The scholar's quest for 'an alternative way of making peace' is chronicled in Tolan's upcoming book.
26 Sep 2013 14:02 GMT
The Ramallah Orchestra's journey through - and over - Israeli barriers to star in the Holy City.
24 Jul 2013 10:38 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, France, Israel, United States
The arrest of acclaimed musician, Oday Khatib, sheds light on Israel's draconian system of arrest and detention.
08 Apr 2013 07:12 GMT | Arts & Culture, Israel
A mass urban migration has taken hold in Egypt as the agricultural sector focuses on luxury exports instead of bread.
Sandy Tolan, Charlotte Buchen | 21 Dec 2011 20:43 GMT | US & Canada, Egypt, India, Russia, United Kingdom
Whatever transpires at the UN, the world should focus on what is happening on the ground in Palestine.
Sandy Tolan | 25 Sep 2011 14:53 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Brazil, China, India
Protest designed to show Egyptians' unity exposed fundamental divisions within the country's society.
Sandy Tolan | 30 Jul 2011 15:15 GMT | US & Canada, United States
After an odyssey that underscored the realities of Israeli occupation, Picasso's 'Buste de Femme' arrives in Ramallah.
Sandy Tolan | 16 Jul 2011 11:03 GMT | Israel, Malta, Palestine
A secret meeting 44 years ago could have changed the course of Middle Eastern history. But it never happened.
Sandy Tolan | 07 Jun 2011 09:42 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Egypt, Israel, Jordan
Following Obama's weak speeches and Netanyahu's rejection of any compromise, Palestinians look elsewhere for support.
Sandy Tolan | 26 May 2011 15:21 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon
Despite its flaws, 'Miral' marks the first time anyone has tried to tell just a Palestinian story in Hollywood.
Sandy Tolan | 25 Mar 2011 11:18 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Israel, Palestine, United States
Feeling abandoned by their political leadership, Palestinian youth are pushing for change.
Sandy Tolan | 05 Mar 2011 14:55 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Brazil, Egypt
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.
Indonesia, Crimes against humanity, Genocide
People and Power goes on the trail of a Somali army commander accused of involvement in mass killings and war crimes.
War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia
One young Iranian woman challenges her family and traditional values as she dreams of becoming an astronaut.
Arts & Culture, Iran, Space
How are health workers tackling the deeply rooted stigma associated with leprosy as well as the disease?
Health, India, Diseases