On May 7, Israelis began celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Jewish state. Soon, Palestinians will mark the nakba, or catastrophe.
The former president said Monday that the Islamist militants are prepared to accept the right of Israel to 'live as a neighbor next door in peace.'
The Shas Party, a key part of Israel's governing coalition, is pushing settlement growth.
The $100 million effort stretches across 450 towns and is part of a growing push for corporate social responsibility.
Al-Masri's new Palestine Forum reflects public desire to reconcile Hamas and Fatah.
The Monitor talks to three female filmmakers about the trials and triumphs of moviemaking in conservative societies.