Lebanese-American photographer Rania Matar has been taking photos of young girls in their rooms. In her photos she explores the private space of these young girls on the cusp of adulthood. Rania Matar stops by the studio to speak with Marco Werman.
Aaron Schachter speaks with Israeli cartoonist Uri Fink about the case of fellow cartoonist Mohammad Saba'aneh, a Palestinian who is one of some 4,800 Palestinians being held in Israeli jails.
Sitting in a window seat, a 36-year-old construction worker named Muhannad said, "this new bus is good. It's only a $1.35 each way. It beats getting ripped off by gypsy van operators."
Rami Khouri, a columnist for The Daily Star newspaper in Beirut says Israel's neighbors are bracing for election results that will likely usher in a more right-wing Israeli governing coalition.
Two of the documentaries nominated for an Oscar are about the same thing: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They come at the issue from two different perspectives. One through the eyes of a Palestinian villager. The other Israel's top security chiefs.