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Artifact pulls Muslims and Jews apart

An excavated stone in East Jerusalem has become the subject of a dispute between Jewish and Muslim authorities in Israel.

With both sides claiming the stone is part of their respective heritage, neither party is willing to budge.

Zeina Awad has more.


Families fear return to Pakistan’s Swat valley

Two years of violence may have ended in Pakistan’s Swat valley, but it has taken its toll on the people living there.

Following a deal with the local Taliban, the area is adjusting to life according to Sharia law.

Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports on the fragile peace and why it is not enough to entice back those who fled the fighting.