Lebanon

Conflict & Justice

Beirut refugees

Many people who live in Beirut have fled to the mountains outside the city, and The World's Aaron Schachter reports on how hotels and restaurants in that area are dealing with the influx.

Politics

Mideast avoids financial crisis

The Middle East has so far seemed to escape the financial crisis plaguing the rest of the world. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, this is in large part due to inherent wariness and a banking and real estate boom of its own.

Conflict & Justice

British passport mystery

The murder of a Palestinian militant in Dubai has triggered a diplomatic dust-up between Britain and Israel. The British government wants to know why some members of the hit quad involved carried fake British passports. The World's Laura Lynch reports.