Lebanon

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.

Politics

New U.S. ambassador to Lebanon

Michelle Sison was confirmed this summer as the new U.S. ambassador to Lebanon. She's determined to connect with ordinary Lebanese. The World's Aaron Schachter spent a day trying to keep up with her.