Beirut

Global Politics

Beirut aftermath

Ben Gilbert reports from Beirut on how the city's residents have reacted to the recent fighting between political factions -- and how new fighting has erupted elsewhere in Lebanon.

Conflict & Justice

Uneasy truce in Lebanon

The Lebanese government and the rebel group Hezbollah have stopped shooting at each other, but their civilian supporters remain armed, and angry, as Correspondent Ben Gilbert reports on an uneasy truce in Lebanon.

Global Politics

Lebanon tensions rise

The World's Aaron Schachter reports from Beirut that tensions rose dramatically today between Lebanon's two main rival political blocks and parts of Beirut were shut down by barricades and gun battles.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's answer is Lebanon, where food industry leaders are trying to claim exclusive rights to falafel, hummus and other Middle Eastern delicacies as authentically Lebanese. The World's Aaron Schacter has the story.