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Lifestyle & Belief

The Keffiyeh issue and fashion

The black and white checkered scarf known as a keffiyeh is a symbol of Palestinian nationalism. But some Westerners wear the keffiyeh as a fashion statement. The World's Aaron Schachter explains why that's got some Palestinians perturbed.

Conflict & Justice

Lebanon's divisive vote

Lebanese voters will be electing a new parliament this weekend. It's a close race between the US-backed coalition and a coalition that includes Hezbollah. We get a preview of what's at stake from reporter Ben Gilbert in Beirut.

Arts, Culture & Media

Obama's Speech Analysis

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rami Khouri, director of the Public Policy Institute at the American University in Beirut, for the perspective on President Obama's speech on the Middle East in places such as Syria, Bahrain and Yemen.