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Abbas urges settlement freeze extension

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has urged Israel to extend its just-expired partial freeze on the building of Jewish settlements. The US says it is 'disappointed' by Israel's decision not to extend the ban. Matthew Bell reports.

Politics

Middle East peace talks in crisis'

Mahmoud Abbas says Middle East peace talks are in crisis following Israel's refusal to stop building settlements on Palestinian lands. The Obama administration says it is committed to re-starting talks. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Jerusalem.

Politics

Leaving Malta

Some African migrants manage to move on from Malta ? and find new homes in Europe and in the U.S. This is Phillip Martin's final report in our special series on nomadic migration and skin color.

Politics

Hamas vows to halt rocket fire at Israel

Gaza's Hamas rulers are caught in a paradox. The militant group is trying to enforce a cease-fire with Israel. But they don't want to be seen as doing any favors for their sworn enemy. The World's Matthew Bell reports from the Gaza Strip.

Politics

Murders prompt new settlement in West Bank

The World's Matthew Bell reports that the Israeli government has announced new Jewish settlement construction in the West Bank. The announcement came after five members of an Israeli family were stabbed to death over the weekend in a West Bank settlement.

Conflict & Justice

Israel's Netanyahu in Washington

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was at the White House one day after he blasted President Obama's proposal that the future borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines. Anchor Marco Werman talks with The World's Matthew Bell.