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.
The self-imposed moratorium on construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is set to end on Sunday. The president of the Palestinian Authority says he'll quit the peace talks if the freeze ends, Israel says it won't extend it. Matthew Bell reports.
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.
Palestinians today accused Jewish settlers of starting a fire at a mosque in the West Bank. The incident further strains the already troubled peace talks. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from The World's Middle East correspondent Matthew Bell.
A massive wildfire which killed 42 people in northern Israel has been extinguished, emergency officials say. Israelis are now asking why their officials weren't prepared and what might be different next time. Matthew Bell has more.
An Italian supermarket chain is urging its customers to stop buying bottled water from far away sources because of the pollution caused when the water is transported. Megan Williams reports on the campaign, and why some are skeptical about the motives.
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.