Seeking Aid From The Enemy
March 07 2014 10:47 AM EST
Syrians injured in the country's civil war and Israeli medical workers have managed to get past old hostilities.
World's Playground, Their Grave: Circassians Protest Use Of Sochi For Winter Olympics
February 06 2014 5:38 PM EST
To shoddy construction, corruption and the threat of terrorism, add protests over Circassian genocide victims to the troubles in Sochi.
A Year After War With Israel, Gaza Strip Is A Ticking Time Bomb
November 21 2013 3:44 PM EST
"Nobody works anymore. They are killing us," says one Palestinian. But he means Egypt as well as Israel.
In The West Bank, Water Is Just Another Issue To Fight Over
July 12 2013 10:05 PM EDT
Israel says there's enough for everybody, if Palestinians managed their water better. But some Palestinians say they're being cheated.
Drones, Warriors Or Robots? Israel Debates Tomorrow’s Conflicts
July 05 2013 12:39 PM EDT
Israel, one of the most advanced countries when it comes to warfare by drone, held a conference to discuss war in the 21st century.
Life For Palestinians And Israelis Divided By West Bank Wall
May 18 2013 10:17 AM EDT
The wall Israel says it needs for its security in the West Bank is separating people from their livelihoods and more. It looks like this.
Can Tech Startups Revamp Economy Of Palestine - And Bring Peace?
April 13 2013 9:20 AM EDT
Palestine is nowhere near as successful as Israel when it comes to tech startups. Brave young entrepreneurs hope to change that.
Who Guards The Most Sacred Site In Christendom? Two Muslims
March 29 2013 11:55 PM EDT
This Easter, like every Easter since 1187, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre will be opened by Palestinians, who see it as the highest honor.
Halabja, Iraq: 25 Years After Saddam's Massacre [PHOTOS]
March 15 2013 8:04 PM EDT
The Kurds’ martyred city and its 5,000 dead at the hands of Saddam Hussein still stand as a warning, most of all, to Syria’s Bashar Assad.
Unhappy Neighbors: Palestinians, Israelis In One House
February 22 2013 6:43 PM EST
Palestinians and Israeli settlers are compelled to live under the same roof. Mayhem ensues. It's not a reality show -- it's everyday life in a suburb of East Jerusalem.
The Unlikely Iranian Hero Who Saved Thousands Of Jews
January 27 2013 6:40 AM EST
How do you save thousands of Jews in France from the occupying Nazi army? Easy: make up a fantastic story inventing a whole new religion. Amazingly, the Germans bought it.
Caught Between Two Votes: The Samaritans And The Israeli Election
January 21 2013 4:09 PM EST
A few hundred people in a settlement in the West Bank vote for both Israeli and Palestinian elections. To the Samaritans, the privilege isn't always a blessing.
One Christmas Tree And Two Wars In The Holy Land
December 22 2012 1:10 PM EST
Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem is a high point for Christian pilgrims. This year, an old conflict and a new civil war are marring the joyful atmosphere and making Jerusalem feel like a ghost town.
Yasser Arafat's Death: The Middle East's Radioactive Mystery
November 30 2012 7:54 AM EST
The Palestinian leader may have been the victim of polonium poisoning, like Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko. But if that's what happened, who did it?
In Gaza, Hamas Basks In Glow Of 'Victory' Over Israel
November 26 2012 3:38 PM EST
Ismail Haniya and his radical Muslim movement have the upper hand in Gaza - political capital they may use to win West Bank elections.
Gaza Celebrates Cease-Fire Like A Military Victory
November 23 2012 11:46 AM EST
One day after the Egypt-brokered cease-fire, Gazans spilled into the streets to celebrate, as if they had actually won a war with Israel.
Historic Hebron Elections Leave Palestinians Cold
October 24 2012 5:07 PM EDT
For the first time in 36 years, Palestinians in Hebron voted in municipal elections, with the mainstream Fatah party winning.
Refugees In Jordan Tell Stories Of Torture, Harrowing Escape From Syria's Civil War
August 24 2012 2:38 PM EDT
The Zaatari camp in northern Jordan houses thousands of fugitives from the war next door -- they could become as many as 125,000, and a political problem for the kingdom. In the meantime, they are just glad they aren't in Syria anymore.
Gaza Paralympian Dreams Of Glory While Palestinian Athletes Seek First Medal In London
July 25 2012 3:11 PM EDT
Mahmoud Abu Ghanima lost his legs in a drone missile attack, but that hasn't stopped him from pursuing Olympic dreams -- while his fellow Palestinian athletes seek glory in London for a country that does not quite exist