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Conflict & Justice

Middle East Madoff

The Lebanese have been riveted for the past few weeks by the arrest of a man people are calling the Middle East Bernie Madoff. Authorities say he bilked investors out of a billion dollars. The World's Aaron Schachter reports from southern Lebanon.

Lifestyle & Belief

UN condemns Taliban attack

The UN has condemned a Taliban raid on a guest house in Kabul that killed six of its employees and vowed it would not deter its work in Afghanistan. The World's Aaron Schachter has stayed in the Kabul neighborhood in which the attack took place.

Global Politics

Rebuilding Beirut's synagogue

Beirut's only synagogue was heavily damaged in the war against Hezbollah by an Israeli shell. Beirut's tiny Jewish community is trying to rebuild the synagogue and their community. Ben Gilbert recently paid a visit to the synagogue and sent this report.

Conflict & Justice

Gaza report

About 1400 protesters from more than 40 countries camped out in Cairo this week. They wanted to march in Gaza on the first anniversary of the Israeli offensive. But the Egyptian government allowed fewer than 100 to go. Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo.

Conflict & Justice

Yemen's fight with al Qaeda

The US helping Yemen fight al-Qaeda should not pressure to carry out reforms, Yemen's foreign minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi said this week. Jeb Sharp speaks with Ali Muthana, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Yemen about Yemen's relationship with the US.