Egypt Struggles to Mediate Gaza Conflict

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Medical sources in Gaza tell the BBC that more than 1000 Palestinians have now been killed during the Israeli offensive, one third of them children. Five thousand more have been injured. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is on his way to Israel, the West Bank, Jordan and Syria after meeting in Cairo with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Michael Slackman is in Cairo for the New York Times.

Credits

Guest:
Michael Slackman - Foreign Correspondent, New York Times

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Sonya Geis, Katie Cooper