In the Arab world, the Holocaust is usually viewed with suspicion. But, recently, some Palestinians have started to accept the Holocaust as a grave crime against the Jewish population of Europe. And on Monday, the Palestinian leader joined that group.
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.
The Palestinian Authority will apply to the United Nations for full membership for a Palestinian state and for the first time in decades, the Jewish state finds itself without a single dependable friend in the Middle East.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on today's cancelled "Day of Rage" in the West Bank. The protests were called off over concern that popular anger could instead turn against Palestinian officials themselves.
Israel and Hamas fought to a stand-still in Gaza in their latest conflict. Neither side won, but neither side was defeated either. And, in the end, Israel may regret that the whole conflict may lead to a stronger Palestine.