Palestinian Territories

Business, Economics and Jobs

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.

Politics

Clinton addresses Mideast peace process

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is scheduled to hold separate talks with Palestinian President on Saturday and the Israeli Prime Minister on Sunday. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with David Makovsky of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process

Politics

Gaza support for Hamas waning

The popularity of the Islamic militant group, Hamas, among Palestinians in the Gaza Strip may be on the decline. Hamas won elections in 2006, but as Linda Gradstein reports, Gazans are not happy with its leadership.