Conflict & Justice

Lebanon's trash is piling up on the streets — and that's not the only thing there that stinks

The mountains of garbage and the odor filling the air in Beirut have caused residents of Lebanon's capital city to vent their anger in an online campaign, "You Stink." The rubbish has been sitting uncollected along the streets of Beirut for more than a month because one of the city's largest landfills is full. Protests turned violent in the face of a heavy-handed government response.

Global Politics

Hezbollah's highway in Lebanon

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on a new road in south Lebanon that was paid for by Iran and which links Hezbollah strongholds in south Lebanon, and there's speculation that it may be a supply route for re-arming the Shiite militant group.