Palestinian president reportedly sent message to Israeli official in August. Abbas also allegedly accused Hamas' Khaled Meshal of orchestrating coup against him.
An asylum seeker details the humiliating treatment she reportedly suffered at the Interior Ministry while trying to secure a visa for her husband.
Western coverage of the Gaza war raised important questions, such as where reporting ended and emoting began. A former BBC correspondent reflects on another never-ending conflict.
Ahmet Davutoglu said progress would only be possible if Israel stopped attacks on Gaza and ended its restrictions on the Strip.