Shiite militants and police killed as many as 60 people in revenge shootings against Sunni residents of Tall Afar, Iraq, on Wednesday. Two regional experts discuss the violence and the repercussions.
Poets played a major role voicing the hardships and joys during Israel's founding. Today, the poetry scene is more fractured, much like the land itself. Three prominent Israeli poets reflect on the situation. A follow-up piece will feature Palestinian poets.
The Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, which recognizes efforts to create a bridge between the fields of science and religion, is the world's largest annual award. This year's winner, Charles Taylor, speaks with Ray Suarez.
President Bush visited Guatemala Monday, after pledging Sunday on a stopover in Colombia to seek more aid for the country to fight drug traffickers. Experts discuss the growing drug trade and the administration's efforts to curtail it.
Despite a concerted effort between Iraqi forces and the expanded U.S. military presence to quell attacks in Baghdad, violence has continued in the Iraqi capital. New York Times reporter Marc Santora details the weekend's car bombings and attacks on U.S.
A new Iraqi-led security force has been charged with curbing the violence in the Iraqi capital following a bloody weekend that saw the worst suicide bombing since the war began. A New York Times reporter discusses the atmosphere in the…
The crime rate in New Orleans has continued to rise since the beginning of 2007, with 10 murders occurring in the last two weeks. NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on the latest increase in violence and crime throughout the…
By PBS NewsHour
In December 2006, the Pentagon reported that violence in Iraq had hit at an all-time high. Between August and November, attacks against U.S. forces, Iraqi security forces and Iraqi civilians increased nearly 30 percent, to an average of 959 per…
Lawyers for Saddam Hussein made last-ditch attempts to save his life Friday as news surfaced that the former dictator could be executed at any time. A reporter and a professor discuss the likely impacts of the execution.
More than 100,000 displaced Iraqis registered for aid in the last month, and thousands more are fleeing the country for neighboring states, including Syria, due largely to sectarian violence. Two experts discuss the situation.
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