Singer Elizabeth Ayoub has a rich cultural heritage. Born in
Venezuela to Lebanese immigrants, she was educated at American schools there. Her new album is a reflection of this cultural mix. Anchor Marco Werman has today's Global Hit.
Iraqi and Lebanese Shi'ites have formed a militia brigade inside Syria to fight to protect a Shi'ite holy place, which is pitting them against the mostly Sunni rebels in Syria's increasingly messy civil war.
A year after the Lebanese army destroyed a Palestinian refugee camp to chase out Islamic militants, people are still living in makeshift shelters, as The World Aaron Schachter has an update from the Nahr el Bared camp in northern Lebanon.