People in the Gaza Strip are preparing for an Israeli ground invasion, as Hamas and other militants continue to send rockets and missiles into Israel. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with The BBC's Jon Donnison in Gaza.
Former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon has died after spending nearly eight years in a coma that followed a stroke. Sharon was highly controversial — both loved and hated. And few individuals in recent memory have had as much of an influence on the recent history of the Middle East.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Egypt to help broker a ceasefire in Gaza between Israel and Hamas. But so far there's no sign that a settlement is any closer to happening — and bombs and rockets continue to fly.
One week after President Bush's visit to the Middle East to discuss a peace agreement, violence has erupted in the Gaza Strip, and Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from The World's Quil Lawrence, who's in Gaza.