rights Watch regarding the conduct of Israeli soldiers in Gaza. The group has issued a report saying Israeli soldiers unlawfully shot and killed eleven Palestinian civilians in Gaza.