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<p>Neither the government nor the protesters show any sign of letting up, but analysts are divided. Some see radical change ahead while others say there is still time for compromise.</p>

Last Modified: 29 Dec 2009 18:28

<div>However one looks at it&hellip;rest assured the people of Gaza, their institutions, civil society, and military factions have survived and defied isolation, siege and war no matter who I would have profiled.</div>

Last Modified: 28 Dec 2009 22:14

<p>The war in Yemen continues to have a fairly low profle in the mainstream media,&nbsp;much&nbsp;of it focusing on claims of Iranian involvement. But this&nbsp;coverage is often confusing and contradictory.</p>

Last Modified: 26 Dec 2009 09:18

<p>Traditionally, thousands of&nbsp;Christians used to receive the Patriarch at Bethlehem's entrance and march with him through star street into Manger Square. Now, this entrance is an iron gate into Israel's Wall.</p>

Last Modified: 24 Dec 2009 18:25

<p>Another Christmas season in the Holy Land, but in the birthplace of Jesus - Bethlehem - you have to struggle to find some cheer. A drive around the town and the picture becomes clear: this is a town under siege.</p>

Last Modified: 24 Dec 2009 13:52