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.
In 2007, Prince William County passed an ordinance that authorized police to check the immigration status of people they detained. Three years later, The World's Jason Margolis looks at the effects of the ordinance.
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.
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.
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.
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.