Esmat Mansour suspects some of his young Palestinian students consider him a hero for killing an Israeli. But his aim in teaching them Hebrew is to help them understand and build bridges with Israelis.
In the Israeli-occupied West Bank, women and human rights groups are demanding that Palestinian leaders do more to stop violence against women. The call comes in the wake of a murder in Bethlehem last week that has shocked the Palestinian public. Activists hope the case will raise awareness of domestic violence.
While the Israeli military presses its offensive against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank continues. Even on security matters, the Palestinian Security Forces are still cooperating with Israelis.
Palestine's economy suffers under the weight of the long-running Israeli occupation. And while it's resumed growth, that growth is tied to foreign aid. Economists say to achieve true stability, it needs a vibrant private sector economy -- and that requires a peace agreement with Israel.
Daniel Estrin reports on the resignation of the Palestinian parliament. Members of the ruling Fatah party hope the move will give them more credibility ahead of scheduled legislative and presidential elections in September.
There are always tensions between Israel's Jewish and Palestinian communities. But last week, that tension took a serious turn when a group of Israeli Jewish teens attacked a group of Palestinian teens and sent one to the hospital with serious injuries.
Residents of the Palestinian West Bank are restless after a series of moves have dramatically raised their cost of living while wages are not being paid. Several protests have been held, leading Palestinian leaders to promise changes.
Chris Stevens was not just known and liked in Libya, but in fact all across the Middle East. And with him gone now, killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, American efforts in the region will be hampered.