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.
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 checkered scarf worn by Palestinian men, known as a keffiyeh, has become a powerful symbol of Palestinian identity, but as Piya Chattopadhyay reports, West Bank factories can no longer compete with the cheaper imports from China.
The black and white checkered scarf known as a keffiyeh is a symbol of Palestinian nationalism. But some Westerners wear the keffiyeh as a fashion statement. The World's Aaron Schachter explains why that's got some Palestinians perturbed.
As the Israeli offensive into Gaza continues, some Israelis and Palestinians are reflecting on the timing. Israel is heading for an election in just six weeks, and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas was facing the possible end of his term in office in a matter of days. The World's Quil Lawrence reports.
President Obama didn't waste any time diving into the cauldron of Middle East diplomacy. That pursuit begins in the aftermath of Israel's 22-day military offensive in Gaza. The Palestinian territory is in ruins right now -- and so are the lives of many Gaza residents. The World's Quil Lawrence has one family's story.