Latest Stories Tagged: Lebanon

Global Politics

Shi'a cleric dies

In Lebanon one of Shia Islam's most influential clerics has died. Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah was 74 when he died in a Beirut hospital yesterday. The World's Carol Zall has more.

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.

Global Politics

Mistaken identity

Freelance journalist Alon Tuval has the misfortune of looking a lot like one of the suspects in the Dubai case. He says even friends are mistaking him for one of those involved. He's in Jerusalem now. Katy Clark checks in with him.

Global Politics

Murder mystery in the Middle East

Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a military commander of Hamas, was killed in Dubai. Hamas blamed Israel. Dubai police released names, photos, and passport numbers of 11 members of an alleged hit-squad. We hear from Ronen Bergman, correspondent for Yedioth Ahronoth.