Israel's hunt for the killers of three teenaged boys has focused squarely on Hamas, who Israel blames for the murders. But one suspect's family says the search for Hamas members has wrongly pulled them in.
In the current wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence, young Palestinians are getting news from Facebook pages offering fast-paced updates and bloody images. Israeli sites also offer uncensored graphic scenes.
Palestinians and Israeli settlers have been at odds for years. Decades, really. That's not news. But in the ongoing struggle between the two sides, there's a new development that seems to be a step change. When Palestinians discover settlers misbehaving, rather than taking matters into their own hands, they're activating a sort of neighborhood watch.
Clashes broke out in Jerusalem on Wednesday after the murder of a Palestinian teenagers. His death came shortly after the bodies of three missing Israeli teens were found near Hebron this week, and the killings have ratcheted up tensions in Israel and Palestine to new heights.
In the heart of the West Bank, Israelis have started building a settlement. The area is where three Israeli teenagers were killed — allegedly by Hamas — back in June. While the settlers say this is a peaceful occupation, it may prove to be a roadblock during peace talks.
It's a rare love story that breaks so many boundaries in the Middle East. An Israeli and a Palestinian fought physical barriers in traveling between Jerusalem and the West Bank. They fought the Israeli-Arab cultural barriers. And they fought the social barriers of being gay.
Democratic Senator Barack Obama met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders today, and Obama has been at pains to explain his position of the status of Jerusalem to both Israelis and Palestinians, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports.
Emotions have been running high in Jerusalem over the al-Aqsa mosque, Islam's third holiest site, which sits on the Haram al-Sharif or Temple Mount, next to the Jewish Western Wall, in Jerusalem's heavily contested walled Old City. Daniel Estrin reports.